For thus says the Lord GOD, "Behold, I will bring upon Tyre from the north Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, king of kings, with horses, chariots, cavalry and a great army. (Ezekiel 26:7)

"He will slay your daughters on the mainland with the sword; and he will make siege walls against you, cast up a ramp against you and raise up a large shield against you. (Ezekiel 26:8)

"The blow of his battering rams he will direct against your walls, and with his axes he will break down your towers. (Ezekiel 26:9)

"Because of the multitude of his horses, the dust raised by them will cover you; your walls will shake at the noise of cavalry and wagons and chariots when he enters your gates as men enter a city that is breached. (Ezekiel 26:10)

"With the hoofs of his horses he will trample all your streets. He will slay your people with the sword; and your strong pillars will come down to the ground. (Ezekiel 26:11)

"Also they will make a spoil of your riches and a prey of your merchandise, break down your walls and destroy your pleasant houses, and throw your stones and your timbers and your debris into the water. (Ezekiel 26:12)

"So I will silence the sound of your songs, and the sound of your harps will be heard no more. (Ezekiel 26:13)

"I will make you a bare rock; you will be a place for the spreading of nets. You will be built no more, for I the LORD have spoken," declares the Lord GOD. (Ezekiel 26:14)

Thus says the Lord GOD to Tyre, "Shall not the coastlands shake at the sound of your fall when the wounded groan, when the slaughter occurs in your midst? (Ezekiel 26:15)

"Then all the princes of the sea will go down from their thrones, remove their robes and strip off their embroidered garments. They will clothe themselves with trembling; they will sit on the ground, tremble every moment and be appalled at you. (Ezekiel 26:16)

"They will take up a lamentation over you and say to you, `How you have perished, O inhabited one, From the seas, O renowned city, Which was mighty on the sea, She and her inhabitants, Who imposed her terror On all her inhabitants! (Ezekiel 26:17)

`Now the coastlands will tremble On the day of your fall; Yes, the coastlands which are by the sea Will be terrified at your passing.' " (Ezekiel 26:18)

For thus says the Lord GOD, "When I make you a desolate city, like the cities which are not inhabited, when I bring up the deep over you and the great waters cover you, (Ezekiel 26:19)

then I will bring you down with those who go down to the pit, to the people of old, and I will make you dwell in the lower parts of the earth, like the ancient waste places, with those who go down to the pit, so that you will not be inhabited; but I will set glory in the land of the living. (Ezekiel 26:20)

"I will bring terrors on you and you will be no more; though you will be sought, you will never be found again," declares the Lord GOD. (Ezekiel 26:21)


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