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  • n. Plural form of silverling.

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Examples

  • Poor Mr. Harvey, the editor of 1819, being hopelessly puzzled by "silverlings," the only dictionary meaning of which is "shekels," explained "crusions" to be some other kind of money, from [Greek: krousis].

    Gossip in a Library

  • And it shall come to pass in that day, that every place shall be, where there were a thousand vines at a thousand silverlings, it shall even be for briers and thorns.

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

  • ¶ And it shall come to pass in that day, that every place shall be, where there were a thousand vines at a thousand silverlings, it shall even be for briers and thorns.

    Isaiah 7.

  • In Matthew, in the original, it is thirty silvers, or silverlings.

    Barnes New Testament Notes

  • Solomon's day (1Ki 4: 20); so Isa 5: 1, "a very fruitful hill" abounding in privileges, as in numbers. thousand pieces -- namely, silverlings, or shekels.

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • I began my career in the world as a Darwaysh, an asker, owning naught of the comforts and conveniences of life, till at length, one day of the days, I became possessor of just ten silverlings [FN#53] (and no more) which I resolved to expend upon myself.

    Arabian nights. English

  • The folk jibed at the man and jeered at his ape; but quoth I to myself, "Buy this beast and expend upon it the ten silverlings."

    Arabian nights. English

  • Now one day of the days behold, he met a man who was leading about a dog and a cat and a mouse [FN#385] and crying them for sale at the price of ten faddahs; so the youth said in his mind, "Let me buy these at their cheap price;" and he called aloud to the man and having given him the ten silverlings took away his purchase.

    Arabian nights. English

  • The bargain was that, every one of the tenants having so much of the vineyard assigned him as would contain 1000 vines, he was to pay the annual rent of 1000 pieces of silver; for we read (Isa.vii. 23) that in a fruitful soil there were 1000 vines at 1000 silverlings.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume III (Job to Song of Solomon)

  • To: Andy from Chapel Hill; xzins; 1000 silverlings; blue-duncan; P-Marlowe;

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