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Ezekiel 44-46 is covenant renewal or reiteration of the law. 45:10-12 is a reiteration of the law of just measures. Verse 12 says:

The shekel shall be twenty gerahs; twenty shekels plus twenty-five shekels plus fifteen shekels shall be your mina.

What is the significance of the summation? Why not simply "one mina must be sixty shekels"?

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Interested to see if other people have ideas; I might guess 15, 20, and 25 were standard weights in a normal set (like, four quarters shall be your dollar). But the ending of Ezekiel is very confusing to me. –  Soldarnal May 17 '12 at 4:25
If that were the case, I would just say "three twenty-shekels is a mina" –  Ray May 17 '12 at 11:25
@Ray, I was thinking they would have only one of each weight. Maybe similar to this puzzle. –  Soldarnal May 18 '12 at 14:53

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