Ezekiel 28:1-19 NAS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 The word of the LORD came again to me, saying, 1 The word of the LORD came to me:
2 "Son of man, say to the leader of Tyre, 'Thus says the Lord GOD, "Because your heart is lifted up And you have said, 'I am a god, I sit in the seat of gods In the heart of the seas '; Yet you are a man and not God, Although you make your heart like the heart of God - 2 "Son of man, say to the ruler of Tyre, 'This is what the Sovereign LORD says: " 'In the pride of your heart you say, "I am a god; I sit on the throne of a god in the heart of the seas." But you are a man and not a god, though you think you are as wise as a god.
3 Behold, you are wiser than Daniel; There is no secret that is a match for you. 3 Are you wiser than Daniel ? Is no secret hidden from you?
4 "By your wisdom and understanding You have acquired riches for yourself And have acquired gold and silver for your treasuries. 4 By your wisdom and understanding you have gained wealth for yourself and amassed gold and silver in your treasuries.
5 "By your great wisdom, by your trade You have increased your riches And your heart is lifted up because of your riches - 5 By your great skill in trading you have increased your wealth, and because of your wealth your heart has grown proud.
6 Therefore thus says the Lord GOD, 'Because you have made your heart Like the heart of God, 6 " 'Therefore this is what the Sovereign LORD says: " 'Because you think you are wise, as wise as a god,
7 Therefore, behold, I will bring strangers upon you, The most ruthless of the nations. And they will draw their swords Against the beauty of your wisdom And defile your splendor. 7 I am going to bring foreigners against you, the most ruthless of nations; they will draw their swords against your beauty and wisdom and pierce your shining splendor.
8 'They will bring you down to the pit, And you will die the death of those who are slain In the heart of the seas. 8 They will bring you down to the pit, and you will die a violent death in the heart of the seas.
9 'Will you still say, "I am a god," In the presence of your slayer, Though you are a man and not God, In the hands of those who wound you? 9 Will you then say, "I am a god," in the presence of those who kill you? You will be but a man, not a god, in the hands of those who slay you.
10 'You will die the death of the uncircumcised By the hand of strangers, For I have spoken!' declares the Lord GOD!""' 10 You will die the death of the uncircumcised at the hands of foreigners. I have spoken, declares the Sovereign LORD.' "
11 Again the word of the LORD came to me saying, 11 The word of the LORD came to me:
12 "Son of man, take up a lamentation over the king of Tyre and say to him, 'Thus says the Lord GOD, "You had the seal of perfection, Full of wisdom and perfect in beauty. 12 "Son of man, take up a lament concerning the king of Tyre and say to him: 'This is what the Sovereign LORD says: " 'You were the model of perfection, full of wisdom and perfect in beauty.
13 "You were in Eden, the garden of God; Every precious stone was your covering: The ruby, the topaz and the diamond; The beryl, the onyx and the jasper; The lapis lazuli, the turquoise and the emerald; And the gold, the workmanship of your settings and sockets, Was in you. On the day that you were created They were prepared. 13 You were in Eden, the garden of God; every precious stone adorned you: ruby, topaz and emerald, chrysolite, onyx and jasper, sapphire, turquoise and beryl. Your settings and mountings were made of gold; on the day you were created they were prepared.
14 "You were the anointed cherub who covers, And I placed you there. You were on the holy mountain of God; You walked in the midst of the stones of fire. 14 You were anointed as a guardian cherub, for so I ordained you. You were on the holy mount of God; you walked among the fiery stones.
15 "You were blameless in your ways From the day you were created Until unrighteousness was found in you. 15 You were blameless in your ways from the day you were created till wickedness was found in you.
16 "By the abundance of your trade You were internally filled with violence, And you sinned; Therefore I have cast you as profane From the mountain of God. And I have destroyed you, O covering cherub, From the midst of the stones of fire. 16 Through your widespread trade you were filled with violence, and you sinned. So I drove you in disgrace from the mount of God, and I expelled you, O guardian cherub, from among the fiery stones.
17 "Your heart was lifted up because of your beauty; You corrupted your wisdom by reason of your splendor. I cast you to the ground; I put you before kings, That they may see you. 17 Your heart became proud on account of your beauty, and you corrupted your wisdom because of your splendor. So I threw you to the earth; I made a spectacle of you before kings.
18 "By the multitude of your iniquities, In the unrighteousness of your trade You profaned your sanctuaries. Therefore I have brought fire from the midst of you; It has consumed you, And I have turned you to ashes on the earth In the eyes of all who see you. 18 By your many sins and dishonest trade you have desecrated your sanctuaries. So I made a fire come out from you, and it consumed you, and I reduced you to ashes on the ground in the sight of all who were watching.
19 "All who know you among the peoples Are appalled at you; You have become terrified And you will cease to be forever .""' 19 All the nations who knew you are appalled at you; you have come to a horrible end and will be no more.' "