Isaiah 23:14

14 Wail, you ships of Tarshish; your fortress is destroyed!

Read Isaiah 23:14 Using Other Translations

Howl, ye ships of Tarshish: for your strength is laid waste
Wail, O ships of Tarshish, for your stronghold is laid waste
Wail, you ships of Tarshish, for your harbor is destroyed!

What does Isaiah 23:14 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Isaiah 23:14

Howl, ye ships of Tarshish
As in ( Isaiah 23:1 ) . (See Gill on Isaiah 23:1):

for your strength is laid waste;
meaning Tyre, a strong seaport, where their ships were safe, and always found vent for their goods and merchandise; and so it was the strength and support of their country; but was now destroyed, and therefore was matter of lamentation and mourning.

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