53 They gave money to the stonemasons and the carpenters, along with daily meals. They gave gifts to the Sidonians and the Tyrians, to deliver cedar logs from Lebanon and ferry them in rafts to the harbor of Joppa, according to the written orders they had from Persia's King Cyrus.

References for 1 Esdras 5:53

    • f 5:53 - Gk uncertain