Tyre in the Bible

Meaning: strength; rock; sharppar

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And then the coast turneth to Ramah, and to the strong city Tyre; and the coast turneth to Hosah; and the outgoings thereof are at the sea from the coast to Achzib:

And came to the strong hold of Tyre, and to all the cities of the Hivites, and of the Canaanites: and they went out to the south of Judah, even to Beersheba.

And Hiram king of Tyre sent his servants unto Solomon; for he had heard that they had anointed him king in the room of his father: for Hiram was ever a lover of David.

He was a widow's son of the tribe of Naphtali, and his father was a man of Tyre, a worker in brass: and he was filled with wisdom, and understanding, and cunning to work all works in brass. And he came to king Solomon, and wrought all his work.

(Now Hiram the king of Tyre had furnished Solomon with cedar trees and fir trees, and with gold, according to all his desire,) that then king Solomon gave Hiram twenty cities in the land of Galilee.

And Hiram came out from Tyre to see the cities which Solomon had given him; and they pleased him not.

Now Hiram king of Tyre sent messengers to David, and timber of cedars, with masons and carpenters, to build him an house.

Also cedar trees in abundance: for the Zidonians and they of Tyre brought much cedar wood to David.

And Solomon sent to Huram the king of Tyre, saying, As thou didst deal with David my father, and didst send him cedars to build him an house to dwell therein, even so deal with me.

Then Huram the king of Tyre answered in writing, which he sent to Solomon, Because the LORD hath loved his people, he hath made thee king over them.

The son of a woman of the daughters of Dan, and his father was a man of Tyre, skilful to work in gold, and in silver, in brass, in iron, in stone, and in timber, in purple, in blue, and in fine linen, and in crimson; also to grave any manner of graving, and to find out every device which shall be put to him, with thy cunning men, and with the cunning men of my lord David thy father.

They gave money also unto the masons, and to the carpenters; and meat, and drink, and oil, unto them of Zidon, and to them of Tyre, to bring cedar trees from Lebanon to the sea of Joppa, according to the grant that they had of Cyrus king of Persia.

There dwelt men of Tyre also therein, which brought fish, and all manner of ware, and sold on the sabbath unto the children of Judah, and in Jerusalem.

And the daughter of Tyre shall be there with a gift; even the rich among the people shall intreat thy favour.

Gebal, and Ammon, and Amalek; the Philistines with the inhabitants of Tyre;

I will make mention of Rahab and Babylon to them that know me: behold Philistia, and Tyre, with Ethiopia; this man was born there.

The burden of Tyre. Howl, ye ships of Tarshish; for it is laid waste, so that there is no house, no entering in: from the land of Chittim it is revealed to them.

And were on great waters. The seed or grain of the Shihor, the harvest [due to the overflow] of the Nile River, was [Tyre's] revenue, and she became the merchandise of the nations.

Be ashamed, O Sidon [mother-city of Tyre, now a widow bereaved of her children], for the sea has spoken, the stronghold of the sea, saying, I have neither travailed nor brought forth children; I have neither nourished and reared young men nor brought up virgins.

As at the report concerning Egypt, so shall they be sorely pained at the report of Tyre.

Pass over to Tarshish [to seek safety as exiles]! Wail, you inhabitants of the [Tyre] coast!

Who hath taken this counsel against Tyre, the crowning city, whose merchants are princes, whose traffickers are the honourable of the earth?

Overflow your land like [the overflow of] the Nile River, O Daughter of Tarshish; there is no girdle of restraint [on you] any more [to make you pay tribute or customs or duties to Tyre].

He stretched out His hand over the sea, He shook the kingdoms; the Lord has given a command concerning Canaan to destroy her strongholds and fortresses [Tyre, Sidon, etc.].

Look at the land of the Chaldeans! That people and not the Assyrians designed and assigned [Tyre] for the wild beasts and those who [previously] dwelt in the wilderness. They set up their siege works, they overthrew its palaces, they made it a ruin!

Howl, you ships of Tarshish, for your stronghold [of Tyre] is laid waste [your strength has been destroyed].

And it shall come to pass in that day, that Tyre shall be forgotten seventy years, according to the days of one king: after the end of seventy years shall Tyre sing as an harlot.

And it shall come to pass after the end of seventy years, that the LORD will visit Tyre, and she shall turn to her hire, and shall commit fornication with all the kingdoms of the world upon the face of the earth.

But her gain and her hire [the profits of Tyre's new prosperity] will be dedicated to the Lord [eventually]; it will not be treasured or stored up, for her gain will be used for those who dwell in the presence of the Lord [the ministers], that they may eat sufficiently and have durable and stately clothing [suitable for those who minister at God's altar].

and all the kings of Tyre, and all the kings of Sidon, and the kings of the isle which is beyond the sea;

and send them to the king of Edom, and to the king of Moab, and to the king of the children of Ammon, and to the king of Tyre, and to the king of Sidon, by the hand of the messengers that come to Jerusalem unto Zedekiah king of Judah;

because of the day that cometh to destroy all the Philistines, to cut off from Tyre and Sidon every helper that remaineth: for Jehovah will destroy the Philistines, the remnant of the isle of Caphtor.

Son of man, because that Tyre hath said against Jerusalem, Aha, she is broken that was the gate of the peoples; she is turned unto me; I shall be replenished, now that she is laid waste:

therefore thus saith the Lord Jehovah, Behold, I am against thee, O Tyre, and will cause many nations to come up against thee, as the sea causeth its waves to come up.

