prophecy against the king of Tyre
You thought that you were very great.
You said to yourself, ‘I am a god.
I am sitting on a
But you are a man and not a god.
You think that you are as
You do not know all secrets.
You have stored much gold and
You think that you are great. You think that because you are so rich.
So this is what the Lord God, says:
They will be less kind than people from any
It will no longer be beautiful.
Then you will no longer say that you are a god.
That is what I say,” says the Lord God.’
‘I did not see anything bad in you.
You were completely beautiful. You were
I had covered your body with beautiful stones of every kind.
They were of different colours, red, blue, green, yellow and other colours too.
Gold held the stones together.
I made them for you on the day that I made you.
I gave you that work to do for me.
You lived on my
You walked among the burning fires.
You were completely
But later, I saw that you had become bad.
That was your
So I sent you out of my mountain to make you ashamed.
You no longer walked among the fires.
You liked to think that you were very beautiful.
You used your
Because of this, I threw you down to the earth.
Their kings saw how you had fallen.
That is how your
So I made a fire come out of you to burn you up.
Everyone saw you become ashes on the ground.
They saw that your life had such a bad end. So they were not happy.
You will not be alive again.’ ” ’