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Bible Encyclopedias

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

Shekel of the Sanctuary; Sacred Shekel

( הקּדשׁ שׁקל , sheḳel ha - ḳōdhesh ( Numbers 7 passim )): The same as the silver shekel mentioned under SHEKEL (which see), except in Exodus 38:24 , where it is used in measuring gold. The term is used for offerings made for sacred purposes.

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Shekel of the Sanctuary; Sacred Shekel'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/isb/s/shekel-of-the-sanctuary-sacred-shekel.html. 1915.

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