And they shall destroy the walls of Tyre, and break down her towers: I will also scrape her dust from her, and make her a bare rock.

and it will become a place where nets will be spread out right in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea. Because I have declared this to happen,' declares the Lord GOD, "Tyre will be treated as the spoils of war by the invading nations.

And Tyre's daughters [her towns and villages on the mainland] in the level place shall be slain by the sword, and they shall know (understand and realize) that I am the Lord [the Sovereign Ruler, Who calls forth loyalty and obedient service].

For thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Behold, I will bring upon Tyre Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon, king of kings, from the north, with horses, and with chariots, and with horsemen, and a company, and much people.

Because of the great number of [Nebuchadrezzar's] horses, their dust will cover you; your walls [O Tyre] will shake at the noise of the horsemen and of the wagon wheels and of the chariots, when he enters into your gates as men enter into the city in whose walls there has been made a breach.

And I will make you [Tyre] a bare rock; you shall be a place upon which to spread nets; you shall never be rebuilt, for I the Lord have spoken it, says the Lord God.

Thus saith the Lord Jehovah to Tyre: shall not the isles shake at the sound of thy fall, when the wounded groan, when the slaughter is made in the midst of thee?

Then I will thrust you down with those who descend into the pit (the place of the dead) to the people of olden times, and I will make you [Tyre] to dwell in the lower world like the places that were desolate of old, with those who go down to the pit, that you be not inhabited or shed forth your glory and renown in the land of the living.

and say unto Tyre, O thou that dwellest at the entry of the sea, that art the merchant of the peoples unto many isles, thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Thou, O Tyre, hast said, I am perfect in beauty.

The inhabitants of Sidon and Arvad were thy rowers: thy wise men, O Tyre, were in thee, they were thy pilots.

The ships of Tarshish were your caravans for your merchandise, and you were replenished [Tyre] and were heavily loaded and made an imposing fleet [in your location] in the heart of the seas.

And in their wailing they shall take up a lamentation for thee, and lament over thee,'saying , Who is there like Tyre, like her that is brought to silence in the midst of the sea?

Son of man, say unto the prince of Tyre, Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Because thy heart is lifted up, and thou hast said, I am a god, I sit in the seat of God, in the midst of the seas; yet thou art man, and not God, though thou didst set thy heart as the heart of God;-

Behold therefore, I am bringing strangers upon you, the most terrible of the nations, and they shall draw their swords against the beauty of your wisdom [O Tyre], and they shall defile your splendor.

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.

Son of man, Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon caused his army to serve a great service against Tyre: every head was made bald, and every shoulder was worn; yet had he no wages, nor his army, from Tyre, for the service that he had served against it.

I have given him the land of Egypt for his labor with which he served [against Tyre] because they did it for Me, says the Lord God.

Ephraim, like as I have seen Tyre, is planted in a pleasant place: but Ephraim shall bring out his children to the slayer.

Yea, and what have ye to do with me, O Tyre, and Zidon, and all the coasts of Palestine? will ye render me a recompence? and if ye recompense me, swiftly and speedily will I return your recompence upon your own head;

Thus saith Jehovah: For three transgressions of Tyre, yea, for four, I will not turn away the punishment thereof; because they delivered up the whole people to Edom, and remembered not the brotherly covenant:

and Hamath, also, which bordereth thereon; Tyre and Sidon, because they are very wise.

And Tyre did build herself a stronghold, and heaped up silver as the dust, and fine gold as the mire of the streets.

Behold, the Lord will cast her out and dispossess her; He will smite her power in the sea and into it and [Tyre] shall be devoured by fire.

And again, departing from the coasts of Tyre and Sidon, he came unto the sea of Galilee, through the midst of the coasts of Decapolis.

And he came down with them, and stood in the plain, and the company of his disciples, and a great multitude of people out of all Judaea and Jerusalem, and from the sea coast of Tyre and Sidon, which came to hear him, and to be healed of their diseases;

Woe unto thee, Chorazin! woe unto thee, Bethsaida! for if the mighty works had been done in Tyre and Sidon, which have been done in you, they had a great while ago repented, sitting in sackcloth and ashes.

And Herod was highly displeased with them of Tyre and Sidon: but they came with one accord to him, and, having made Blastus the king's chamberlain their friend, desired peace; because their country was nourished by the king's country.

Having searched for the disciples and found them, we stayed at Tyre for seven days; and, taught by the Spirit, they repeatedly urged Paul not to proceed to Jerusalem.

Thematic Bible



Javan, Tubal and Meshech were thy merchants, which brought the men, and ornaments of metal for thy occupying. They of the house of Togarmah brought unto thee at the time of thy mart, horse, horsemen and mules. They of Dedan were thy merchants: and many other Isles that occupied with thee, brought thee wethers, elephant bones and Peacocks for a present. read more.
The Syrians occupied with thee, because of thy divers works, and increased thy merchandise, with Smaragdus, with scarlet, with needle work, with white linen cloth, with silk and with Crystal. Judah and the land of Israel occupied with thee, and brought unto thy markets, wheat, balm, honey, oil and treacle. Damascus also used merchandises with thee, in the best wine and white wool: because thy occupying was so great, and thy wares so many. Dan, Javan, and Mevsall have brought unto thy markets, iron ready made, with Cassia, and Calamus, according to thine occupying. Dedan occupied with thee, in fair tapestry work and cushions. Arabia and all the princes of Cedar have occupied with thee, in sheep, wethers, and goats. The merchants of Sheba and Raamah have occupied also with thee, in all costly spices, in all precious stones and gold, which they brought unto thy markets. Haran, Cannah, and Eden, the merchants of Sheba, Assyria, and Chilmad, were all doers with thee and occupied with thee: In costly raiment of yellow silk and needle work - very precious, and therefore packed and bound together with ropes - Yea and in Cedar wood, at the time of thy markets. The ships of Tarshish were the chief of thy occupying. Thus thou art full, and in great worship, even in the midst of the sea.


