Exodus 38:25-3125The silver from those of the congregation who were recorded was a hundred talents and 1,775 shekels, by the shekel of the sanctuary: 26a abeka ▼
▼A beka was about 1/5 ounce or 5.5 gramsa head (that is, half a shekel, by the shekel of the sanctuary), for everyone who was listed in the records, from twenty years old and upward, for c603,550 men. 27The hundred talents of silver were for casting the dbases of the sanctuary and the bases of the veil; a hundred bases for the hundred talents, a talent a base. 28And of the 1,775 shekels he made hooks for the pillars and overlaid their capitals and made fillets for them. 29The bronze that was offered was seventy talents and 2,400 shekels; 30with it he made the ebases for the entrance of the tent of meeting, fthe bronze altar and the bronze grating for it and all the utensils of the altar, 31the gbases around the court, and the hbases of the gate of the court, all the ipegs of the tabernacle, and all the pegs around the court.
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