(breastplate ), one of the various names of Mount Hermon, that by which it was known to the Zidonians. ( 3:9 ) The use of the name in ( Psalms 29:6 ) (slightly altered in the original--Shirion instead of Sirion) is remarkable.
sir'-i-on (siryon; Sanior):
The name of Mt. Hermon among the Phoenicians (Deuteronomy 3:9). It is given as "Shirion" in Psalms 29:6 (Hebrew "breastplate" or "body armor"). Here it is named with Lebanon. Sirion therefore probably did not denote a particular part of the Hermon Range, as did Senir, but may have been suggested by the conformation of the range itself, as seen from the heights above the Phoenician coast.
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