1 Kings 5:9

9My servants shall bring it down to the sea from Lebanon, and I will make it into rafts to go by sea to the place you direct. And I will have them broken up there, and you shall receive it. And you shall meet my wishes a  by providing food for my household.”

1 Kings 5:11

11while Solomon gave Hiram 20,000 cors
A  cor was about 6 bushels or 220 liters
of wheat as food for his household, and 20,000
Septuagint; Hebrew twenty
cors of beaten oil. Solomon gave this to Hiram year by year.

Ezra 3:7

7So they gave money to the masons and the carpenters, d  and food, drink, and oil to the Sidonians and the Tyrians e  to bring cedar trees from Lebanon to the sea, to Joppa, f  according to the grant that they had from Cyrus king of Persia.

Acts 12:20

The Death of Herod

20Now Herod was angry with the people of Tyre and Sidon, and they came to him with one accord, and g  having persuaded Blastus, the king’s chamberlain
That is, trusted personal attendant
they asked for peace, because i  their country depended on the king’s country for food.
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