28 So when the Midianite(A) merchants came by, his brothers pulled Joseph up out of the cistern(B) and sold(C) him for twenty shekels[a] of silver(D) to the Ishmaelites,(E) who took him to Egypt.(F)

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 37:28 That is, about 8 ounces or about 230 grams

12 I told them, “If you think it best, give me my pay; but if not, keep it.” So they paid me thirty pieces of silver.(A)

13 And the Lord said to me, “Throw it to the potter”—the handsome price at which they valued me! So I took the thirty pieces of silver(B) and threw them to the potter at the house of the Lord.(C)

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15 and asked, “What are you willing to give me if I deliver him over to you?” So they counted out for him thirty pieces of silver.(A)

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When Judas, who had betrayed him,(A) saw that Jesus was condemned, he was seized with remorse and returned the thirty pieces of silver(B) to the chief priests and the elders.

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Then what was spoken by Jeremiah the prophet was fulfilled:(A) “They took the thirty pieces of silver, the price set on him by the people of Israel,

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