'Pound' in the Bible
People would go out to gather it, then they would grind it in mills or pound it in mortars, and then they would boil it in pots or make cakes out of it that tasted like butter cakes.
And he made three hundred shields of beaten gold; three pound of gold went to one shield: and the king put them in the house of the forest of Lebanon.
They gave after their ability unto the treasure of the work threescore and one thousand drams of gold, and five thousand pound of silver, and one hundred priests' garments.
The governors who preceded me had heavily burdened the people, taking food and wine from them, as well as a pound of silver. Their subordinates also oppressed the people, but I didn't do this, because of the fear of God.
And some of the chief of the fathers gave to the treasure of the work twenty thousand drams of gold, and two thousand and two hundred pound of silver.
And that which the rest of the people gave was twenty thousand drams of gold, and two thousand pound of silver, and threescore and seven priests' garments.
Your anger lies heavily upon me; you pound me with all your waves. Interlude
Though you pound a fool in a mortar with a pestle along with crushed grain, Yet his foolishness will not depart from him.
Make your tent larger, stretch your tent curtains farther out! Spare no effort, lengthen your ropes, and pound your stakes deep.
And the food you eat shall be by weight, twenty shekels or a full half pound a day, to be eaten at a fixed time each day.
And he called ten of his servants and gave each of them a pound, instructing them to trade with the money during his absence.
Then came the first, saying, Lord, thy pound hath gained ten pounds.
And the second came, saying, Lord, thy pound hath gained five pounds.
And another came, saying, Lord, behold, here is thy pound, which I have kept laid up in a napkin:
And he said unto them that stood by, Take from him the pound, and give it to him that hath ten pounds.
Then took Mary a pound of ointment of spikenard, very costly, and anointed the feet of Jesus, and wiped his feet with her hair: and the house was filled with the odour of the ointment.
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