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  1. What do you learn about Tyre and Sidon from the following verses?

□ Joshua 19:29

□ 2 Samuel 5:11

□ 1 Kings 5:1-12

□ 1 Kings 16:31

2. What are some of the things you notice about the judgment against Tyre?

3. Who is behind this judgment of Tyre according to Isaiah 23:8-9?

The Phoenicians (people of Tyre) were a merchant people whose land approximated what is today known as Lebanon. Their ships plied the Mediterranean coasts, where their many colonies assured them of an abundant supply of the world’s wealth. Tyre and Sidon were key cities. . . King Ahab married the Phoenician princess Jezebel, who promoted Baal worship in Israel.
-–W.W. Weirsbe, Be Comforted: Isaiah

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