Then God said, "Let the oceans swarm with living creatures, and let flying creatures soar above the earth throughout the sky!"
God blessed them by saying, "Be fruitful, multiply, and fill the oceans. Let the birds multiply throughout the earth!"
Praise the LORD, you from the earth, you creatures of the sea and all you depths,
Let the heavens and earth praise him, along with the sea and its swarming creatures.
Four magnificent animals were rising from the sea, each different from the other.
"You may eat anything that lives in the water that is, you may eat anything that has fins and scales either from the seas or from the rivers.
But anything that doesn't have fins or scales whether from the seas or the rivers any of the swarming creatures and living creatures in the waters are detestable for you.
They will call the nations to the mountain, and there they will offer righteous sacrifices, for they'll draw from the abundance of the sea and from the hidden treasures of the sand."
Then you will look and be radiant; your heart will swell with joy, because the abundance of the seas will be diverted to you, and the riches of the nations will come to you.
Sing to the LORD a new song, and his praise from the ends of the earth, you who sail down the sea and by everything in it, you coastlands and their inhabitants.
Those who go down to the sea in ships, who work in the great waters,
But your rowers have brought you into dangerous waters. The east wind has broken you in the heart of the ocean!
That's when all the kings of the seafaring nations will abandon their thrones, strip off their fancy clothes, and collapse trembling on the ground. They'll be so frightened as they observe what has happened to you that they'll be unable to stop trembling. They will be utterly appalled at you!
Tell Tyre, who lives at the gateway to the Mediterranean Sea, who serves as the international merchant to many coastal districts: "This is what the Lord GOD says: "Tyre, you've been claiming, "I am beauty perfected.'
"Are you any better than Thebes, which sits by the upper Nile, surrounded by water? The sea was her defense, the waters her wall of protection.