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NETBible: Strong -- 08659

Tarshiysh <08659>

vyvrt Tarshiysh

Origin:probably the same as 08658 (as the region of the stone, or the reverse)
Reference:TWOT - 2547
PrtSpch:noun proper masculine, noun proper locative
In Hebrew:sysrt 20, hsysrt 4, sysrtw 2, sysrtm 1, hsysrtw 1
In NET:Tarshish 16, large ships 5, large merchant ships 3, port 2, large seagoing merchant ships 1, sea 1
In AV:Tarshish 24, Tharshish 4
Definition:Tarshish or Tharshish = "yellow jasper"

n pr m
1) son of Javan
2) a Benjamite, son of Bilhan
3) one of the wise men close to king Ahasuerus of Persia

n pr loc
4) a city of the Phoenicians in a distant part of the Mediterranean
Sea to which the prophet Jonah was trying to flee
1a) site unknown but perhaps in Cyprus or Spain
5) a city somewhere near and accessible to the Red Sea to which ships
constructed at Ezion-geber on the Elanitic Gulf on the Red Sea were
to sail
probably the same as 8658 (as the region of the stone, or the
reverse); Tarshish, a place on the Mediterranean, hence, the
ephithet of a merchant vessel (as if for or from that port);
also the name of a Persian and of an Israelite:-Tarshish,
see HEBREW for 08658
in Bible:
large ships (NET)
ships of Tarshish (NET)

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