1 Kings 5:6-10 NIV

6 "So give orders that cedars1 of Lebanon be cut for me. My men will work with yours, and I will pay you for your men whatever wages you set. You know that we have no one so skilled in felling timber as the Sidonians."

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7 When Hiram heard Solomon's message, he was greatly pleased and said, "Praise be to the LORD 2 today, for he has given David a wise son to rule over this great nation."

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8 So Hiram sent word to Solomon: "I have received the message you sent me and will do all you want in providing the cedar and pine logs.
9 My men will haul them down from Lebanon to the sea3, and I will float them in rafts by sea to the place you specify. There I will separate them and you can take them away. And you are to grant my wish by providing food4 for my royal household."

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10 In this way Hiram kept Solomon supplied with all the cedar and pine logs he wanted,