Definitions for ophirˈoʊ fər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

O•phirˈoʊ fər(n.)

  1. a country of uncertain location from which gold and precious stones and trees were brought for Solomon. I Kings 10:11.

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  1. Ophir(ProperNoun)

    A city or region mentioned in the Bible, modern scholars have been unable to determine where it was located. King Solomon is supposed to have received a cargo of gold, silver, sandalwood, precious stones, ivory, apes and peacocks from Ophir, every three years.

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  1. Ophir

    Ophir is a port or region mentioned in the Bible, famous for its wealth. King Solomon is supposed to have received a cargo of gold, silver, sandalwood, precious stones, ivory, apes and peacocks from Ophir, every three years.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Ophir

    a region in the East of uncertain situation, frequently referred to in Scripture as a region from which gold and precious stones were imported.

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