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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.

General references

Bible References


Numbers 3:47
Will be five shekels for every one, by the scale of the holy place (the shekel is twenty gerahs);
Leviticus 27:2
Say to the children of Israel, If a man makes a special oath, you will give your decision as to the value of the persons for the Lord.

Which is

Exodus 30:13
And this is what they are to give; let every man who is numbered give half a shekel, by the scale of the holy place: (the shekel being valued at twenty gerahs:) this money is an offering to the Lord.
Leviticus 27:25
And let all your values be based on the shekel of the holy place, that is, twenty gerahs to the shekel.
Ezekiel 45:12
And the shekel is to be twenty gerahs: five shekels are five, and ten shekels are ten, and your maneh is to be fifty shekels

General references

Numbers 3:15
Let all the children of Levi be numbered by their families and their fathers' houses; let every male of a month old and over be numbered.

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain