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"Will the traders bargain over him? Will they divide him among the merchants?
Then they gave money to the masons and carpenters, and food, drink and oil to the Sidonians and to the Tyrians, to bring cedar wood from Lebanon to the sea at Joppa, according to the permission they had from Cyrus king of Persia.
"For their mother has played the harlot; She who conceived them has acted shamefully For she said, 'I will go after my lovers, Who give me my bread and my water, My wool and my flax, my oil and my drink.'
"Tarshish was your customer because of the abundance of all kinds of wealth; with silver, iron, tin and lead they paid for your wares. "Javan, Tubal and Meshech, they were your traders; with the lives of men and vessels of bronze they paid for your merchandise. "Those from Beth-togarmah gave horses and war horses and mules for your wares.read more.
"The sons of Dedan were your traders Many coastlands were your market; ivory tusks and ebony they brought as your payment. "Aram was your customer because of the abundance of your goods; they paid for your wares with emeralds, purple, embroidered work, fine linen, coral and rubies. "Judah and the land of Israel, they were your traders; with the wheat of Minnith, cakes, honey, oil and balm they paid for your merchandise. "Damascus was your customer because of the abundance of your goods, because of the abundance of all kinds of wealth, because of the wine of Helbon and white wool. "Vedan and Javan paid for your wares from Uzal; wrought iron, cassia and sweet cane were among your merchandise. "Dedan traded with you in saddlecloths for riding. "Arabia and all the princes of Kedar, they were your customers for lambs, rams and goats; for these they were your customers. "The traders of Sheba and Raamah, they traded with you; they paid for your wares with the best of all kinds of spices, and with all kinds of precious stones and gold. "Haran, Canneh, Eden, the traders of Sheba, Asshur and Chilmad traded with you.
So they brought their livestock to Joseph, and Joseph gave them food in exchange for the horses and the flocks and the herds and the donkeys; and he fed them with food in exchange for all their livestock that year.