Bags

The currency in the East being mainly in silver, large sums ready counted, and sealed with a known seal in a bag; passed current (compare 2 Kings 5:23; 2 Kings 12:10; Luke 12:33; Job 14:17, "my transgression is sealed up in a bag"; Deuteronomy 32:34; Hosea 13:12, sealed securely for punishment). Charitim, cone-shaped bags (2 Kings 5:23); translated for "crisping pins," Isaiah 3:22, "reticules." Kis, bags for carrying weights (Deuteronomy 25:13) or money (Proverbs 1:14). Keliy, the "shepherd's bag," for carrying materials for healing or binding up lame sheep (Ezekiel 34:4; Ezekiel 34:16). Glossokomon, used for the mouthpieces of musical instruments (John 12:6; John 13:29). Judas carried in it the common property of the Twelve.