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Sidonians, The


1. Descended from Sidon, son of Canaan. Ge 10:15; 1Ch 1:13.

2. Formerly a part of the Phoenician nation. Mt 15:21,22; Mr 7:24,26.

3. Dwelt on the sea coast. Lu 6:17; Ac 27:3.

4. Cities of mentioned

a. Zidon. Jos 11:8; 19:28.

b. Zarephath or Sarepta. 1Ki 17:9; Lu 4:26.

c. Governed by kings. Jer 25:22; 27:3.

5. Character of

a. Careless and secure. Jdj 18:7.

b. Idolatrous. 1Ki 11:5.

c. Superstitious. Jer 27:3,9.

d. Wicked and impenitent. Mt 11:21,22.

6. Engaged in extensive commerce. Isa 23:2.

7. Were skilful sailors. Eze 27:8.

8. Supplied the Jews with timber. 1Ch 22:4; Ezr 3:7.

9. Supplied from Judea with provisions. Ac 12:20; Eze 27:17.

10. Territory of

a. Bordered on the land of Canaan. Ge 10:19.

b. Given by God to Israel. Ge 49:13; Jos 13:6.

c. Allotted to the tribe of Asher. Jos 19:24,28.

d. Visited by our Lord. Mt 15:21.

11. Israel unable to expel. Jdj 1:31; 3:3.

12. Hostile and oppressive to God’s people. Jdj 10:12; Eze 28:22,24; Joe 3:5,6.

13. Solomon intermarried with. 1Ki 11:1.

14. Ahab intermarried with. 1Ki 16:31.

15. Israel followed the idolatry of. Jdj 10:6; 1Ki 11:33.

16. Predictions respecting

a. Territory of, to be given to Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon. Jer 27:3,6.

b. Partaking with the other nations of God’s judgments. Jer 25:22-28; Eze 32:20.

c. All their helpers to be cut off. Jer 47:4.

d. That God should be glorified in the judgments upon them. Eze 28:21-23.

e. Their spoiling and oppression of the Jews to be fully recompensed. Joe 3:4,8.

17. Many of, attended Christ’s ministry. Mr 3:8.

18. Having revolted from Herod, were obliged to propitiate him. Ac 12:20.