52 And all the gold of the contribution that they presented to the Lord, from the commanders of thousands and the commanders of hundreds, was 16,750 shekels.[a] 53 (A)(The men in the army had each taken plunder for himself.) 54 And Moses and Eleazar the priest received the gold from the commanders of thousands and of hundreds, and brought it into the tent of meeting, (B)as a memorial for the people of Israel before the Lord.

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Footnotes

  1. Numbers 31:52 A shekel was about 2/5 ounce or 11 grams

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