Numbers 31:48-54 NIV

48 Then the officers1 who were over the units of the army--the commanders of thousands and commanders of hundreds--went to Moses

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      49 and said to him, "Your servants have counted2 the soldiers under our command, and not one is missing.3

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      50 So we have brought as an offering to the LORD the gold articles each of us acquired--armlets, bracelets, signet rings, earrings and necklaces--to make atonement for ourselves4 before the LORD."

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      51 Moses and Eleazar the priest accepted from them the gold--all the crafted articles.
      52 All the gold from the commanders of thousands and commanders of hundreds that Moses and Eleazar presented as a gift to the LORD weighed 16,750 shekels.a

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        • b 31:52 - That is, about 420 pounds (about 190 kilograms)
          53 Each soldier had taken plunder5 for himself.

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          54 Moses and Eleazar the priest accepted the gold from the commanders of thousands and commanders of hundreds and brought it into the Tent of Meeting6 as a memorial7 for the Israelites before the LORD.

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