Comparative Measures

Most Relevant Verses

Exodus 30:13

Everyone who is registered must pay half a shekel according to the sanctuary shekel (20 gerahs to the shekel). This half shekel is a contribution to the Lord.

Leviticus 27:25

All your assessed values will be measured by the standard sanctuary shekel, 20 gerahs to the shekel.

Ezekiel 45:12

The shekel will weigh 20 gerahs. Your mina will equal 60 shekels.

Exodus 38:26

2?5 of an ounce per man, that is, half a shekel according to the sanctuary shekel, from everyone 20 years old or more who had crossed over to the registered group, 603,550 men.

Leviticus 27:16

“If a man consecrates to the Lord any part of a field that he possesses, your assessment of value will be proportional to the seed needed to sow it, at the rate of 50 silver shekels for every five bushels of barley seed.

Ezekiel 45:11

The dry measure and the liquid measure will be uniform, with the liquid measure containing 5½ gallons and the dry measure holding half a bushel. Their measurement will be a tenth of the standard larger capacity measure.

Ezekiel 45:14

The quota of oil in liquid measures will be one percent of every cor. The cor equals 10 liquid measures or one standard larger capacity measure, since 10 liquid measures equal one standard larger capacity measure.

Exodus 16:36

(Two quarts are a tenth of an ephah.)

Isaiah 5:10

For a ten-acre vineyard will yield
only six gallons,
and 10 bushels of seed will yield
only one bushel.

Psalm 62:9

Men are only a vapor;
exalted men, an illusion.
Weighed in the scales, they go up;
together they are less than a vapor.

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