The hundred talents of silver were used to cast the sockets for the sanctuary and the sockets for the curtain — one hundred sockets made from the hundred talents, one talent [sixty-six pounds] per socket.
Silver. The silver from those in the community who were registered in the census came to 6,437 pounds according to the Sanctuary standard—that amounted to a beka, or half-shekel, for every registered person aged twenty and over, a total of 603,550 men. They used the three and one-quarter tons of silver to cast the bases for the Sanctuary and for the hangings, one hundred bases at sixty-four pounds each. They used the remaining thirty-seven pounds to make the connecting hooks on the posts, and the caps and bands for the posts.
Furthermore there were an hundred talents of silver, of which the bases of the saintuary were melted out (al)together, and (the bases) of the entering, where the veil hangeth; an hundred bases were made of an hundred talents, for to each base was ordained a talent. (And furthermore there were a hundred talents of silver, out of which the bases, for the sanctuary, and for the entrance where the Veil hangeth, were melted out; one hundred bases were made out of one hundred talents, that is, one talent was used for each base.)
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