|Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia|
be'-ka (beqa`, "half"): Half a shekel, the amount contributed by each male of the Israelites for the use of the Sanctuary (Exodus 38:26). Its value varied according to the standard used, but on the ordinary, or Phoenician, standard it would represent about 122 grams.
See WEIGHTS AND MEASURES.
Beka (1 Occurrence)
Genesis 24:22 And it cometh to pass when the camels have finished drinking, that the man taketh a golden ring (whose weight 'is' a bekah), and two bracelets for her hands (whose weight 'is' ten 'bekahs' of gold), (Root in YLT NIV)