24:47 Then I asked her, ‘Whose daughter are you?’ She replied, ‘The daughter of Bethuel the son of Nahor, whom Milcah bore to Nahor.’ 4 I put the ring in her nose and the bracelets on her wrists.
1 sn A beka weighed about 5-6 grams (0.2 ounce).
2 sn A shekel weighed about 11.5 grams (0.4 ounce) although weights varied locally, so these bracelets weighed about 4 ounces (115 grams).
3 tn The words “and gave them to her” are not in the Hebrew text, but are implied.
4 tn Heb “whom Milcah bore to him.” The referent (Nahor) has been specified in the translation for clarity.