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Lexicon :: Strong's H8659 - Tarshiysh

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תַּרְשִׁישׁ
Transliteration
Tarshiysh
Pronunciation
tar·shesh' (Key)
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Part of Speech
proper locative noun, proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Probably the same as תַּרְשִׁישׁ (H8658) (as the region of the stone, or the reverse)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2547

Strong’s Definitions

תַּרְשִׁישׁ Tarshîysh, tar-sheesh'; probably the same as H8658 (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, Tharshish.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 28x

The KJV translates Strong's H8659 in the following manner: Tarshish (24x), Tharshish (4x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 28x
The KJV translates Strong's H8659 in the following manner: Tarshish (24x), Tharshish (4x).
  1. Tarshish or Tharshish = "yellow jasper"

    proper masculine noun
    1. son of Javan

    2. a Benjamite, son of Bilhan

    3. one of the wise men close to king Ahasuerus of Persia

      proper locative noun
    4. a city of the Phoenicians in a distant part of the Mediterranean Sea to which the prophet Jonah was trying to flee

      1. 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

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
תַּרְשִׁישׁ Tarshîysh, tar-sheesh'; probably the same as H8658 (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, Tharshish.

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H8659 matches the Hebrew תַּרְשִׁישׁ (Tarshiysh),
which occurs 29 times in 25 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the NASB

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:4 - The sons of Javan were Elishah and Tarshish, H8659 Kittim and [fn]Dodanim.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 10:22 - For the king had at sea the ships of Tarshish H8659 with the ships of Hiram; once every three years the ships of Tarshish H8659 came bringing gold and silver, ivory and apes and peacocks.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 22:48 - Jehoshaphat made ships of Tarshish H8659 to go to Ophir for gold, but they did not go for the ships were broken at Ezion-geber.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:7 - The sons of Javan were Elishah, Tarshish, H8659 Kittim and [fn]Rodanim.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:10 - The [fn]son of Jediael was Bilhan. And the sons of Bilhan were Jeush, Benjamin, Ehud, Chenaanah, Zethan, Tarshish H8659 and Ahishahar.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:21 - For the king had ships which went to Tarshish H8659 with the servants of Huram; once every three years the ships of Tarshish H8659 came bringing gold and silver, ivory and apes and peacocks.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 20:36 - So he allied himself with him to make ships to go to Tarshish, H8659 and they made the ships in Ezion-geber.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 20:37 - Then Eliezer the son of Dodavahu of Mareshah prophesied against Jehoshaphat saying, “Because you have allied yourself with Ahaziah, the LORD has destroyed your works.” So the ships were broken and could not go to Tarshish. H8659
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 1:14 - and were close to him: Carshena, Shethar, Admatha, Tarshish, H8659 Meres, Marsena and Memucan, the seven princes of Persia and Media who [fn]had access to the king’s presence and sat in the first place in the kingdom—
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 48:7 - With the east wind
You break the ships of Tarshish. H8659
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 72:10 - [fn]Let the kings of Tarshish H8659 and of the [fn]islands bring presents;
The kings of Sheba and Seba offer [fn]gifts.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 2:16 - Against all the ships of Tarshish H8659
And against all the beautiful craft.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 23:1 - The [fn]oracle concerning Tyre.
Wail, O ships of Tarshish, H8659
For Tyre is destroyed, without house or [fn]harbor;
It is reported to them from the land of [fn]Cyprus.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 23:6 - Pass over to Tarshish; H8659
Wail, O inhabitants of the coastland.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 23:10 - [fn]Overflow your land like the Nile, O daughter of Tarshish, H8659
There is no more [fn]restraint.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 23:14 - Wail, O ships of Tarshish, H8659
For your stronghold is destroyed.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 60:9 - “Surely the coastlands will wait for Me;
And the ships of Tarshish H8659 will come first,
To bring your sons from afar,
Their silver and their gold with them,
For the name of the LORD your God,
And for the Holy One of Israel because He has [fn]glorified you.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 66:19 - “I will set a sign among them and will send survivors from them to the nations: Tarshish, H8659 [fn]Put, Lud, [fn]Meshech, Tubal and [fn]Javan, to the distant coastlands that have neither heard My fame nor seen My glory. And they will declare My glory among the nations.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 10:9 - Beaten silver is brought from Tarshish, H8659
And gold from Uphaz,
The work of a craftsman and of the hands of a goldsmith;
Violet and purple are their clothing;
They are all the work of skilled men.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 10:9 - Then I looked, and behold, four wheels beside the cherubim, one wheel beside each cherub; and the appearance of the wheels was like the gleam of a [fn]Tarshish H8659 stone.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:12 - “Tarshish H8659 was your customer because of the abundance of all kinds of wealth; with silver, iron, tin and lead they paid for your wares.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:25 - “The ships of Tarshish H8659 were [fn]the carriers for your merchandise.
And you were filled and were very [fn]glorious
In the heart of the seas.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 38:13 - “Sheba and Dedan and the merchants of Tarshish H8659 with all its [fn]villages will say to you, ‘Have you come to capture spoil? Have you assembled your company to seize plunder, to carry away silver and gold, to take away cattle and goods, to capture great spoil?’”’
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 1:3 - But Jonah rose up to flee to Tarshish H8659 from the presence of the LORD. So he went down to Joppa, found a ship which was going to Tarshish, H8659 paid the fare and went down into it to go with them to Tarshish H8659 from the presence of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 4:2 - He prayed to the LORD and said, “Please LORD, was not this [fn]what I said while I was still in my own country? Therefore [fn]in order to forestall this I fled to Tarshish, H8659 for I knew that You are a gracious and compassionate God, slow to anger and abundant in lovingkindness, and one who relents concerning calamity.
 
 
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