1 Kings 22:48
New International Version
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.

New Living Translation
Jehoshaphat also built a fleet of trading ships to sail to Ophir for gold. But the ships never set sail, for they met with disaster in their home port of Ezion-geber.

English Standard Version
Jehoshaphat made ships of Tarshish to go to Ophir for gold, but they did not go, for the ships were wrecked at Ezion-geber.

Berean Study Bible
Jehoshaphat built ships of Tarshish to go to Ophir for gold, but they never set sail, because they were wrecked at Ezion-geber.

New American Standard Bible
Jehoshaphat made ships of Tarshish to go to Ophir for gold, but they did not go for the ships were broken at Ezion-geber.

King James Bible
Jehoshaphat made ships of Tharshish to go to Ophir for gold: but they went not; for the ships were broken at Eziongeber.

Christian Standard Bible
Jehoshaphat made ships of Tarshish to go to Ophir for gold, but they did not go because the ships were wrecked at Ezion-geber.

Contemporary English Version
Jehoshaphat had seagoing ships built to sail to Ophir for gold. But they were wrecked at Ezion-Geber and never sailed.

Good News Translation
King Jehoshaphat had ocean-going ships built to sail to the land of Ophir for gold; but they were wrecked at Eziongeber and never sailed.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Jehoshaphat made ships of Tarshish to go to Ophir for gold, but they did not go because the ships were wrecked at Ezion-geber.

International Standard Version
Jehoshaphat had ocean-going vessels from Tarshish sail to Ophir for gold, but they never made it because they were shipwrecked at Ezion-geber.

NET Bible
Jehoshaphat built a fleet of large merchant ships to travel to Ophir for gold, but they never made the voyage because they were shipwrecked in Ezion Geber.

New Heart English Bible
Jehoshaphat made ships of Tarshish to go to Ophir for gold: but they did not go; for the ships were broken at Ezion Geber.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Jehoshaphat made Tarshish-style ships to go to Ophir for gold. But they didn't go because the ships were wrecked at Ezion Geber.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Jehoshaphat made ships of Tarshish to go to Ophir for gold; but they went not; for the ships were broken at Ezion-geber.

New American Standard 1977
Jehoshaphat made ships of Tarshish to go to Ophir for gold, but they did not go for the ships were broken at Ezion-geber.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Jehoshaphat had made ships in Tharshish to go to Ophir for gold, but they did not go, for the ships were broken at Eziongeber.

King James 2000 Bible
Jehoshaphat made ships of Tarshish to go to Ophir for gold: but they went not; for the ships were broken at Ezion-geber.

American King James Version
Jehoshaphat made ships of Tharshish to go to Ophir for gold: but they went not; for the ships were broken at Eziongeber.

American Standard Version
Jehoshaphat made ships of Tarshish to go to Ophir for gold: but they went not; for the ships were broken at Ezion-geber.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But king Josaphat made navies on the sea, to sail into Ophir for gold: but they could not go, for the ships were broken in Asiongaber.

Darby Bible Translation
Jehoshaphat made Tarshish-ships to go to Ophir for gold; but they went not, for the ships were broken at Ezion-geber.

English Revised Version
Jehoshaphat made ships of Tarshish to go to Ophir for gold: but they went not; for the ships were broken at Ezion-geber.

Webster's Bible Translation
Jehoshaphat made ships of Tharshish to go to Ophir for gold: but they went not; for the ships were broken at Ezion-geber.

World English Bible
Jehoshaphat made ships of Tarshish to go to Ophir for gold: but they didn't go; for the ships were broken at Ezion Geber.

Young's Literal Translation
Jehoshaphat made ships at Tarshish to go to Ophir for gold, and they went not, for the ships were broken in Ezion-Geber.
Study Bible
Jehoshaphat Reigns in Judah
47And there was no king in Edom; a deputy served as king. 48Jehoshaphat built ships of Tarshish to go to Ophir for gold, but they never set sail, because they were wrecked at Ezion-geber. 49At that time Ahaziah son of Ahab said to Jehoshaphat, “Let my servants sail with your servants,” but Jehoshaphat refused.…
Cross References
1 Kings 9:26
King Solomon also assembled a fleet of ships at Ezion-geber, which is near Eloth in Edom, on the shore of the Red Sea.

1 Kings 9:28
They sailed to Ophir and imported gold from there--420 talents--and delivered it to Solomon.

1 Kings 10:22
For the king had the ships of Tarshish at sea with Hiram's fleet, and once every three years the ships of Tarshish would arrive bearing gold, silver, ivory, apes, and peacocks.

1 Kings 22:49
At that time Ahaziah son of Ahab said to Jehoshaphat, "Let my servants sail with your servants," but Jehoshaphat refused.

2 Chronicles 20:35
Later, Jehoshaphat king of Judah made an alliance with Ahaziah king of Israel, who acted wickedly.

2 Chronicles 20:36
They agreed to make ships to go to Tarshish, and these were built in Ezion-geber.

2 Chronicles 20:37
Then Eliezer son of Dodavahu of Mareshah prophesied against Jehoshaphat, saying, "Because you have allied yourself with Ahaziah, the LORD has destroyed your works." So the ships were wrecked and were unable to sail to Tarshish.

