Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
These twenty years I have been in your house;
I served you fourteen years for your two daughters and six years for your flock, and you changed my wages ten times.
Ask me ever so much bridal payment and gift, and I will give according as you say to me; but give me the girl
If her father absolutely refuses to give her to him, he shall
pay money equal to the dowry for virgins.
1 Samuel 18:25
Saul then said, “Thus you shall say to David, ‘The king does not desire any
dowry except a hundred foreskins of the Philistines, to take vengeance on the king’s enemies.’” Now Saul planned to make David fall by the hand of the Philistines.
‘Again, if a man consecrates to the Lord part of the fields of his own property, then your valuation shall be
proportionate to the seed needed for it: a homer of barley seed at fifty shekels of silver.
“For ten acres of vineyard will yield only one bath of wine,
homer of seed will yield but an ephah of grain.”
The ephah and the bath shall be
the same quantity, so that the bath will contain a tenth of a homer and the ephah a tenth of a homer; their standard shall be according to the homer.