Later Solomon went to Ezion-geber and Elath, ports along the shore of the Red Sea in the land of Edom.
What does 2 Chronicles 8:17 mean?
John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Ver. 17-18. Then went Solomon to Eziongeber
Being now at leisure to look after his navy, to carry on
merchandise; and of this, and the following verse, and the
reconciliation of them with ( 1 Kings
9:26-28 ) , (See Gill on 1 Kings 9:26),
(See Gill on 1
Kings 9:27), (See Gill on 1