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Smith's Bible Dictionary

Pound

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  1. A weight. [See WEIGHTS AND MEASURES ]
  2. A sum of money put in the Old Testament, (1 Kings 10:17 ; Ezra 2:69 ; Nehemiah 7:71 ) for the Hebrew maneh , worth in silver about . In the parable of the ten pounds, ( Luke 19:12-27 ) the reference appears to be to a Greek pound, a weight used as a money of account, of which sixty went to the talent. It was worth to .

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Smith, William, Dr. Entry for 'Pound'. Smith's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/sbd/p/pound.html. 1901.

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