A description of the glory and riches of Tyre: and of her irrecoverable fall.
1 And the word of the Lord came to me, saying:
Et factum est verbum Domini ad me, dicens :
2 Thou therefore, O son of man, take up a lamentation for Tyre:
Tu ergo, fili hominis, assume super Tyrum lamentum :
3 And say to Tyre that dwelleth at the entry of the sea, being the mart of the people for many islands: Thus saith the Lord God: O Tyre, thou hast said: I am of perfect beauty,
et dices Tyro, quae habitat in introitu maris, negotiationi populorum ad insulas multas : Haec dicit Dominus Deus : O Tyre, tu dixisti : Perfecti decoris ego sum,
4 And situate in the heart of the sea. Thy neighbours, that built thee, have perfected thy beauty:
et in corde maris sita. Finitimi tui qui te aedificaverunt, impleverunt decorem tuum :
5 With fir trees of Sanir they have built thee with all sea planks: they have taken cedars from Libanus to make thee masts.
abietibus de Sanir exstruxerunt te cum omnibus tabulatis maris : cedrum de Libano tulerunt ut facerent tibi malum.
6 They have cut thy oars out of the oaks of Basan: and they have made thee benches of Indian ivory and cabins with things brought from the islands of Italy.
Quercus de Basan dolaverunt in remos tuos : et transtra tua fecerunt tibi ex ebore indico, et praetoriola de insulis Italiae.
7 Fine broidered linen from Egypt was woven for thy sail, to be spread on thy mast: blue and purple from the islands of Elisa, were made thy covering.
Byssus varia de Aegypto texta est tibi in velum ut poneretur in malo : hyacinthus et purpura de insulis Elisa facta sunt operimentum tuum.
8 The inhabitants of Sidon, and the Arabians were thy rowers: thy wise men, O Tyre, were thy pilots.
Habitatores Sidonis et Aradii fuerunt remiges tui : sapientes tui, Tyre, facti sunt gubernatores tui.
9 The ancients of Gebal, and the wise men thereof furnished mariners for the service of thy various furniture: all the ships of the sea, and their mariners were thy factors.
Senes Giblii et prudentes ejus habuerunt nautas ad ministerium variae supellectilis tuae : omnes naves maris, et nautae earum, fuerunt in populo negotiationis tuae.
10 The Persians, and Lydians, and the Libyans were thy soldiers in thy army: they hung up the buckler and the helmet in thee for thy ornament.
Persae, et Lydii, et Libyes erant in exercitu tuo viri bellatores tui : clypeum et galeam suspenderunt in te pro ornatu tuo.
11 The men of Arad were with thy army upon thy walls round about: the Pygmeans also that were in thy towers, hung up their quivers on thy walls round about: they perfected thy beauty.
Filii Aradii cum exercitu tuo erant super muros tuos in circuitu : sed et Pigmaei, qui erant in turribus tuis, pharetras suas suspenderunt in muris tuis per gyrum : ipsi compleverunt pulchritudinem tuam.
12 The Carthaginians thy merchants supplied thy fairs with a multitude of all kinds of riches, with silver, iron, tin, and lead.
Carthaginenses negotiatores tui, a multitudine cunctarum divitiarum, argento, ferro, stanno, plumboque, repleverunt nundinas tuas.
13 Greece, Thubal, and Mosoch, they were thy merchants: they brought to thy people slaves and vessels of brass.
Graecia, Thubal, et Mosoch, ipsi institores tui : mancipia, et vasa aerea advexerunt populo tuo.
14 From the house of Thogorma they brought horses, and horsemen, and mules to thy market.
De domo Thogorma, equos, et equites, et mulos adduxerunt ad forum tuum.
15 The men of Dedan were thy merchants: many islands were the traffic of thy hand, they exchanged for thy price teeth of ivory and ebony.
Filii Dedan negotiatores tui : insulae multae, negotiatio manus tuae : dentes eburneos et hebeninos commutaverunt in pretio tuo.
16 The Syrian was thy merchant: by reason of the multitude of thy works, they set forth precious stones, and purple, and broidered works, and fine linen, and silk, and chodchod in thy market.
Syrus negotiator tuus propter multitudinem operum tuorum : gemmam, et purpuram, et scutulata, et byssum, et sericum, et chodchod proposuerunt in mercatu tuo.
17 Juda and the land of Israel, they were thy merchants with the best corn: they set forth balm, and honey, and oil, and rosin in thy fairs.
Juda et terra Israel, ipsi institores tui in frumento primo : balsamum, et mel, et oleum, et resinam proposuerunt in nundinis tuis.
18 The men of Damascus were thy merchants in the multitude of thy works, in the multitude of divers riches, in rich wine, in wool of the best colour.
Damascenus negotiator tuus in multitudine operum tuorum, in multitudine diversarum opum, in vino pingui, in lanis coloris optimi.
