The word of the LORD came again unto me, saying ,
2Son of man,say unto the prince of Tyrus, Thus saith the LordGOD; Because thine heart is lifted up , and thou hast said , I am a God, I sit in the seat of God, in the midsta of the seas; yet thou art a man, and not God, though thou set thine heart as the heart of God:3
Behold, thou art wiser than Daniel; there is no secret that they can hide from thee:
With thy wisdom and with thine understanding thou hast gotten thee riches, and hast gottengold and silver into thy treasures:5
By thy greatbwisdom and by thy traffick hast thou increased thy riches, and thine heart is lifted up because of thy riches:6
Therefore thus saith the LordGOD; Because thou hast set thine heart as the heart of God;7
Behold, therefore I will bringstrangers upon thee, the terrible of the nations: and they shall draw their swords against the beauty of thy wisdom, and they shall defile thy brightness.8
They shall bring thee down to the pit, and thou shalt die the deaths of them that are slain in the midst of the seas.9
Wilt thou yetsaybefore him that slayeth thee, I am God? but thou shalt be a man, and no God, in the hand of him that slayethc thee.
Thou shalt die the deaths of the uncircumcised by the hand of strangers : for I have spoken it, saith the LordGOD.11
Moreover the word of the LORD came unto me, saying ,
12Son of man, take up a lamentation upon the king of Tyrus, and say unto him, Thus saith the LordGOD; Thou sealest up the sum,full of wisdom, and perfect in beauty.13
Thou hast been in Eden the garden of God; every preciousstone was thy covering, the sardius,dtopaz, and the diamond, the beryl, the onyx, and the jasper, the sapphire, the emerald, and the carbuncle, and gold: the workmanship of thy tabrets and of thy pipes was prepared in thee in the day that thou wast created .
Thou art the anointedcherub that covereth ; and I have set thee so: thou wast upon the holymountain of God; thou hast walked up and down in the midst of the stones of fire.15
Thou wast perfect in thy ways from the day that thou wast created , till iniquity was found in thee.
By the multitude of thy merchandise they have filled the midst of thee with violence, and thou hast sinned : therefore I will cast thee as profane out of the mountain of God: and I will destroy thee, O coveringcherub, from the midst of the stones of fire.17
Thine heart was lifted up because of thy beauty, thou hast corrupted thy wisdom by reason of thy brightness: I will cast thee to the ground, I will lay thee beforekings, that they may behold thee.
Thou hast defiled thy sanctuaries by the multitude of thine iniquities, by the iniquity of thy traffick; therefore will I bring forth a fire from the midst of thee, it shall devour thee, and I will bring thee to ashes upon the earth in the sight of all them that behold thee.
All they that know thee among the people shall be astonished at thee: thou shalt be a terror,e and never shalt thou be any more .