portion (Ezek. 45:12), rendered "pound" (1 Kings 10:17; Ezra 2:69; Neh. 7:71, 72), a weight variously estimated, probably about 2 1/2 or 3 lbs. A maneh of gold consisted of a hundred common shekels (q.v.). (Comp. 1 Kings 10:17, and 2 Chr. 9:16).
The maneh was divided into sixty shekels, and the standard used in later Babylonia had been fixed by Dungi, king of Ur.
I will earn a maneh of silver wherewith to buy new plants for his garden, if he will let me now depart from him.