Parallel Verses

King James 2000

Son of man, take up a lamentation upon the king of Tyre, and say unto him, Thus says the Lord GOD; You were the seal of perfection, full of wisdom, and perfect in beauty.

New American Standard Bible

“Son of man, take up a lamentation over the king of Tyre and say to him, ‘Thus says the Lord God,
“You had the seal of perfection,
Full of wisdom and perfect in beauty.

King James Version

Son of man, take up a lamentation upon the king of Tyrus, and say unto him, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Thou sealest up the sum, full of wisdom, and perfect in beauty.

Holman Bible

“Son of man, lament for the king of Tyre and say to him: This is what the Lord God says:

You were the seal of perfection,
full of wisdom and perfect in beauty.

International Standard Version

"Son of Man, start singing this lamentation for the king of Tyre. Tell him, "This is what the Lord GOD says: "You served as my model, my example of complete wisdom and perfect beauty.

A Conservative Version

Son of man, take up a lamentation over the king of Tyre, and say to him, Thus says lord LORD: Thou seal up the sum, full of wisdom, and perfect in beauty.

American Standard Version

Son of man, take up a lamentation over the king of Tyre, and say unto him, Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Thou sealest up the sum, full of wisdom, and perfect in beauty.

Amplified

“Son of man, take up a dirge (funeral poem to be sung) for the king of Tyre and say to him, ‘Thus says the Lord God,

“You had the full measure of perfection and the finishing touch [of completeness],
Full of wisdom and perfect in beauty.

Bible in Basic English

Son of man, make a song of grief for the king of Tyre, and say to him, This is what the Lord has said: You are all-wise and completely beautiful;

Darby Translation

Son of man, take up a lamentation upon the king of Tyre, and say unto him, Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Thou, who sealest up the measure of perfection, full of wisdom and perfect in beauty,

Julia Smith Translation

Son of man, lift up a lamentation over the king of Tyre, and say to him, Thus said the Lord Jehovah: Thou didst seal up the measure full of wisdom and complete of beauty.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Son of man, raise a lament over the king of Tyre, and you must say to him, 'thus says the Lord Yahweh: "You were a perfect model of an example, full of wisdom and perfect of beauty.

Modern King James verseion

Son of man, lift up a lament over the king of Tyre, and say to him, So says the Lord Jehovah: You seal the measure, full of wisdom and perfect in beauty.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Thou son of man, make a lamentable complaint over the king of Tyre, and tell him, 'Thus sayeth the LORD God: Thou art a seal of a likeness, full of wisdom and excellent beauty.

NET Bible

"Son of man, sing a lament for the king of Tyre, and say to him, 'This is what the sovereign Lord says: "'You were the sealer of perfection, full of wisdom, and perfect in beauty.

New Heart English Bible

"Son of man, take up a lamentation over the king of Tyre, and tell him, 'Thus says the Lord GOD: "You seal up the sum, full of wisdom, and perfect in beauty.

The Emphasized Bible

Son of man Take thou up a dirge over the king of Tyre, - And thou shalt say to him Thus saith My Lord. Yahweh, Thou wast of finished proportions, Full of wisdom and Perfect in beauty:

Webster

Son of man, take up a lamentation upon the king of Tyre, and say to him, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Thou sealest up the sum, full of wisdom, and perfect in beauty.

World English Bible

Son of man, take up a lamentation over the king of Tyre, and tell him, Thus says the Lord Yahweh: You seal up the sum, full of wisdom, and perfect in beauty.

Youngs Literal Translation

'Son of man, lift up a lamentation for the king of Tyre, And thou hast said to him: Thus said the Lord Jehovah: Thou art sealing up a measurement, Full of wisdom, and perfect in beauty.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
of man
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

