How to pass variables from shell script to sqlplus

How can I pass in newValue to sqlplus from shell?  It keeps erroring out due to $1 and like characters which are a random value assigned to newValue in database.

newValue= $2a$10$1Qect

#!/bin/ksh

common_pass=password

for db_user in db1/user1 db2/user2 db3/user3 db4/user4 db5/user5 db6/user6
do
  db=`echo $db_user | cut -f1 -d/`
  user=`echo $db_user | cut -f2 -d/`
  $ORACLE_HOME/bin/sqlplus ${user}/${common_pass}@${db} << EOF
select * from tab
where idValue = $newValue;
EOF
done

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ozoCommented:
newValue='$2a$10$1Qect'
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whoopwhoop2015Author Commented:
I tried adding newValue='$2a$10$1Qect' under common_pass=password and it gives me a missing expression error pointing to the first dollar sign.
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omarfaridCommented:
try to add \ before $
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whoopwhoop2015Author Commented:
I have tried newValue='\$2a$10$1Qect' and I get invalid character where idValue = \$2a$10$1Qect
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ozoCommented:
newValue="'\$2a\$10\$1Qect'"
or
newValue=\''$2a$10$1Qect'\'
or
where idValue = '$newValue';
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whoopwhoop2015Author Commented:
Thank you ozo.  
newValue='$2a$10$1Qect'
where idValue = '$newValue';
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