Definition of shekels:
lolly, ice lolly, abrasion, booty, cole, breadstuff, loot, cabbage, slit, kail, excoriation, cacography, wampum, borecole, dough, scrawl, kale, scratching, plunder, gelt, starting line, net income, net profit, scar, net, prick, dinero, wampumpeag, pillage, earnings, clams, scratch line, carbohydrate, saccharide, stops, scraping, chou, peag, refined sugar, prize, lucre, dirty money, scribble, boodle, start, colewort, staff of life, sugar, incision, lollipop, scrape, profit, swag, profits, moolah, cultivated cabbage, scratch, dent, pelf, bread, simoleons, lettuce, mark, chicken feed, popsicle.
- "The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus", American Anti-Slavery Society.
- "Jeremiah", George Adam Smith.
We base our interpretation upon the supposition, already sufficiently established by J. D. Michaelis, that the whole purchase- money amounted to thirty shekels, of which the prophet paid one- half in money, and the other half in the value of money.- "Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions, v. 1", Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg.