You have been in Eden the garden of God; every precious stone was your covering, the sardius, topaz, and the diamond, the beryl, the onyx, and the jasper, the sapphire, the emerald, and the carbuncle, and gold: the workmanship of your timbrels and of your pipes was prepared in you in the day that you were created.
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George Leo Haydock
Paradise. Thou hadst every thing delightful at Tyre. (Calmet)
Covering. Hebrew, "bandage "diadem, (Haydock) or belt. Septuagint specify twelve stones. See Exodus xxviii. 17.
Pipes; music used at the coronation, which was celebrated as a birth-day. (Calmet)
God gives and withdraws power from all kings. As long as they act well, they are in a sort of sanctuary. (Haydock)