Bible: 2 Chron 2:7-15

2:7Now send me a man who is skilled in working with gold, silver, bronze, and iron, as well as purple, crimson, and violet colored fabrics, and who knows how to engrave. He will work with my skilled craftsmen here in Jerusalem 1  and Judah, whom my father David provided. 2:8 Send me cedars, evergreens, and algum 2  trees from Lebanon, for I know your servants are adept 3  at cutting down trees in Lebanon. My servants will work with your servants 2:9 to supply me with large quantities of timber, for I am building a great, magnificent temple. 2:10 Look, I will pay your servants who cut the timber 20,000 kors 4  of ground wheat, 20,000 kors of barley, 120,000 gallons 5  of wine, and 120,000 gallons of olive oil.”

2:11 King Huram 6  of Tyre sent this letter to Solomon: “Because the Lord loves his people, he has made you their king.” 2:12 Huram also said, “Worthy of praise is the Lord God of Israel, who made the sky and the earth! He has given David a wise son who has discernment and insight and will build a temple for the Lord, as well as a royal palace for himself. 7  2:13 Now I am sending you Huram Abi, 8  a skilled and capable man, 2:14 whose mother is a Danite and whose father is a Tyrian. 9  He knows how to work with gold, silver, bronze, iron, stones, and wood, as well as purple, violet, white, and crimson fabrics. He knows how to do all kinds of engraving and understands any design given to him. He will work with your skilled craftsmen and the skilled craftsmen of my lord David your father. 2:15 Now let my lord send to his servants the wheat, barley, olive oil, and wine he has promised;

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