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Weights


1. Generally regulated by the standard of the sanctuary. Ex 30:24.

2. Sometimes regulated by the king’s standard. 2Sa 14:26.

3. Were frequently used in scales or balances. Job 31:6; Isa 40:12.

4. Mentioned in scripture

a. Gerah. Ex 30:13; Eze 45:12.

b. Bekah or half shekel. Ge 24:22.

c. Shekel. Ex 30:13; Eze 45:12.

d. Dram. Ne 7:70,71.

e. Maneh or pound. Ne 7:71; Eze 45:12.

f. Talent. 2Sa 12:30; Re 16:21.

5. Value of money estimated according to. Ge 23:16; 43:21; Jer 32:9.

6. All metals were given by. Ex 37:24; 1Ch 28:14.

7. Provisions were sold by, in times of scarcity. Le 26:26; Eze 4:10,16.

8. The Jews

a. Forbidden to have various. De 25:13,14.

b. Forbidden to have unjust. Le 19:35,36.

c. Frequently used unjust. Mic 6:11.

9. Illustrative

a. Of sins. Heb 12:1.

b. Of the restraints put on the elements. Job 28:25.

c. (Heavy,) of the exceeding glory reserved for saints. 2Co 4:17.