Parts of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
TWOT Reference: 2454a
KJV Translation Count — 88x
The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: shekel (88)
Outline of Biblical Usage
a. the chief unit of weight or measure
1. gold-1/10000 of a talent and equal to 220 grains
2. silver-1/3000 of a talent and equal to 132 grains
3. copper-1/1500 of a talent and equal to 528 grains
sheqel, sheh'-kel; from 8254; probably a weight; used as a commercial standard: — shekel.
Concordance Results Using KJV
My lord, hearken unto me: the land is worth four hundred H8255s of silver; what is that betwixt me and thee? bury therefore thy dead.
And Abraham hearkened unto Ephron; and Abraham weighed to Ephron the silver, which he had named in the audience of the sons of Heth, four hundred H8255s of silver, current money with the merchant.
If the ox shall push a manservant or a maidservant; he shall give unto their master thirty H8255s of silver, and the ox shall be stoned.
This they shall give, every one that passeth among them that are numbered, half a H8255 after the H8255 of the sanctuary: (a H8255 is twenty gerahs:) an half H8255 shall be the offering of the LORD.
The rich shall not give more, and the poor shall not give less than half a H8255, when they give an offering unto the LORD, to make an atonement for your souls.
And of cassia five hundred H8255s, after the H8255 of the sanctuary, and of oil olive an hin:
All the gold that was occupied for the work in all the work of the holy place, even the gold of the offering, was twenty and nine talents, and seven hundred and thirty H8255s, after the H8255 of the sanctuary.
And the silver of them that were numbered of the congregation was an hundred talents, and a thousand seven hundred and threescore and fifteen H8255s, after the H8255 of the sanctuary:
A bekah for every man, that is, half a H8255, after the H8255 of the sanctuary, for every one that went to be numbered, from twenty years old and upward, for six hundred thousand and three thousand and five hundred and fifty men.
And the brass of the offering was seventy talents, and two thousand and four hundred H8255s.