And when we had found brethren, we tarried there seven days. And they told Paul through the spirit, that he should not go up to Jerusalem. And when the days were ended we departed, and went our ways, and they all brought us on our way, with their wives and children, till we were come out of the city. And we kneeled down in the shore and prayed. And when we had taken our leave one of another, we took ship, and they returned home again. read more.
When we had full ended the course from Tyre, we arrived at Ptolemais, and saluted the brethren, and abode with them one day.


Even the LORD of Hosts hath devised it, that he may put down all pomp, and minish all the Glory of the world.


"Thou son of man, tell the prince of Tyre, 'Thus sayeth the LORD God: Because thou hast a proud heart and hast said, 'I am a God, I have my seat in the midst of the sea like a God,' whereas thou art but a man, and not God, and yet standest in thine own conceit, that thou art God:


And we will cut wood out of Lebanon, as much as thou shalt need, and will bring it to thee in ships by sea to port Joppa: and thence thou mayest carry them to Jerusalem."

Now then, command that they hew me Cedar trees in Lebanon. And let my servants be with thine, and I will give the hire of thy servants in all such things as thou shalt appoint, for thou knowest that there are not among us that can skill to hew timber like unto the Sidonians."

My servants shall bring them from Lebanon to the sea. And I will convey them by ship unto the place that thou shalt send me word, and will cause them to be discharged there, that thou mayest receive them. And thou shalt do me this pleasure again, to minister food for mine house."

And send me also cedar trees, fir trees and algum trees out of Lebanon. For I know well thy servants can skill to hew timber in Lebanon. And see, my men shall be with thine, that they may prepare me timber enough. For the house which I build is great and wonderful.


And thereto the ships of Hiram that brought gold from Ophir, brought from Ophir great plenty of almug trees and precious stones.

he made ships in Eziongeber which is beside Eloth, on the brink of the reed sea, in the land of Edom. And Hiram sent by ship also of his servants, that were shipmen and expert in the sea, with the servants of Solomon. And they went to Ophir and fetched from thence gold, to the sum of four hundred and twenty two talents, and brought it to Solomon.

Then appeared unto us Cyprus, and we left it on the left hand, and sailed unto Syria, and came unto Tyre. For there the ship unladed her burden.

The word of the LORD came unto me saying, "Thou son of man, tell the prince of Tyre, 'Thus sayeth the LORD God: Because thou hast a proud heart and hast said, 'I am a God, I have my seat in the midst of the sea like a God,' whereas thou art but a man, and not God, and yet standest in thine own conceit, that thou art God: Behold, thou thinkest thyself wiser than Daniel, that there is no secrets hid from thee. read more.
With thy wisdom and thy understanding, thou hast gotten thee great wealthiness, and gathered treasure of silver and gold. With thy great wisdom and occupying, hast thou increased thy power, and because of thy great riches, thy heart is proud. Therefore thus sayeth the LORD God: Forsomuch as thou hast lift up thine heart, as though thou were God: behold, I will bring enemies upon thee, even the tyrants of the Heathen. These shall draw out their swords upon thy beauty and wisdom, and shall defile thy glory. They shall cast thee down to the pit, so that thou shalt die in the midst of the sea, as they that be slain. Let see, if thou wilt say then, before them that slay thee, 'I am God' - whereas thou art but a man and not God, in the hands of them that slayeth thee. Die shalt thou, even as the uncircumcised in the hands of the enemies: for I myself have spoken it, sayeth the LORD God.'" Moreover, the word of the LORD came unto me, saying, "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. Thou hast been in the pleasure garden of God; thou art decked with all manner of precious stones: with Ruby, Topaz, Crystal, Jacinth, Onyx, Jasper, Sapphire, Smaragdus, Carbuncle, and gold. Thy beauty and the holes that be in thee were set forth in the day of thy creation. Thou art a fair Cherub, stretched wide out for to cover. I have set thee upon the holy mount of God, there hast thou been, and walked among the fair glistering stones. From the time of thy creation thou hast been right excellent, till wickedness was found in thee. Because of thy great merchandise, thy heart is full of wickedness, and thou hast offended. Therefore will I cast thee from the mount of God, O thou covering Cherub, and destroy thee among the glistering stones. Thy heart was proud in thy fair beauty, and through thy beauty thou hast destroyed thy wisdom. I will cast thee down to the ground, and that in the sight of kings. Thou hast defiled thy Sanctuary, with the great wickedness of thy unrighteous occupying. I will bring a fire from the midst of thee, to consume thee: and will make thee to ashes, in the sight of all them that look upon thee. All they that have been acquainted with thee among the Heathen, shall be abashed at thee: seeing thou art so clean brought to naught, and comest no more up.'"

