mna: a mina (Gr. monetary unit)Original Word: μνᾶ, ᾶς, ἡPart of Speech:
a mina, a Greek monetary unit equal to 100 drachma.
3414 mná (from the Latin, "mina") – the Greek silver-ingot (monetary weight) weighing about 1/A of a talent (approximately 13 ounces). See also 1220 /dēnárion ("denarius") and 1406/draxmē ("drachma").
One mina was equivalent to 100 denarii (= one hundred days' wages for the common worker).
Reflection: The Lord requires 100% faithfulness from each person – and rewards this equally, regardless of earthly achievements. See also Lk 17:6; 2 Pet 1:1.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
of Semitic origin manehDefinition
a mina (Gr. monetary unit)NASB Translation
mina (4), minas (5).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 3414: μνᾶμνᾶ
, a word of Eastern origin (cf. Schrader, Keilinschriften as above with, p. 143), Arabic , Syriac )YNM , Hebrew מָנֶה (from מָנָה, to appoint, mark out, count, etc.), Latinmina;
1. in the O. T. a weight, and an imaginary coin or money of account, equal to one hundred shekels: 1 Kings 10:17, cf. 2 Chronicles 9:16; 2 Esdr. 2:69, (otherwise in Ezekiel 45:12 (cf. Bible Educator, index under the word Maneh; Schrader in Riehm under the word Mine, p. 1000f)).
2. In Attic a weight and a sum of money equal to one hundred drachmae (see δραχμή (and B. D. under the word ; especially Schrader in Riehm as above)): Luke 19:13, 16, 18, 20, 24f<1>
Of Latin origin; a mna (i.e. Mina), a certain weight -- pound.