Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

They gave money also unto the masons, and to the carpenters; and meat, and drink, and oil, unto them of Zidon, and to them of Tyre, to bring cedar trees from Lebanon to the sea of Joppa, according to the grant that they had of Cyrus king of Persia.

Joppa joppa, now jaffa or yaffa, one of the most ancient sea-ports in the world, is situated in a fine plain on the shore of the mediterranean, between jamnia south and caesarea of palestine north, 150 stadia from antipatris, according to josephus, 30 miles south of caesarea, 12 miles north of ashdod, 9 miles west of ramla, and 40 miles west of jerusalem, according to modern authorities; and in lat

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Bible References

Gave money

2 Kings 12:11
They gave the money that was weighed out into the hands of those who did the work, who had the oversight of the house of the LORD: and they paid it out to the carpenters and the builders, who worked on the house of the LORD,
2 Kings 22:5
Let them deliver it into the hand of the workmen who have the oversight of the house of the LORD; and let them give it to the workmen who are in the house of the LORD, to repair the breaches of the house,
2 Chronicles 24:12
The king and Jehoiada gave it to such as did the work of the service of the house of the LORD; and they hired masons and carpenters to restore the house of the LORD, and also such as worked iron and brass to repair the house of the LORD.

Meat

1 Kings 5:6
Now therefore command that they cut me cedar trees out of Lebanon. My servants shall be with your servants; and I will give you wages for your servants according to all that you shall say. For you know that there is not among us any who knows how to cut timber like the Sidonians."
2 Chronicles 2:10
Behold, I will give to your servants, the cutters who cut timber, twenty thousand measures of beaten wheat, and twenty thousand measures of barley, and twenty thousand baths of wine, and twenty thousand baths of oil."
Ezekiel 27:17
Judah, and the land of Israel, they were your traffickers: they traded for your merchandise wheat of Minnith, and confections, and honey, and oil, and balm.
Acts 12:20
Now Herod was very angry with the people of Tyre and Sidon. They came with one accord to him, and, having made Blastus, the king's personal aide, their friend, they asked for peace, because their country depended on the king's country for food.

Joppa joppa, now jaffa or yaffa, one of the most ancient sea-ports in the world, is situated in a fine plain on the shore of the mediterranean, between jamnia south and caesarea of palestine north, 150 stadia from antipatris, according to josephus, 30 miles south of caesarea, 12 miles north of ashdod, 9 miles west of ramla, and 40 miles west of jerusalem, according to modern authorities; and in lat

2 Chronicles 2:16
and we will cut wood out of Lebanon, as much as you shall need; and we will bring it to you in floats by sea to Joppa; and you shall carry it up to Jerusalem."
Jonah 1:3
But Jonah rose up to flee to Tarshish from the presence of the LORD. He went down to Joppa, and found a ship going to Tarshish; so he paid its fare, and went down into it, to go with them to Tarshish from the presence of the LORD.
Acts 9:36
Now there was at Joppa a certain disciple named Tabitha (which when translated, means Dorcas). This woman was full of good works and acts of mercy which she did.
Acts 10:5
Now send men to Joppa, and get Simon, who is surnamed Peter.

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Ezra 6:3
In the first year of Cyrus the king, Cyrus the king made a decree: Concerning God's house at Jerusalem, let the house be built, the place where they offer sacrifices, and let its foundations be strongly laid; its height sixty cubits, and its breadth sixty cubits;