'Cargo' in the Bible
At this point the mariners became terrified, and each man cried out to his gods. They began to throw the cargo into the sea in order to lighten the vessel. But Jonah had gone down into the vessel's hold, had lain down, and was fast asleep.
We came in sight of Cyprus, and leaving it on our left, we sailed on to Syria and landed at Tyre because the ship was to unload its cargo there.
"Men, I see that during this voyage there will be hardship and a heavy loss not only of the cargo and ship, but also of our lives."
The next day, because we were being tossed so violently by the storm, they began to throw the cargo overboard.
After they had eaten all they wanted, they began to lighten the ship by dumping its cargo of wheat into the sea.
The world's businesses cry and mourn over her, because no one buys their cargo anymore
cargo of gold, silver, gems, pearls, fine linen, purple cloth, silk, scarlet cloth, all kinds of scented wood, all articles made of ivory, all articles made of very costly wood, bronze, iron, marble,