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Talent

Easton's Bible Dictionary

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Of silver contained 3,000 shekels (Exodus 38:25,26 ), and was equal to 94 3/7 lbs. avoirdupois. The Greek talent, however, as in the LXX., was only 82 1/4 lbs. It was in the form of a circular mass, as the Hebrew name Kikkar Denotes. A talent of gold was double the weight of a talent of silver ( 2 Samuel 12:30 ). Parable of the talents (Matthew 18:24; 25:15 ).

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Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Talent'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​ebd/​t/talent.html. 1897.
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