Now that
1 Kings 4:22
Solomon's provisions for one day were 150 bushels of fine flour and 300 bushels of meal,
1 Kings 4:23
10 fattened oxen, 20 range oxen, and 100 sheep, besides deer, gazelles, roebucks, and pen-fed poultry,
Nehemiah 5:14
Furthermore, from the day King Artaxerxes appointed me to be their governor in the land of Judah-- from the twentieth year until his thirty-second year, 12 years-- I and my associates never ate from the food allotted to the governor.
Nehemiah 5:15
The governors who preceded me had heavily burdened the people, taking food and wine from them, as well as a pound of silver. Their subordinates also oppressed the people, but I didn't do this, because of the fear of God.
because the bondage
Psalm 37:21
The wicked borrows and does not repay, but the righteous is gracious and giving.
Psalm 37:26
He is always generous, always lending, and his children are a blessing.