Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And those that are to be redeemed from a month old shalt thou redeem, according to thine estimation, for the money of five shekels, after the shekel of the sanctuary, which is twenty gerahs.
you shall take
five shekels apiece, per head; you shall take them in terms of the shekel of the sanctuary ( the shekel is twenty gerahs),
“Speak to the sons of Israel and say to them, ‘
When a man makes a difficult vow, he shall be valued according to your valuation of persons belonging to the Lord.
This is what everyone who
is numbered shall give: half a shekel according to the shekel of the sanctuary ( the shekel is twenty gerahs), half a shekel as a contribution to the Lord.
Every valuation of yours, moreover, shall be after
the shekel of the sanctuary. The shekel shall be twenty gerahs.
shekel shall be twenty gerahs; twenty shekels, twenty-five shekels, and fifteen shekels shall be your maneh.
Number the sons of Levi by their fathers’ households, by their families; every male from a month old and upward you shall number.”