24 But the king replied to Araunah, “No, I insist on paying you for it. I will not sacrifice to the Lord my God burnt offerings that cost me nothing.”(A)

So David bought the threshing floor and the oxen and paid fifty shekels[a](B) of silver for them.

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  1. 2 Samuel 24:24 That is, about 1 1/4 pounds or about 575 grams

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