The borders of Hamath shall be hard thereby, Tyre also and Sidon, for they are very wise.


And then the coast turneth to Ramah and to the strong city of Azor and turneth to Hosah and endeth at the sea, by the possession of Achzib;

and came to the strong town of Tyre, and to all the cities of the Hivites and of the Cananites, and then went out to the South of Judah even to Beersheba.

Tyre shall make herself strong, and heap up silver as the sand, and gold as the clay of the streets.

They shall mourn for thee, and say unto thee, 'O thou noble city, that hast been so greatly occupied of old, thou that hast been the strongest upon the sea with thine inhabiters of whom all men stood in fear: How art thou now so utterly destroyed?'


This shall Ashkelon see, and be afraid. Gaza shall be very sorry, so shall Ekron also, because her hope is come of confusion. For the king of Gaza shall perish; and at Ashkelon shall no man dwell.

"Thus hath the LORD God spoken concerning Tyre: The isles shall be moved at the noise of thy fall, and at the cry of the slain that shall be murdered in thee. All kings of the sea shall come down from their seats regal: they shall lay away their robes, and put off their costly clothing. Yea, with trembling shall they be clothed, they shall sit upon the ground: they shall be afraid at thy sudden fall, and be abashed at thee. They shall mourn for thee, and say unto thee, 'O thou noble city, that hast been so greatly occupied of old, thou that hast been the strongest upon the sea with thine inhabiters of whom all men stood in fear: How art thou now so utterly destroyed?' read more.
Now at the time of thy fall the inhabiters of the Isles, Yea, and the Isles themselves, shall stand in fear at thine end.

All whirry men, and all mariners upon the sea, shall leap out of their boats and set themselves upon the land. They shall lift up their voice because of thee, and make a lamentable cry. They shall cast dust upon their heads, and lie down in the ashes. They shall shave themselves, and put sackcloth upon them for thy sake. They shall mourn for thee with heartful sorrow read more.
and heavy lamentation; yea, their children also shall weep for thee. Alas, what city hath so been destroyed in the sea, as Tyre is? When thy wares and merchandise came from the seas, thou gavest all people enough. The kings of the earth hast thou made rich, through the multitude of thy wares and occupying: But now art thou cast down in to the deep of the sea, all thy resort of people is perished with thee. All they that dwell in the Isles are abashed at thee, and all their kings are afraid; yea, their faces have changed colour. The merchants of the nations wonder at thee, in that thou art so clean brought to naught, and comest no more up.'"


In the beginning of the reign of Jehoiakim the son of Josiah king of Judah, came this word unto Jeremiah from the LORD, which spake thus unto me, "Make thee bonds and chains, and put them about thy neck, and send them to the king of Edom, the king of Moab, the king of Ammon, the king of Tyre, and to the king of Sidon: and that by the messengers, which shall come to Jerusalem unto Zedekiah the king of Judah, read more.
and bid them say unto their masters, 'Thus sayeth the LORD of Hosts the God of Israel, speak thus unto your masters: I am he that made the earth, the men, and the cattle that are upon the ground, with my great power and outstretched arm, and have given it unto whom it pleased me. And now will I deliver all these lands into the power of Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon, my servant. The beasts also of the field shall I give him to do him service. And all people shall serve him, and his son, and his child's children, until the time of the same land be come also: Yea, many people and great kings shall serve him. Moreover, that people and kingdom which will not serve Nebuchadnezzar, and that will not put their necks under the yoke of the king of Babylon, the same people will I visit with the sword, with hunger, and with pestilence, until I have consumed them in his hands, sayeth the LORD. And therefore follow not your Prophets, soothsayers, expounders of dreams, charmers and witches, which say unto you: Ye shall not serve the king of Babylon. For they preach you lies, to bring you far from your land, and that I might cast you out, and destroy you. But the people that put their necks under the yoke of the king of Babylon, and serve him, those I will let remain still in their own land, sayeth the LORD, and they shall occupy it, and dwell therein.'"

I will think upon Rahab and Babylon, with them that know me. Behold ye the Philistines also, and they of Tyre, with they of the Ethiopians; lo, there was he born.

at the same time when he shall be there to destroy the whole land of the Philistines. He shall make waste both Tyre and Sidon and all others that are sworn unto them. For the LORD will destroy all Philistia, and the other Isles that be divided from the country.

The daughters of Tyre shall be there with gifts, the rich among the people shall make their supplication before thee.

all the kings of Tyre and Sidon; the kings of the Isles that are beyond the sea;


Thou hast defiled thy Sanctuary, with the great wickedness of thy unrighteous occupying. I will bring a fire from the midst of thee, to consume thee: and will make thee to ashes, in the sight of all them that look upon thee.

and heavy lamentation; yea, their children also shall weep for thee. Alas, what city hath so been destroyed in the sea, as Tyre is?

behold, I will bring enemies upon thee, even the tyrants of the Heathen. These shall draw out their swords upon thy beauty and wisdom, and shall defile thy glory. They shall cast thee down to the pit, so that thou shalt die in the midst of the sea,


The ships of Tarshish were the chief of thy occupying. Thus thou art full, and in great worship, even in the midst of the sea.

They shall mourn for thee, and say unto thee, 'O thou noble city, that hast been so greatly occupied of old, thou that hast been the strongest upon the sea with thine inhabiters of whom all men stood in fear: How art thou now so utterly destroyed?'

