Sacred Shekel
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The Sacred Half-Shekel.
... Book XIII. 13. The Sacred Half-Shekel. Moreover to the saying, "They that
received the half-shekel came to Peter," [5914] you will ...
/.../origens commentary on the gospel of matthew/13 the sacred half-shekel.htm

The Early Ministry in Judea
... priests for sacrifice animals levitically clean and acceptable, and that gifts for
the temple treasury be made in no coin other than the sacred "shekel of the ...
/.../rhees/the life of jesus of nazareth/ii the early ministry in.htm

The Coming of the King to his Palace
... The sellers of doves and changers of money into the sacred shekel were venial offenders
compared with many in the Church, and the race is not extinct. ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture b/the coming of the king.htm

Origen's Commentary on the Gospel of Matthew
... 12. The Stater Allegorized. 13. The Sacred Half-Shekel. 14. Concerning Those Who
Said, Who is the Greatest? and Concerning the Child that Was Called by Jesus. ...
// commentary on the gospel of matthew/

The Second Cleansing of the Temple
... Pilgrims from a distance needed the sacred money, the half-shekel of the sanctuary,
still coined for this one purpose, to offer for a ransom of their souls ...
/.../chadwick/the gospel of st mark/chapter 11 15-19 the second cleansing.htm

Of the Priesthood of Aaron.
... offer half a shekel for every man, as an oblation to God; which shekel is a ... of which
were to give light all day long, [20] upon the sacred candlestick, before ...
/.../josephus/the antiquities of the jews/chapter 8 of the priesthood.htm

The Cleansing of the Temple - the Sign,' which is not a Sign.
... all Jews and proselytes - women, slaves, and minors excepted - had to pay the annual
Temple-tribute of half a shekel, according to the sacred' standard, equal ...
/.../the life and times of jesus the messiah/chapter v the cleansing of.htm

The Cleansing of the Temple.
... but also money-changers; for every Jew had to pay to the Temple treasury an annual
tax of half a shekel, and this tax could be paid only in the sacred currency ...
/.../the expositors bible the gospel of st john vol i/vi the cleansing of the.htm

In his Temple
... coin should be changed for a coin called the temple shekel, which was ... The consequent
confusion indicated a noisy cattle market rather than the sacred temple of ...
// desire of ages/chapter 16 in his temple.htm

Ripe for Gathering
... beginners in the sacred art of getting the best of a bargain, to put a false bottom
in the ephah, and to stick a piece of lead below the shekel weight, which ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture a/ripe for gathering.htm

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
Sacred Shekel


(sheqel ha-qodhesh (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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