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gerah ‎(plural gerahs)

  1. An ancient Hebrew unit of weight and currency equal to one twentieth of a shekel.
    • "Each one who crosses over to those already counted is to give a half shekel, [a] according to the sanctuary shekel, which weighs twenty gerahs."[1]
    • "Every value is to be set according to the sanctuary shekel, twenty gerahs to the shekel"[2]
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