pound

pound

The term used by the NRSV for a mina in a parable of Jesus related in (Luke 19:13-26). A mina was equal to 100 denarii, making it equivalent to about 100 times a typical day’s wage.

Luke 19:13-26

13He summoned ten of his slaves, and gave them ten pounds, and said to them, ‘Do business with these until I come back.’14But the citizens of his country hated ... View more

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