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Numbers 3:47 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— thou shalt take five shekels apiece by the poll; after the shekel of the sanctuary shalt thou take them (the shekel is twenty gerahs):
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Thou shalt even take five shekels apiece by the poll, after the shekel of the sanctuary shalt thou take [them]: (the shekel [is] twenty gerahs:)
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— you shall take five shekels apiece, per head; you shall take [them] in terms of the shekel of the sanctuary (the shekel is twenty gerahs),
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Thou shalt even take five shekels apiece by the poll, after the shekel of the sanctuary shalt thou take [them]: the shekel [is] twenty gerahs.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— thou shalt take five shekels apiece by the poll, according to the shekel of the sanctuary shalt thou take them,—twenty gerahs the shekel;
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— thou shalt take five shekels apiece, by the poll,—by the shekel of the sanctuary, shalt thou take it, twenty gerahs to the shekel;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— thou hast even taken five shekels a-piece by the poll—by the shekel of the sanctuary thou takest; twenty gerahs the shekel [is];
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Thou shalt take five sicles for every bead, according to the weight of the sanctuary. A sicle hath twenty obols.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Thou shalt euen take fiue shekels a piece, by the polle, after the shekel of the Sanctuary shalt thou take them; the shekel [is] twenty gerahs.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— thou shalt even take five shekels a head; thou shalt take them according to the holy didrachm, twenty oboli to the shekel.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Thou shalt even take five shekels apiece by the poll, after the shekel of the sanctuary shalt thou take [them]: (the shekel [is] twenty gerahs:)

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Thou shalt even take 3947
{3947} Prime
לָקַח
laqach
{law-kakh'}
A primitive root; to take (in the widest variety of applications).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
five y2568
[2568] Standard
חָמֵשׁ
chamesh
{khaw-maysh'}
A primitive numeral; five.
shekels y8255
[8255] Standard
שֶׁקֶל
sheqel
{sheh'-kel}
From H8254; probably a weight; used as a commercial standard.
apiece 2568
{2568} Prime
חָמֵשׁ
chamesh
{khaw-maysh'}
A primitive numeral; five.
x8255
(8255) Complement
שֶׁקֶל
sheqel
{sheh'-kel}
From H8254; probably a weight; used as a commercial standard.
by the poll, 1538
{1538} Prime
גֻּלְגֹּלֶת
gulgoleth
{gul-go'-leth}
By reduplication from H1556; a skull (as round); by implication a head (in enumeration of persons).
after the shekel 8255
{8255} Prime
שֶׁקֶל
sheqel
{sheh'-kel}
From H8254; probably a weight; used as a commercial standard.
of the sanctuary 6944
{6944} Prime
קֹדֶשׁ
qodesh
{ko'-desh}
From H6942; a sacred place or thing; rarely abstractly sanctity.
shalt thou take 3947
{3947} Prime
לָקַח
laqach
{law-kakh'}
A primitive root; to take (in the widest variety of applications).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
[them]: (the shekel 8255
{8255} Prime
שֶׁקֶל
sheqel
{sheh'-kel}
From H8254; probably a weight; used as a commercial standard.
[is] twenty 6242
{6242} Prime
עֶשְׂרִים
`esriym
{es-reem'}
From H6235; twenty; also (ordinal) twentieth.
gerahs:) 1626
{1626} Prime
גֵּרָה
gerah
{gay-raw'}
From H1641 (as in H1625); properly (like H1620) a kernel (round as if scraped), that is, a gerah or small weight (and coin).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Numbers 3:40-51.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Numbers 3:40-51.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Numbers 3:47

Five shekels — Which was the price paid for the redemption of a first — born a month old.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
five shekels:

Numbers 18:16 And those that are to be redeemed from a month old shalt thou redeem, according to thine estimation, for the money of five shekels, after the shekel of the sanctuary, which [is] twenty gerahs.
Leviticus 27:6 And if [it be] from a month old even unto five years old, then thy estimation shall be of the male five shekels of silver, and for the female thy estimation [shall be] three shekels of silver.

the shekel:

Numbers 3:50 Of the firstborn of the children of Israel took he the money; a thousand three hundred and threescore and five [shekels], after the shekel of the sanctuary:
Exodus 30:13 This they shall give, every one that passeth among them that are numbered, half a shekel after the shekel of the sanctuary: (a shekel [is] twenty gerahs:) an half shekel [shall be] the offering of the LORD.
Leviticus 27:25 And all thy estimations shall be according to the shekel of the sanctuary: twenty gerahs shall be the shekel.
Ezekiel 45:12 And the shekel [shall be] twenty gerahs: twenty shekels, five and twenty shekels, fifteen shekels, shall be your maneh.
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Ex 30:13. Lv 27:6, 25. Nu 3:50; 18:16. Ezk 45:12.

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