Bible ~~- Older Testament ~~- Exodus ~~- chapter 38 of 40 (31 verses.)

Exodus 38:26Wrench

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Each of the 603550 men (from 20 years old and up) who went through the head-count gave 1 bekah [1/5 ounce], that is, half a shekel, using the sanctuary's [definition of a] shekel.

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Note: Again, the men were not numbered.
This head-count is nothing like a modern census / national ID registration system, which is forbidden by YHVH because it's the basis for global debt-slavery.



Other English Bible translations of Exodus 38:26:

Complete Jewish Bible (Sacred Name Version)CJB-SNThis was a beka per person, that is, half a shekel [one-fifth of an ounce], using the sanctuary shekel, for everyone twenty years old or older counted in the census, 603,550 men.
New International Version (Sacred Name)NIV-SRone beka per person, that is, half a shekel, according to the sanctuary shekel, from everyone who had crossed over to those counted, twenty years old or more, a total of 603,550 men.
New International Readers Version (Sacred Name)NIRV-SNIt amounted to a fifth of an ounce for each person. It was weighed out in keeping with the weights used in the sacred tent. The silver was received from the men who had been listed and counted. All of them were 20 years old or more. Their total number was 603,550.
New Living Translation (Sacred Name Version)NLT-SNIt came from the tax of one-fifth of an ounce of silver collected from each of those registered in the census. This included all the men who were twenty years old or older, 603,550 in all.
New Revised Standard (Sacred Name Edition)NRSV-SNa beka a head (that is, half a shekel, measured by the sanctuary shekel), for everyone who was counted in the census, from twenty years old and upward, for six hundred three thousand, five hundred fifty men.
The Message (Sacred Name Version)MSG-SN-that amounted to a beka, or half-shekel, for every registered person aged twenty and over, a total of 603,550 men.
Good News Translation (Sacred Name)GNT-SNThis amount equaled the total paid by all persons enrolled in the census, each one paying the required amount, weighed according to the official standard. There were 603,550 men twenty years old or older enrolled in the census.
New American Standard (Sacred Name Bible)NASB-SNa beka a head (that is, half a shekel according to the shekel of the sanctuary), for each one who passed over to those who were numbered, from twenty years old and upward, for 603,550 men.
King James Version (unedited)KJVA bekah for every man, that is, half a shekel, after the shekel of the sanctuary, for every one that went to be numbered, from twenty years old and upward, for six hundred thousand and three thousand and five hundred and fifty men.
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