New American Standard Bible
and of cassia five hundred, according to the shekel of the sanctuary, and of olive oil a hin.
King James Bible
And of cassia five hundred shekels, after the shekel of the sanctuary, and of oil olive an hin:
Darby Bible Translation
and of cassia five hundred, after the shekel of the sanctuary, and of olive oil a hin;
World English Bible
and of cassia five hundred, after the shekel of the sanctuary; and a hin of olive oil.
Young's Literal Translation
and cassia five hundred, by the shekel of the sanctuary, and olive oil a hin;
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Cassia - is the inner bark of an Indian tree (Cinnamomum cassia), which differs from that which produces cinnamon in the shape of its leaves and some other particulars. It was probably in ancient times, as it is at present, by far less costly than cinnamon, and it may have been on this account that it was used in double quantity.
An hin - Probably about six pints. See Leviticus 19:36.
LibraryRansom for Souls --ii.
'The rich shall not give more, and the poor shall not give less than half a shekel....'--EXODUS xxx. 15. This tax was exacted on numbering the people. It was a very small amount, about fifteen pence, so it was clearly symbolical in its significance. Notice-- I. The broad principle of equality of all souls in the sight of God. Contrast the reign of caste and class in heathendom with the democracy of Judaism and of Christianity. II. The universal sinfulness. Payment of the tax was a confession that …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
How a Private Man must Begin the Morning with Piety.
"Take also for yourself the finest of spices: of flowing myrrh five hundred shekels, and of fragrant cinnamon half as much, two hundred and fifty, and of fragrant cane two hundred and fifty,
"You shall make of these a holy anointing oil, a perfume mixture, the work of a perfumer; it shall be a holy anointing oil.
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