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have taken cedars from Lebanon to make masts for thee.
EZE 27:6 Of the oaks of Bashan have they made thine oars; the company
of the Ashurites have made thy benches of ivory, brought out of the
isles of Chittim.
EZE 27:7 Fine linen with broidered work from Egypt was that which thou
spreadest forth to be thy sail; blue and purple from the isles of
Elishah was that which covered thee.
EZE 27:8 The inhabitants of Zidon and Arvad were thy mariners: thy wise
men, O Tyrus, that were in thee, were thy pilots.
EZE 27:9 The ancients of Gebal and the wise men thereof were in thee
thy calkers: all the ships of the sea with their mariners were in thee
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