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How heavy is 500 shekels ( שקלים)?

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It's about nine-tenths as heavy as a Cat.
In other words, the weight of a Cat is 1 times 500 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 four-fifths as heavy as a Gallon of Paint.
In other words, the weight of a Gallon of Paint is 1 times 500 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 one-and-two-fifths times as heavy as a Brick.
In other words, the weight of a Brick is 0.710 times 500 shekels ( שקלים).
(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-fifths as heavy as a Bowling Ball.
In other words, 500 shekels ( שקלים) is 0.6111703820 times the weight of a Bowling Ball, and the weight of a Bowling Ball is 1.636204940 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 one-and-nine-tenths times as heavy as a Chihuahua.
In other words, 500 shekels ( שקלים) is 1.850 times the weight of a Chihuahua, and the weight of a Chihuahua is 0.5410 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Chihuahue(o) (FCI standard)
The F&d&ration Cynologique Internationale (FCI) calls for Chihuahuas to weigh about 271 shekels ( שקלים). Relative to their body sizes, Chihuahuas have the largest brain size of any dog breed.
It's about half as heavy as a Dachshund.
In other words, the weight of a Dachshund is 2 times 500 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-third as heavy as a Gold Bar.
In other words, 500 shekels ( שקלים) is 0.33423380290 times the weight of a Gold Bar, and the weight of a Gold Bar is 2.9919176080 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).