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He agreed with him to construct a fleet of trading ships. After these were built at Ezion Geber,
King James Bible
And he joined himself with him to make ships to go to Tarshish: and they made the ships in Eziongeber.
American Standard Version
and he joined himself with him to make ships to go to Tarshish; and they made the ships in Ezion-geber.
Young's Literal Translation
and he joineth him with himself to make ships to go to Tarshish, and they make ships in Ezion-Geber,
2 Chronicles 20:36 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
To go to Tarshish - "In the great sea." - Targum. By which expression they always meant the Mediterranean Sea.
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1 Kings 22:28,49 And Micaiah said, If you return at all in peace, the LORD has not spoken by me. And he said, Listen, O people, every one of you...
Tarshish `Tarsos in the great sea,' says the Targumist, by which is meant a a place in the Mediterranean, called the Great Sea by the Hebrews.
1 Kings 10:22 For the king had at sea a navy of Tharshish with the navy of Hiram: once in three years came the navy of Tharshish, bringing gold...
1 Kings 9:26 And king Solomon made a navy of ships in Eziongeber, which is beside Eloth, on the shore of the Red sea, in the land of Edom.
2 Chronicles 20:36 Parallel CommentariesAgreed Allied Building Built Construct Ezion Eziongaber Ezion-Geber E'zion-Ge'ber Fleet Geber Joined Joineth Ships Tarshish Together TradingAgreed Allied Building Built Construct Ezion Eziongaber Ezion-Geber E'zion-Ge'ber Fleet Geber Joined Joineth Ships Tarshish Together TradingTHE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.
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Numbers 33:35 They left Abronah and camped at Ezion Geber.
1 Kings 10:22 The king had a fleet of trading ships at sea along with the ships of Hiram. Once every three years it returned, carrying gold, silver and ivory, and apes and baboons.
1 Kings 22:48 Now Jehoshaphat built a fleet of trading ships to go to Ophir for gold, but they never set sail--they were wrecked at Ezion Geber.
2 Chronicles 9:21 The king had a fleet of trading ships manned by Hiram's servants. Once every three years it returned, carrying gold, silver and ivory, and apes and baboons.
2 Chronicles 20:37 Eliezer son of Dodavahu of Mareshah prophesied against Jehoshaphat, saying, "Because you have made an alliance with Ahaziah, the LORD will destroy what you have made." The ships were wrecked and were not able to set sail to trade.