Gen 10:4

(NIV)
The sons of Javan:
Elishah, Tarshish, the Kittites and the Rodanites.
(ESV)
The sons of Javan: Elishah, Tarshish, Kittim, and Dodanim.

1Kgs 10:22

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

(ESV)
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.

1Kgs 22:48

(NIV)
Now Jehoshaphat built a fleet of trading ships to go to Ophir for gold, but they never set sail – they were wrecked at Ezion Geber.
(ESV)
Jehoshaphat made ships of Tarshish to go to Ophir for gold, but they did not go, for the ships were wrecked at Ezion-geber.

1Chr 1:7

(NIV)
The sons of Javan:
Elishah, Tarshish, the Kittites and the Rodanites.

(ESV)
The sons of Javan: Elishah, Tarshish, Kittim, and Rodanim.

1Chr 7:10

(NIV)
The son of Jediael:
Bilhan.
The sons of Bilhan:
Jeush, Benjamin, Ehud, Kenaanah, Zethan, Tarshish and Ahishahar.
(ESV)
The son of Jediael: Bilhan. And the sons of Bilhan: Jeush, Benjamin, Ehud, Chenaanah, Zethan, Tarshish, and Ahishahar.

2Chr 9:21

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

(ESV)
For the king’s ships went to Tarshish with the servants of Hiram. Once every three years the ships of Tarshish used to come bringing gold, silver, ivory, apes, and peacocks.

2Chr 20:36

(NIV)
He agreed with him to construct a fleet of trading ships. After these were built at Ezion Geber,
(ESV)
He joined him in building ships to go to Tarshish, and they built the ships in Ezion-geber.

2Chr 20:37

(NIV)
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 were wrecked and were not able to set sail to trade.

(ESV)
Then Eliezer the son of Dodavahu of Mareshah prophesied against Jehoshaphat, saying, “Because you have joined with Ahaziah, the  Lord will destroy what you have made.” And the ships were wrecked and were not able to go to Tarshish.

Esth 1:14

(NIV)
and were closest to the king – Karshena, Shethar, Admatha, Tarshish, Meres, Marsena and Memukan, the seven nobles of Persia and Media who had special access to the king and were highest in the kingdom.

(ESV)
the men next to him being Carshena, Shethar, Admatha, Tarshish, Meres, Marsena, and Memucan, the seven princes of Persia and Media, who saw the king’s face, and sat first in the kingdom):

Ps 48:7

(NIV)
You destroyed them like ships of Tarshish
shattered by an east wind.
(ESV)
By the east wind you shattered
the ships of Tarshish.

Ps 72:10

(NIV)
May the kings of Tarshish and of distant shores
bring tribute to him.
May the kings of Sheba and Seba
present him with gifts.
(ESV)
May the kings of Tarshish and of the coastlands
render him tribute;
may the kings of Sheba and Seba
bring gifts!

Isa 2:16

(NIV)
for every trading ship
and every stately vessel.
(ESV)
against all the ships of Tarshish,
and against all the beautiful craft.

Isa 23:1

(NIV)
A prophecy against Tyre:

Wail, you ships of Tarshish!
For Tyre is destroyed
and left without house or harbour.
From the land of Cyprus
word has come to them.
(ESV)
The oracle concerning Tyre.

Wail, O ships of Tarshish,
for Tyre is laid waste, without house or harbor!
From the land of Cyprus
it is revealed to them.

Isa 23:6

(NIV)
Cross over to Tarshish;
wail, you people of the island.
(ESV)
Cross over to Tarshish;
wail, O inhabitants of the coast!

Isa 23:10

(NIV)
Till your land as they do along the Nile,
Daughter Tarshish,
for you no longer have a harbour.
(ESV)
Cross over your land like the Nile,
O daughter of Tarshish;
there is no restraint anymore.

Isa 23:14

(NIV)
Wail, you ships of Tarshish;
your fortress is destroyed!
(ESV)
Wail, O ships of Tarshish,
for your stronghold is laid waste.

Isa 60:9

(NIV)
Surely the islands look to me;
in the lead are the ships of Tarshish,
bringing your children from afar,
with their silver and gold,
to the honour of the  Lord your God,
the Holy One of Israel,
for he has endowed you with splendour.
(ESV)
For the coastlands shall hope for me,
the ships of Tarshish first,
to bring your children from afar,
their silver and gold with them,
for the name of the  Lord your God,
and for the Holy One of Israel,
because he has made you beautiful.

Isa 66:19

(NIV)
‘I will set a sign among them, and I will send some of those who survive to the nations – to Tarshish, to the Libyans and Lydians (famous as archers), to Tubal and Greece, and to the distant islands that have not heard of my fame or seen my glory. They will proclaim my glory among the nations.
(ESV)
and I will set a sign among them. And from them I will send survivors to the nations, to Tarshish, Pul, and Lud, who draw the bow, to Tubal and Javan, to the coastlands far away, that have not heard my fame or seen my glory. And they shall declare my glory among the nations.

Jer 10:9

(NIV)
Hammered silver is brought from Tarshish
and gold from Uphaz.
What the craftsman and goldsmith have made
is then dressed in blue and purple –
all made by skilled workers.
(ESV)
Beaten silver is brought from Tarshish,
and gold from Uphaz.
They are the work of the craftsman and of the hands of the goldsmith;
their clothing is violet and purple;
they are all the work of skilled men.

Ezek 27:12

(NIV)
‘“Tarshish did business with you because of your great wealth of goods; they exchanged silver, iron, tin and lead for your merchandise.

(ESV)
Tarshish did business with you because of your great wealth of every kind; silver, iron, tin, and lead they exchanged for your wares.

Ezek 27:25

(NIV)
‘“The ships of Tarshish serve
as carriers for your wares.
You are filled with heavy cargo
as you sail the sea.
(ESV)
The ships of Tarshish traveled for you with your merchandise. So you were filled and heavily laden in the heart of the seas.

Ezek 38:13

(NIV)
Sheba and Dedan and the merchants of Tarshish and all her villages will say to you, ‘Have you come to plunder? Have you gathered your hordes to loot, to carry off silver and gold, to take away livestock and goods and to seize much plunder?’”

(ESV)
Sheba and Dedan and the merchants of Tarshish and all its leaders will say to you, ‘Have you come to seize spoil? Have you assembled your hosts to carry off plunder, to carry away silver and gold, to take away livestock and goods, to seize great spoil?’

Jonah 1:3

(NIV)
But Jonah ran away from the  Lord and headed for Tarshish. He went down to Joppa, where he found a ship bound for that port. After paying the fare, he went aboard and sailed for Tarshish to flee from the  Lord.

(ESV)
But Jonah rose to flee to Tarshish from the presence of the  Lord. He went down to Joppa and found a ship going to Tarshish. So he paid the fare and went down into it, to go with them to Tarshish, away from the presence of the  Lord.

Jonah 4:2

(NIV)
He prayed to the  Lord, ‘Isn’t this what I said, Lord, when I was still at home? That is what I tried to forestall by fleeing to Tarshish. I knew that you are a gracious and compassionate God, slow to anger and abounding in love, a God who relents from sending calamity.
(ESV)
And he prayed to the  Lord and said, “O  Lord, is not this what I said when I was yet in my country? That is why I made haste to flee to Tarshish; for I knew that you are a gracious God and merciful, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love, and relenting from disaster.
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