1 Kings 10:11Context
10:11 (Hiram’s fleet, which carried gold from Ophir, also brought from Ophir a very large quantity of fine timber and precious gems.
1 Kings 10:26Context
1 Kings 10:28Context
10:28 Solomon acquired his horses from Egypt 4 and from Que; the king’s traders purchased them from Que.
1 Kings 22:48Context
22:48 Jehoshaphat built a fleet of large merchant ships 5 to travel to Ophir for gold, but they never made the voyage because they were shipwrecked in Ezion Geber.
1 tn Or “a fleet” (in which case “ships” would be implied).
2 tn Or “gathered.”
3 tn Heb “he placed them in the chariot cities and with the king in Jerusalem.”
4 sn From Egypt. Because Que is also mentioned, some prefer to see in vv. 28-29 a reference to Mutsur. Que and Mutsur were located in Cilicia/Cappadocia (in modern southern Turkey). See HALOT 625 s.v. מִצְרַיִם.
5 tn Heb “a fleet of Tarshish [ships].” This probably refers to large ships either made in or capable of traveling to the distant western port of Tarshish.