Israeli production companies estimate a loss of hundreds of thousands of shekels over the location change.
Barkat filed a suit for violence and racism and received 30,000 shekels compensation.
People at other Israeli crossings must declare holding over 100,000 shekels.
Ameira still had to pay 25,000 shekels ($7,000) to hire a bulldozer and trucks to transport the rubble….
But it was there he was betrayed for a few trillion shekels of yuan.
Yet, if he thinks one is trying to get the best of him, he can look after the shekels as well as any one.
A talent was divided into sixty minæ, a mina into sixty shekels.
David purchased the threshing-floor of Araunah at Zion with two oxen for 50 shekels of silver.
And if it be a female, then thy estimation shall be thirty shekels.
Strangers are not liked, and are only tolerated for the shekels that can be extracted or robbed from them.
early 13c., sicle, via Old French and Latin, from Hebrew sheqel, from shaqal "he weighed." Chief silver coin of ancient Hebrews, also a unit of weight. Modern form in English dates from mid-16c. As slang for "money," it dates from 1871.
[1871+; fr the Hebrew name of a unit of weight and money]
weight, the common standard both of weight and value among the Hebrews. It is estimated at 220 English grains, or a little more than half an ounce avoirdupois. The "shekel of the sanctuary" (Ex. 30:13; Num. 3:47) was equal to twenty gerahs (Ezek. 45:12). There were shekels of gold (1 Chr. 21:25), of silver (1 Sam. 9:8), of brass (17:5), and of iron (7). When it became a coined piece of money, the shekel of gold was equivalent to about 2 pound of our money. Six gold shekels, according to the later Jewish system, were equal in value to fifty silver ones. The temple contribution, with which the public sacrifices were bought (Ex. 30:13; 2 Chr. 24:6), consisted of one common shekel, or a sanctuary half-shekel, equal to two Attic drachmas. The coin, a stater (q.v.), which Peter found in the fish's mouth paid this contribution for both him and Christ (Matt. 17:24, 27). A zuza, or quarter of a shekel, was given by Saul to Samuel (1 Sam. 9:8).