The ancients of Gebal and the wise [men] thereof were in thee thy calkers: all the ships of the sea with their mariners were in thee to occupy thy merchandise.
Thy riches, and thy fairs, thy merchandise, thy mariners, and thy pilots, thy calkers, and the occupiers of thy merchandise, and all thy men of war, that [are] in thee, and in all thy company which [is] in the midst of thee, shall fall into the midst of the seas in the day of thy ruin.
Related Topics and Bible Verses
workmen skilled in stopping the seams of the deck or sides of
vessels. The inhabitants of Gebel were employed in such work on
Tyrian vessels (Ezek. 27:9, 27; marg., "strengtheners" or
"stoppers of chinks").