Character Study on Zidonians

Character Study on Zidonians

Judges 10: The Zidonians also, and the Amalekites, and the Maonites, did oppress you; and ye cried to me, and I delivered you out of their hand.
Judges 18: Then the five men departed, and came to Laish, and saw the people that were therein, how they dwelt careless, after the manner of the Zidonians, quiet and secure; and there was no magistrate in the land, that might put them to shame in any thing; and they were far from the Zidonians, and had no business with any man.
1 Kings 11: But king Solomon loved many strange women, together with the daughter of Pharaoh, women of the Moabites, Ammonites, Edomites, Zidonians, and Hittites;
1 Kings 11: For Solomon went after Ashtoreth the goddess of the Zidonians, and after Milcom the abomination of the Ammonites.
1 Kings 11: Because that they have forsaken me, and have worshipped Ashtoreth the goddess of the Zidonians, Chemosh the god of the Moabites, and Milcom the god of the children of Ammon, and have not walked in my ways, to do that which is right in mine eyes, and to keep my statutes and my judgments, as did David his father.
1 Kings 16: And it came to pass, as if it had been a light thing for him to walk in the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, that he took to wife Jezebel the daughter of Ethbaal king of the Zidonians, and went and served Baal, and worshipped him.
2 Kings 23: And the high places that were before Jerusalem, which were on the right hand of the mount of corruption, which Solomon the king of Israel had builded for Ashtoreth the abomination of the Zidonians, and for Chemosh the abomination of the Moabites, and for Milcom the abomination of the children of Ammon, did the king defile.
1 Chronicles 22: Also cedar trees in abundance: for the Zidonians and they of Tyre brought much cedar wood to David.
Ezekiel 32: There be the princes of the north, all of them, and all the Zidonians, which are gone down with the slain; with their terror they are ashamed of their might; and they lie uncircumcised with them that be slain by the sword, and bear their shame with them that go down to the pit.

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Holman Bible Dictionary - Zidon, Zidonians
(zi' duhn, zi' doh' nih uhnss) KJV alternate forms of Sidon and Sidonians.

Morrish Bible Dictionary - Zidonians, Sidonians
The inhabitants of Zidon and its neighbourhood. At times the term was applied to the Phoenicians generally. They were renowned for cutting timber and as being fishermen and seamen. Deuteronomy 3:9 ; Joshua 13:4,6 ; Judges 3:3 ; Judges 10:12 ; Judges 18:7 ; 1 Kings 5:6 ; 1 Kings 11:1,5,33 ; 1 Kings 16:31 ; 2 Kings 23:13 ; 1 Chronicles 22:4 ; Ezekiel 32:30 . The Zidonians were idolators: Baal and Ashtoreth were their gods. This is mentioned on the sarcophagus of Ashmanezer, apparently one of their kings.

