Talent @ of silver contained 3,000 shekels Exodus:38:25-26), and was equal to 94 3/7 lbs. avoirdupois. The Greek talent, however, as in the LXX., was only 82 1/4 lbs. It was in the form of a circular mass, as the Hebrew name _kikkar_ denotes. A talent of gold was double the weight of a talent of silver ( 2Samuel:12:30). Parable of the talents Matthew:18:24Matthew:25:15).