Psalm 48:7
With a wind from the east You wrecked the ships of Tarshish.

Treasury of Scripture

Jehoshaphat made ships of Tharshish to go to Ophir for gold: but they went not; for the ships were broken at Eziongeber.

Jehoshaphat

2 Chronicles 20:35,36
And after this did Jehoshaphat king of Judah join himself with Ahaziah king of Israel, who did very wickedly: …

made ships.

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, and silver, ivory, and apes, and peacocks.

2 Chronicles 9:21
For the king's ships went to Tarshish with the servants of Huram: every three years once came the ships of Tarshish bringing gold, and silver, ivory, and apes, and peacocks.

Psalm 48:7
Thou breakest the ships of Tarshish with an east wind.

to Ophir

1 Kings 9:28
And they came to Ophir, and fetched from thence gold, four hundred and twenty talents, and brought it to king Solomon.

Psalm 45:9
Kings' daughters were among thy honourable women: upon thy right hand did stand the queen in gold of Ophir.

they went not

2 Chronicles 20:37
Then Eliezer the son of Dodavah of Mareshah prophesied against Jehoshaphat, saying, Because thou hast joined thyself with Ahaziah, the LORD hath broken thy works. And the ships were broken, that they were not able to go to Tarshish.

2 Chronicles 25:7
But there came a man of God to him, saying, O king, let not the army of Israel go with thee; for the LORD is not with Israel, to wit, with all the children of Ephraim.

Ezion-geber

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.

Numbers 33:35,36
And they departed from Ebronah, and encamped at Eziongaber…







Lexicon
Jehoshaphat
יְהוֹשָׁפָ֡ט (yə·hō·wō·šā·p̄āṭ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3092: Jehoshaphat -- 'the LORD has judged', the name of a number of Israelites

built
עָשָׂה֩ (‘ā·śāh)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6240: Ten

ships
אֳנִיּ֨וֹת (’o·nî·yō·wṯ)
Noun - feminine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 591: A ship

of Tarshish
תַּרְשִׁ֜ישׁ (tar·šîš)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 8659: Tarshish -- a son of Javan, also a port on the Mediterranean, also a Benjamite

to go
לָלֶ֧כֶת (lā·le·ḵeṯ)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's Hebrew 1980: To go, come, walk

to Ophir
אוֹפִ֛ירָה (’ō·w·p̄î·rāh)
Noun - proper - feminine singular | third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 211: Ophir -- a son of Joktan, also his descendants, also a region from which gold comes

for gold,
לַזָּהָ֖ב (laz·zā·hāḇ)
Preposition-l, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2091: Gold, something gold-colored, as oil, a clear sky

but they never
וְלֹ֣א (wə·lō)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3808: Not, no

set sail,
הָלָ֑ךְ (hā·lāḵ)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1980: To go, come, walk

because
כִּֽי־ (kî-)
Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 3588: A relative conjunction

[they]
אֳנִיּ֖וֹת (’o·nî·yō·wṯ)
Noun - feminine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 591: A ship

were wrecked
נִשְׁבְּר֥וּ (niš·bə·rū)
Verb - Nifal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 7665: To break, break in pieces

at Ezion-geber.
גָּֽבֶר׃ (gā·ḇer)
Preposition | Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6100: Ezion-geber -- a city on the shore of the Gulf of Aqaba
(48) Ships of Tharshish to go to Ophir.--See Note on 1Kings 10:22. We note that this revival of maritime enterprise coincides with the renewed alliance through Israel with Tyre. The account in 2Chronicles 20:35-37 makes the brief narrative of these verses intelligible. The fleet was a combined fleet of Judah and Israel, built at Ezion-geber, which belonged to Judah; the alliance was denounced and judgment threatened by the prophet Eliezer. After the wreck of the fleet, manned, it would seem, by the subjects of Jehoshaphat, Ahaziah of Israel desires to renew the enterprise with the aid of Israelite and probably Tyrian sailors; but Jehoshaphat now refuses.

Verse 48. - Jehoshaphat made [The Chethib has עשר ten, obviously a clerical error for עשה made] ships of Tharshish [see note on 1 Kings 10:22] to go to Ophir [In 2 Chronicles 20:36, Tharshish is read for Ophir. Wordsworth holds that two separate fleets are intended, but this is most improbable] for gold [Evidently the great prosperity of his reign had suggested to him the idea of emulating Solomon's naval exploits, and of reviving the commerce of his people with the East]: but they went not [Heb. it went not]: for the ships were broken [Probably they were dashed by a storm against the rocks which "lie in jagged ranges on each side," Stanley] at Ezion-Geber. 22:41-50 Jehoshaphat's reign appears to have been one of the best, both as to piety and prosperity. He pleased God, and God blessed him.
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