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From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    Reduced to English troy-weight, the Hebrew weights were: (1.)
    The gerah (Lev. 27:25; Num. 3:47), a Hebrew word, meaning a
    grain or kernel, and hence a small weight. It was the twentieth
    part of a shekel, and equal to 12 grains.
      (2.) Bekah (Ex. 38:26), meaning "a half" i.e., "half a
    shekel," equal to 5 pennyweight.
      (3.) Shekel, "a weight," only in the Old Testament, and
    frequently in its original form (Gen. 23:15, 16; Ex. 21:32;
    30:13, 15; 38:24-29, etc.). It was equal to 10 pennyweight.
      (4.) Ma'neh, "a part" or "portion" (Ezek. 45:12), equal to 60
    shekels, i.e., to 2 lbs. 6 oz.
      (5.) Talent of silver (2 Kings 5:22), equal to 3,000 shekels,
    i.e., 125 lbs.
      (6.) Talent of gold (Ex. 25:39), double the preceding, i.e.,
    250 lbs.