New American Standard Bible
(Sidonians call Hermon Sirion, and the Amorites call it Senir):
King James Bible
(Which Hermon the Sidonians call Sirion; and the Amorites call it Shenir;)
Darby Bible Translation
(the Sidonians call Hermon Sirion, and the Amorites call it Senir):
World English Bible
([which] Hermon the Sidonians call Sirion, and the Amorites call it Senir;)
Young's Literal Translation
(Sidonians call Hermon, Sirion; and the Amorites call it Senir,)
Deuteronomy 3:9 Parallel
CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Hermon, the southern and culminating point of the range of Lebanon, was also the religious center of primaeval Syria. Its Baal sanctuaries not only existed but gave it a name before the Exodus. Hence, the careful specification of the various names by which the mountain was known. The Sidonian name of it might easily have become known to Moses through the constant traffic which had gone on from the most ancient times between Sidon and Egypt.
Owing to the comparatively loose nature of the connection between consecutive passages in the legislative section, it is difficult to present an adequate summary of the book of Deuteronomy. In the first section, i.-iv. 40, Moses, after reviewing the recent history of the people, and showing how it reveals Jehovah's love for Israel, earnestly urges upon them the duty of keeping His laws, reminding them of His spirituality and absoluteness. Then follows the appointment, iv. 41-43--here irrelevant (cf. …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
from Aroer, which is on the edge of the valley of Arnon, even as far as Mount Sion (that is, Hermon),
from Mount Halak, that rises toward Seir, even as far as Baal-gad in the valley of Lebanon at the foot of Mount Hermon. And he captured all their kings and struck them down and put them to death.
1 Chronicles 5:23
Now the sons of the half-tribe of Manasseh lived in the land; from Bashan to Baal-hermon and Senir and Mount Hermon they were numerous.
He makes Lebanon skip like a calf, And Sirion like a young wild ox.
O my God, my soul is in despair within me; Therefore I remember You from the land of the Jordan And the peaks of Hermon, from Mount Mizar.
It is like the dew of Hermon Coming down upon the mountains of Zion; For there the LORD commanded the blessing-- life forever.
Song of Solomon 4:8
"Come with me from Lebanon, my bride, May you come with me from Lebanon. Journey down from the summit of Amana, From the summit of Senir and Hermon, From the dens of lions, From the mountains of leopards.
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