And Hamath also, which borders on it; and against Tyre, and Sidon, though they are very wise.
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George Leo Haydock
Emath, or Emesa, not far from Damascus. (Calmet)
It shall also fall a prey to Alexander. (Haydock)
Tyre was become again very rich and strong, (Calmet) and gloried in its wisdom; yet was taken after a long and obstinate resistance (Haydock) of seven months, when the inhabitants were slain or sold, the city demolished, and the ships sunk. (Curt. iv.; Usher, year of the world 3672.)
Sidon made no resistance, as it hated the Persians. Yet Strato was forced to resign the throne to Abdolonymus, (Arian ii.; Just. xi.) which indicates some opposition. (Calmet)