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21 The man, gazing at her, remained silent, trying to discern whether the Lord had made his journey a success or not.

22 When the camels had finished drinking, the man took a gold nose ring of half a shekel weight[a] and two bracelets for her wrists of ten shekels weight[b] in gold, 23 and said, “Whose daughter are you? Please tell me, is there room in your father’s house for us to lodge?”

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  1. Genesis 24:22 About ⅕ ounce, or 5.7 grams.
  2. Genesis 24:22 About 4 ounces, or 115 grams.

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