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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 -

Canaan [fn]was the father of Sidon H6721, his firstborn, and Heth

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:19 - The border of the Canaanite [fn]extended from Sidon H6721 as you go toward Gerar, as far as Gaza; as you go toward Sodom and Gomorrah and Admah and Zeboiim, as far as Lasha.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:13 -

“Zebulun will dwell at the seashore;

And he shall be a shore for ships,

And his flank shall be toward Sidon H6721.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 11:8 - And Yahweh gave them into the hand of Israel, so that they struck them down, and they pursued them as far as Great Sidon H6721 and Misrephoth-maim and the valley of Mizpeh to the east; and they struck them until [fn]there was no survivor remaining for them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 19:28 - and Ebron and Rehob and Hammon and Kanah, as far as Great Sidon H6721.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 1:31 -

Asher did not dispossess the inhabitants of Acco or the inhabitants of Sidon H6721, or of Ahlab or of Achzib or of Helbah or of Aphik or of Rehob.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 10:6 -

Then the sons of Israel again did what was evil in the eyes of Yahweh and served the Baals and the Ashtaroth, the gods of Aram, the gods of Sidon H6721, the gods of Moab, the gods of the sons of Ammon, and the gods of the Philistines; thus they forsook Yahweh and did not serve Him.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 18:28 - And there was no one to deliver them because it was far from Sidon H6721 and they had no dealings with anyone, and it was in the valley which is near Beth-rehob. And they rebuilt the city and lived in it.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 24:6 - Then they came to Gilead and to [fn]the land of Tahtim-hodshi, and they came to Dan-jaan and around to Sidon H6721,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:9 - “Arise, go to Zarephath, which belongs to Sidon H6721, and remain there; behold, I have commanded a widow there to sustain you.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:13 -

Canaan was the father of Sidon H6721, his firstborn, Heth,

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 23:2 -

Be silent, you inhabitants of the coastland,

You merchants of Sidon H6721;

[fn]Your messengers crossed the sea

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 23:4 -

Be ashamed, O Sidon H6721;

For the sea speaks, the strong defense of the sea, saying,

“I have neither travailed nor given birth;

I have neither brought up choice men nor reared virgins.”

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 23:12 -

So He said, “You shall exult no more, O crushed virgin daughter of Sidon H6721.

Arise, pass over to [fn]Cyprus; even there you will find no rest.”

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 25:22 - and all the kings of Tyre, all the kings of Sidon H6721, and the kings of the coastlands which are beyond the sea,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 27:3 - and you shall send [fn]word to the king of Edom, to the king of Moab, to the king of the sons of Ammon, to the king of Tyre, and to the king of Sidon H6721 by the hand of messengers who come to Jerusalem to Zedekiah king of Judah.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 47:4 -

On account of the day that is coming

To destroy all the Philistines,

To cut off from Tyre and Sidon H6721

Every ally that is left;

For Yahweh is going to destroy the Philistines,

The remnant of the coastland of Caphtor.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:8 -

“The inhabitants of Sidon H6721 and Arvad were your rowers;

Your wise men, O Tyre, were [fn]aboard; they were your pilots.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 28:21 - “Son of man, set your face toward Sidon H6721, prophesy against her
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 28:22 - and say, ‘Thus says Lord Yahweh,

“Behold, I am against you, O Sidon H6721,

And I will [fn]be glorified in your midst.

Then they will know that I am Yahweh when I execute judgments in her,

And I will manifest My holiness in her.

Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 3:4 -

“Moreover, what are you to Me, O Tyre, Sidon H6721, and all the regions of Philistia? Are you rendering Me a recompense? But if you do recompense Me, swiftly and speedily I will return your recompense on your head.

Unchecked Copy BoxZec 9:2 -

And Hamath also, which borders on it;

And Tyre and Sidon H6721, [fn]because [fn]they are very wise.

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