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Ezekiel 28:12–15

12 Son of man, utake up a lamentation upon athe king of Tyrus, and say unto him, Thus saith the Lord God; Thou sealest up vthe sum, hfull of wisdom, and wperfect in beauty. 13 Thou hast been in xEden the garden of God; every precious stone was thy covering, ythe ||sardius, yztopaz, and athe diamond, bthe ||beryl, cthe onyx, and dthe jasper, ethe sapphire, fthe ||emerald, and gthe carbuncle, and cgold: hthe workmanship of thy itabrets and of thy pipes was prepared in thee in kthe day that thou wast created. 14 Thou art the anointed lcherub that covereth; and I have set thee so: thou wast upon mthe holy mountain of God; thou hast walked up and down in the midst of nthe stones of fire. 15 Thou wast perfect in thy ways from kthe day that thou wast created, till iniquity was found in thee.

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Ezekiel 28:12–15 — The New International Version (NIV)

12 “Son of man, take up a lament concerning the king of Tyre and say to him: ‘This is what the Sovereign Lord says:

“ ‘You were the seal of perfection,

full of wisdom and perfect in beauty.

13 You were in Eden,

the garden of God;

every precious stone adorned you:

carnelian, chrysolite and emerald,

topaz, onyx and jasper,

lapis lazuli, turquoise and beryl.

Your settings and mountings were made of gold;

on the day you were created they were prepared.

14 You were anointed as a guardian cherub,

for so I ordained you.

You were on the holy mount of God;

you walked among the fiery stones.

15 You were blameless in your ways

from the day you were created

till wickedness was found in you.

Ezekiel 28:12–15 — English Standard Version (ESV)

12 “Son of man, raise a lamentation over the king of Tyre, and say to him, Thus says the Lord God:

“You were the signet of perfection,

full of wisdom and perfect in beauty.

13 You were in Eden, the garden of God;

every precious stone was your covering,

sardius, topaz, and diamond,

beryl, onyx, and jasper,

sapphire, emerald, and carbuncle;

and crafted in gold were your settings

and your engravings.

On the day that you were created

they were prepared.

14 You were an anointed guardian cherub.

I placed you; you were on the holy mountain of God;

in the midst of the stones of fire you walked.

15 You were blameless in your ways

from the day you were created,

till unrighteousness was found in you.

Ezekiel 28:12–15 — New Living Translation (NLT)

12 “Son of man, sing this funeral song for the king of Tyre. Give him this message from the Sovereign Lord:

“You were the model of perfection,

full of wisdom and exquisite in beauty.

13 You were in Eden,

the garden of God.

Your clothing was adorned with every precious stone—

red carnelian, pale-green peridot, white moonstone,

blue-green beryl, onyx, green jasper,

blue lapis lazuli, turquoise, and emerald—

all beautifully crafted for you

and set in the finest gold.

They were given to you

on the day you were created.

14 I ordained and anointed you

as the mighty angelic guardian.

You had access to the holy mountain of God

and walked among the stones of fire.

15 “You were blameless in all you did

from the day you were created

until the day evil was found in you.

Ezekiel 28:12–15 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

12 “Son of man, take up a lamentation for the king of Tyre, and say to him, ‘Thus says the Lord God:

“You were the seal of perfection,

Full of wisdom and perfect in beauty.

13 You were in Eden, the garden of God;

Every precious stone was your covering:

The sardius, topaz, and diamond,

Beryl, onyx, and jasper,

Sapphire, turquoise, and emerald with gold.

The workmanship of your timbrels and pipes

Was prepared for you on the day you were created.

14 “You were the anointed cherub who covers;

I established you;

You were on the holy mountain of God;

You walked back and forth in the midst of fiery stones.

15 You were perfect in your ways from the day you were created,

Till iniquity was found in you.

Ezekiel 28:12–15 — New Century Version (NCV)

12 “Human, sing a funeral song for the king of Tyre. Say to him: ‘This is what the Lord God says:

You were an example of what was perfect,

full of wisdom and perfect in beauty.

13 You had a wonderful life,

as if you were in Eden, the garden of God.

Every valuable gem was on you:

ruby, topaz, and emerald,

yellow quartz, onyx, and jasper,

sapphire, turquoise, and chrysolite.

Your jewelry was made of gold.

It was prepared on the day you were created.

14 I appointed a living creature to guard you.

I put you on the holy mountain of God.

You walked among the gems that shined like fire.

15 Your life was right and good

from the day you were created,

until evil was found in you.

Ezekiel 28:12–15 — American Standard Version (ASV)

12 Son of man, take up a lamentation over the king of Tyre, and say unto him, Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Thou sealest up the sum, full of wisdom, and perfect in beauty. 13 Thou wast in Eden, the garden of God; every precious stone was thy covering, the sardius, the topaz, and the diamond, the beryl, the onyx, and the jasper, the sapphire, the emerald, and the carbuncle, and gold: the workmanship of thy tabrets and of thy pipes was in thee; in the day that thou wast created they were prepared. 14 Thou wast the anointed cherub that covereth: and I set thee, so that thou wast upon the holy mountain of God; thou hast walked up and down in the midst of the stones of fire. 15 Thou wast perfect in thy ways from the day that thou wast created, till unrighteousness was found in thee.

