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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.

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Bible References


Numbers 3:47
collect five shekels for each one individually; you are to collect this amount in the currency of the sanctuary shekel (this shekel is twenty gerahs).
Leviticus 27:2
"Speak to the Israelites and tell them, 'When a man makes a special votive offering based on the conversion value of persons to the Lord,

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Exodus 30:13
Everyone who crosses over to those who are numbered is to pay this: a half shekel according to the shekel of the sanctuary (a shekel weighs twenty gerahs). The half shekel is to be an offering to the Lord.
Leviticus 27:25
Every conversion value must be calculated by the standard of the sanctuary shekel; twenty gerahs to the shekel.
Ezekiel 45:12
The shekel will be twenty gerahs. Sixty shekels will be a mina for you.

General references

Numbers 3:15
"Number the Levites by their clans and their families; every male from a month old and upward you are to number."

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