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Isaiah 23 (WEBP)

[1] The burden of Tyre. Howl, you ships of Tarshish! For it is laid waste, so that there is no house, no entering in. From the land of Kittim it is revealed to them.
[2] Be still, you inhabitants of the coast, you whom the merchants of Sidon that pass over the sea have replenished.
[3] On great waters, the seed of the Shihor, the harvest of the Nile, was her revenue. She was the market of nations.
[4] Be ashamed, Sidon; for the sea has spoken, the stronghold of the sea, saying, “I have not travailed, nor given birth, neither have I nourished young men, nor brought up virgins.”
[5] When the report comes to Egypt, they will be in anguish at the report of Tyre.
[6] Pass over to Tarshish! Wail, you inhabitants of the coast!
[7] Is this your joyous city, whose antiquity is of ancient days, whose feet carried her far away to travel?
[8] Who has planned this against Tyre, the giver of crowns, whose merchants are princes, whose traders are the honorable of the earth?
[9] Yahweh of Armies has planned it, to stain the pride of all glory, to bring into contempt all the honorable of the earth.
[10] Pass through your land like the Nile, daughter of Tarshish. There is no restraint any more.
[11] He has stretched out his hand over the sea. He has shaken the kingdoms. Yahweh has ordered the destruction of Canaan’s strongholds.
[12] He said, “You shall rejoice no more, you oppressed virgin daughter of Sidon. Arise, pass over to Kittim. Even there you will have no rest.”
[13] Behold, the land of the Chaldeans. This people didn’t exist. The Assyrians founded it for those who dwell in the wilderness. They set up their towers. They overthrew its palaces. They made it a ruin.
[14] Howl, you ships of Tarshish, for your stronghold is laid waste!
[15] It will come to pass in that day that Tyre will be forgotten seventy years, according to the days of one king. After the end of seventy years it will be to Tyre like in the song of the prostitute.
[16] Take a harp; go about the city, you prostitute that has been forgotten. Make sweet melody. Sing many songs, that you may be remembered.
[17] It will happen after the end of seventy years that Yahweh will visit Tyre. She will return to her wages, and will play the prostitute with all the kingdoms of the world on the surface of the earth.
[18] Her merchandise and her wages will be holiness to Yahweh. It will not be treasured nor laid up; for her merchandise will be for those who dwell before Yahweh, to eat sufficiently, and for durable clothing.

Scripture quotations are taken from The World English Bible™ of, 2020 stable text edition. It is in the public domain.

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Isaiah 23 (KJVS)

