'Merchants' in the Bible
So Judah's brothers listened to him. As the Midianite merchants were passing through, they extracted Joseph from the cistern and sold Joseph for 20 pieces of silver to the Ishmaelites, who then took Joseph down to Egypt.
not including revenue from traders, merchants, and from all the kings of Arabia and the governors of the land.
not including revenue from traders and merchants. In addition, all the kings of Arabia and the governors of the nation brought gold and silver to Solomon.
Next to him, Malchijah, one of the goldsmiths, carried on repairs up to the house of the Temple Servants and the merchants, up to the Muster Gate as far as the ascent to the corner.
Between the ascent of the corner and the Sheep Gate, the goldsmiths and merchants carried on repairs.
As a result, the merchants and sellers of all sorts of goods remained outside Jerusalem a couple of times.
"Be silent, you inhabitants of the coast, you merchants of Sidon, whose messengers crossed over the sea,
Who has planned this against Tyre, that bestower of crowns, whose merchants were princes, whose traders were the most renowned on earth?
You committed even more immorality with that land of the merchants, the Chaldeans. But you weren't satisfied even with these!
He plucked off the top of its shoot, brought it to a land of merchants, and set it down in a city full of traders.
Haran, Canneh, Eden, merchants from Sheba, Asshur, and Chilmad did business with you,
"Wail, you who live in the market district, because all of the merchants will be crushed and all of their customers will be eliminated.
The light from a lamp will never shine within you again. The voice of a bridegroom and bride will never be heard within you again. For your merchants were the important people of the world, and all the nations were deceived by your witchcraft.