|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (n.) That which supports life; food; provisions; means of living; as, the city has ample sustenance.
2. (n.) The act of sustaining; support; maintenance; subsistence; as, the sustenance of the body; the sustenance of life.
Sustenance (11 Occurrences)
Acts 7:11 Now there came a dearth over all the land of Egypt and Chanaan, and great affliction: and our fathers found no sustenance. (KJV ASV WBS YLT)
1 Timothy 6:8 But having sustenance and covering, we will be content with these. (DBY)
Genesis 45:23 To his father, he sent after this manner: ten donkeys loaded with the good things of Egypt, and ten female donkeys loaded with grain and bread and provision for his father by the way. (See NAS)
Judges 6:4 and they encamped against them, and destroyed the increase of the earth, until you come to Gaza, and left no sustenance in Israel, neither sheep, nor ox, nor donkey. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)
Judges 17:10 And Micah saith to him, 'Dwell with me, and be to me for a father and for a priest, and I give to thee ten silverlings for the days, and a suit of garments, and thy sustenance;' and the Levite goeth 'in'. (YLT)
2 Samuel 19:32 Now Barzillai was a very aged man, even eighty years old: and he had provided the king with sustenance while he lay at Mahanaim; for he was a very great man. (WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS)
2 Samuel 20:3 David came to his house at Jerusalem; and the king took the ten women his concubines, whom he had left to keep the house, and put them in custody, and provided them with sustenance, but didn't go in to them. So they were shut up to the day of their death, living in widowhood. (WEB JPS ASV NAS)
1 Kings 4:7 And Solomon hath twelve officers over all Israel, and they have sustained the king and his household -- a month in the year is on each one for sustenance; (YLT)
Psalms 109:10 Let his children be wandering beggars. Let them be sought from their ruins. (See NAS)
Proverbs 6:8 She gets her meat in the summer, storing up food at the time of the grain-cutting. (See RSV)
Proverbs 27:27 and there is goats' milk enough for thy food, for the food of thy household, and sustenance for thy maidens. (DBY NAS)