1 Kings 10:22
10:22 Along with Hiram’s fleet, the king had a fleet of large merchant ships35 that sailed the sea. Once every three years the fleet36 came into port with cargoes of37 gold, silver, ivory, apes, and peacocks.38
tn Heb “a fleet of Tarshish [ships].” This probably refers to large ships either made in or capable of traveling to the distant western port of Tarshish.
tn Heb “the fleet of Tarshish [ships].”
tn Heb “came carrying.”
tn The meaning of this word is unclear. Some suggest “baboons.”