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(Bible) an ancient port, mentioned in I Kings 10:22, situated in Spain or in one of the Phoenician colonies in Sardinia


(ˈtɑr ʃɪʃ)

an ancient country, of uncertain location, mentioned in the Bible. I Kings 10:22.
References in classic literature ?
He skulks about the wharves of Joppa, and seeks a ship that's bound for Tarshish. There lurks, perhaps, a hitherto unheeded meaning here.
"I seek a passage in this ship to Tarshish; how soon sail ye, sir?" Thus far the busy captain had not looked up to jonah, though the man now stands before him; but no sooner does he hear that hollow voice, than he darts a scrutinizing glance.
And now the time of tide has come; the ship casts off her cables; and from the deserted wharf the uncheered ship for Tarshish, all careening, glides to sea.
Perhaps this has all befallen us on your account, like Jonah in the ship of Tarshish. Pray," continues he, "what are you; and on what account did you go to sea?" Upon that I told him some of my story; at the end of which he burst out into a strange kind of passion: "What had I done," says he, "that such an unhappy wretch should come into my ship?
Addressing partisans during the annual dinner organized by the Party's Tarshish branch on Friday night, he stressed that "this country cannot thrive as long as there are those who drag us to wars and can, at any time, threaten the Americans and Arabs and others; thus the sanctions and threats to cut-off support begin pouring on us!" "This is what actually exposes Lebanon, and not telling the truth," he corroborated.
Summary: The highway connecting Mount Lebanon's Tarshish to Bekaa's Zahle has been cut off completely following multiple landslides Sunday night.
What is most interesting, however, is the fact that Galle is believed to be the biblical city of Tarshish, from where in 1000 BCE King Solomon once shipped elephants, apes, peacocks, jewels, and spices.
A Jackson County jury awarded Tarshish Jones $356,700 in 2017 in his lawsuit against the city of Kansas City.
Thinking that geographical distance will solve his problem, Jonah gets on a boat and sets off across the Mediterranean for Tarshish (in the Western Mediterranean).
(38) The doctoral dissertations Marcus supervised focused on religion, as did Allan Tarshish's 1938 thesis tracing the history of religious reform and Bertram Korn's 1949 study of Jews in the Civil War emphasizing the role of rabbis.
Or perhaps both.Running away from his divine commission, he set off for Tarshish.