Thy borders are in the midst of the sea, and thy builders have made thee marvelous goodly.


Thy heart was proud in thy fair beauty, and through thy beauty thou hast destroyed thy wisdom. I will cast thee down to the ground, and that in the sight of kings.

"Thou son of man, tell the prince of Tyre, 'Thus sayeth the LORD God: Because thou hast a proud heart and hast said, 'I am a God, I have my seat in the midst of the sea like a God,' whereas thou art but a man, and not God, and yet standest in thine own conceit, that thou art God:

Even the LORD of Hosts hath devised it, that he may put down all pomp, and minish all the Glory of the world.


send me now therefore a cunning man to work in gold, silver, brass, iron, scarlet, crimson and Jacinth colour, and that can skill to grave, to be with the cunning men that are with me in Judah and Jerusalem, which David my father did prepare.

And now I have sent a wise man and a man of understanding called Huramabi,


Thus sayeth the LORD, 'For three and four wickednesses of the city of Tyre, I will not spare her: because they have increased the captivity of the Edomites, and have not remembered the brotherly covenant.

Gebal, Ammon, and Amalek: the Philistines with them that dwell at Tyre.

"Thou son of man, because that Tyre hath spoken upon Jerusalem, 'Aha, now I trow the ports of the people be broken, and she turned unto me, for I have destroyed my belly full.'


And Solomon sent to Hiram king of Tyre, saying, "As thou didst deal with David my father and didst send him cedar wood, to build him a house to dwell in, even so deal with me now: that I may build a house for the name of the LORD my God, to consecrate it to him to burn sweet odours and to set shewbread before him perpetually, and for burnt sacrifices morning and evening, and on the Sabbath days, and the first day of every new moon, and in the solemn feasts of the LORD our God, so to continue ever in Israel. And the house which I build is great: for great is our God above other gods. read more.
So that who can be able to build him a house: when that heaven, neither heaven above all heavens, is able to receive him - what am I then that I should build him a house? Nay, but to burn sacrifice before him: send me now therefore a cunning man to work in gold, silver, brass, iron, scarlet, crimson and Jacinth colour, and that can skill to grave, to be with the cunning men that are with me in Judah and Jerusalem, which David my father did prepare. And send me also cedar trees, fir trees and algum trees out of Lebanon. For I know well thy servants can skill to hew timber in Lebanon. And see, my men shall be with thine, that they may prepare me timber enough. For the house which I build is great and wonderful. And behold, I sent for thy servants the cutters and hewers of timber twenty thousand quarters of beaten wheat, and twenty thousand quarters of barley, and twenty thousand baths of wine, and twenty thousand baths of oil. And Hiram king of Tyre answered in writing and sent to Solomon, "Because the LORD loveth his people, therefore he hath made thee king over them." And Hiram said moreover, "Blessed be the LORD God of Israel which hath made both heaven and earth, that he hath given David the king a wise son that hath discretion and understanding, to build a house for the LORD, and another for his kingdom. And now I have sent a wise man and a man of understanding called Huramabi, and is the son of a woman of the daughters of Dan, - howbeit his father was a Tyrian - and he can skill to work in gold, silver, brass, iron, stone, timber, scarlet, Jacinth, bysse and crimson: and grave all manner of gravings, and to find out all manner of subtle work that shall be set before him, with thy cunning men, and with the cunning men of my lord David thy father. And now the wheat, barley, oil and wine which my lord hath said, let him send his servants. And we will cut wood out of Lebanon, as much as thou shalt need, and will bring it to thee in ships by sea to port Joppa: and thence thou mayest carry them to Jerusalem."

And Hiram king of Tyre sent his servants unto Solomon, for he had heard that they had anointed him king in the room of his father. And thereto Hiram was ever a lover of David's. And Solomon sent again to Hiram, saying, "Thou knowest of David my father, how he could not build a house unto the name of the LORD his God for war which he had on every side, until the LORD had put them under his foot. read more.
But now the LORD my God hath given me rest on every side, so that there is neither adversary nor any evil plague. And therefore I am disposed to build a house unto the name of the LORD my God, as he promised David my father, saying, 'Thy son which I will put upon thy seat for thee, he shall build a house unto my name.' Now then, command that they hew me Cedar trees in Lebanon. And let my servants be with thine, and I will give the hire of thy servants in all such things as thou shalt appoint, for thou knowest that there are not among us that can skill to hew timber like unto the Sidonians." When Hiram heard the words of Solomon, he rejoiced greatly and said, "Blessed be the LORD this day which hath set David a wise son over this mighty people." And Hiram sent again to Solomon, saying, "I have accepted the request which thou sentest to me for, and will satisfy all thy lust, concerning timber of Cedar trees and fir. My servants shall bring them from Lebanon to the sea. And I will convey them by ship unto the place that thou shalt send me word, and will cause them to be discharged there, that thou mayest receive them. And thou shalt do me this pleasure again, to minister food for mine house." And so Hiram gave Solomon Cedar trees and fir trees, as much as he desired. And Solomon gave Hiram twenty thousand quarters of wheat to feed his household withal, and twenty butts of pure oil. And so much gave Solomon to Hiram year by year.

Then at the end of twenty years in which Solomon had built the two houses, that is to wete, the house of the LORD and the king's palace - because Hiram the king of Tyre had supported him with Cedar, fir and gold, as much as he desired - therefore Solomon gave Hiram twenty cities in the land of Galilee.


