Ezekiel 28:21
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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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Clarke'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.

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Ezekiel 6:2 Son of man, set your face toward the mountains of Israel, and prophesy against them,

Ezekiel 25:2 Son of man, set your face against the Ammonites, and prophesy against them;

Ezekiel 29:2 Son of man, set your face against Pharaoh king of Egypt, and prophesy against him, and against all Egypt:

Zidon. Tyre was a colony of the Zidonians (see on Is

Ezekiel 23:12 She doted on the Assyrians her neighbors, captains and rulers clothed most gorgeously, horsemen riding on horses...

;) 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.

Ezekiel 27:8 The inhabitants of Zidon and Arvad were your mariners: your wise men, O Tyrus, that were in you, were your pilots.

Ezekiel 32:30 There be the princes of the north, all of them, and all the Zidonians, which are gone down with the slain...

Genesis 10:15 And Canaan begat Sidon his first born, and Heth,


Isaiah 23:2-4,12 Be still, you inhabitants of the isle; you whom the merchants of Zidon, that pass over the sea, have replenished...

Jeremiah 25:22 And all the kings of Tyrus, and all the kings of Zidon, and the kings of the isles which are beyond the sea,

Jeremiah 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...

Jeremiah 47:4 Because of the day that comes to spoil all the Philistines, and to cut off from Tyrus and Zidon every helper that remains...

Joel 3:4-8 Yes, and what have you to do with me, O Tyre, and Zidon, and all the coasts of Palestine? will you render me a recompense...

Zechariah 9:2 And Hamath also shall border thereby; Tyrus, and Zidon, though it be very wise.

The 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

True Greatness
[This chapter is based on Daniel 4.] Exalted to the pinnacle of worldly honor, and acknowledged even by Inspiration as "a king of kings" (Ezekiel 26:7). Nebuchadnezzar nevertheless at times had ascribed to the favor of Jehovah the glory of his kingdom and the splendor of his reign. Such had been the case after his dream of the great image. His mind had been profoundly influenced by this vision and by the thought that the Babylonian Empire, universal though it was, was finally to fall, and other kingdoms
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Cross References
Genesis 10:15
Canaan was the father of Sidon his firstborn, and of the Hittites,

Genesis 10:19
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.

Isaiah 23:2
Be silent, you people of the island and you merchants of Sidon, whom the seafarers have enriched.

Isaiah 23:4
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."

Ezekiel 6:2
"Son of man, set your face against the mountains of Israel; prophesy against them

Ezekiel 21:2
"Son of man, set your face against Jerusalem and preach against the sanctuary. Prophesy against the land of Israel

Ezekiel 25:2
"Son of man, set your face against the Ammonites and prophesy against them.

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