And in their wailing they shall take up
a lamentation for thee, and lament over thee, [saying
], What [city
is] like Tyrus, like the destroyed
in the midst of the sea?
thou up a lamentation for the princes
And they shall take
up a lamentation for thee, and say to thee, How art
thou destroyed, [that wast
] inhabited of seafaring men
, the renowned city, which wast strong in the sea, she and her inhabitants, which cause their terror [to be
] on all that haunt it!
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.
Son of man, take up
a lamentation for Pharaoh king of Egypt, and say unto him, Thou art like
a young lion of the nations, and thou [art] as
in the seas: and thou camest forth with thy rivers, and troubledst the waters with thy feet, and fouledst their rivers.
Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, mine anger and my fury shall be poured out upon this place, upon man, and upon beast, and upon the trees of the field, and upon the fruit of the ground; and it shall burn, and shall
not be quenched.
For the mountains
will I take up a weeping and wailing, and for the habitations
of the wilderness a lamentation, because they are burned up
, so that none can pass through [them
]; neither can [men
] hear the voice of the cattle; both the fowl of the heavens and the beast are fled; they are gone.
Thus saith the LORD of hosts, Consider ye, and call
for the mourning women
, that they may come; and send for cunning [women
], that they may come: ... Yet hear
the word of the LORD, O ye women, and let your ear receive
the word of his mouth, and teach
your daughters wailing, and every one her neighbour lamentation.
Amos 5:1 Hear
ye this word which I take
up against you, [even
] a lamentation, O house of Israel.
Therefore the LORD, the God of hosts, the Lord
, saith thus; Wailing
] in all streets; and they shall say in all the highways, Alas! alas! and they shall call the husbandman to mourning, and such
as are skilful of lamentation to wailing.