17 Now a man named Micaha from the hill country of Ephraim 2 said to his mother, “The eleven hundred shekelsa of silver that were taken from you and about which I heard you utter a curse—I have that silver with me; I took it.”
Then his mother said, “The Lord bless you,b my son!”
3 When he returned the eleven hundred shekels of silver to his mother, she said, “I solemnly consecrate my silver to the Lord for my son to make an image overlaid with silver.c I will give it back to you.”
7 A young Levitel from Bethlehem in Judah,m who had been living within the clan of Judah, 8 left that town in search of some other place to stay. On his wayc he came to Micah’s house in the hill country of Ephraim.
“I’m a Levite from Bethlehem in Judah,n” he said, “and I’m looking for a place to stay.”
10 Then Micah said to him, “Live with me and be my fathero and priest,p and I’ll give you ten shekelsd of silver a year, your clothes and your food.” 11 So the Levite agreed to live with him, and the young man became like one of his sons to him. 12 Then Micah installedq the Levite, and the young man became his priestr and lived in his house. 13 And Micah said, “Now I know that the Lord will be good to me, since this Levite has become my priest.”s
That is, about 28 pounds or about 13 kilograms
That is, about 5 pounds or about 2.3 kilograms
Or To carry on his profession
That is, about 4 ounces or about 115 grams
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