Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Thy riches, and thy fairs, thy merchandise, thy mariners, and thy pilots, thy calkers, and the occupiers of thy merchandise, and all thy men of war, that are in thee, and in all thy company which is in the midst of thee, shall fall into the midst of the seas in the day of thy ruin.
Of fine linen with embroidered work from Egypt, was thy sail, To serve thee for ensign, - Blue and purple from the shores of Aeolis became thine awning:
And they shall spoil thy wealth And make a prey of thy merchandise, And break down thy walls And thy pleasant houses, shall they lay in ruins; And thy stones and thy timber and thy dust - in the midst of the waters, shall they lay.
Wealth, shall not profit, in the day of wrath, but, righteousness, shall deliver from death.
And, the merchants of the earth, weep and grieve over her, because, their cargo, no one, buyeth any more:
And I will make of thee the glaring face of a cliff. A place for the spreading of nets, shalt thou become, Thou shalt not be but any more, For I. Yahweh have spoken it, Declareth My Lord Yahweh.
Into mighty waters, have they brought thee, the rowers - even thee, - the east wind, hath broken thee In the heart of the seas:
Howl, ye ships of Tarshish, - For laid waste is your fortress.
Therefore shall her young men fail in her broadways, - And, all her men of war, shall be silent in that day, Declareth Yahweh of hosts;
Now, thou art wrecked out of the seas In the depths of waters, - Thy merchandise and all thy gathered host In thy midst, have fallen.