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Morrish Bible Dictionary

Penny

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δηνάριον.A common Roman coin. It was the labourer's wages for a day. Matthew 20 . Higher sums were reckoned by this coin, as the debt of 500 pence in Luke 7:41 . The Lord when answering the Jews said "Show me a penny." Luke 20:24 . It was the chief Roman silver coin. See WEIGHTS AND MEASURES.

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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Penny'. Morrish Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/mbd/p/penny.html. 1897.

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