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kesitah


kesitah


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Kesitah 
  (Gen.  33:19,  R.V.,  marg.,  a  Hebrew  word  rendered,  A.V.,  pl 
  "pieces  of  money,"  marg.,  "lambs;"  Josh.  24:32,  "pieces  of 
  silver;"  Job  42:11,  "piece  of  money").  The  kesitah  was  probably 
  a  piece  of  money  of  a  particular  weight,  cast  in  the  form  of  a 
  lamb.  The  monuments  of  Egypt  show  that  such  weights  were  used 
  (See  {PIECES}.)