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Shekel of the King's Weight; Royal Shekel

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

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( המּלך אבן , 'ebhen ha - melekh , "stone (i.e. weight) of the king"): The shekel by which Absalom's hair was weighed ( 2 Samuel 14:26 ), probably the light shekel of 130 grains. See WEIGHTS AND MEASURES .

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Shekel of the King's Weight; Royal Shekel'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/​encyclopedias/​eng/​isb/​s/shekel-of-the-kings-weight-royal-shekel.html. 1915.
 
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