Ophir

  • ophir (ər/;[1] hebrew: אוֹפִיר, modern: ofir, tiberian: ʼÔp̄îr) is a port or region mentioned in the bible, famous for its wealth. king solomon received a cargo from ophir every three years, 1 kings 10:22 which consisted of gold, silver, sandalwood, pearls, ivory, apes, and peacocks.[2]

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Ophir (ər/;[1] Hebrew: אוֹפִיר, Modern: Ofir, Tiberian: ʼÔp̄îr) is a port or region mentioned in the Bible, famous for its wealth. King Solomon received a cargo from Ophir every three years, 1 Kings 10:22 which consisted of gold, silver, sandalwood, pearls, ivory, apes, and peacocks.[2]