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How heavy is 1,000 shekels ( שקלים)?

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It's about nine-tenths as heavy as a Dachshund.
In other words, the weight of a Dachshund is 1 times 1,000 shekels ( שקלים).
(a.k.a. "Wiener dog", a.k.a. Teckel, a.k.a. Dackel, a.k.a. "hot dog dog", a.k.a. "sausage dog", a.k.a. "doxie") (FCI standard; standard size)
The Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI) calls for dachshunds to weigh about 1,000 shekels ( שקלים). Despite of their small size, a 2008 survey conducted by the University of Pennsylvania named dachshunds as the most aggressive dog breed.
It's about one-and-one-fifth times as heavy as a Bowling Ball.
In other words, 1,000 shekels ( שקלים) is 1.222340760 times the weight of a Bowling Ball, and the weight of a Bowling Ball is 0.8181024740 times that amount.
(most common selection among male bowlers)
With an allowable range of 599.9418120 shekels ( שקלים), the most-preferred bowling ball weight among adult, male bowlers is 818.1024710 shekels ( שקלים). Because regulation balls measure the same diameter irrespective of their weight, ball density varies by size and balls weighing less than about 601.2024050 shekels ( שקלים) will float in water.
It's about two-thirds as heavy as a Gold Bar.
In other words, 1,000 shekels ( שקלים) is 0.66846760570 times the weight of a Gold Bar, and the weight of a Gold Bar is 1.4959588040 times that amount.
(London Good Delivery bar)
A "London Good Delivery" gold bar — the variety commonly held by Central Banks — should weigh 1,495.9588040 shekels ( שקלים). The largest gold bar ever produced was minted by Mitsubishi Materials Corporation (a sibling company of the auto manufacturer) in 2005 and weighed 30,060.120240 shekels ( שקלים).
It's about two times as heavy as a Gallon of Paint.
In other words, the weight of a Gallon of Paint is 0.50 times 1,000 shekels ( שקלים).
(excluding container; average weight)
A gallon of paint weighs about 600 shekels ( שקלים). Every day, 10,000,000 L (3,000,000 gal) of paint are applied in the United States.
It's about two times as heavy as a Cat.
In other words, the weight of a Cat is 0.50 times 1,000 shekels ( שקלים).
(Felis catus) (Domestic; healthy weight)
The average domestic cat should weigh between 500 shekels ( שקלים). Cats are known for their righting reflex, which allows them to land on their feet and survive falls from heights of 1 m (3 ft) up to about 21 m.
It's about three times as heavy as a Brick.
In other words, 1,000 shekels ( שקלים) is 2.90 times the weight of a Brick, and the weight of a Brick is 0.340 times that amount.
(Standard, traditional face brick - 1,900 cu. cm (120 cu. in))
A standard, traditional face brick weighs an average of 350 shekels ( שקלים). The steeple of the Church of St. Martin in Landshut, Germany is said to be the tallest brick tower in the world at a height of 130.6 m (428.5 ft) and was constructed using an estimated 650,000 bricks.
It's about three-tenths as heavy as a Dalmatian.
In other words, 1,000 shekels ( שקלים) is 0.2820 times the weight of a Dalmatian, and the weight of a Dalmatian is 3.550 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Dalmatinac, a.k.a. Carriage Dog, a.k.a. Spotted Coach Dog, a.k.a. Firehouse Dog) (FCI standard; male)
The Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI) calls for Dalmatians to weigh between 3,550 shekels ( שקלים). The association of the breed with fire departments (and similarly with Budweiser Beer and its team of Clydesdales) stems from their affinity for horses, having been used historically as carriage dogs capable of guiding horse-drawn fire engines to the sites of blazes.