What Does "Blessed Are Those who Hunger and Thirst for Righteousness" Mean (Matthew 5:6)?
Why Was Jesus so Impressed with the Faith of the Roman Centurion?
What Do We Learn from Mary Anointing the Feet of Jesus in John 12?
SHEKEL OF THE SANCTUARY; SACRED SHEKEL
(sheqel ha-qodhesh (Exodus 38:24, where it is used in measuring gold. The term is used for offerings made for sacred purposes.
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'SHEKEL OF THE SANCTUARY; SACRED SHEKEL'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.