Another English word with a similar meaning is consideration in the sense of to take into consideration or to take into account. We might also call this a factor – something worth giving weight to.
|Israel’s currency, the shekel, comes from the same root as that of weight.|
כְּדֵי לְהַחְלִיט עַל הַדֶּגֶם הַמַּתְאִים, יֵשׁ כַּמָּה שִׁקּוּלִים שֶׁצָּרִיךְ לָקַחַת בְּחֶשְׁבּוֹן.
In order to decide on the right model, there are a few considerations that need to be taken into account.
To say, I’ll consider it, use the active-simple פָּעַל verb, לִשְׁקוֹל.
טוֹב לִשְׁקוֹל אֶת כָּל הָאֶפְשָׁרוּיוֹת.It’s good to consider all the possibilities.
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About the Author: Ami Steinberger is founder and director of Ulpan La-Inyan.The author's opinion does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The Jewish Press.
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