They have treated father and mother with contempt 1 within you; they have oppressed the foreigner among you; they have wronged the orphan and the widow 2 within you.
“‘See, I strike my hands together 1 at the dishonest profit you have made, and at the bloodshed 2 they have done among you.
Now you are wrecked by the seas, in the depths of the waters; your merchandise and all your company have sunk 1 along with you. 2
“Sing out and be happy, Zion my daughter! 1 For look, I have come; I will settle in your midst,” says the Lord.
“Therefore this is what the sovereign Lord says: I – even I – am against you, 1 and I will execute judgment 2 among you while the nations watch. 3
Therefore fathers will eat their sons within you, Jerusalem, 1 and sons will eat their fathers. I will execute judgments on you, and I will scatter any survivors 2 to the winds. 3
A third of your people will die of plague or be overcome by the famine within you. 1 A third of your people will fall by the sword surrounding you, 2 and a third I will scatter to the winds. I will unleash a sword behind them.
My eye will not pity you; I will not spare 1 you. 2 For I will hold you responsible for your behavior, 3 and you will suffer the consequences of your abominable practices. 4 Then you will know that I am the Lord!
My eye will not pity you; I will not spare 1 you. For your behavior I will hold you accountable, 2 and you will suffer the consequences of your abominable practices. Then you will know that it is I, the Lord, who is striking you. 3
Slanderous men shed blood within you. 1 Those who live within you eat pagan sacrifices on the mountains; 2 they commit obscene acts among you. 3
“This is what the sovereign Lord says to Tyre: Oh, how the coastlands will shake at the sound of your fall, when the wounded groan, at the massive slaughter in your midst!
Your wealth, products, and merchandise, your sailors and captains, your ship’s carpenters, 1 your merchants, and all your fighting men within you, along with all your crew who are in you, will fall into the heart of the seas on the day of your downfall.
Say, ‘This is what the sovereign Lord says: “‘Look, I am against you, 1 Sidon, and I will magnify myself in your midst. Then they will know that I am the Lord when I execute judgments on her and reveal my sovereign power 2 in her.
“Many nations will join themselves to the Lord on the day of salvation, 1 and they will also be my 2 people. Indeed, I will settle in the midst of you all.” Then you will know that the Lord who rules over all has sent me to you.