And Hiram sent him, by the hand of his servants, ships and servants that could skill of the sea: Which went with the servants of Solomon to Ophir, and brought thence four hundred and fifty talents of gold, and brought it to king Solomon.

And Hiram sent by ship also of his servants, that were shipmen and expert in the sea, with the servants of Solomon.


And therefore follow not your Prophets, soothsayers, expounders of dreams, charmers and witches, which say unto you: Ye shall not serve the king of Babylon.

"Make thee bonds and chains, and put them about thy neck, and send them to the king of Edom, the king of Moab, the king of Ammon, the king of Tyre, and to the king of Sidon: and that by the messengers, which shall come to Jerusalem unto Zedekiah the king of Judah,


I will make a bare stone of thee; yea, a drying place for nets, and shall never be builded again: For even I the LORD have spoken it, sayeth the LORD God.

Yea therefore sayeth the LORD God: Behold O Tyre, I will upon thee, I will bring a great multitude of people against thee, like as when the sea ariseth with his waves: These shall break the walls of Tyre, and cast down her towers. I will scrape the ground from her, and make her a bare stone. Yea, as the drying place, where the fishers hang up their nets by the seaside. Even I have spoken it, sayeth the LORD God. The Gentiles shall spoil her:


With thy wisdom and thy understanding, thou hast gotten thee great wealthiness, and gathered treasure of silver and gold. With thy great wisdom and occupying, hast thou increased thy power, and because of thy great riches, thy heart is proud.

When thy wares and merchandise came from the seas, thou gavest all people enough. The kings of the earth hast thou made rich, through the multitude of thy wares and occupying:


And Hiram king of Tyre sent his servants unto Solomon, for he had heard that they had anointed him king in the room of his father. And thereto Hiram was ever a lover of David's.

And Solomon sent to Hiram king of Tyre, saying, "As thou didst deal with David my father and didst send him cedar wood, to build him a house to dwell in, even so deal with me now:


And Hiram king of Tyre sent his servants unto Solomon, for he had heard that they had anointed him king in the room of his father. And thereto Hiram was ever a lover of David's.

all the kings of Tyre and Sidon; the kings of the Isles that are beyond the sea;


And he said, "From hence forth shalt thou make no more mirth, O thou daughter of Sidon: for thou shalt be put down. Stand up therefore, and get thee over unto Chittim, where nevertheless thou shalt have no rest.

Get you to Tarshish; mourn ye that dwell in the Isles.


The daughters of Tyre shall be there with gifts, the rich among the people shall make their supplication before thee.

But all her occupying and wining shall be hallowed unto the LORD. For then shall they lay up nothing behind them nor upon heaps: but the merchandise of Tyre shall belong to the citizens of the LORD, to the feeding and sustaining of the hungry, and to the clothing of the aged.


And then the coast turneth to Ramah and to the strong city of Azor and turneth to Hosah and endeth at the sea, by the possession of Achzib;

Is not that the glorious city, which hath been of long antiquity? Whose natives dwelling far off, commend her so greatly?


"Woe be to thee, Chorazsin! Woe be to thee, Bethsaida! for if the miracles, which were showed in you, had been done in Tyre and in Sidon: they would have repented long ago in sackcloth and ashes. Nevertheless I say to you, it shall be easier for Tyre and Sidon, at the day of judgment, than for you.

"Woe be to thee Chorazsin: woe be to thee Bethsaida. For if the miracles had been done in Tyre and Sidon, which have been done in you, they had a great while agone repented, sitting in hair and ashes. Nevertheless it shall be easier for Tyre and Sidon, at the judgment, than for you.


And from thence he rose and went into the borders of Tyre and Sidon, and entered into a house, and would that no man should have known of him: But he could not be hid.

And Jesus went thence, and departed into the coasts of Tyre and Sidon.


And Jesus went thence, and departed into the coasts of Tyre and Sidon. And behold, a woman which was a Canaanite came out of the same coasts, and cried unto him, saying, "Have mercy on me Lord, thou son of David, my daughter is piteously vexed with a devil." And he gave her never a word to answer. Then came to him his disciples, and besought him saying, "Send her away, for she followeth us crying." read more.
He answered, and said, "I am not sent, but unto the lost sheep of the house of Israel." Then she came and worshipped him, saying, "Master, help me." He answered and said, "It is not good to take the children's bread, and to cast it to whelps." She answered and said, "It is truth, nevertheless the whelps eat of the crumbs, which fall from their masters' table." Then Jesus answered, and said unto her, "O woman great is thy faith, be it to thee, even as thou desirest." And her daughter was made whole even at that same hour.

And from thence he rose and went into the borders of Tyre and Sidon, and entered into a house, and would that no man should have known of him: But he could not be hid. For a certain woman, whose daughter had a foul spirit, heard of him, and came and fell down at his feet. The woman was a Greek out of Syrophoenicia, and she besought him that he would cast out the devil out of her daughter. read more.
And Jesus said unto her, "Let the children first be fed. For it is not meet, to take the children's bread, and to cast it unto whelps." She answered and said unto him, "Even so, Master. Nevertheless, the whelps also eat under the table of the children's crumbs." And he said unto her, "For this saying, go thy way, the devil is gone out of thy daughter." And when she was come home to her house she found the devil departed, and her daughter lying on the bed. And he departed again from the coasts of Tyre and Sidon, and came unto the sea of Galilee through the midst of the coasts of the ten cities.


and from Jerusalem, and from Idumaea, and from beyond Jordan: and they that dwelled about Tyre and Sidon, a great multitude: which when they had heard what things he did, came unto him.

