24 But the king replied to Araunah, “No, I insist on paying you for it. I will not sacrifice to the Lord my God burnt offerings that cost me nothing.”(A)

So David bought the threshing floor and the oxen and paid fifty shekels[a](B) of silver for them.

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  1. 2 Samuel 24:24 That is, about 1 1/4 pounds or about 575 grams
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so I bought the field(A) at Anathoth from my cousin Hanamel and weighed out for him seventeen shekels[a] of silver.(B)

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  1. Jeremiah 32:9 That is, about 7 ounces or about 200 grams
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12 I told them, “If you think it best, give me my pay; but if not, keep it.” So they paid me thirty pieces of silver.(A)

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