(weight) is the rendering of one Heb. and one Greek word in the A. V.

1. מָנֶה, maneh (1Ki 10:17; Ezr 2:69; Ne 7:71-72). SEE MANESH.

Bible concordance for POUND.

2. Λίτρα, litra (Joh 12:3; Joh 19:39), is a Roman pound of twelve ounces, a libra. This pound, as used in trade and authorized by the Roman government, contained 6165 Paris grains, according to Boeckh (Metallurg.

Unters. p. 160 sq.). The word λίτρα was adopted in the Aramaean dialect, לַיִטרא (Buxtorf, Lex. Rabb. col. 1138). SEE WEIGHT.

Definition of pound

See also the International Standard Bible Encyclopedia.

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