New International Version
"Son of man, set your face against Sidon; prophesy against her
King James Bible
Son of man, set thy face against Zidon, and prophesy against it,
Darby Bible Translation
Son of man, set thy face towards Zidon, and prophesy against it,
World English Bible
Son of man, set your face toward Sidon, and prophesy against it,
Young's Literal Translation
'Son of man, set thy face unto Zidon, and prophesy concerning it;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Thou shalt be a terror - Instead of being an object of adoration thou shalt be a subject of horror, and at last be destroyed with thy city, so that nothing but thy name shall remain. It was entirely burnt by Alexander the Great, as it had been before by Nebuchadnezzar.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Zidon. Tyre was a colony of the Zidonians (see on Is
;) and consequently Zidon was a more ancient, though a less considerable city than Tyre; and it is probable that it was taken by the Chaldeans soon after the destruction of the latter. It was afterwards burnt to the ground by the inhabitants, to prevent it falling in the hands of Ochus.
LibraryThe Unseen Watcher
[This chapter is based on Daniel 5.] Toward the close of Daniel's life great changes were taking place in the land to which, over threescore years before, he and his Hebrew companions had been carried captive. Nebuchadnezzar, "the terrible of the nations" (Ezekiel 28:7), had died, and Babylon, "the praise of the whole earth" (Jeremiah 51:41), had passed under the unwise rule of his successors, and gradual but sure dissolution was resulting. Through the folly and weakness of Belshazzar, the grandson …
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings
Canaan was the father of Sidon his firstborn, and of the Hittites,
and the borders of Canaan reached from Sidon toward Gerar as far as Gaza, and then toward Sodom, Gomorrah, Admah and Zeboyim, as far as Lasha.
Be silent, you people of the island and you merchants of Sidon, whom the seafarers have enriched.
Be ashamed, Sidon, and you fortress of the sea, for the sea has spoken: "I have neither been in labor nor given birth; I have neither reared sons nor brought up daughters."
"Son of man, set your face against the mountains of Israel; prophesy against them
"Son of man, set your face against Jerusalem and preach against the sanctuary. Prophesy against the land of Israel
"Son of man, set your face against the Ammonites and prophesy against them.
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