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Isaiah 23

NAS 1 The oracle concerning Tyre. Wail, O ships of Tarshish, For Tyre is destroyed, without house or harbor; It is reported to them from the land of Cyprus. NIV 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. NAS 2 Be silent, you inhabitants of the coastland, You merchants of Sidon; Your messengers crossed the sea NIV 2 Be silent, you people of the island and you merchants of Sidon, whom the seafarers have enriched. NAS 3 And were on many waters. The grain of the Nile, the harvest of the River was her revenue; And she was the market of nations. NIV 3 On the great waters came the grain of the Shihor; the harvest of the Nile was the revenue of Tyre, and she became the marketplace of the nations. NAS 4 Be ashamed, O Sidon; For the sea speaks, the stronghold of the sea, saying, "I have neither travailed nor given birth, I have neither brought up young men nor reared virgins. NIV 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.” NAS 5 When the report reaches Egypt, They will be in anguish at the report of Tyre. NIV 5 When word comes to Egypt, they will be in anguish at the report from Tyre. NAS 6 Pass over to Tarshish; Wail, O inhabitants of the coastland. NIV 6 Cross over to Tarshish; wail, you people of the island. NAS 7 Is this your jubilant city, Whose origin is from antiquity, Whose feet used to carry her to colonize distant places? NIV 7 Is this your city of revelry, the old, old city, whose feet have taken her to settle in far-off lands? NAS 8 Who has planned this against Tyre, the bestower of crowns, Whose merchants were princes, whose traders were the honored of the earth? NIV 8 Who planned this against Tyre, the bestower of crowns, whose merchants are princes, whose traders are renowned in the earth? NAS 9 The LORD of hosts has planned it, to defile the pride of all beauty, To despise all the honored of the earth. NIV 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. NAS 10 Overflow your land like the Nile, O daughter of Tarshish, There is no more restraint. NIV 10 Till your land as they do along the Nile, Daughter Tarshish, for you no longer have a harbor. NAS 11 He has stretched His hand out over the sea, He has made the kingdoms tremble; The LORD has given a command concerning Canaan to demolish its strongholds. NIV 11 The LORD has stretched out his hand over the sea and made its kingdoms tremble. He has given an order concerning Phoenicia that her fortresses be destroyed. NAS 12 He has said, "You shall exult no more , O crushed virgin daughter of Sidon. Arise, pass over to Cyprus; even there you will find no rest." NIV 12 He said, “No more of your reveling, Virgin Daughter Sidon, now crushed! “Up, cross over to Cyprus; even there you will find no rest.” NAS 13 Behold, the land of the Chaldeans -this is the people which was not; Assyria appointed it for desert creatures -they erected their siege towers, they stripped its palaces, they made it a ruin. NIV 13 Look at the land of the Babylonians,this people that is now of no account! The Assyrians have made it a place for desert creatures; they raised up their siege towers, they stripped its fortresses bare and turned it into a ruin. NAS 14 Wail, O ships of Tarshish, For your stronghold is destroyed NIV 14 Wail, you ships of Tarshish; your fortress is destroyed! NAS 15 Now in that day Tyre will be forgotten for seventy years like the days of one king. At the end of seventy years it will happen to Tyre as in the song of the harlot: NIV 15 At that time Tyre will be forgotten for seventy years, the span of a king’s life. But at the end of these seventy years, it will happen to Tyre as in the song of the prostitute: NAS 16 Take your harp, walk about the city, O forgotten harlot; Pluck the strings skillfully, sing many songs, That you may be remembered. NIV 16 “Take up a harp, walk through the city, you forgotten prostitute; play the harp well, sing many a song, so that you will be remembered.” NAS 17 It will come about at the end of seventy years that the LORD will visit Tyre. Then she will go back to her harlot's wages and will play the harlot with all the kingdoms on the face of the earth. NIV 17 At the end of seventy years, the LORD will deal with Tyre. She will return to her lucrative prostitution and will ply her trade with all the kingdoms on the face of the earth. NAS 18 Her gain and her harlot's wages will be set apart to the LORD ; it will not be stored up or hoarded, but her gain will become sufficient food and choice attire for those who dwell in the presence of the LORD . NIV 18 Yet her profit and her earnings will be set apart for the LORD; they will not be stored up or hoarded. Her profits will go to those who live before the LORD, for abundant food and fine clothes.

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