19 Dan, and Greece, and Mosel have set forth in thy marts wrought iron: stacte, and calamus were in thy market.
Dan, et Graecia, et Mosel, in nundinis tuis proposuerunt ferrum fabrefactum : stacte et calamus in negotiatione tua.
20 The men of Dedan were thy merchants in tapestry for seats.
Dedan institores tui in tapetibus ad sedendum.
21 Arabia, and all the princes of Cedar, they were the merchants of thy hand: thy merchants came to thee with lambs, and rams, and kids.
Arabia et universi principes Cedar, ipsi negotiatores manus tuae : cum agnis, et arietibus, et haedis, venerunt ad te negotiatores tui.
22 The sellers of Saba, and Reema, they were thy merchants: with all the best spices, and precious stones, and gold, which they set forth in thy market.
Venditores Saba et Reema, ipsi negotiatores tui : cum universis primis aromatibus, et lapide pretioso, et auro, quod proposuerunt in mercatu tuo.
23 Haran, and Chene, and Eden were thy merchants; Saba, Assur, and Chelmad sold to thee.
Haran, et Chene, et Eden, negotiatores tui; Saba, Assur, et Chelmad venditores tui.
24 They were thy merchants in divers manners, with bales of blue cloth, and of embroidered work, and of precious riches, which were wrapped up and bound with cords: they had cedars also in thy merchandise.
Ipsi negotiatores tui multifariam involucris hyacinthi, et polymitorum, gazarumque pretiosarum, quae obvolutae et astrictae erant funibus : cedros quoque habebant in negotiationibus tuis.
25 The ships of the sea, were thy chief in thy merchandise: and thou wast replenished, and glorified exceedingly in the heart of the sea.
Naves maris, principes tui in negotiatione tua : et repleta es, et glorificata nimis in corde maris.
26 Thy rowers have brought thee into great waters: the south wind hath broken thee in the heart of the sea.
In aquis multis adduxerunt te remiges tui : ventus auster contrivit te in corde maris.
27 Thy riches, and thy treasures, and thy manifold furniture, thy mariners, and thy pilots, who kept thy goods, and were chief over thy people: thy men of war also, that were in thee, with all thy multitude that is in the midst of thee: shall fall in the heart of the sea in the day of thy ruin.
Divitiae tuae, et thesauri tui, et multiplex instrumentum tuum, nautae tui et gubernatores tui, qui tenebant supellectilem tuam, et populo tuo praeerant : viri quoque bellatores tui, qui erant in te, cum universa multitudine tua, quae est in medio tui, cadent in corde maris in die ruinae tuae.
28 Thy fleets shall be troubled at the sound of the cry of thy pilots.
A sonitu clamoris gubernatorum tuorum conturbabuntur classes.
29 And all that handled the oar shall come down from their ships: the mariners, and all the pilots of the sea shall stand upon the land:
Et descendent de navibus suis omnes qui tenebant remum : nautae et universi gubernatores maris in terra stabunt.
30 And they shall mourn over thee with a loud voice, and shall cry bitterly: and they shall cast up dust upon their heads, and shall be sprinkled with ashes.
Et ejulabunt super te voce magna : et clamabunt amare, et superjacient pulverem capitibus suis, et cinere conspergentur.
31 And they shall shave themselves bald for thee, and shall be girded with haircloth: and they shall weep for thee with bitterness of soul, with most bitter weeping.
Et radent super te calvitium, et accingentur ciliciis : et plorabunt te in amaritudine animae, ploratu amarissimo.
32 And they shall take up a mournful song for thee, and shall lament thee: What city is like Tyre, which is become silent in the midst of the sea?
Et assument super te carmen lugubre, et plangent te : Quae est ut Tyrus, quae obmutuit in medio maris?
33 Which by thy merchandise that went from thee by sea didst fill many people: which by the multitude of thy riches, and of thy people didst enrich the kings of the earth.
Quae in exitu negotiatonum tuarum de mari implesti populos multos : in multitudine divitiarum tuarum, et populorum tuorum, ditasti reges terrae.
34 Now thou art destroyed by the sea, thy riches are in the bottom of the waters, and all the multitude that was in the midst of thee is fallen.
Nunc contrita es a mari : in profundis aquarum opes tuae, et omnis multitudo tua, quae erat in medio tui, ceciderunt.
35 All the inhabitants of the islands are astonished at thee: and all their kings being struck with the storm have changed their countenance.
Universi habitatores insularum obstupuerunt super te : et reges earum omnes tempestate perculsi mutaverunt vultus.
36 The merchants of people have hissed at thee: thou art brought to nothing, and thou shalt never be any more.
Negotiatores populorum sibilaverunt super te : ad nihilum deducta es, et non eris usque in perpetuum.