47 collect five shekels[a](A) for each one, according to the sanctuary shekel,(B) which weighs twenty gerahs.(C)

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Footnotes

  1. Numbers 3:47 That is, about 2 ounces or about 58 grams

12 The shekel[a] is to consist of twenty gerahs.(A) Twenty shekels plus twenty-five shekels plus fifteen shekels equal one mina.[b]

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Footnotes

  1. Ezekiel 45:12 A shekel weighed about 2/5 ounce or about 12 grams.
  2. Ezekiel 45:12 That is, 60 shekels; the common mina was 50 shekels. Sixty shekels were about 1 1/2 pounds or about 690 grams.

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