The burden of the word of Jehovah, in the land of Hadrach, and [on] Damascus shall it rest; a (for Jehovah hath an eye upon men, and upon all the tribes of Israel;) b2
and also [on] Hamath [which] bordereth thereon; on Tyre and Zidon, though she be very wise.
And Tyre hath built herself a stronghold, and hath heaped up silver as the dust, and fine gold as the mire of the streets.
Behold, the Lord will take possession of her, and he will smite her power in the sea; and she shall be devoured with fire.
Ashkelon shall see [it], and fear; Gazah also, and she shall be greatly pained; Ekron also, for her expectation shall be put to shame: and the king shall perish from Gazah, and Ashkelon shall not be inhabited.
And a bastard c shall dwell in Ashdod, and I will cut off the pride of the Philistines;
and I will take away his blood out of his mouth, and his abominations from between his teeth; but he that remaineth, he also shall belong to our God, and shall be as a leader d in Judah, and Ekron as a Jebusite.
And I will encamp about my house because of the army, because of those that pass by and that return; and the exactor shall not pass through them any more: for now have I seen [it] with mine eyes.