"Also they will make a spoil of your riches and a prey of your merchandise, break down your walls and destroy your pleasant houses, and throw your stones and your timbers and your debris into the water.
"Persia and Lud and Put were in your army, your men of war. They hung shield and helmet in you; they set forth your splendor.
"The sons of Arvad and your army were on your walls, all around, and the Gammadim were in your towers. They hung their shields on your walls all around ; they perfected your beauty.
"By your wisdom and understanding You have acquired riches for yourself And have acquired gold and silver for your treasuries.
"By your great wisdom, by your trade You have increased your riches And your heart is lifted up because of your riches -
"Son of man, Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon made his army labor hard against Tyre ; every head was made bald and every shoulder was rubbed bare. But he and his army had no wages from Tyre for the labor that he had performed against it."
Therefore thus says the Lord GOD, "Behold, I will give the land of Egypt to Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon. And he will carry off her wealth and capture her spoil and seize her plunder ; and it will be wages for his army.
"I will turn you about and put hooks into your jaws, and I will bring you out, and all your army, horses and horsemen, all of them splendidly attired, a great company with buckler and shield, all of them wielding swords ;