New American Standard Bible
"Zebulun will dwell at the seashore; And he shall be a haven for ships, And his flank shall be toward Sidon.
King James Bible
Zebulun shall dwell at the haven of the sea; and he shall be for an haven of ships; and his border shall be unto Zidon.
Darby Bible Translation
Zebulun will dwell at the shore of the seas; Yea, he will be at the shore of the ships, And his side toucheth upon Sidon.
World English Bible
"Zebulun will dwell at the haven of the sea. He will be for a haven of ships. His border will be on Sidon.
Young's Literal Translation
Zebulun at a haven of the seas doth dwell, And he is for a haven of ships; And his side is unto Zidon.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Zebulun means "dwelling," to which there is an allusion in the first clause of the verse. "At the haven of seas." This tribe touched upon the coast of the sea of Kinnereth and of the Mediterranean. It probably possessed some havens for shipping near the promontory of Karmel: and its northwestern boundary touched upon Phoenicia, the territory of Zidon. He is placed before Issakar, who was older, because the latter sank into a subordinate position.
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Fifthly, as this Revelation, to the Judgment of Right and Sober Reason,
"His eyes are dull from wine, And his teeth white from milk.
Of Zebulun he said, "Rejoice, Zebulun, in your going forth, And, Issachar, in your tents.
"They will call peoples to the mountain; There they will offer righteous sacrifices; For they will draw out the abundance of the seas, And the hidden treasures of the sand."
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