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Pound -

(1.) A weight. Hebrew: maneh, equal to 100 shekels (1 Kings 10:17; Ezra 2:69; Neh. 7:71, 72). Greek: litra, equal to about 12 oz. avoirdupois (John 12:3; 19:39).

(2.) A sum of money; the Greek mna or mina (Luke 19:13, 16, 18, 20, 24, 25). It was equal to 100 drachmas. (See MONEY .)

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