|PIECE OF MONEY |
1. Translation of the Hebrew qesitah, a coin of uncertain weight and value (Genesis 33:19;
Job 42:11 KJV, NAS, NRSV). NIV reads “pieces of silver.” 2. KJV translation of the Greek term stater (Matthew 17:27). Modern translations read: stater (NAS); four drachma coin (NIV); shekel (RSV); coin (NRSV, REB). See Coins.
These dictionary topics are from the Holman Bible Dictionary, published by Broadman & Holman, 1991. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Broadman & Holman.
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