take up
נסה נשׂא 
Nasa' 
Usage: 653

קינה 
Qiynah 
Usage: 18

upon the king
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

of Tyrus
צור צר 
Tsor 
Usage: 42

and say

Usage: 0

the Lord
אדני 
'Adonay 
Usage: 438

God
יהוה 
Y@hovih 
Usage: 302

חתם 
Chatham 
Usage: 27

the sum
תּכנית 
Tokniyth 
Usage: 2

מלא 
Male' 
Usage: 63

of wisdom
חכמה 
Chokmah 
Usage: 149

References

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

A Lament For Tyre's King

11 Moreover the word of the LORD came unto me, saying, 12  Son of man, take up a lamentation upon the king of Tyre, and say unto him, Thus says the Lord GOD; You were the seal of perfection, full of wisdom, and perfect in beauty. 13 You have been in Eden the garden of God; every precious stone was your covering, the sardius, topaz, and the diamond, the beryl, the onyx, and the jasper, the sapphire, the emerald, and the carbuncle, and gold: the workmanship of your timbrels and of your pipes was prepared in you in the day that you were created.



Cross References

Ezekiel 19:1

Moreover take you up a lamentation for the princes of Israel,

Ezekiel 26:17

And they shall take up a lamentation for you, and say to you, How are you destroyed, that were inhabited by seafaring men, the renowned city, which was strong in the sea, she and her inhabitants, who cause their terror to be on all that inhabit it!

Ezekiel 27:2-4

Now, you son of man, take up a lamentation for Tyre;

2 Chronicles 35:25

And Jeremiah lamented for Josiah: and all the singing men and the singing women spoke of Josiah in their lamentations to this day, and made them an ordinance in Israel: and, behold, they are written in the lamentations.

Proverbs 21:30

There is no wisdom nor understanding nor counsel against the LORD.

Isaiah 10:13

For he says, By the strength of my hand I have done it, and by my wisdom; for I am prudent: and I have removed the boundaries of the people, and have robbed their treasures, and I have put down the inhabitants like a valiant man:

Isaiah 14:4

That you shall take up this proverb against the king of Babylon, and say, How has the oppressor ceased! the golden city ceased!

Jeremiah 9:17-20

Thus says the LORD of hosts, Consider you, and call for the mourning women, that they may come; and send for skillful women, that they may come:

Jeremiah 9:23

Thus says the LORD, Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, neither let the mighty man glory in his might, let not the rich man glory in his riches:

Ezekiel 19:14

And fire has gone out of a rod of her branches, which has devoured her fruit, so that she has no strong rod to be a scepter to rule. This is a lamentation, and shall be for a lamentation.

Ezekiel 27:32

And in their wailing they shall take up a lamentation for you, and lament over you, saying, What city is like Tyre, like that destroyed in the midst of the sea?

Ezekiel 28:2-5

Son of man, say unto the prince of Tyre, Thus says the Lord GOD; Because your heart is lifted up, and you have said, I am a God, I sit in the seat of God, in the midst of the seas; yet you are a man, and not God, though you set your heart as the heart of God:

Ezekiel 32:2

Son of man, take up a lamentation for Pharaoh king of Egypt, and say unto him, You are like a young lion of the nations, and you are as a monster in the seas: and you came forth with your rivers, and troubled the waters with your feet, and fouled their rivers.

Ezekiel 32:16

This is the lamentation with which they shall lament her: the daughters of the nations shall lament her: they shall lament for her, even for Egypt, and for all her multitude, says the Lord GOD.

Luke 2:40

And the child grew, and became strong in spirit, filled with wisdom: and the grace of God was upon him.

Acts 6:3

Therefore, brethren, pick out from among you seven men of honest report, full of the Holy Spirit and wisdom, whom we may appoint over this business.

Romans 15:28

When therefore I have performed this, and have sealed to them this fruit, I will come by you to Spain.

1 Corinthians 1:19-20

For it is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and will bring to nothing the understanding of the prudent.

1 Corinthians 3:19

For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God. For it is written, He takes the wise in their own craftiness.

2 Corinthians 1:22

Who has also sealed us, and given the earnest of the Spirit in our hearts.

Colossians 1:9

For this cause we also, since the day we heard it, do not cease to pray for you, and to desire that you might be filled with the knowledge of his will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding;

Colossians 2:3

In whom are hid all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge.

James 3:13-18

Who is a wise man and endued with knowledge among you? let him show out of a good life his works with meekness of wisdom.

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