Thou hast been in Eden
the garden of God; every
precious stone [was
] thy 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 thy tabrets and of thy pipes was prepared in thee in the day that thou wast
is brought down to the grave, [and
] the noise of thy viols: the worm
is spread under thee, and the worms cover thee.
Thou that art
full of stirs, a tumultuous city, a joyous city: thy slain
] not slain with the sword, nor dead in battle.
] this your
] of ancient days? her own
feet shall carry her afar off
Take an harp, go about the city, thou harlot that hast been forgotten; make sweet melody, sing many songs, that thou mayest be remembered.
The mirth of tabrets ceaseth, the noise of them that rejoice endeth, the joy of the harp ceaseth. ... They shall not drink wine with a song; strong drink shall be bitter to them that drink it.
Then will I cause to cease
from the cities of Judah, and from the streets of Jerusalem, the voice of mirth, and the voice of gladness, the voice of the bridegroom, and the voice of the bride: for
the land shall be desolate.
For thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel; Behold, I will
cause to cease out of this place in your eyes, and in your days, the voice of mirth, and the voice of gladness, the voice of the bridegroom, and the voice of the bride.
Moreover I will take from
them the voice of mirth
, and the voice of gladness, the voice of the bridegroom, and the voice of the bride, the sound
of the millstones, and the light of the candle.
I will also cause
all her mirth to cease, her feast
days, her new moons, and her sabbaths, and all her solemn feasts.
of ivory, and stretch themselves upon their couches
, and eat the lambs out of the flock, and the calves out of the midst of the stall; ... Therefore now shall they
go captive with the first that go captive, and the
banquet of them that stretched themselves shall be removed.
to now, [ye]
rich men, weep
and howl for your miseries that shall come upon [you
]. ... Ye have lived
in pleasure on the earth, and been
wanton; ye have nourished your hearts, as in
a day of slaughter.
And the voice
of harpers, and musicians, and of pipers, and trumpeters, shall be heard no more at all in thee; and no craftsman, of whatsoever craft [he be
], shall be found any more in thee; and the sound of a millstone shall be heard no more at all in thee; ... And the light
of a candle shall shine no more at all in thee; and the voice
of the bridegroom and of the bride shall be heard no more at all in thee: for thy merchants
were the great men of the earth; for by thy sorceries were all nations deceived.