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How heavy is 49 shekels ( שקלים)?

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It's about as heavy as a Football (American)
In other words, 49 shekels ( שקלים) is 0.9913605099187 times the weight of a Football (American), and the weight of a Football (American) is 1.00871478135 times that amount.
(a.k.a. "pigskin") (NFL standard)
Per National Football League official rules, an American football must weigh between 47.722644138280 shekels ( שקלים) and 51.131404433870 shekels ( שקלים). Because of NFL regulations, ceremonial considerations, and backup requirements, each NFL Superbowl requires the manufacture of 144 balls exclusively for the event.
It's about as heavy as a Football (Soccer)
In other words, 49 shekels ( שקלים) is 0.95 times the weight of a Football (Soccer), and the weight of a Football (Soccer) is 1.1 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Soccer, a.k.a. Association Football) (FIFA Law 2 specification)
According to FIFA's Law of the Game number 2, a football must weigh between 49 shekels ( שקלים) and 54 shekels ( שקלים). An artifact on display at the Smith Art Gallery in Museum in Stirling, Scotland is said to be the world's oldest football and is about one-third to one-half the size of a modern football.
It's about one-and-one-fifth times as heavy as a Can of Soup
In other words, 49 shekels ( שקלים) is 1.2 times the weight of a Can of Soup, and the weight of a Can of Soup is 0.83 times that amount.
(for Campbell''s Condensed Tomato Soup, 317.9 ml)
A can of Campbell''s Tomato Soup weighs 42 shekels ( שקלים). Cans have been used to store soup and other foods since their invention in 1913, but a dedicated can opener was not developed until cans began to use thinner materials — prior to that time, cans were usually opened using various blunt instruments and tools.
It's about one-and-three-tenths times as heavy as a Human Heart
In other words, 49 shekels ( שקלים) is 1.3 times the weight of a Human Heart, and the weight of a Human Heart is 0.77 times that amount.
(human; adult)
The average human heart weighs about 37 shekels ( שקלים). Each minute, the heart pumps between 10 and 20 liters (3 to 5 gallons) of blood through its chambers.
It's about two-thirds as heavy as a Basketball
In other words, 49 shekels ( שקלים) is 0.65339669972 times the weight of a Basketball, and the weight of a Basketball is 1.5304638062 times that amount.
(NBA official ball standards, Size 7)
A regulation NBA basketball, manufactured by Spalding, is known as a Size 7 ball and weighs 74.9927265030 shekels ( שקלים). These balls have 4,118 pebbles each with a diameter of 2.5 mm
It's about two times as heavy as a Hamster
In other words, 49 shekels ( שקלים) is 2 times the weight of a Hamster, and the weight of a Hamster is 0.5 times that amount.
(for Syrian hamster, a.k.a. golden hamster, a.k.a. Mesocricetus auratus; adult)
An adult Syrian hamster has a typical weight of about 20 shekels ( שקלים). Known for transporting food in the pouches of their cheeks so that they can bury it later, some hamsters can store up to 3,000 shekels ( שקלים) of food in their borrows.
It's about two-fifths as heavy as a liter of Water
In other words, 49 shekels ( שקלים) is 0.4075053 times the weight of a liter of Water, and the weight of a liter of Water is 2.453956 times that amount.
(fresh; 4° C / 39.2° F; maximum density)
Contrary to popular belief, 1 liter (0.0.264172052358148 gal) of water at 4° C / 39.2° F (its point of maximum density) weighs 120.24380 shekels ( שקלים) rather than 1 kg exactly. The total volume of water on the planet Earth is about 13,590,000,000,000,000,000 (13.59 quntillion) L (3,590,000,000,000,000,000 gallons).