EXODUS 30:13

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“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.

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Exodus 30:13 Translation & Meaning

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KJV Verse Original Hebrew Meaning/ Definition
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This זֶ֣ה׀ The masculine demonstrative pronoun, this or that This
they shall give, יִתְּנ֗וּ To give, used with greatest latitude of application (put, make, etc.) give
every one כָּל Properly, the whole; hence, all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense) every one
that passeth הָֽעֹבֵר֙ To cross over; used very widely of any transition (literal or figurative; transitive, intransitive, intensive, causative); specifically, to cover (in copulation) passeth
among עַל Above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications among
them that are numbered, הַפְּקֻדִ֔ים To visit (with friendly or hostile intent); by analogy, to oversee, muster, charge, care for, miss, deposit, etc are numbered
half מַֽחֲצִ֥ית A halving or the middle half
a shekel הַשֶּׁ֖קֶל Probably a weight; used as a commercial standard shekel
after the shekel בְּשֶׁ֣קֶל Probably a weight; used as a commercial standard shekel
of the sanctuary: הַקֹּ֑דֶשׁ A sacred place or thing; rarely abstract, sanctity sanctuary
(a shekel הַשֶּׁ֔קֶל Probably a weight; used as a commercial standard shekel
is (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
twenty עֶשְׂרִ֤ים Twenty; also (ordinal) twentieth twenty
gerahs:) גֵּרָה֙ A gerah or small weight (and coin) gerahs
an half מַֽחֲצִ֣ית A halving or the middle half
shekel הַשֶּׁ֔קֶל Probably a weight; used as a commercial standard shekel
shall be (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
the offering תְּרוּמָ֖ה A present (as offered up), especially in sacrifice or as tribute offering
of the Lord. לַֽיהוָֽה׃ (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord

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  • 11  And the Lord spake unto Moses, saying,

  • 12  When thou takest the sum of the children of Israel after their number, then shall they give every man a ransom for his soul unto the Lord, when thou numberest them; that there be no plague among them, when thou numberest them.

  • 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.

  • 14  Every one that passeth among them that are numbered, from twenty years old and above, shall give an offering unto the Lord.

  • 15  The rich shall not give more, and the poor shall not give less than half a shekel, when they give an offering unto the Lord, to make an atonement for your souls.




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