48 Now Jehoshaphat built a fleet of trading ships[1] to go to Ophir for gold, but they never set sail-they were wrecked at Ezion Geber.

Matthew Henry's Commentary on 1 Kings 22:48

Commentary on 1 Kings 22:41-50

(Read 1 Kings 22:41-50)

Jehoshaphat's reign appears to have been one of the best, both as to piety and prosperity. He pleased God, and God blessed him.