New International Version
Hammered silver is brought from Tarshish and gold from Uphaz. What the craftsman and goldsmith have made is then dressed in blue and purple-- all made by skilled workers.
King James Bible
Silver spread into plates is brought from Tarshish, and gold from Uphaz, the work of the workman, and of the hands of the founder: blue and purple is their clothing: they are all the work of cunning men.
Darby Bible Translation
Silver spread into plates is brought from Tarshish, and gold from Uphaz, the work of the artizan and of the hands of the founder; blue and purple is their clothing: they are all the work of skilful [men].
World English Bible
There is silver beaten into plates, which is brought from Tarshish, and gold from Uphaz, the work of the artificer and of the hands of the goldsmith; blue and purple for their clothing; they are all the work of skillful men.
Young's Literal Translation
Spread-out silver from Tarshish is brought, And gold from Uphaz, Work of an artisan, and of the hands of a refiner, Blue and purple is their clothing, Work of the skilful -- all of them.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Brought from Tarshish - Some suppose this to be Tartessus in Spain, from which the Phoenicians brought much silver. Uphaz, Calmet thinks to be the river Pison; some think Ophir is intended.
Blue and purple is their clothing - These were the most precious dyes; very rare, and of high price.
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May the kings of Tarshish and of distant shores bring tribute to him. May the kings of Sheba and Seba present him gifts.
But their idols are silver and gold, made by human hands.
Cross over to Tarshish; wail, you people of the island.
As for an idol, a metalworker casts it, and a goldsmith overlays it with gold and fashions silver chains for it.
Fine embroidered linen from Egypt was your sail and served as your banner; your awnings were of blue and purple from the coasts of Elishah.
I looked up and there before me was a man dressed in linen, with a belt of fine gold from Uphaz around his waist.
But Jonah ran away from the LORD and headed for Tarshish. He went down to Joppa, where he found a ship bound for that port. After paying the fare, he went aboard and sailed for Tarshish to flee from the LORD.
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