drachma

drachma (Drak´muh)

A Greek coin equal in value to a Roman denarius, which was a typical day’s wage in Roman Palestine (mentioned only in Luke 15:8).

Luke 15:8

The Parable of the Lost Coin
8“Or what woman having ten silver coins, if she loses one of them, does not light a lamp, sweep the house, and search carefully unt ... View more

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