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Home > Lexicons > Hebrew Lexicon > Tarshiysh

The Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

 Strong's Number:  8659#y#rt
Original WordWord Origin
 #y#rt probably the same as (08658) (as the region of the stone, or the reverse)
Transliterated WordPhonetic Spelling
 Tarshiysh tar-sheesh'
Parts of SpeechTWOT
 N/A 2547
 Definition
  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
    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
 Translated Words
 KJV (28) - Tarshish, 24; Tharshish, 4;

NAS (29) - Tarshish, 29;

 Verse Count
KJVNAS
 
Genesis1
1 Kings2
1 Chronicles2
2 Chronicles3
Esther1
Psalm2
Isaiah7
Jeremiah1
Ezekiel3
Jonah2
 
Genesis1
1 Kings2
1 Chronicles2
2 Chronicles3
Esther1
Psalm2
Isaiah7
Jeremiah1
Ezekiel4
Jonah2
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Abbreviations Legend:
TWOT - Theological Word Book of the Old Testament

Copyright Statement
The Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon is Brown, Driver, Briggs, Gesenius Lexicon; this is keyed to the "Theological Word Book of the Old Testament." These files are considered public domain.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible with Hebrew-Aramaic and Greek Dictionaries. Copyright © 1981, 1998 by The Lockman Foundation. All rights reserved. http://www.lockman.org/.

Bibliography Information
Brown, Driver, Briggs and Gesenius. "Hebrew Lexicon entry for Tarshiysh". "The Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon".
<http://classic.studylight.org/lex/heb/view.cgi?number=8659>.  

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