Tarshish (Tahr´shish)

1 A Benjaminite son of Bilhan (1Chr 7:10). 2 One of seven princes of the Medes and the Persians (Esth 1:14). 3 An unknown location famous for associations with sea traffic (1Kgs 10:22; 2Chr 9:21; Isa 23:1; Isa 23:14; Isa 60:9; Ezek 27:25; Jonah 1:3).

1Chr 7:10

10The sons of Jediael: Bilhan. And the sons of Bilhan: Jeush, Benjamin, Ehud, Chenaanah, Zethan, Tarshish, and Ahishahar.

Esth 1:14

14and those next to him were Carshena, Shethar, Admatha, Tarshish, Meres, Marsena, and Memucan, the seven officials of Persia and Media, who had access to the k ... View more

1Kgs 10:22

22For the king had a fleet of ships of Tarshish at sea with the fleet of Hiram. Once every three years the fleet of ships of Tarshish used to come bringing gold ... View more

2Chr 9:21

21For the king's ships went to Tarshish with the servants of Huram; once every three years the ships of Tarshish used to come bringing gold, silver, ivory, apes ... View more

Isa 23:1

An Oracle concerning Tyre
1The oracle concerning Tyre.

Wail, O ships of Tarshish,
for your fortress is destroyed.
When they came in from Cyprus
they learned of ... View more

Isa 23:14

14Wail, O ships of Tarshish,
for your fortress is destroyed.

Isa 60:9

9For the coastlands shall wait for me,
the ships of Tarshish first,
to bring your children from far away,
their silver and gold with them,
for the name of the L ... View more

Ezek 27:25

25The ships of Tarshish traveled for you in your trade.
So you were filled and heavily laden
in the heart of the seas.

Jonah 1:3

3But Jonah set out to flee to Tarshish from the presence of the Lord. He went down to Joppa and found a ship going to Tarshish; so he paid his fare and went on ... View more

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