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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 was the father of Sidon his firstborn, Heth,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:19 - and the borders of Canaan extended from Sidon all the way to Gerar as far as Gaza, and all the way to Sodom, Gomorrah, Admah, and Zeboiim, as far as Lasha.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:13 - Zebulun will live by the haven of the sea and become a haven for ships; his border will extend to Sidon.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 11:8 - The LORD handed them over to Israel and they struck them down and chased them all the way to Greater Sidon, Misrephoth Maim, and the Mizpah Valley to the east. They struck them down until no survivors remained.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 19:28 - and on to Ebron, Rehob, Hammon, and Kanah, as far as Greater Sidon.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 1:31 - The men of Asher did not conquer the people living in Acco or Sidon, nor did they conquer Ahlab, Aczib, Helbah, Aphek, or Rehob.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 10:6 - The Israelites again did evil in the LORD's sight. They worshiped the Baals and the Ashtars, as well as the gods of Syria, Sidon, Moab, the Ammonites, and the Philistines. They abandoned the LORD and did not worship him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 18:28 - No one came to the rescue because the city was far from Sidon and they had no dealings with anyone. The city was in a valley near Beth Rehob. The Danites rebuilt the city and occupied it.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 24:6 - Then they went on to Gilead and to the region of Tahtim Hodshi, coming to Dan Jaan and on around to Sidon.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:9 - "Get up, go to Zarephath in Sidonian territory, and live there. I have already told a widow who lives there to provide for you."
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:13 - Canaan was the father of Sidon - his firstborn - and Heth,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 23:2 - Lament, you residents of the coast, you merchants of Sidon who travel over the sea, whose agents sail over
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 23:4 - Be ashamed, O Sidon, for the sea says this, O fortress of the sea: "I have not gone into labor or given birth; I have not raised young men or brought up young women."
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 23:12 - He said, "You will no longer celebrate, oppressed virgin daughter Sidon! Get up, travel to Cyprus, but you will find no relief there."
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 25:22 - all the kings of Tyre, all the kings of Sidon; all the kings of the coastlands along the sea;
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 27:3 - Use it to send messages to the kings of Edom, Moab, Ammon, Tyre, and Sidon. Send them through the envoys who have come to Jerusalem to King Zedekiah of Judah.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 47:4 - For the time has come to destroy all the Philistines. The time has come to destroy all the help that remains for Tyre and Sidon. For I, the LORD, will destroy the Philistines, that remnant that came from the island of Crete.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:8 - The leaders of Sidon and Arvad were your rowers; your skilled men, O Tyre, were your captains.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 28:21 - "Son of man, turn toward Sidon and prophesy against it.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 28:22 - Say, 'This is what the sovereign LORD says: "'Look, I am against you, Sidon, and I will magnify myself in your midst. Then they will know that I am the LORD when I execute judgments on her and reveal my sovereign power in her.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 3:4 - Why are you doing these things to me, Tyre and Sidon? Are you trying to get even with me, land of Philistia? I will very quickly repay you for what you have done!
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 9:2 - as are those of Hamath also, which adjoins Damascus, and Tyre and Sidon, though they consider themselves to be very wise.
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