- A weight. [See WEIGHTS AND MEASURES]
- 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".