And he came down with them and stood in the plain field with the company of his disciples, and a great multitude of people out of all parts of Jewry and Jerusalem, and from the sea coast of Tyre and Sidon: which came to hear him, and to be healed of their diseases,


And then the coast turneth to Ramah and to the strong city of Azor and turneth to Hosah and endeth at the sea, by the possession of Achzib;

and came to the strong town of Tyre, and to all the cities of the Hivites and of the Cananites, and then went out to the South of Judah even to Beersheba.


Who hath devised such things upon Tyre the crown of all cities, whose merchants and Captains were the highest and principal of the world?

Tyre shall make herself strong, and heap up silver as the sand, and gold as the clay of the streets.


"O thou son of man, Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon hath made his host, with great travail and labour to come before Tyre: that every head may be bald, and every shoulder bare. Yet hath Tyre given neither him nor his host any reward, for the great travail that he hath taken there. Therefore thus sayeth the LORD God: Behold, I will give the land of Egypt unto Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon, that he may take away all her substance, rob her robberies, and spoil her spoils, to pay his host their wages withal. For the work which he wrought about it, I have given him the land of Egypt, because they wrought for me, sayeth the LORD God.


And Hiram king of Tyre sent his servants unto Solomon, for he had heard that they had anointed him king in the room of his father. And thereto Hiram was ever a lover of David's.

And Solomon sent to Hiram king of Tyre, saying, "As thou didst deal with David my father and didst send him cedar wood, to build him a house to dwell in, even so deal with me now:


"Woe be to thee, Chorazsin! Woe be to thee, Bethsaida! for if the miracles, which were showed in you, had been done in Tyre and in Sidon: they would have repented long ago in sackcloth and ashes. Nevertheless I say to you, it shall be easier for Tyre and Sidon, at the day of judgment, than for you.


The Persians, Lydians and Libyans were in thine host, and helped thee to fight: these hanged up their shields and helmets with thee; these set forth thy beauty. They of Arvad were with thine host round about thy walls, and were thy watchmen upon thy towers, these hanged up their shields round about thy walls, and made thee marvelous goodly.


"Take thy lute," say men to her, "and go about the city, thou unknown wench: make pastime with sweet melody, whereby thou mayest be had in remembrance." Thus shall it happen after seventy years. The LORD shall visit the city of Tyre, and she shall convert unto her reward, and shall commit fornication with all the kingdoms that be in the world.


Behold, for thine example: The Chaldeans were such a people, that no man was like them, Assyria builded them: he set up his castles and palaces, and broke them down again. Mourn, ye ships of Tarshish, for your power shall be thrown down.


and from Jerusalem, and from Idumaea, and from beyond Jordan: and they that dwelled about Tyre and Sidon, a great multitude: which when they had heard what things he did, came unto him.

And he came down with them and stood in the plain field with the company of his disciples, and a great multitude of people out of all parts of Jewry and Jerusalem, and from the sea coast of Tyre and Sidon: which came to hear him, and to be healed of their diseases,


"O thou son of man, Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon hath made his host, with great travail and labour to come before Tyre: that every head may be bald, and every shoulder bare. Yet hath Tyre given neither him nor his host any reward, for the great travail that he hath taken there.

For thus sayeth the LORD God: Behold, I will bring hither Nebuchadnezzar, which is the king of Babylon and a king of kings, from the North upon Tyre: with horses, chariots, horsemen, and with a great multitude of people.


"Thou son of man, tell the prince of Tyre, 'Thus sayeth the LORD God: Because thou hast a proud heart and hast said, 'I am a God, I have my seat in the midst of the sea like a God,' whereas thou art but a man, and not God, and yet standest in thine own conceit, that thou art God: Behold, thou thinkest thyself wiser than Daniel, that there is no secrets hid from thee. With thy wisdom and thy understanding, thou hast gotten thee great wealthiness, and gathered treasure of silver and gold. read more.
With thy great wisdom and occupying, hast thou increased thy power, and because of thy great riches, thy heart is proud. Therefore thus sayeth the LORD God: Forsomuch as thou hast lift up thine heart, as though thou were God:


All thy tables have they made of Cypress trees of the mount Senir. From Lebanon have they taken Cedar trees, to make the masts: and the Oaks of Bashan to make the rowers. Thy boards have they made of ivory, and of costly wood out of the Isle of Chittim. Thy sail was of white small needle work out of the land of Egypt, to hang upon thy mast: and thy hangings of yellow silk and purple, out of the Isles of Elishah.


Behold, thou thinkest thyself wiser than Daniel, that there is no secrets hid from thee. With thy wisdom and thy understanding, thou hast gotten thee great wealthiness, and gathered treasure of silver and gold. With thy great wisdom and occupying, hast thou increased thy power, and because of thy great riches, thy heart is proud.


and say unto Tyre, which is a port of the sea that occupieth with much people and many Isles, 'Thus speaketh the LORD God: O Tyre, thou hast said, 'What, I am a noble city.' Thy borders are in the midst of the sea, and thy builders have made thee marvelous goodly.


There dwelt men of Tyre also therein, which brought fish and all manner of wares, and sold on the Sabbath unto the children of Judah and Jerusalem.


