" 'Tarshish1 did business with you because of your great wealth of goods;2 they exchanged silver, iron, tin and lead for your merchandise.
" 'Greece,3 Tubal and Meshech4 traded with you; they exchanged slaves5 and articles of bronze for your wares.
" 'Men of Beth Togarmah6 exchanged work horses, war horses and mules for your merchandise.
" 'The men of Rhodesa7 traded with you, and many coastlands8 were your customers; they paid you with ivory9 tusks and ebony.
" 'Aramb10 did business with you because of your many products; they exchanged turquoise,11 purple fabric, embroidered work, fine linen,12 coral13 and rubies for your merchandise.
" 'Judah and Israel traded with you; they exchanged wheat14 from Minnith15 and confections,c honey, oil and balm16 for your wares.1718
" 'Damascus,18 because of your many products and great wealth of goods,19 did business with you in wine from Helbon and wool from Zahar.
" 'Danites and Greeks20 from Uzal21 bought your merchandise; they exchanged wrought iron, cassia22 and calamus for your wares.
" 'Dedan23 traded in saddle blankets with you.
" 'Arabia24 and all the princes of Kedar25 were your customers; they did business with you in lambs, rams and goats.
" 'The merchants of Sheba26 and Raamah traded with you; for your merchandise they exchanged the finest of all kinds of spices27 and precious stones, and gold.2823
" 'Haran,29 Canneh and Eden30 and merchants of Sheba, Asshur31 and Kilmad traded with you.
In your marketplace they traded with you beautiful garments, blue fabric, embroidered work and multicolored rugs with cords twisted and tightly knotted.
" 'The ships of Tarshish32 serve as carriers for your wares. You are filled with heavy cargo in the heart of the sea.3326
Your oarsmen take you out to the high seas. But the east wind34 will break you to pieces in the heart of the sea.
Your wealth,35 merchandise and wares, your mariners, seamen and shipwrights, your merchants and all your soldiers, and everyone else on board will sink into the heart of the sea36 on the day of your shipwreck.
The shorelands will quake37 when your seamen cry out.
All who handle the oars will abandon their ships; the mariners and all the seamen will stand on the shore.
They will raise their voice and cry bitterly over you; they will sprinkle dust38 on their heads and roll39 in ashes.4031
They will shave their heads41 because of you and will put on sackcloth. They will weep42 over you with anguish of soul and with bitter mourning.4332
As they wail and mourn over you, they will take up a lament44 concerning you: "Who was ever silenced like Tyre, surrounded by the sea?45"
When your merchandise went out on the seas,46 you satisfied many nations; with your great wealth47 and your wares you enriched the kings of the earth.
Now you are shattered by the sea in the depths of the waters; your wares and all your company have gone down with you.4835
All who live in the coastlands49 are appalled50 at you; their kings shudder with horror and their faces are distorted with fear.5136
The merchants among the nations hiss at you;52 you have come to a horrible end and will be no more.53' "