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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words


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1: λίτρα
(Strong's #3046 — Noun Feminine — litra — lee'-trah )

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 ; 19:39 .

2: μνᾶ
(Strong's #3414 — Noun Feminine — mna — mnah )

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

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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Pound'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. 1940.

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