[1] The burden H4853 of Tyre H6865. Howl H3213 (8685), ye ships H591 of Tarshish H8659; for it is laid waste H7703 (8795), so that there is no house H1004, no entering in H935 (8800): from the land H776 of Chittim H3794 it is revealed H1540 (8738) to them.
[2] Be still H1826 (8798), ye inhabitants H3427 (8802) of the isle H339; thou whom the merchants H5503 (8802) of Zidon H6721, that pass over H5674 (8802) the sea H3220, have replenished H4390 (8765).
[3] And by great H7227 waters H4325 the seed H2233 of Sihor H7883, the harvest H7105 of the river H2975, [is] her revenue H8393; and she is a mart H5505 of nations H1471.
[4] Be thou ashamed H954 (8798), O Zidon H6721: for the sea H3220 hath spoken H559 (8804), [even] the strength H4581 of the sea H3220, saying H559 (8800), I travail H2342 (8804) not, nor bring forth children H3205 (8804), neither do I nourish up H1431 (8765) young men H970, [nor] bring up H7311 (8790) virgins H1330.
[5] As at the report H8088 concerning Egypt H4714, [so] shall they be sorely pained H2342 (8799) at the report H8088 of Tyre H6865.
[6] Pass ye over H5674 (8798) to Tarshish H8659; howl H3213 (8685), ye inhabitants H3427 (8802) of the isle H339.
[7] [Is] this your joyous H5947 [city], whose antiquity H6927 [is] of ancient H6924 days H3117? her own feet H7272 shall carry H2986 (8686) her afar off H7350 to sojourn H1481 (8800).
[8] Who hath taken this counsel H3289 (8804) against Tyre H6865, the crowning H5849 (8688) [city], whose merchants H5503 (8802) [are] princes H8269, whose traffickers H3667 [are] the honourable H3513 (8737) of the earth H776?
[9] The LORD H3068 of hosts H6635 hath purposed H3289 (8804) it, to stain H2490 (8763) the pride H1347 of all glory H6643, [and] to bring into contempt H7043 (8687) all the honourable H3513 (8737) of the earth H776.
[10] Pass H5674 (8798) through thy land H776 as a river H2975, O daughter H1323 of Tarshish H8659: [there is] no more strength H4206.
[11] He stretched out H5186 (8804) his hand H3027 over the sea H3220, he shook H7264 (8689) the kingdoms H4467: the LORD H3068 hath given a commandment H6680 (8765) against the merchant H3667 [city], to destroy H8045 (8687) the strong H4581 holds H4581 thereof.
[12] And he said H559 (8799), Thou shalt no more H3254 (8686) rejoice H5937 (8800), O thou oppressed H6231 (8794) virgin H1330, daughter H1323 of Zidon H6721: arise H6965 (8798), pass over H5674 (8798) to Chittim H3794; there also shalt thou have no rest H5117 (8799).
[13] Behold the land H776 of the Chaldeans H3778; this people H5971 was not, [till] the Assyrian H804 founded H3245 (8804) it for them that dwell in the wilderness H6728: they set up H6965 (8689) the towers H971 thereof, they raised up H6209 (8782) the palaces H759 thereof; [and] he brought H7760 (8804) it to ruin H4654.
[14] Howl H3213 (8685), ye ships H591 of Tarshish H8659: for your strength H4581 is laid waste H7703 (8795).
[15] And it shall come to pass in that day H3117, that Tyre H6865 shall be forgotten H7911 (8737) seventy H7657 years H8141, according to the days H3117 of one H259 king H4428: after the end H7093 of seventy H7657 years H8141 shall Tyre H6865 sing H7892 as an harlot H2181 (8802).
[16] Take H3947 (8798) an harp H3658, go about H5437 (8798) the city H5892, thou harlot H2181 (8802) that hast been forgotten H7911 (8737); make sweet H3190 (8685) melody H5059 (8763), sing many H7235 (8685) songs H7892, that thou mayest be remembered H2142 (8735).
[17] And it shall come to pass after the end H7093 of seventy H7657 years H8141, that the LORD H3068 will visit H6485 (8799) Tyre H6865, and she shall turn H7725 (8804) to her hire H868, and shall commit fornication H2181 (8804) with all the kingdoms H4467 of the world H776 upon the face H6440 of the earth H127.
[18] And her merchandise H5504 and her hire H868 shall be holiness H6944 to the LORD H3068: it shall not be treasured H686 (8735) nor laid up H2630 (8735); for her merchandise H5504 shall be for them that dwell H3427 (8802) before H6440 the LORD H3068, to eat H398 (8800) sufficiently H7654, and for durable H6266 clothing H4374.

Young’s Literal Translation

Isaiah 23 (YLT)

[1] The Burden of Tyre. Howl, ye ships of Tarshish, For it hath been destroyed, Without house, without entrance, From the land of Chittim it was revealed to them.
[2] Be silent, ye inhabitants of the isle, Trader of Zidon, passing the sea, they filled thee.
[3] And in many waters is the seed of Sihor, The harvest of the brook is her increase, And she is a mart of nations.
[4] Be ashamed, O Zidon; for the sea spake, The strength of the sea, saying: ‘I have not been pained, nor have I brought forth, Nor have I nourished young men, nor brought up virgins.’
[5] As at the report of Egypt they are pained, So at the report of Tyre.
[6] Pass over to Tarshish, howl, ye inhabitants of the isle,
[7] Is this your exulting one? From the days of old is her antiquity, Carry her do her own feet afar off to sojourn.
[8] Who hath counselled this against Tyre, The crowning one, whose traders are princes, Her merchants the honoured of earth?’
[9] Jehovah of Hosts hath counselled it, To pollute the excellency of all beauty, To make light all the honoured of earth.
[10] Pass through thy land as a brook, Daughter of Tarshish, there is no more a girdle.
[11] His hand He hath stretched out over the sea, He hath caused kingdoms to tremble, Jehovah hath charged concerning the merchant one, To destroy her strong places.
[12] And He saith, ‘Thou dost not add any more to exult, O oppressed one, virgin daughter of Zidon, To Chittim arise, pass over, Even there-there is no rest for thee.’
[13] Lo, the land of the Chaldeans-this people was not, Asshur founded it for the Ziim, They raised its watch-towers, They lifted up her palaces, -He hath appointed her for a ruin!
[14] Howl, ye ships of Tarshish, For your strength hath been destroyed.
[15] And it hath come to pass, in that day, That forgotten is Tyre seventy years, According to the days of one king. At the end of seventy years there is to Tyre as the song of the harlot.
[16] Take a harp, go round the city, O forgotten harlot, play well, Multiply song that thou mayest be remembered.
[17] And it hath come to pass, At the end of seventy years Jehovah inspecteth Tyre, And she hath repented of her gift, That she committed fornication With all kingdoms of the earth on the face of the ground.
[18] And her merchandise and her gift have been holy to Jehovah, Not treasured up nor stored, For to those sitting before Jehovah is her merchandise, To eat to satiety, and for a lasting covering!