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Tyre Sur. ancient Phoenician city on island close to coast. Josh. 19. 29; 2 Sam. 5. 11; 24. 7; 1 Kgs. 5. 1; 7. 13f.; 9. 1 If.; its wealth depended on trade, cf. Isa. 23. 1, 5, 13ff.; Ezek. 26-28 passim; 29. 18; Amos 1. 9f.; Zech. 9. 3; taken by Babylonians, 573 B.C., and by Alexander, 332 B.C., who joined it to mainland by a mole. Matt. 15. 21; Mark 7. 31; Acts 12. 20; 21. 3
Joshua 19:29 -
And [then] the coast turneth to Ramah, and to the strong city Tyre; and the coast turneth to Hosah; and the outgoings thereof are at the sea from the coast to Achzib:
2 Samuel 5:11 - And Hiram king of Tyre sent messengers to David, and cedar trees, and carpenters, and masons: and they built David an house.
2 Samuel 24:7 - And came to the strong hold of Tyre, and to all the cities of the Hivites, and of the Canaanites: and they went out to the south of Judah, [even] to Beersheba.
1 Kings 5:1 - And Hiram king of Tyre sent his servants unto Solomon; for he had heard that they had anointed him king in the room of his father: for Hiram was ever a lover of David.
1 Kings 7:13 - And king Solomon sent and fetched Hiram out of Tyre.
1 Kings 9:1 - And it came to pass, when Solomon had finished the building of the house of the LORD, and the king's house, and all Solomon's desire which he was pleased to do,
Isaiah 23:1 - The burden of Tyre. Howl, ye ships of Tarshish; for it is laid waste, so that there is no house, no entering in: from the land of Chittim it is revealed to them.
Isaiah 23:5 - As at the report concerning Egypt, [so] shall they be sorely pained at the report of Tyre.
Isaiah 23: 13 - Behold the land of the Chaldeans; this people was not, [till] the Assyrian founded it for them that dwell in the wilderness: they set up the towers thereof, they raised up the palaces thereof; [and] he brought it to ruin.
Ezekiel 29:18 - Son of man, Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon caused his army to serve a great service against Tyrus: every head [was] made bald, and every shoulder [was] peeled: yet had he no wages, nor his army, for Tyrus, for the service that he had served against it:
Amos 1:9 - Thus saith the LORD; For three transgressions of Tyrus, and for four, I will not turn away [the punishment] thereof; because they delivered up the whole captivity to Edom, and remembered not the brotherly covenant:
Zechariah 9:3 - And Tyrus did build herself a strong hold, and heaped up silver as the dust, and fine gold as the mire of the streets.
Matthew 15:21 - Then Jesus went thence, and departed into the coasts of Tyre and Sidon.
Mark 7:31 - And again, departing from the coasts of Tyre and Sidon, he came unto the sea of Galilee, through the midst of the coasts of Decapolis.
Acts 12:20 - And Herod was highly displeased with them of Tyre and Sidon: but they came with one accord to him, and, having made Blastus the king's chamberlain their friend, desired peace; because their country was nourished by the king's [country].
Acts 21:3 - Now when we had discovered Cyprus, we left it on the left hand, and sailed into Syria, and landed at Tyre: for there the ship was to unlade her burden.
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