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Sidon (son of Canaan)
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Sidon, Son of Canaan
Sidon, Son of Canaan (צִידוֹן‎, tsidon). The oldest son of Canaan and a descendant of Ham (Gen 10:15; 1 Chr 1:13).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Sidon (Person)
SIDON (PERSON) [Heb ṣı̂dōn (צִידֹן)]. The firstborn son of Canaan, according to the genealogical scheme of the Table of Nations (Gen 10:15). Sidon is used as a place name in the same context (Gen 10:19; both verses are attributed to J), implying that the name in v 15 is an eponym. Sidon is likewise
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Sidon (Person)
Sidon (Person). Canaan’s firstborn son; Canaan was the son of Ham and grandson of Noah (Gn 10:15, 19; 1 Chr 1:13). Sidon founded a city (bearing his name) that set the northern boundary of the land of Canaan and later played a dominant role in Palestinian history.See Sidon, Sidonian (Place).
Zidonian
Zidon, Zidonian. kjv forms of Sidon and Sidonian, a city and its inhabitants in Asher’s territory.See Sidon, Sidonian (Place).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Sidon
Sidon sīʹdən [Heb. ṣîḏōn] (Gen. 10:15; 1 Ch. 1:13); AV also ZIDON (1 Ch. 1:13). The firstborn son of Canaan.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Sidon (Person)
SIDON (Person) Canaan’s firstborn son; Canaan was the son of Ham and grandson of Noah (Gn 10:15, 19; 1 Chr 1:13). Sidon founded a city (bearing his name) that set the northern boundary of the land of Canaan and later played a dominant role in Palestinian history.See also Sidon (Place), Sidonian.
Zidonian
ZIDON*, ZIDONIAN* kjv forms of Sidon and Sidonian, a city and its inhabitants in Asher’s territory. See Sidon (Place), Sidonian.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Sidon
Sidonfishing; fishery, Gen. 10:15, 19 (A.V. marg., Tzidon; R.V., Zidon); Matt. 11:21, 22; Luke 6:17. (See ZIDON.)
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
SIDON (1)
SIDON (1)<si’-don> ([צִידֹן‎, tsidhon]): The oldest son of Canaan (Genesis 10:15).
The Ultimate Who’s Who in the Bible
Sidon
Sidon [Si-don](Hebrew origin: Fishery)(Genesis 10:15). Unspecified date. Sidon was the firstborn son of Canaan, the son of Ham. His name was also spelled Zidon (1 Chronicles 1:13).
Zidon
Zidon [Zi-duhn](Hebrew origin: Fishery)(1 Chronicles 1:13). Unspecified date. Zidon was the firstborn son of Canaan, the son of Ham. His name was also spelled Sidon (Genesis 10:15).
See also
Relatives
Canaan Father
Heth Brother
Ham Grandfather
Cush Uncle
Nimrod Cousin
Havilah Cousin
Put Uncle
Seba Cousin
Raamah Cousin
Sabtah Cousin
Sabteca Cousin