2 Chronicles 8:17

17 Then Solomon went to Ezion Geber and Elath on the coast of Edom.

2 Chronicles 8:17 Meaning and Commentary

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 Kings 9:28).

2 Chronicles 8:17 In-Context

15 The king's directions to the priests and Levites and financial stewards were kept right down to the fine print - no innovations - including the treasuries.
16 All that Solomon set out to do, from the groundbreaking of The Temple of God to its finish, was now complete.
17 Then Solomon went to Ezion Geber and Elath on the coast of Edom.
18 Hiram sent him ships and with them veteran sailors. Joined by Solomon's men they sailed to Ophir (in east Africa), loaded on fifteen tons of gold, and brought it back to King Solomon.