The KJV Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

Strong's Number: 01235 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
[qbfrom (01234)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Beqa`TWOT - 271a
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
beh'-kah Noun Masculine
  1. half, part also called "shekel of the sanctuary" or "holy shekel"
  2. half a shekel (meton) There appears to be at least three different shekels, one of silver, gold and copper. See a Bible Dictionary for a complete treatment of the subject.
King James Word Usage - Total: 2
half a shekel 1, bekah 1
KJV Verse Count

The Hebrew lexicon is Brown, Driver, Briggs, Gesenius Lexicon; this is keyed to the "Theological Word Book of the Old Testament." These files are considered public domain.

Bibliography Information

Brown, Driver, Briggs and Gesenius. "Hebrew Lexicon entry for Beqa`". "The KJV Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .