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26 a (A)beka[a] a head (that is, half a shekel, by the shekel of the sanctuary), for everyone who was listed in the records, from twenty years old and upwards, for (B)603,550 men.

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  1. Exodus 38:26 A beka was about 1/5 of an ounce or 5.5 grams

26 one beka per person,(A) that is, half a shekel,[a] according to the sanctuary shekel,(B) from everyone who had crossed over to those counted, twenty years old or more,(C) a total of 603,550 men.(D)

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  1. Exodus 38:26 That is, about 1/5 ounce or about 5.7 grams

The Temple Tax

24 (A)When they came to Capernaum, the collectors of (B)the two-drachma tax went up to Peter and said, “Does your teacher not pay the tax?”

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The Temple Tax

24 After Jesus and his disciples arrived in Capernaum, the collectors of the two-drachma temple tax(A) came to Peter and asked, “Doesn’t your teacher pay the temple tax?”

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22 When the camels had finished drinking, the man took a gold ring weighing a half shekel,[a] and two bracelets for her arms weighing ten gold shekels,

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  1. Genesis 24:22 A shekel was about 2/5 of an ounce or 11 grams

22 When the camels had finished drinking, the man took out a gold nose ring(A) weighing a beka[a] and two gold bracelets(B) weighing ten shekels.[b]

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  1. Genesis 24:22 That is, about 1/5 ounce or about 5.7 grams
  2. Genesis 24:22 That is, about 4 ounces or about 115 grams

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