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12 And he
said ['amar], Thou shalt no more [yacaph]
rejoice [`alaz], O thou oppressed [`ashaq] virgin [bathuwlah],
daughter [bath] of Zidon [Tsiydown]: arise [quwm], pass over [`abar] to Chittim [Kittiy]; there
also shalt thou have no rest [nuwach]. KJV-Interlinear
12 And he said: “You will no more exult, O oppressed virgin daughter
of Sidon; arise, cross over to Cyprus, even there you will have no rest.” ESV
When the end comes, then the rejoicing, the boasting, the knack for indifference, the procrastination, the resistance toward truth, will all cease. The old things, the old habits, the tendencies to ignore ones obligations and responsibilities in the spiritual life, as God has defined them, will cease.
God gives everyone plenty of time, and plenty of rope with which to get their life in order.
But persistent disregard of Gods mandates, disregard of the things that are expected to you, continuation in ones own ways, will get you into a huge pit, from which it will be difficult if not impossible to escape.
Virgin daughter of Sidon, is a personification of Tyre, the attitude of which she could do anything without repercussions, without error. And since Tyre represents the center of economies, of which man designed through his own wisdom, which is not wisdom, then when all things collapse, the mocking and cat calls of arrogance will cease and turn to extreme despair.
Cross over to Cyprus, represents the attempt to go elsewhere, but still continuing in ones ways.
It does not work.
You cannot succeed now in obstinence, and you cannot go somewhere else and expect to succeed in obstinence.
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Study to show thyself approved (mature) unto God, a workman that needs not to be ashamed, rightly dividing (studying/discerning), the Word of truth.