Nehemiah 7:70-7270Now some of the heads of fathers’ houses gave to the work. The agovernor gave to the treasury 1,000 darics ▼
▼A daric was a coin weighing about 1/4 ounce or 8.5 gramsof gold, 50 basins, 30 priests’ garments and 500 minas ▼
▼A mina was about 1 1/4 pounds or 0.6 kilogramof silver. ▼
▼Probable reading; Hebrew lacks minas of silver71And some of the heads of fathers’ houses gave into the treasury of the work 20,000 darics of gold and 2,200 minas of silver. 72 eAnd what the rest of the people gave was 20,000 darics of gold, 2,000 minas of silver, and 67 priests’ garments.
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