They shall waste away thy riches, and spoil thy merchandise. Thy walls shall they break down, and destroy thy houses of pleasure. Thy stones, thy timber and foundations shall they cast in the water.


I will make an end of thee, and thou shalt be gone. Though thou be sought for, yet shalt thou not be found for evermore, sayeth the LORD God."


They shall mourn for thee, and say unto thee, 'O thou noble city, that hast been so greatly occupied of old, thou that hast been the strongest upon the sea with thine inhabiters of whom all men stood in fear: How art thou now so utterly destroyed?'


Be still ye that dwell in the Isle; the merchants of Sidon and such as pass over the sea have made thee plenteous. For by sea were there fruits brought unto thee, and all manner of corn by water. Thou wast the common market of all people.


Thou hast defiled thy Sanctuary, with the great wickedness of thy unrighteous occupying. I will bring a fire from the midst of thee, to consume thee: and will make thee to ashes, in the sight of all them that look upon thee.


They shall mourn for thee, and say unto thee, 'O thou noble city, that hast been so greatly occupied of old, thou that hast been the strongest upon the sea with thine inhabiters of whom all men stood in fear: How art thou now so utterly destroyed?'


"Thou son of man, because that Tyre hath spoken upon Jerusalem, 'Aha, now I trow the ports of the people be broken, and she turned unto me, for I have destroyed my belly full.'


After that, shall the seventy years of Tyre - even as long as their king's life was - be forgotten. And after seventy years, it shall happen to Tyre as with a harlot that playeth upon a lute.


Go through thy land, O thou daughter of the sea, as men go over the water; for thou hast no more strength.


And he said, "From hence forth shalt thou make no more mirth, O thou daughter of Sidon: for thou shalt be put down. Stand up therefore, and get thee over unto Chittim, where nevertheless thou shalt have no rest.


Who hath devised such things upon Tyre the crown of all cities, whose merchants and Captains were the highest and principal of the world?


Herod was displeased with them of Tyre and Sidon. And they came all at once, and made intercession unto Blastus the king's chamberlain, and desired peace, because their country was nourished by the king's land. And upon a day appointed, Herod arrayed him in royal apparel, and set him in his seat, and made an oration unto them. And the people gave a shout, saying, "It is the voice of a god and not of a man." read more.
And immediately the angel of the Lord smote him, because he gave not God the honour, and he was eaten of worms, and gave up the ghost.


Then appeared unto us Cyprus, and we left it on the left hand, and sailed unto Syria, and came unto Tyre. For there the ship unladed her burden. And when we had found brethren, we tarried there seven days. And they told Paul through the spirit, that he should not go up to Jerusalem.


Who hath devised such things upon Tyre the crown of all cities, whose merchants and Captains were the highest and principal of the world?


Is not that the glorious city, which hath been of long antiquity? Whose natives dwelling far off, commend her so greatly?


Thou Tyre and Sidon and all the borders of the Philistines: what have ye to do with me? Will ye defy me? Well, if ye will needs defy me, I shall recompense you, even upon your head, and that right shortly: for ye have taken away my silver and gold, my fair and goodly jewels, and brought them into your gods' houses. The children also of Judah and Jerusalem have ye sold unto the Greeks, that ye might bring them the far from the borders of their own countries. read more.
Behold, therefore, I will raise them out of the place, where ye have sold them, and will reward you even upon your head. Your sons and your daughters will I sell through the hands of the children of Judah, and so they shall give them forth to sell, unto them of Sheba, a people of a far country: for the LORD himself hath said it.


Herod was displeased with them of Tyre and Sidon. And they came all at once, and made intercession unto Blastus the king's chamberlain, and desired peace, because their country was nourished by the king's land.


Herod was displeased with them of Tyre and Sidon. And they came all at once, and made intercession unto Blastus the king's chamberlain, and desired peace, because their country was nourished by the king's land.


And then the coast turneth to Ramah and to the strong city of Azor and turneth to Hosah and endeth at the sea, by the possession of Achzib;


Then appeared unto us Cyprus, and we left it on the left hand, and sailed unto Syria, and came unto Tyre. For there the ship unladed her burden. And when we had found brethren, we tarried there seven days. And they told Paul through the spirit, that he should not go up to Jerusalem. And when the days were ended we departed, and went our ways, and they all brought us on our way, with their wives and children, till we were come out of the city. And we kneeled down in the shore and prayed. read more.
And when we had taken our leave one of another, we took ship, and they returned home again. When we had full ended the course from Tyre, we arrived at Ptolemais, and saluted the brethren, and abode with them one day.


Nevertheless, they gave money unto the masons and the carpenters, and meat and drink and oil unto them of Sidon and of Tyre, to bring Cedar timber from Lebanon by sea unto Joppa, according to the commandment of Cyrus the king of Persia.


And Jesus went thence, and departed into the coasts of Tyre and Sidon.


Is not that the glorious city, which hath been of long antiquity? Whose natives dwelling far off, commend her so greatly?


Who hath devised such things upon Tyre the crown of all cities, whose merchants and Captains were the highest and principal of the world?


And Solomon sent to Hiram king of Tyre, saying, "As thou didst deal with David my father and didst send him cedar wood, to build him a house to dwell in, even so deal with me now:


Ephraim, as me think, is planted in wealthiness, like as Tyre, but now must she bring her own children forth to the manslayer.


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