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The Definition of the word Talent


Of silver contained 3,000 shekels (Ex. 38:25, 26), and was equal "to 94 3/7 lbs. avoirdupois. The Greek talent, however, as in the" "LXX., was only 82 1/4 lbs. It was in the form of a circular" "mass, as the Hebrew name kikkar denotes. A talent of gold was" double the weight of a talent of silver (2 Sam. 12:30). Parable of the talents (Matt. 18:24; 25:15).

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