Ezekiel 28:12–15 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

12 Son of man, take up a lamentation upon the king of Tyre, and say unto him, Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Thou, who sealest up the measure of perfection, full of wisdom and perfect in beauty, 13 thou wast in Eden, the garden of God. Every precious stone was thy covering: the sardius, the topaz, and the diamond, the chrysolite, the onyx, and the jasper, the sapphire, the carbuncle, and the emerald, and gold. The workmanship of thy tambours and of thy pipes was in thee: in the day that thou wast created were they prepared. 14 Thou wast the anointed covering cherub, and I had set thee so: thou wast upon the holy mountain of God; thou didst walk up and down in the midst of stones of fire. 15 Thou wast perfect in thy ways, from the day that thou wast created, till unrighteousness was found in thee.

Ezekiel 28:12–15 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

12 “Son of man, sing a funeral song for the ruler of Tyre. Tell him, ‘This is what the Almighty Lord says: 

You were the perfect example, 

full of wisdom and perfect in beauty. 

13 You were in Eden, God’s garden. 

You were covered with every kind of precious stone: 

red quartz, topaz, crystal, 

beryl, onyx, gray quartz, sapphire, 

turquoise, and emerald. 

Your settings and your sockets 

were made of gold when you were created. 

14 I appointed an angelto guard you. 

You were on God’s holy mountain. 

You walked among fiery stones. 

15 Your behavior was perfect from the time you were created, 

until evil was found in you. 

Ezekiel 28:12–15 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

12 “Son of man, lament for the king of Tyre and say to him: This is what the Lord God says:

You were the seal of perfection,

full of wisdom and perfect in beauty.

13 You were in Eden, the garden of God.

Every kind of precious stone covered you:

carnelian, topaz, and diamond,

beryl, onyx, and jasper,

sapphire, turquoise and emerald.

Your mountings and settings were crafted in gold;

they were prepared on the day you were created.

14 You were an anointed guardian cherub,

for I had appointed you.

You were on the holy mountain of God;

you walked among the fiery stones.

15 From the day you were created

you were blameless in your ways

until wickedness was found in you.

Ezekiel 28:12–15 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

12 Mortal, raise a lamentation over the king of Tyre, and say to him, Thus says the Lord God:

You were the signet of perfection,

full of wisdom and perfect in beauty.

13 You were in Eden, the garden of God;

every precious stone was your covering,

carnelian, chrysolite, and moonstone,

beryl, onyx, and jasper,

sapphire, turquoise, and emerald;

and worked in gold were your settings

and your engravings.

On the day that you were created

they were prepared.

14 With an anointed cherub as guardian I placed you;

you were on the holy mountain of God;

you walked among the stones of fire.

15 You were blameless in your ways

from the day that you were created,

until iniquity was found in you.

Ezekiel 28:12–15 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

12 “Son of man, raise a lament over the king of Tyre, and you must say to him, ‘thus says the Lord Yahweh:

“You were a perfect model of an example,

full of wisdom and perfect of beauty.

13 You were in Eden, the garden of God,

and every precious stone was your adornment:

carnelian, topaz and moonstone,

turquoise, onyx and jasper,

sapphire, malachite and emerald.

And gold was the craftsmanship of your settings

and your mountings in you;

on the day when you were created they were prepared.

14 You were an anointed guardian cherub,

and I placed you on God’s holy mountain;

you walked in the midst of stones of fire.

15 You were blameless in your ways

from the day when you were created,

until wickedness was found in you.

Ezekiel 28:12–15 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

12 “Son of man, sing a song of sadness about the king of Tyre. Tell him, ‘The Lord and King says,

“ ‘ “You were the model of perfection.

You were full of wisdom.

You were perfect and beautiful.

13 You were in Eden.

It was my garden.

All kinds of jewels decorated you.

Here is a list of them.

ruby, topaz and emerald

chrysolite, onyx and jasper

sapphire, turquoise and beryl

Your settings and mountings were made out of gold.

On the day you were created,

they were prepared.

14 I appointed you to be like a guardian cherub.

I anointed you for that purpose.

You were on my holy mountain.

You walked among the gleaming jewels.

15 Your conduct was without blame

from the day you were created.

But soon you began to sin.

Ezekiel 28:12–15 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

12 Son of man, take up a lamentation over the king of Tyre and say to him, ‘Thus says the Lord God,

“You had the seal of perfection,

Full of wisdom and perfect in beauty.

13 “You were in Eden, the garden of God;

Every precious stone was your covering:

The ruby, the topaz and the diamond;

The beryl, the onyx and the jasper;

The lapis lazuli, the turquoise and the emerald;

And the gold, the workmanship of your settings and sockets,

Was in you.

On the day that you were created

They were prepared.

14 “You were the anointed cherub who covers,

And I placed you there.

You were on the holy mountain of God;

You walked in the midst of the stones of fire.

15 “You were blameless in your ways

From the day you were created

Until unrighteousness was found in you.


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