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Bible Concordances

Torrey's Topical Textbook

Weights

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  • Generally regulated by the standard of the sanctuary
    Exodus 30:24

  • Sometimes regulated by the king's standard
    2 Samuel 14:26

  • Were frequently used in scales or balances
    Job 31:6; Isaiah 40:12

  • MENTIONED IN SCRIPTURE
    • Gerah
      Exodus 30:13; Ezekiel 45:12
    • Bekah or half shekel
      Genesis 24:22
    • Shekel
      Exodus 30:13; Ezekiel 45:12
    • Dram
      Nehemiah 7:70,71
    • Maneh or pound
      Nehemiah 7:71; Ezekiel 45:12
    • Talent
      2 Samuel 12:30; Revelation 16:21

  • Value of money estimated according to
    Genesis 23:16; 43:21; Jeremiah 32:9

  • All metals were given by
    Exodus 37:24; 1 Chronicles 28:14

  • Provisions were sold by, in times of scarcity
    Leviticus 26:26; Ezekiel 4:10,16

  • THE JEWS
    • Forbidden to have various
      Deuteronomy 25:13,14
    • Forbidden to have unjust
      Leviticus 19:35,36
    • Frequently used unjust
      Micah 6:11

  • ILLUSTRATIVE
    • Of sins
      Hebrews 12:1
    • Of the restraints put on the elements
      Job 28:25
    • (Heavy,) of the exceeding glory reserved for saints
      2 Corinthians 4:17

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Bibliography Information
Torrey, Reuben Archer. Entry for 'Weights'. Torrey's Topical Textbook. https://www.studylight.org/concordances/eng/ttt/w/weights.html. 1897.

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