Ezekiel 28:21
New International Version
“Son of man, set your face against Sidon; prophesy against her

New Living Translation
“Son of man, turn and face the city of Sidon and prophesy against it.

English Standard Version
“Son of man, set your face toward Sidon, and prophesy against her

Berean Study Bible
“Son of man, set your face against Sidon and prophesy against her.

King James Bible
Son of man, set thy face against Zidon, and prophesy against it,

New King James Version
“Son of man, set your face toward Sidon, and prophesy against her,

New American Standard Bible
“Son of man, set your face toward Sidon, prophesy against her

NASB 1995
“Son of man, set your face toward Sidon, prophesy against her

NASB 1977
“Son of man, set your face toward Sidon, prophesy against her,

Amplified Bible
“Son of man, set your face toward Sidon, and prophesy against her

Christian Standard Bible
“Son of man, face Sidon and prophesy against it.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Son of man, turn your face toward Sidon and prophesy against it.

American Standard Version
Son of man, set thy face toward Sidon, and prophesy against it,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“Son of man, set your face toward Tsidon and prophesy over it

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Son of man, set thy face against Sidon, and prophesy against it,

Contemporary English Version
Ezekiel, son of man, condemn the city of Sidon

Douay-Rheims Bible
Son of man, set thy face against Sidon: and thou shalt prophesy of it,

English Revised Version
Son of man, set thy face toward Zidon, and prophesy against it,

Good News Translation
"Mortal man, denounce the city of Sidon.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"Son of man, turn to Sidon and prophesy against it.

International Standard Version
"Son of Man, turn your attention to Sidon and prophesy against her.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Son of man, set thy face toward Zidon, and prophesy against it,

Literal Standard Version
“Son of man, set your face toward Sidon, and prophesy concerning it;

NET Bible
"Son of man, turn toward Sidon and prophesy against it.

New Heart English Bible
"Son of man, set your face toward Sidon, 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;

Additional Translations ...
Context
A Prophecy Against Sidon
20Then the word of the LORD came to me, saying, 21“Son of man, set your face against Sidon and prophesy against her. 22And you are to declare that this is what the Lord GOD says: ‘Behold, I am against you, O Sidon, and I will be glorified within you. They will know that I am the LORD when I execute judgments against her and demonstrate My holiness through her.…

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

Genesis 10:19
and the borders of Canaan extended from Sidon toward Gerar as far as Gaza, and then toward Sodom, Gomorrah, Admah, and Zeboiim, as far as Lasha.

Isaiah 23:2
Be silent, O dwellers of the coastland, you merchants of Sidon, whose traders have crossed the sea.

Isaiah 23:4
Be ashamed, O Sidon, the stronghold of the sea, for the sea has spoken: "I have not been in labor or given birth. I have not raised young men or brought up young women."

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

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

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


Treasury of Scripture

Son of man, set your face against Zidon, and prophesy against it,

set

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

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

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

Zidon.

Ezekiel 23:12
She doted upon the Assyrians her neighbours, captains and rulers clothed most gorgeously, horsemen riding upon horses, all of them desirable young men.

Ezekiel 27:8
The inhabitants of Zidon and Arvad were thy mariners: thy wise men, O Tyrus, that were in thee, were thy 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; 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.

Sidon

Isaiah 23:2-4,12
Be still, ye inhabitants of the isle; thou 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, and to the king of Zidon, by the hand of the messengers which come to Jerusalem unto Zedekiah king of Judah;









Verse 21. - Set thy face against Zidon. The relation of this city to Tyre was one of sufficient independence to justify a separate oracle for the completeness of the prophet's arrangement of his messages (Ezekiel 27:8; Joel 3:4; Jeremiah 25:22; Zechariah 9:2). It was sufficiently identified with it not to call for any long description. It is assumed that her sins were of the same kind and required a like punishment.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
“Son
בֶּן־ (ben-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 1121: A son

of man,
אָדָ֕ם (’ā·ḏām)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 120: Ruddy, a human being

turn
שִׂ֥ים (śîm)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine singular
Strong's 7760: Put -- to put, place, set

your face
פָּנֶ֖יךָ (pā·ne·ḵā)
Noun - common plural construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 6440: The face

toward
אֶל־ (’el-)
Preposition
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to

Sidon
צִיד֑וֹן (ṣî·ḏō·wn)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 6721: Sidon -- a Phoenician city on the Mediterranean coast, also a son of Canaan

and prophesy
וְהִנָּבֵ֖א (wə·hin·nā·ḇê)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Nifal - Imperative - masculine singular
Strong's 5012: To prophesy, speak, by inspiration

against her.
עָלֶֽיהָ׃ (‘ā·le·hā)
Preposition | third person feminine singular
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against


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