Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


This they shall give, every one that passeth among them that are numbered, half a shekel after the shekel of the sanctuary: (a shekel is twenty gerahs:) an half shekel shall be the offering of the LORD.

Bible References

A shekel is

Leviticus 27:25
And all your valuations shall be according to the shekel of the sanctuary: twenty gerahs shall be the shekel.
Numbers 3:47
You shall even take five shekels apiece individually, after the shekel of the sanctuary shall you take them: (the shekel is twenty gerahs:)
Ezekiel 45:12
And the shekel shall be twenty gerahs: twenty shekels, five and twenty shekels, fifteen shekels, shall be your mina.