j“Because your heart is proud,
and kyou have said, ‘I am a god,
yet lyou are but a man, and no god,
mthough you make your heart like the heart of a god—
qyou have made wealth for yourself,
and jyour heart has become proud in your wealth—
rBecause you make your heart
7 therefore, behold, I will bring sforeigners upon you,
and they shall draw their swords against tthe beauty of your wisdom
and defile tyour splendor.
8 uThey shall thrust you down into the pit,
vand you shall die the death of the slain
9 wWill you still say, ‘I am a god,’
though lyou are but a man, and no god,
10 xYou shall die the death of the uncircumcised
yfor I have spoken, declares the Lord God.”
“You were the signet of perfection,1
13 You were in eEden, the garden of God;
fevery precious stone was your covering,
gsardius, topaz, and diamond,
and your engravings.3
iOn the day that you were created
14 You were an anointed jguardian cherub.
lfrom the day you were created,
16 In the abundance of myour trade
so I cast you as a profane thing from kthe mountain of God,
so pI brought fire out from your midst;
qin the sight of all who saw you.
ryou have come to a dreadful end
“Behold, vI am against you, O Sidon,
and wI will manifest my glory in your midst.
And xthey shall know that I am the Lord
ywhen I execute judgments in her
and zmanifest my holiness in her;
23 for I will send apestilence into her,
24 “And for the house of Israel bthere shall be no more a brier to prick or ca thorn to hurt them among all their neighbors dwho have treated them with contempt. Then they will know that I am the Lord God.
25 “Thus says the Lord God: eWhen I gather the house of Israel from the peoples among whom they are scattered, and zmanifest my holiness in them in the sight of the nations, fthen they shall dwell in their own land that I gave to my servant Jacob. 26 gAnd they shall dwell securely in it, and they shall build houses and plant vineyards. They shall dwell securely, hwhen I execute judgments upon all their neighbors dwho have treated them with contempt. xThen they will know that I am the Lord their God.”