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Jeremiah 25:21-23

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25:21 all the people of Edom, 1  Moab, 2  Ammon; 3  25:22 all the kings of Tyre, 4  all the kings of Sidon; 5  all the kings of the coastlands along the sea; 6  25:23 the people of Dedan, Tema, Buz, 7  all the desert people who cut their hair short at the temples; 8 

1 sn See further Jer 49:7-22 for the judgment against Edom. Edom, Moab, and Ammon were east of Judah.

2 sn See further Jer 48:1-47 for the judgment against Moab.

3 sn See further Jer 49:1-6 for the judgment against Ammon.

4 map For location see Map1 A2; Map2 G2; Map4 A1; JP3 F3; JP4 F3.

5 sn Tyre and Sidon are mentioned within the judgment on the Philistines in Jer 47:4. They were Phoenician cities to the north and west of Judah on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea in what is now Lebanon.

map For location see Map1 A1; JP3 F3; JP4 F3.

6 sn The connection with Tyre and Sidon suggests that these were Phoenician colonies. See also Isa 23:2.

7 sn Dedan and Tema are mentioned together in Isa 21:13-14 and located in the desert. They were located in the northern part of the Arabian peninsula south and east of Ezion Geber. Buz is not mentioned anywhere else and its location is unknown. Judgment against Dedan and Tema is mentioned in conjunction with the judgment on Edom in Jer 47:7-8.

8 tn For the discussion regarding the meaning of the terms here see the notes on 9:26.

sn See Jer 9:26 where these are mentioned in connection with Moab, Edom, and Ammon.



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