Then Jesus left Galilee and went north to the region of Tyre. He didn’t want anyone to know which house he was staying in, but he couldn’t keep it a secret.Right away a woman who had heard about him came and fell at his feet. Her little girl was possessed by an evil spirit,and she begged him to cast out the demon from her daughter. Since she was a Gentile, born in Syrian Phoenicia,Jesus told her,“ First I should feed the children— my own family, the Jews. It isn’t right to take food from the children and throw it to the dogs.”She replied,“ That’s true, Lord, but even the dogs under the table are allowed to eat the scraps from the children’s plates.”“ Good answer!” he said.“ Now go home, for the demon has left your daughter.”And when she arrived home, she found her little girl lying quietly in bed, and the demon was gone.
“ What sorrow awaits you, Korazin and Bethsaida! For if the miracles I did in you had been done in wicked Tyre and Sidon, their people would have repented of their sins long ago, clothing themselves in burlap and throwing ashes on their heads to show their remorse.I tell you, Tyre and Sidon will be better off on judgment day than you.“ And you people of Capernaum, will you be honored in heaven? No, you will go down to the place of the dead. For if the miracles I did for you had been done in wicked Sodom, it would still be here today.
The tribe of Asher failed to drive out the residents of Acco, Sidon, Ahlab, Aczib, Helbah, Aphik, and Rehob.
Abdon, Rehob, Hammon, Kanah, and as far as Greater Sidon.Then the boundary turned toward Ramah and the fortress of Tyre, where it turned toward Hosah and came to the Mediterranean Sea. The territory also included Mehebel, Aczib,
Jesus sent out the twelve apostles with these instructions:“ Don’t go to the Gentiles or the Samaritans,but only to the people of Israel— God’s lost sheep.
and all the hill country from Lebanon to Misrephoth maim, including all the land of the Sidonians.“ I myself will drive these people out of the land ahead of the Israelites. So be sure to give this land to Israel as a special possession, just as I have commanded you.
And the Lord gave them victory over their enemies. The Israelites chased them as far as Greater Sidon and Misrephoth maim, and eastward into the valley of Mizpah, until not one enemy warrior was left alive.
“ Zebulun will settle by the seashore and will be a harbor for ships; his borders will extend to Sidon.