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  #8659 תַּרְשִׁישׁ Tarshiysh {tar-sheesh'}

 probably the same as H8658 (as the region of the stone, or the
    reverse); TWOT - 2547

—Hebrew Word Study (Transliteration-Pronunciation Etymology & Grammar)

 Tarshish or Tharshish = "yellow jasper"
 n pr m
 1) son of Javan
 2) a Benjamite, son of Bilhan
 3) one of the wise men close to king Ahasuerus of Persia
 n pr loc
 4) a city of the Phoenicians in a distant part of the Mediterranean
    Sea to which the prophet Jonah was trying to flee
    1a) 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

—Brown-Driver-Briggs (Old Testament Hebrew-English Lexicon)

Probably the same as H8658 (as the region of the stone, or the reverse); Tarshish, a place on the Mediterranean, hence the epithet of a merchant vessel (as if for or from that port); also the name of a Persian and of an Israelite:—Tarshish, Tharshish.

—Strong's (Hebrew & Chaldee Dictionary of the Old Testament)

  • #8659.
  • תַּרְשִׁישׁ
  • Tarshish (1076d); from the same as 8658; a son of Javan, his desc. and their land, also a port on the Mediterranean, also a Benjamite, also a Pers. noble:—
  • NASB - Tarshish(29).

—NAS Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible with Hebrew-Aramaic and Greek Dictionaries

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 AV - Tarshish 24, Tharshish 4; 28
Genesis 10:4. 1 Chronicles 1:7. 2 Chronicles 9:21, 21; 20:36, 37. Esther 1:14. Psalms 48:7; 72:10. Isaiah 2:16; 23:1, 6, 10, 14; 60:9; 66:19. Jeremiah 10:9. Ezekiel 27:12, 25; 38:13. Jonah 1:3, 3, 3; 4:2.
1 Kings 10:22, 22; 22:48. 1 Chronicles 7:10.

—Exhaustive Concordance (KJV Translation Frequency & Location)

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