Reference: Bag, Purse, Wallet
Several kinds of bags, etc. may be distinguished. (a) The shepherd's and traveller's wallet for carrying one or more days' provisions. Like most of the other OT bags, it was made of skin, generally undressed, and was slung across the shoulder. This is the scrip of Mt 10:10 and parallels (RV 'wallet'). The former is retained by our RV (but Amer. RV 'wallet') to render a unique word, which had to be explained even to Hebrew readers by the gloss 'the shepherd's bag' (1Sa 17:40). (b) A more finished article, the leather satchel which served as a purse (Lu 10:4; 12:33 AV here bag). For illust. see Rich, Dict. of Antiq. 217. The purse of Mt 10:9; Mr 6:8, however, was merely the folds of the girdle (see Revised Version margin). (c) The merchant's bag, in which he kept his stone weights (De 25:13), also served as a purse (Pr 1:14). (d) The favourite bag for money and valuables
And it came to pass as they emptied their sacks, that, behold, every man's bundle of money was in his sack: and when both they and their father saw the bundles of money, they were afraid.
You shall not have in your bag differing weights, a great and a small.
And he took his staff in his hand, and chose him five smooth stones out of the brook, and put them in a shepherd's bag which he had, even in a pouch; and his sling was in his hand: and he drew near to the Philistine.
Yet a man has risen to pursue you, and to seek your soul: but the soul of my lord shall be bound in the bundle of the living with the LORD your God; and the souls of your enemies, them shall he sling out, as out of the middle of a sling.
And Naaman said, Be content, take two talents. And he urged him, and bound two talents of silver in two bags, with two changes of garments, and laid them upon two of his servants; and they bore them before him.
And it was so, when they saw that there was much money in the chest, that the king's scribe and the high priest came up, and they put it in bags, and counted the money that was found in the house of the LORD.
My transgression is sealed up in a bag, and you sew up my iniquity.
Cast in your lot among us; let us all have one purse:
He has taken a bag of money with him, and will come home at the day appointed.
The festal robes, and the mantles, and the cloaks, and the handbags,
Provide neither gold, nor silver, nor brass in your purses, Nor bag for your journey, neither two coats, neither shoes, nor yet a staff: for the workman is worthy of his food.
And commanded them that they should take nothing for their journey, except a staff only; no bag, no bread, no money in their purse:
Carry neither purse, nor bag, nor shoes: and greet no man by the way.
Sell what you have, and give alms; provide yourselves purses which grow not old, a treasure in the heavens that fails not, where no thief approaches, neither moth corrupts.
This he said, not that he cared for the poor; but because he was a thief, and had the bag, and bore what was put therein.
For some of them thought, because Judas had the bag, that Jesus had said unto him, Buy those things that we have need of for the feast; or, that he should give something to the poor.