All his brothers, sisters, and former acquaintances came to his house and dined with him in his house. They sympathized with him and comforted him concerning all the adversity the Lord had brought on him. Each one gave him a qesitah and a gold earring.
He purchased a section of the field where he had pitched his tent from the sons of Hamor, Shechem’s father, for 100 qesitahs.
Joseph’s bones, which the Israelites had brought up from Egypt, were buried at Shechem in the parcel of land Jacob had purchased from the sons of Hamor, Shechem’s father, for 100 qesitahs. It was an inheritance for Joseph’s descendants.
The shekel will weigh 20 gerahs. Your mina will equal 60 shekels.
The rest of the people gave 20,000 gold coins, 2,000 silver minas, and 67 priestly garments.
Some of the family leaders gave 20,000 gold coins and 2,200 silver minas to the treasury for the project.
Based on what they could give, they gave 61,000 gold coins, 6,250 pounds of silver, and 100 priestly garments to the treasury for the project.
He called 10 of his slaves, gave them 10 minas, and told them, ‘Engage in business until I come back.’
The first came forward and said, ‘Master, your mina has earned 10 more minas.’
“The second came and said, ‘Master, your mina has made five minas.’
“And another came and said, ‘Master, here is your mina. I have kept it hidden away in a cloth
So he said to those standing there, ‘Take the mina away from him and give it to the one who has 10 minas.’
“But they said to him, ‘Master, he has 10 minas.’
When he began to settle accounts, one who owed 10,000 talents was brought before him.
To one he gave five talents; to another, two; and to another, one—to each according to his own ability. Then he went on a journey. Immediately
The man who had received five talents approached, presented five more talents, and said, ‘Master, you gave me five talents. Look, I’ve earned five more talents.’
“Then the man with two talents also approached. He said, ‘Master, you gave me two talents. Look, I’ve earned two more talents.’
“Then the man who had received one talent also approached and said, ‘Master, I know you. You’re a difficult man, reaping where you haven’t sown and gathering where you haven’t scattered seed.
“‘So take the talent from him and give it to the one who has 10 talents.