Isaiah 23:1-10 NIV

A Prophecy Against Tyre

1 A prophecy against Tyre: Wail, you ships of Tarshish! For Tyre is destroyed and left without house or harbor. From the land of Cyprus word has come to them.

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2 Be silent, you people of the island and you merchants of Sidon, whom the seafarers have enriched.

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3 On the great waters came the grain of the Shihor; the harvest of the Nilea was the revenue of Tyre, and she became the marketplace of the nations.

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    • ’ 23:3 - Masoretic Text; Dead Sea Scrolls "Sidon," / "who cross over the sea;" / "your envoys " 3"are on the great waters." / "The grain of the Shihor," / "the harvest of the Nile,"
      4 Be ashamed, Sidon, and you fortress of the sea, for the sea has spoken: “I have neither been in labor nor given birth; I have neither reared sons nor brought up daughters.”

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      5 When word comes to Egypt, they will be in anguish at the report from Tyre.

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      6 Cross over to Tarshish; wail, you people of the island.

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      7 Is this your city of revelry, the old, old city, whose feet have taken her to settle in far-off lands?

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      8 Who planned this against Tyre, the bestower of crowns, whose merchants are princes, whose traders are renowned in the earth?

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      9 The LORD Almighty planned it, to bring down her pride in all her splendor and to humble all who are renowned on the earth.

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      10 Tillb your land as they do along the Nile, Daughter Tarshish, for you no longer have a harbor.

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        • “ 23:10 - Dead Sea Scrolls and some Septuagint manuscripts; Masoretic Text "Go through"