The Book of Isaiah Chapter 23 – New King James Version (NKJV) – Audio Bible

Chapter 23 The burden against Tire Whale you ships of tarshish For it is laid waste so that there is no House no Harbor From the land of Cyprus it is revealed To them Be Still You inhabitants of the Coastland you merchants of sidon whom Those who cross the sea have filled And on Great Waters the grain of shihor The Harvest of the river is her Revenue And she is a Marketplace for the Nations Be ashamed o sidon for the sea has Spoken the strength of the sea saying I do not labor nor bring forth children Neither do I rear young men nor bring up Virgins When the report reaches Egypt they also Will be in agony at the report of tire Crossover to tarshish Whale your inhabitants of the Coastland Is this your joyous City whose Antiquity Is from ancient days whose feet carried Her far off to dwell Who has taken this Council against Tire The crowning City whose Merchants are Princes whose Traders are The Honorable Of the Earth The Lord of hosts has purposed it To bring to dishonor the pride of all Glory To bring into contempt all the honorable Of the Earth

Overflow through your land like the River o daughter of tarshish There is no more strength He stretched out his hand over the sea He shook the kingdoms The Lord has given a commandment against Canaan to destroy its strongholds And he said You will rejoice no more Oh you oppressed virgin daughter of Sidon Arise crossover to Cyprus there also you Will have no rest Behold the land of the Chaldeans this People which was not Assyria founded it for wild beasts of The desert They set up its Towers they raised up Its palaces and brought it to ruin Whale you ships of tarshish for your Strength is laid waste Now it shall come to pass in that day That tire will be forgotten 70 years According to the days of one king At the end of 70 years it will happen to Tire as in the song of the Harlot Take a harp go about the city you Forgotten harlot make sweet melody sing Many songs that you may be remembered And it shall be at the end of 70 years That the Lord will deal with Tire She will return to her higher And commit fornication with all the Kingdoms of the world on the face of the

Earth Her gain and her pay will be set apart For the Lord It will not be treasured nor laid up For her gain will be for those who dwell Before the Lord To eat sufficiently and for fine Clothing

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