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  • The Egalitarian Nature of the 1/2 Shekel

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    There is something that strikes us as fair and egalitarian about the nature of the half shekel tax. Every Israelite contributed a half sheke ...

  • Exodus 30 : 13

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    This is what everyone who is entered in the records shall pay: a half-shekel by the sanctuary weight—twenty gerahs to the shekel—a half-shek ...

  • Half Full or Fully Empty?

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    "And the Earth was tohu va'vohu..." begins the second verse of Genesis. This onomatopoeic phrase (as taught to day-school kindergartners i ...

  • Exodus 38 : 26

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    a half-shekel a head, half a shekel by the sanctuary weight, for each one who was entered in the records, from the age of twenty years up, 6 ...

  • Exodus 30 : 15

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    the rich shall not pay more and the poor shall not pay less than half a shekel when giving the Lord‘s offering as expiation for your persons ...

  • Genesis 24 : 22

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    When the camels had finished drinking, the man took a gold nose-ring weighing a half-shekel, and two gold bands for her arms, ten shekels in ...

  • Census-taking method

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    Joab (representing the central government) traversed all of Israel counting Israelites. In Numbers, each Israelite comes to a central locat ...

  • Leviticus 27 : 25

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    All assessments shall be by the sanctuary weight, the shekel being twenty gerahs. ...

  • 2 Kings 7 : 16

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    The people then went out and plundered the Aramean camp. So a seah of choice flour sold for a shekel, and two seahs of barley for a shekel—a ...

  • 2 Kings 7 : 18

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    For when the man of God said to the king, “This time tomorrow two seahs of barley shall sell at the gate of Samaria for a shekel, and a seah ...

  • 2 Kings 7 : 1

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    And Elisha replied, “Hear the word of the Lord. Thus said the Lord: This time tomorrow, a seah of choice flour shall sell for a shekel at th ...

  • Exodus 25 : 10

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    They shall make an ark of acacia wood, two and a half cubits long, a cubit and a half wide, and a cubit and a half high. ...

  • Exodus 37 : 1

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    Bezalel made the ark of acacia wood, two and a half cubits long, a cubit and a half wide, and a cubit and a half high. ...

  • Numbers 3 : 47

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    take five shekels per head—take this by the sanctuary weight, twenty gerahs to the shekel— ...

  • Nehemiah 10 : 33

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    “We have laid upon ourselves obligations: To charge ourselves one-third of a shekel yearly for the service of the House of our God— ...

  • Numbers 31 : 43

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    that half-share of the community consisted of 337,500 sheep, ...

  • Nehemiah 12 : 32

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    behind them were Hoshaiah and half the officers of Judah, ...

  • Joshua 22 : 1

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    Then Joshua summoned the Reubenites, the Gadites, and the half-tribe of Manasseh, ...

  • Joshua 1 : 12

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    Then Joshua said to the Reubenites, the Gadites, and the half-tribe of Manasseh, ...

  • Ezekiel 45 : 12

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    And the shekel shall weigh 20 gerahs. 20 shekels, 25 shekels [and] 10 plus 5 shekels shall count with you as a mina. ...

  • 1 Chronicles 6 : 46

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    To the remaining Kohathites were given by lot out of the family of the tribe, out of the half-tribe, the half of Manasseh, ten cities. ...

  • 1 Kings 3 : 25

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    and the king said, “Cut the live child in two, and give half to one and half to the other.” ...

  • Joshua 13 : 29

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    And to the half-tribe of Manasseh Moses assigned [the following], so that it went to the half-tribe of Manasseh, for its various clans, ...

  • Exodus 25 : 17

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    You shall make a cover of pure gold, two and a half cubits long and a cubit and a half wide. ...

  • Exodus 37 : 6

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    He made a cover of pure gold, two and a half cubits long and a cubit and a half wide. ...