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Reprinted with the gracious permission of Bro. Paul Bessel, PM, past Senior Grand Warden of the Grand Lodge of Washington DC.  http://bessel.org



2 Samuel 5:11 - And Hiram king of Tyre sent messengers to David, and cedar
trees, also carpenters and masons who built David a house. 

1 Kings 5:1 - Now Hiram king of Tyre sent his servants to Solomon, when he heard that they had anointed him king in place of his father; for Hiram always loved David.

1 Kings 5:2 - And Solomon sent word to Hiram,

1 Kings 5:7 - When Hiram heard the words of Solomon, he rejoiced greatly, and said, "Blessed be the LORD this day, who has given to David a wise son to be over this great people."

1 Kings 5:8 - And Hiram sent to Solomon, saying, "I have heard the message which you have sent to me; I am ready to do all you desire in the matter of cedar and cypress timber.

1 Kings 5:10 - So Hiram supplied Solomon with all the timber of cedar and cypress that he desired,

1 Kings 5:11 - while Solomon gave Hiram twenty thousand cors of wheat as food for his household, and twenty thousand cors of beaten oil. Solomon gave this to Hiram year by year.

1 Kings 5:12 - And the LORD gave Solomon wisdom, as he promised him; and there was peace between Hiram and Solomon; and the two of them made a treaty.

1 Kings 5:18 - So Solomon's builders and Hiram's builders and the men of Gebal did the hewing and prepared the timber and the stone to build the house.

1 Kings 7:13 - And King Solomon sent and brought Hiram from Tyre.

1 Kings 7:40 - Hiram also made the pots, the shovels, and the basins. So Hiram finished all the work that he did for King Solomon on the house of the LORD:

1 Kings 7:45 - Now the pots, the shovels, and the basins, all these vessels in the house of the LORD, which Hiram made for King Solomon, were of burnished bronze.

1 Kings 9:11 - and Hiram king of Tyre had supplied Solomon with cedar and cypress timber and gold, as much as he desired, King Solomon gave to Hiram twenty cities in the land of Galilee.

1 Kings 9:12 - But when Hiram came from Tyre to see the cities which Solomon had given him, they did not please him.

1 Kings 9:14 - Hiram had sent to the king one hundred and twenty talents of gold.

1 Kings 9:27 - And Hiram sent with the fleet his servants, seamen who were familiar with the sea, together with the servants of Solomon;

1 Kings 10:11 - Moreover the fleet of Hiram, which brought gold from Ophir, brought from Ophir a very great amount of almug wood and precious stones.

1 Kings 10:22 - For the king had a fleet of ships of Tarshish at sea with the fleet of Hiram. Once every three years the fleet of ships of Tarshish used to come bringing gold, silver, ivory, apes, and peacocks. 

1 Chronicles 14:1 - And Hiram king of Tyre sent messengers to David, and cedar trees, also masons and carpenters to build a house for him.