Introduction

\\INTRODUCTION TO EZEKIEL 27\\

This chapter contains a lamentation on Tyre; setting forth her former
grandeur, riches, and commerce; her ruin and destruction; and the
concern of others on that account. The prophet is bid to take up his
lamentation concerning it, \\#Eze 27:1,2\\, observing her situation and
magnificence, of which she boasted, \\#Eze 27:3,4\\, describing the
excellency of her shipping and naval stores, \\#Eze 27:5-7\\, declaring who
were her mariners, pilots, and caulkers, \\#Eze 27:8,9\\, her military men,
\\#Eze 27:10,11\\ her several merchants, and the things they traded in with
her in her fairs and markets, \\#Eze 27:12-25\\, then follows an account of
her destruction, \\#Eze 27:26,27\\, the lamentation of pilots and mariners
because of it, \\#Eze 27:28-32\\, and of the kings and inhabitants of the
isles, and merchants of the people, \\#Eze 27:33-36\\.