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TARSHISH

tar'-shish (tarshish):
(1) Eponym of a Benjamite family (1 Ch 7:10); Rhamessai, A and Lucian, Tharseis
(2) One of the "seven princes" at the court of Ahasuerus (Est 1:14 Massoretic Text).
(3) The Hebrew name of a precious stone (Ezek 10:9 margin, English Versions of the Bible "beryl"; Ex 28:20; 39:13; Ezek 1:16; 28:13; Song 5:14; Dan 10:6).
See STONES, PRECIOUS.
Bibliography Information
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Definition for 'tarshish'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". bible-history.com - ISBE; 1915.

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