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Sidon, Sidonians - See ZIDON and Zidonians
Zidon - The word Zidonians often includes all the Phoenicians, as well as the inhabitants of Zidon
Misrephoth-Maim - boundary of the Zidonians, who had not been driven out by Joshua ( Joshua 13:6 ). The Ladder of Tyre formed a natural limit to the territory of the Zidonians
Sido'Nians, - the Greek form of the word Zidonians, usually so exhibited in the Authorized Version of the Old Testament
Sirion - The name said to he given by the Zidonians to Mt
Sir'Ion - (breastplate ), one of the various names of Mount Hermon, that by which it was known to the Zidonians
Carefulness - ’ Again, to be careless is not blameworthy, meaning simply to be without apprehension, to feel safe, as Judges 18:7 ‘they dwelt careless, after the manner of the Zidonians, quiet and secure
Ashtaroth, Ashtoreth - Goddess of the Phoenicians and Zidonians, worshipped by Israel after the death of Joshua, and by Solomon
Zidonians, Sidonians - The Zidonians were idolators: Baal and Ashtoreth were their gods
Jezebel - daughter of Ethbaal, King of the Zidonians, and wife of Ahab, king of Israel, 1 Kings 16:31
Abomination - Thus we read, (2 Kings 23:13,) that Ashtoreth was the abomination (that is the idol) of the Zidonians; Chemosh, the abomination of the Moabites; and Milcom, the abomination of the Ammonites
Zidon - In fact, the Zidonians oppressed Israel, Judges 10:12, seeming themselves to be secure from all attacks and living "careless. The Zidonians were famous for commerce, manufactures, and arts. Zidonians assisted in the work of building the temple
Zidon - The Zidonians long oppressed Israel (Judges 10:12 ). Solomon entered into a matrimonial alliance with the Zidonians, and thus their form of idolatrous worship found a place in the land of Israel (1 Kings 11:1,33 )
Sidon - In the time of Homer, the Zidonians were eminent for their trade and commerce, their wealth and prosperity, their skill in navigation, astronomy, architecture, and for their manufactures of glass, etc. ... The Zidonians continued long under their own government and kings, though sometimes tributary to the kings of Tyre
Jehoshaphat, Valley of - Here Jehoshaphat overthrew the confederated enemies of Israel (Psalm 83:6-8 ); and in this valley also God was to overthrow the Tyrians, Zidonians, etc
Ashtoreth - This deity is spoken of as Ashtoreth of the Zidonians
zi'Don, - This view is confirmed by Zidonians being used as the generic name of Phoenicians or Canaanites. When the people called "Zidonians" are mentioned, it sometimes seems that the Phoenicians of the plain of Zidon are meant. The Zidonians, before the arrival of Ochus, had burnt their vessels to prevent any one's leaving the town; and when they saw themselves surrounded by the Persian troops, they adopted the desperate resolution of shutting themselves up with their families, and setting fire each man to his own house
Maon, Maonites - In Judges 10:12 the Maonites are mentioned together with the Zidonians and Amalekites as having oppressed Israel
Business - They were far from the Zidonians and had no business with any one
Abomination - Among the objects so described are heathen deities such as Ashtoreth (Astarte), Chemosh, Milcom, the ‘abominations’ of the Zidonians (Phœnicians), Moabites, and Ammonites respectively ( 2 Kings 23:13 ); images and other paraphernalia of the forbidden cults ( Deuteronomy 7:25 ; Deuteronomy 27:15 , and often in Ezk
Jez'Ebel - ) She was a Phoenician princess, daughter of Ethbaal king of the Zidonians
Ashtaroth - or ASTARTE, a goddess of the Zidonians
Jezebel - Daughter of Ethbaal king of the Zidonians, wife of Ahab king of Israel, and mother of Ahaziah, Joram, and Athaliah
Ahab - He married Jezebel, daughter of Ethbaal king of the Zidonians, and under her influence became an idolater, and led Israel into the worship of Baal
Zidon, Sidon - In scripture Tyre is nearly always mentioned first, though it is probable that in early days Zidon had the supremacy, which led to the district of Phoenicia being called Sidon, and the people thereof Zidonians
Ahab - " He not only maintained the worship of the calves set up by Jeroboam, but, having married Jezebel, daughter of Eth-baal, king of the Zidonians, he yielded himself to her evil influence, and introduced the worship of Baal into Samaria
Dan (2) - "Far from Zidon, in the valley that lieth by Beth Rebob," but belonging to Zidon, as their living "after the manner of the Zidonians" implies; they were too far off for Zidon to help them when attacked by the Danites (Judges 18:7; Judges 18:28)
Zidon - 460) and in the products of the loom, the value of which was enhanced by the famous dye, used first by the Zidonians, but, by a strange fortune, known to the later world as ‘Tyrian purple. Israel, who had not dispossessed the Zidonians ( Judges 1:31 ), suffered oppression at their hands ( Judges 10:12 )
Jeroboam - Can this be the same Solomon? Can this be that Solomon to whom the Lord appeared twice? For Solomon went after Ashtoreth, the goddess of the Zidonians, and after Molech, the abomination of the Ammonites
Gods, Pagan - Astarte (a Greek form of the name) appears in the Old Testament in the singular as “Ashtoreth, the goddess of the Zidonians” (1Kings 11:5,1 Kings 11:33 ; 2 Kings 23:13 ) as well as in the plural form, Ashtaroth (Judges 10:6 , 1 Samuel 7:4 ; 1 Samuel 12:10 ), representing local manifestations of the godess
Solomon - 1:386) states that Solomon took one of Hiram's daughters to wife, so "Zidonians" are mentioned among his wives (1 Kings 11:1)