contemplation; examination

(established). + Probably Tartessus, a city and emporium of the Phoenicians in the south of Spain, represented as one of the sons of Javan. (Genesis 10:4; 1 Kings 10:22; 1 Chronicles 1:7; Psalms 48:7; Isaiah 2:16; Jeremiah 10:9; Ezekiel 27:12,25; Jonah 1:3; 4:2) The identity of the two places is rendered highly probable by the […]

-1. Son of Javan Ge 10:4; 1Ch 1:7 -2. Also called THARSHISH .Probably Spain Ge 10:4,5; Ps 72:10; Isa 66:19 .Solomon makes valuable imports from 1Ki 10:22; 2Ch 9:21 .Commerce and wealth of 1Ki 10:22; 22:48; 2Ch 9:21; 20:36; Ps 48:7; Isa 2:16; 23:1-14; 60:9; Jer 10:9; Eze 27:12,25; 38:13 .Jonah would flee to Jon […]

A Sanscrit or Aryan word, meaning “the sea coast.” (1.) One of the “sons” of Javan (Gen. 10:4; 1 Chr. 1:7). (2.) The name of a place which first comes into notice in the days of Solomon. The question as to the locality of Tarshish has given rise to not a little discussion. Some think […]