Sirion

Sirion (Sihr´ee-uhn)

The name used for Mt. Hermon by the people of Sidon (Deut 3:9; Deut 4:48). (Ps 29:6) employs the word in parallel poetic construction with Lebanon, as does (Jer 18:14), reinforcing the reference to Mt. Hermon despite some variations in the Hebrew text.

Deut 3:9

9(the Sidonians call Hermon Sirion, while the Amorites call it Senir),

Deut 4:48

48from Aroer, which is on the edge of the Wadi Arnon, as far as Mount Sirion (that is, Hermon),

Ps 29:6

6He makes Lebanon skip like a calf,
and Sirion like a young wild ox.

Jer 18:14

14Does the snow of Lebanon leave
the crags of Sirion?
Do the mountain waters run dry,
the cold flowing streams?

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