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Gen 45:22 (KJV) — To all of them he gave each man changes of raiment; but to Benjamin he gave three hundred pieces of silver, and five changes of raiment.
Gen 45:22 (NIV) — To each of them he gave new clothing, but to Benjamin he gave three hundred shekels* of silver and five sets of clothes.
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||It is a common custom with all the Asiatic sovereigns to give both garments and money to ambassadors and persons of distinction, whom they particularly wish to honour. De La Motraye says, 'that they then clothed them (the ambassadors) with caffetans (long vests of gold or silver brocade) with large silk flowers.'|
||Jdg 14:12,19; 2Ki 5:5,22,23; Rev 6:11|
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