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And Tyrus did build herself a strong hold, and heaped up silver as the dust, and fine gold as the mire of the streets.

New Defender's Study Bible Notes

9:3 Tyrus. See notes on Ezekiel 26. The original mainland city of Tyre, capital of Phoenicia, was taken by Nebuchadnezzar, but the Tyrians then built an almost impregnable city on a nearby island, becoming very rich through her maritime trade. She continued strong throughout the Persian period as well.

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