'Sustenance' in the Bible
To his father he sent as follows: ten donkeys loaded with the best things of Egypt, and ten female donkeys loaded with grain and bread and sustenance for his father on the journey.
And they encamped against them, and destroyed the increase of the earth, till thou come unto Gaza, and left no sustenance for Israel, neither sheep, nor ox, nor ass.
And Micah saith to him, 'Dwell with me, and be to me for a father and for a priest, and I give to thee ten silverlings for the days, and a suit of garments, and thy sustenance;' and the Levite goeth in.
Now Barzillai was a very aged man, even fourscore years old: and he had provided the king of sustenance while he lay at Mahanaim; for he was a very great man.
Then David came to his house at Jerusalem, and the king took the ten women, the concubines whom he had left to keep the house, and placed them under guard and provided them with sustenance, but did not go in to them. So they were shut up until the day of their death, living as widows.
And Solomon hath twelve officers over all Israel, and they have sustained the king and his household -- a month in the year is on each one for sustenance;
Let his children wander about and beg; And let them seek sustenance far from their ruined homes.
Teth He has given sustenance unto those that fear him; Jod He will ever be mindful of his covenant.
In the summer, it prepares its food; in the harvest, it gathers its sustenance.
You will have enough goat's milk to drink and to supply your household needs, as well as sustenance for your servant girls.
I have dug and drunk water; and with the sole of my feet shall I dry up all the rivers of sustenance.
Moreover he said unto me, Son of man, behold, I break the sustenance of bread in Jerusalem; and they shall eat bread by weight, and with anguish; and they shall drink water by measure, and with terror.
When I shall send upon them the evil arrows of famine, which shall be for their destruction and which I will send to destroy you, then I will increase the famine upon you and will destroy your sustenance of bread.
Now there came a dearth over all the land of Egypt and Chanaan, and great affliction: and our fathers found no sustenance.