Bekah
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Bekah

half a shekel

Smith's Bible Dictionary
Bekah

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ATS Bible Dictionary
Bekah

A half-shekel; in weight, five pennyweights; in money, about twenty- five cents. This sum each Israelite over twenty years old was to pay as a poll tax for the temple service, Exodus 30:13.

Easton's Bible Dictionary
Both the name and its explanation, "a half shekel," are given in Exodus 38:26. The word properly means a "division," a "part." (R.V., "beka.")
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
(n.) Half a shekel.
Strong's Hebrew
1235. beqa -- half
... bekah, half a shekel. From baqa'; a section (half) of a shekel, ie A beka (a weight
and a coin) -- bekah, half a shekel. see HEBREW baqa'. 1234, 1235. ...
/hebrew/1235.htm - 6k
Thesaurus
Bekah (1 Occurrence)
... The word properly means a "division," a "part." (RV, "beka."). Noah Webster's
Dictionary. (n.) Half a shekel. Multi-Version Concordance Bekah (1 Occurrence). ...
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Beka (1 Occurrence)
... Genesis 24:22 And it cometh to pass when the camels have finished drinking, that
the man taketh a golden ring (whose weight 'is' a bekah), and two bracelets ...
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Bekahs (1 Occurrence)
... Genesis 24:22 And it cometh to pass when the camels have finished drinking, that
the man taketh a golden ring (whose weight 'is' a bekah), and two bracelets ...
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Weights (14 Occurrences)
... It was the twentieth part of a shekel, and equal to 12 grains. (2.) Bekah (Exodus
38:26), meaning "a half" ie, "half a shekel," equal to 5 pennyweight. ...
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Finished (157 Occurrences)
... Genesis 24:22 And it cometh to pass when the camels have finished drinking, that
the man taketh a golden ring (whose weight 'is' a bekah), and two bracelets ...
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Taketh (398 Occurrences)
... Genesis 24:22 And it cometh to pass when the camels have finished drinking, that
the man taketh a golden ring (whose weight 'is' a bekah), and two bracelets ...
/t/taketh.htm - 35k

Concordance
Bekah (1 Occurrence)

Genesis 24:22
And it cometh to pass when the camels have finished drinking, that the man taketh a golden ring (whose weight 'is' a bekah), and two bracelets for her hands (whose weight 'is' ten 'bekahs' of gold),
(YLT)

Subtopics

Bekah

Bekah: A Half Shekel, About Thirty-One Cents

Related Terms

Beka (1 Occurrence)

Bekahs (1 Occurrence)

Weights (14 Occurrences)

Finished (157 Occurrences)

Taketh (398 Occurrences)

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