Sentence Examples

  • SHEKEL (from Heb.
  • In the time of Josephus it seems that the light shekel weighed from 210 to 210.55 grains; the heavy shekel was twice that amount, which is practically identical with the Phoenician weight (224.4 grains).
  • 24 the temple tax of half a shekel is called a didrachm (2 drams).
  • The Hebrews divided the shekel into 20 parts, each of which was called a gerah.
  • That of burnt-offering; (2) the command as to the half-shekel presupposes the census of Num.

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