Pound - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words

Pound

[ 1,,G3046, litra ]
was a Sicilian coin, the equivalent of a Latin libra or as (whence the metric unit, liter"); in the NT it is used as a measure of weight, a pound, John 12:3; John 19:39.

[ 2,,G3414, mna ]
a Semitic word, both "a weight" and "a sum of money," 100 shekels (cp. 1 Kings 10:17, maneh; Daniel 5:25-Daniel 5:26, mene), in Attic Greek 100 drachmai, in weight about 15 oz., in value near about f4IS. 3d. (See PIECE), occurs in Luke 19:13, Luke 19:16 (twice), Luke 19:18 (twice), Luke 19:20, Luke 19:24 (twice), Luke 19:25.

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