25 The silver from those of the community who were registered was 7,544 pounds,[a] according to the sanctuary shekel— 26 one-fifth of an ounce[b] per man, that is, half a shekel according to the sanctuary shekel, from everyone twenty years old or more who had crossed over to the registered group, 603,550 men. 27 There were 7,500 pounds[c] of silver used to cast the bases of the sanctuary and the bases of the curtain—one hundred bases from 7,500 pounds, 75 pounds[d] for each base.(A) 28 With the remaining 44 pounds[e] he made the hooks for the posts, overlaid their tops, and supplied bands for them.

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Footnotes

  1. 38:25 Lit 100 talents and 1,775 shekels
  2. 38:26 Lit a beka
  3. 38:27 Lit 100 talents
  4. 38:27 Lit one talent
  5. 38:28 Lit 1,775 (shekels)

40 just as the Lord commanded him through Moses. It was to be a reminder for the Israelites that no unauthorized person outside the lineage of Aaron should approach to offer incense before the Lord(A) and become like Korah and his followers.

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