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Bible Concordances

Torrey's Topical Textbook

Syria

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  • Originally included Mesopotamia
    Genesis 25:20; 28:5; Deuteronomy 26:5; Acts 7:2

  • More properly the country around Damascus
    2 Samuel 8:6

  • Damascus the capital of
    Isaiah 7:8

  • Abana and Pharpar rivers of
    2 Kings 5:12

  • Governed by kings
    1 Kings 22:31; 2 Kings 5:1

  • INHABITANTS OF
    • Called Syrians
      2 Samuel 10:11; 2 Kings 5:20
    • Called Syrians of Damascus
      2 Samuel 8:5
    • An idolatrous people
      Judges 10:6; 2 Kings 5:18
    • A warlike people
      1 Kings 20:23,25
    • A commercial people
      Ezekiel 27:18
    • Spoke the Syriack language
      2 Kings 18:26; Ezra 4:7; Daniel 2:4

  • Israel followed the idolatry of
    Judges 10:6

  • DAVID
    • Destroyed the army of, which assisted Hadadezer
      2 Samuel 8:5
    • Garrisoned and made tributary
      2 Samuel 8:6
    • Dedicated the spoils of
      2 Samuel 8:11,12
    • Obtained renown by his victory over
      2 Samuel 8:13
    • Sent Joab against the armies of, hired by the Ammonites
      2 Samuel 10:6-14
    • Destroyed a second army of
      2 Samuel 10:15-19

  • Asa sought aid of, against Israel
    1 Kings 15:18-20

  • Elijah anointed Hazael king over, by divine direction
    1 Kings 19:15

  • Benhadad king of, besieged Samaria
    1 Kings 20:1-12

  • THE ISRAELITES
    • Under Ahab encouraged and assisted by God, overcame
      1 Kings 20:13-20
    • Forewarned of invasion by, at the return of the year
      1 Kings 20:22-25
    • Insignificant before
      1 Kings 20:26,27
    • Encouraged and assisted by God overcame a second time
      1 Kings 20:28-30
    • Craftily drawn into a league with
      1 Kings 20:31-43
    • At peace with, for three years
      1 Kings 22:1
    • Under Ahab sought to recover Ramoth-gilead from
      1 Kings 22:3-29
    • Defeated by, and Ahab slain
      1 Kings 22:30-36
    • Harassed by frequent incursions of
      2 Kings 5:2; 6:23
    • Heard the secrets of, from Elisha
      2 Kings 6:8-12

  • God smote with blindness those sent against Elisha by the King of
    2 Kings 6:14,18-20

  • Besieged Samaria again
    2 Kings 6:24-29

  • Army of, miraculously routed
    2 Kings 7:5,6

  • Death of the king of, and the cruelty of his successor Foretold by Elisha
    2 Kings 8:7,15

  • Joram king of Israel in seeking to recover Ramothgilead from, Severely wounded
    2 Kings 8:28,29; 9:15

  • Israel delivered into the hands of, for the sins of Jehoahaz
    2 Kings 13:3,7,22

  • A saviour raised up for Israel against
    2 Kings 13:5,23-25

  • Elisha predicted to Joash his three victories over
    2 Kings 13:14-19

  • Joined with Israel against Ahaz and besieged Jerusalem
    2 Kings 16:5; Isaiah 7:12

  • Retook Elath and drove out the Jews
    2 Kings 16:6

  • Subdued and its inhabitants taken captive by Assyria
    2 Kings 16:9

  • PROPHECIES RESPECTING
    • Destruction of Rezin king of
      Isaiah 7:8,16
    • Ceasing to be a kingdom
      Isaiah 17:1-3
    • Terror and dismay in, occasioned by its invasion
      Jeremiah 49:23,24
    • Destruction of its inhabitants
      Jeremiah 49:26
    • Plundering of Damascus
      Isaiah 8:4
    • Burning of Damascus
      Jeremiah 49:27; Amos 1:4
    • Its calamities, the punishments of its sins
      Amos 1:3
    • Its inhabitants to be captives
      Amos 1:3
    • Its history in connection with the Macedonia empire
      Daniel 11:6-45

  • Subdued and governed by the Romans
    Luke 2:2

  • Gospel preached and many churches founded in
    Acts 15:23,41

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Bibliography Information
Torrey, Reuben Archer. Entry for 'Syria'. Torrey's Topical Textbook. https://www.studylight.org/concordances/eng/ttt/s/syria.html. 1897.

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