[[1098]Money]

-A weight, equal to twenty gerahs Ex 30:13; Nu 3:47; Eze 45:12 -Used to weigh silver Jos 7:21; Jud 8:26; 17:2,3 -Fractions of, used in currency Ex 30:13; 1Sa 9:8; Ne 10:32 -Used to weigh .Gold Ge 24:22; Nu 7:14,20-86; Jos 7:21; 1Ki 10:16 .Cinnamon Ex 30:23 .Hair 2Sa 14:26 .Iron 1Sa 17:7 .Myrrh Ex […]

Weight, the common standard both of weight and value among the Hebrews. It is estimated at 220 English grains, or a little more than half an ounce avoirdupois. The “shekel of the sanctuary” (Ex. 30:13; Num. 3:47) was equal to twenty gerahs (Ezek. 45:12). There were shekels of gold (1 Chr. 21:25), of silver (1 […]