Zech 9:2

9:2 Hamath. Located on the Orontes River north of Damascus.

Tyre and Sidon. Phoenician cities on the Mediterranean coast. Both were commercial centers throughout the biblical period. Their description as “very wise” may relate to shrewdness in business. Judgment of these cities is a common prophetic theme (Jer. 47:1–7; Ezek. 28:11–23).