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Son of man, because that Tyrus hath said against Jerusalem, Aha, she is broken that was the gates of the people: she is turned unto me: I shall be replenished, now she is laid waste:
and this border turns from there to Horma and to the strong city of Zor; ; and this border turns to Hosah and comes out to the sea from the stronghold of Achzib,
Gebal and Ammon and Amalek; Philistia with the inhabitants of Tyre;
and to all the kings of Tyre and to all the kings of Zidon and to all the kings of the isles which are of that side of the sea,
and thou shalt send them to the king of Edom and to the king of Moab and to the king of the Ammonites and to the king of Tyre and to the king of Zidon, by the hand of the ambassadors which come to Jerusalem unto Zedekiah king of Judah;
because of the day that comes to destroy all the Palestinians, and to cut off from Tyre and Zidon every helper that remains: for the LORD will destroy the Palestinians, the remnant of the island of Caphtor.
Yea, and what have ye to do with me, O Tyre, and Zidon, and all the coasts of Philistia? will ye render me a recompense? and if ye recompense me, swiftly and speedily I will return your recompense upon your own head;
Thus hath the LORD said: For three transgressions of Tyre and for the fourth, I will not convert her because they delivered up the whole captivity to Edom and did not remember the brotherly covenant;
And Hamath also shall come to an end in her; Tyre, and Zidon, though it be very wise.
Son of man, set thy face against the sons of Ammon and prophesy against them
Thus hath the Lord GOD said: Because the enemy hath said regarding you, Aha, even the ancient high places are ours in possession;
Yea, they opened their mouth wide against me and said, Aha, aha, our eye has seen it.
Let them be desolate for a reward of their shame that say unto me, Aha, aha.
Let them be turned back for a reward of their shame that say, Aha, aha.
For, behold, thine enemies make a tumult, and those that hate thee have lifted up their head.
Aleph How does the city sit solitary, that was full of people! The great one among the nations is become as a widow; the princess of provinces is become tributary.
(And there were dwelling at Jerusalem Jews, devout men, out of every nation under heaven.)
unto the sons of the east against the sons of Ammon and will give them in possession that the sons of Ammon may not be remembered any more among the Gentiles.
Concerning the Ammonites, thus hath the LORD said: Does Israel have no sons? does he have no heir? why then does their king inherit Gad and his people dwell in his cities?