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Lexicon :: Strong's H6721 - ṣîḏôn

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Part of Speech
proper locative noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From צוּד (H6679) in the sense of catching fish
Strong’s Definitions

צִידוֹן Tsîydôwn, tsee-done'; or צִידֹן Tsîydôn; from H6679 in the sense of catching fish; fishery; Tsidon, the name of a son of Canaan, and of a place in Palestine:—Sidon, Zidon.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 22x

The KJV translates Strong's H6721 in the following manner: Zidon (20x), Sidon (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 22x
The KJV translates Strong's H6721 in the following manner: Zidon (20x), Sidon (2x).
  1. Sidon = "hunting"

    1. ancient Phoenician city, on Mediterranean coast north of Tyre

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
צִידוֹן Tsîydôwn, tsee-done'; or צִידֹן Tsîydôn; from H6679 in the sense of catching fish; fishery; Tsidon, the name of a son of Canaan, and of a place in Palestine:—Sidon, Zidon.
STRONGS H6721: Abbreviations
צִידוֺן and (Genesis 10:15, 19; 49:3) צִידֹן proper name, of a location Sidon, Σιδων, ancient Phoenician city, on coast north of Tyre (in Assyrian Ṣidun(n)u, COTGloss; Tel Amarna Ṣiduna, Phoenician צדן, Old Aramaic צידן; in Egyptian Dï-(d)u-na, WMMAs.u.Eur.184); — 'first-born' of Canaan Genesis 10:15 = 1 Chronicles 1:13; northern limit of Canaanite Genesis 10:19, compare Genesis 49:13 defined as רַבָּה צ׳ Joshua 11:8 (so Joshua 19:28 below); also Judges 1:31; Judges 10:6 (אֱהֵֹי צ׳), Judges 18:28; 1 Kings 17:9; named with Tyre Joshua 19:28 (compare Joshua 19:29), 2 Samuel 24:6 (compare 2 Samuel 24:7), Isaiah 23:2, 4 and בְּתוּלַת בַּתצֿ׳ Isaiah 23:12 (compare Isaiah 23:5 etc.), Jeremiah 25:22; Jeremiah 27:3; Jeremiah 47:4; Ezekiel 27:8; Ezekiel 28:21, 22 (compare Ezekiel 28:2; Ezekiel 28:12), Zechariah 9:2; Joel 4:4 [Joel 3:4]. — See PietschmPhöniz. 54 ff. PrutzAus Phönicien (1876), 98 ff. RobBR ii.478 ff. de LuynesVoyage à la mer Morte i 18 ff., and Plural vi-xi. BdPal 3 (1898), 313 ff.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


10:15; 10:15; 10:19; 10:19; 49:3; 49:13


11:8; 19:28; 19:28; 19:29


1:31; 10:6; 18:28

2 Samuel

24:6; 24:7

1 Kings


1 Chronicles



23:2; 23:4; 23:5; 23:12


25:22; 27:3; 47:4


27:8; 28:2; 28:12; 28:21; 28:22





Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6721 matches the Hebrew צִידוֹן (ṣîḏôn),
which occurs 22 times in 22 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:15 - And Canaan begat Sidon H6721 his firstborn, and Heth,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:19 - And the border of the Canaanites was from Sidon, H6721 as thou comest to Gerar, unto Gaza; as thou goest, unto Sodom, and Gomorrah, and Admah, and Zeboim, even unto Lasha.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:13 - Zebulun shall dwell at the haven of the sea; and he shall be for an haven of ships; and his border shall be unto Zidon. H6721
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 11:8 - And the LORD delivered them into the hand of Israel, who smote them, and chased them unto great Zidon, H6721 and unto Misrephothmaim, and unto the valley of Mizpeh eastward; and they smote them, until they left them none remaining.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 19:28 - And Hebron, and Rehob, and Hammon, and Kanah, even unto great Zidon; H6721
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 1:31 - Neither did Asher drive out the inhabitants of Accho, nor the inhabitants of Zidon, H6721 nor of Ahlab, nor of Achzib, nor of Helbah, nor of Aphik, nor of Rehob:
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 10:6 - And the children of Israel did evil again in the sight of the LORD, and served Baalim, and Ashtaroth, and the gods of Syria, and the gods of Zidon, H6721 and the gods of Moab, and the gods of the children of Ammon, and the gods of the Philistines, and forsook the LORD, and served not him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 18:28 - And there was no deliverer, because it was far from Zidon, H6721 and they had no business with any man; and it was in the valley that lieth by Bethrehob. And they built a city, and dwelt therein.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 24:6 - Then they came to Gilead, and to the land of Tahtimhodshi; and they came to Danjaan, and about to Zidon, H6721
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:9 - Arise, get thee to Zarephath, which belongeth to Zidon, H6721 and dwell there: behold, I have commanded a widow woman there to sustain thee.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:13 - And Canaan begat Zidon H6721 his firstborn, and Heth,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 23:2 - Be still, ye inhabitants of the isle; thou whom the merchants of Zidon, H6721 that pass over the sea, have replenished.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 23:4 - Be thou ashamed, O Zidon: H6721 for the sea hath spoken, even the strength of the sea, saying, I travail not, nor bring forth children, neither do I nourish up young men, nor bring up virgins.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 23:12 - And he said, Thou shalt no more rejoice, O thou oppressed virgin, daughter of Zidon: H6721 arise, pass over to Chittim; there also shalt thou have no rest.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 25:22 - And all the kings of Tyrus, and all the kings of Zidon, H6721 and the kings of the isles which are beyond the sea,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 27:3 - And send them to the king of Edom, and to the king of Moab, and to the king of the Ammonites, and to the king of Tyrus, and to the king of Zidon, H6721 by the hand of the messengers which come to Jerusalem unto Zedekiah king of Judah;
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 47:4 - Because of the day that cometh to spoil all the Philistines, and to cut off from Tyrus and Zidon H6721 every helper that remaineth: for the LORD will spoil the Philistines, the remnant of the country of Caphtor.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:8 - The inhabitants of Zidon H6721 and Arvad were thy mariners: thy wise men, O Tyrus, that were in thee, were thy pilots.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 28:21 - Son of man, set thy face against Zidon, H6721 and prophesy against it,
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 28:22 - And say, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, I am against thee, O Zidon; H6721 and I will be glorified in the midst of thee: and they shall know that I am the LORD, when I shall have executed judgments in her, and shall be sanctified in her.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 3:4 - Yea, and what have ye to do with me, O Tyre, and Zidon, H6721 and all the coasts of Palestine? will ye render me a recompence? and if ye recompense me, swiftly and speedily will I return your recompence upon your own head;
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 9:2 - And Hamath also shall border thereby; Tyrus, and Zidon, H6721 though it be very wise.
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