21 The king had a fleet of trading ships[a] manned by Hiram’s[b] servants. Once every three years it returned, carrying gold, silver and ivory, and apes and baboons.

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  1. 2 Chronicles 9:21 Hebrew of ships that could go to Tarshish
  2. 2 Chronicles 9:21 Hebrew Huram, a variant of Hiram

13 “The wings of the ostrich flap joyfully,
    though they cannot compare
    with the wings and feathers of the stork.(A)

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36 He agreed with him to construct a fleet of trading ships.[a] After these were built at Ezion Geber, 37 Eliezer son of Dodavahu of Mareshah prophesied against Jehoshaphat, saying, “Because you have made an alliance with Ahaziah, the Lord will destroy what you have made.” The ships(A) were wrecked and were not able to set sail to trade.[b]

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  1. 2 Chronicles 20:36 Hebrew of ships that could go to Tarshish
  2. 2 Chronicles 20:37 Hebrew sail for Tarshish

48 Now Jehoshaphat built a fleet of trading ships[a](A) to go to Ophir for gold, but they never set sail—they were wrecked at Ezion Geber.(B)

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  1. 1 Kings 22:48 Hebrew of ships of Tarshish

22 The king had a fleet of trading ships[a](A) at sea along with the ships(B) of Hiram. Once every three years it returned, carrying gold, silver and ivory, and apes and baboons.

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  1. 1 Kings 10:22 Hebrew of ships of Tarshish

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