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21 The king had a fleet of trading ships of Tarshish manned by the sailors sent by Hiram.[a] Once every three years the ships returned, loaded with gold, silver, ivory, apes, and peacocks.[b]

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  1. 9:21a Hebrew Huram, a variant spelling of Hiram.
  2. 9:21b Or and baboons.

13 “The ostrich flaps her wings grandly,
    but they are no match for the feathers of the stork.

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36 Together they built a fleet of trading ships[a] at the port of Ezion-geber. 37 Then Eliezer son of Dodavahu from Mareshah prophesied against Jehoshaphat. He said, “Because you have allied yourself with King Ahaziah, the Lord will destroy your work.” So the ships met with disaster and never put out to sea.[b]

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  1. 20:36 Hebrew fleet of ships that could go to Tarshish.
  2. 20:37 Hebrew never set sail for Tarshish.

48 Jehoshaphat also built a fleet of trading ships[a] to sail to Ophir for gold. But the ships never set sail, for they met with disaster in their home port of Ezion-geber.

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

22 The king had a fleet of trading ships of Tarshish that sailed with Hiram’s fleet. Once every three years the ships returned, loaded with gold, silver, ivory, apes, and peacocks.[a]

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  1. 10:22 Or and baboons.

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