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Judges 8:26

Overview - Judges 8
Gideon pacifies the Ephraimites.
Succoth and Penuel refuse to deliver Gideon's army.
10 Zebah and Zalmunna are taken.
13 Succoth and Penuel are destroyed.
17 Gideon revenges his brethren's death on Zebah and Zalmunna.
22 He refuses government.
24 His ephod the cause of idolatry.
28 Midian subdued.
29 Gideon's children, and death.
33 The Israelites' idolatry and ingratitude.
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Judges 8:26  (King James Version)
And the weight of the golden earrings that he requested was a thousand and seven hundred shekels of gold; beside ornaments, and collars, and purple raiment that was on the kings of Midian, and beside the chains that were about their camels' necks.
 


a thousand
Taking the shekel at half an ounce, the sum of the gold ear-rings was 73 lbs
4oz. and worth about 3,300 sterling.

collars
or, sweet jewels. purple.
Esther 8:15 ; Jeremiah 10:9 ; Ezekiel 27:7 ; Luke 16:19 ; John 19:2 John 19:5 ; Revelation 17:4
Revelation 18:12 Revelation 18:16

chains
8:21
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