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36 He joined him in building ships to go to Tarshish; they built the ships in Ezion-geber.

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21 For the king’s ships went to Tarshish with the servants of Huram; once every three years the ships of Tarshish used to come bringing gold, silver, ivory, apes, and peacocks.[a]

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  1. 2 Chronicles 9:21 Or baboons

22 For the king had a fleet of ships of Tarshish at sea with the fleet of Hiram. Once every three years the fleet of ships of Tarshish used to come bringing gold, silver, ivory, apes, and peacocks.[a]

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  1. 1 Kings 10:22 Or baboons

Solomon’s Commercial Activity

26 King Solomon built a fleet of ships at Ezion-geber, which is near Eloth on the shore of the Red Sea,[a] in the land of Edom.

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  1. 1 Kings 9:26 Or Sea of Reeds

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