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Bible Encyclopedias

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Tarshish

A place frequently mentioned in the Old Testament, now generally identified with Tartessus, a Phoenician settlement in the SW. of Spain, near the mouth of the Guadalquivir, which became co-extensive with the district subsequently known as Andalusia; also conjectured to have been Tarsus, and also Yemen.

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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Tarshish'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/t/tarshish.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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