Then there came to him all his brothers and sisters and all who had known him before, and they ate bread with him in his house; and they sympathized with him and comforted him over all the [distressing] calamities that the Lord had brought upon him. Every man also gave him a piece of money, and every man an earring of gold.
Then he bought the piece of land on which he had encamped from the sons of Hamor, Shechem's father, for a hundred pieces of money.
And the bones of Joseph, which the Israelites brought up out of Egypt, they buried in Shechem in the portion of ground Jacob bought from the sons of Hamor, the father of Shechem, for 100 pieces of money; and it became the inheritance of the Josephites.
And the shekel shall be twenty gerahs; twenty shekels and twenty-five shekels and fifteen shekels shall be your maneh.
What the rest of the people gave was 20,000 darics of gold, 2,000 minas of silver, and 67 priests' garments.
Some of the heads of fathers' houses gave to the treasury for the work 20,000 darics of gold and 2,200 minas of silver.
They gave as they were able to the treasury for the work 61,000 darics of gold, 5,000 minas of silver, and 100 priests' garments.
Calling ten of his [own] bond servants, he gave them ten minas [each equal to about one hundred days' wages or nearly twenty dollars] and said to them, Buy and sell with these while I go and then return.
The first one came before him, and he said, Lord, your mina has made ten [additional] minas.
The second one also came and said, Lord, your mina has made five more minas.
Then another came and said, Lord, here is your mina, which I have kept laid up in a handkerchief.
And he said to the bystanders, Take the mina away from him and give it to him who has the ten minas.
And they said to him, Lord, he has ten minas [already]!
When he began the accounting, one was brought to him who owed him 10,000 talents [probably about $10,000,000],
To one he gave five talents [probably about $5,000], to another two, to another one -- "to each in proportion to his own personal ability. Then he departed and left the country.
And he who had received the five talents came and brought him five more, saying, Master, you entrusted to me five talents; see, here I have gained five talents more.
And he also who had the two talents came forward, saying, Master, you entrusted two talents to me; here I have gained two talents more.
He who had received one talent also came forward, saying, Master, I knew you to be a harsh and hard man, reaping where you did not sow, and gathering where you had not winnowed [the grain].
So take the talent away from him and give it to the one who has the ten talents.