- The Hebrew word "maneh" is translated "pound,"
1 Kings 10:17 ; Ezra 2:69 ; Nehemiah 7:71 Nehemiah 7:72
- And is equivalent to almost one pound (fourteen ounces)
- In John the weight was equivalent to about twelve ounces
- In Luke the Greek word "mina" is translated "pound," and worth approximately one-hundred denarii (more than three months wages)
- See MEASURE
- See WEIGHTS
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary
Bibliography InformationNave, Orville J. "Entry for 'Pound'". "Nave's Topical Bible".