[Hebrew, מָנֶה] An ancient Hebrew unit of weight, the Hebrew version of the mina, possibly 571 grams (20.15 ounces). opens a new page containing a chart that shows relationships between this unit and other units in its system In the written record, it does not seem to have seen as much use as the kikkar and siqlu.

Ezekiel 45:12 defines it. In the King James version it is translated as “maneh” and in the RSV “mina.”

And the shekel shall be twenty gerahs: twenty shekels, five and twenty shekels, fifteen shekels, shall be your maneh.

Ezekiel 45:12 (King James)

The shekel shall be twenty gerahs; five shekels shall be five shekels, and ten shekels shall be ten shekels, and your mina shall be forty shekels.

Ezekiel 45:12 (Revised Standard Version)


In the Assyrian “light” system of units of mass, about 502 grams. link to a table showing relationships between Assyrian units of mass Half as much in the heavy system.

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