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Sidon

Meaning: fishing; fishery

This was the name of a biblical man and a city on the Mediterranean.

  1. Sidon (Zidon), the son of Canaan (Genesis 10:15, 19), grandson of Ham and great-grandson of Noah

    Zidon was the father of the Sidonians (Zidonians) and Phoenicians.

  2. Zidon, a city mentioned several times in the Bible (King James Version marginal note, Tzidon; Revised King James Version, Zidon); Matthew 11:21-22; Luke 6:17

    also known as: Zidon and Tzidon

    People of this place are called Sidonians or Zidonians.

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