The Five Thousand Fed.
... 7. Two hundred pennyworth of bread is not sufficient for them ... equal to [USD]30, or
£6, 5s.; a large amount of money then, since a denarius, or "penny," was the ...
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On the Danger of Increasing Riches
... to the market at the beginning of every week: There he buys a pennyworth of parsnips ...
the ensuing week So his meat and drink together cost him only a penny a week ...
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The Lad's Loaves in the Lord's Hands
... have quite enough to do." If all you have is very little"just that pennyworth of
loaves ... is a miracle, it is a miracle; and if you are in for a penny, you may ...
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The Life and Death of Mr. Badman,
... You shall have some that will lie it over and over, and that for a penny profit.
Yea, lie and stand in it, although they know that they lie. ...
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A Few Sighs from Hell;
The Works of John Bunyan Volumes 1-3. <. ...
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Smith's Bible DictionaryPennyworth Penny
In the New Testament "penny," either alone or in the compound "pennyworth," occurs as the rendering of the Roman denarius . (Matthew 20:2; 22:10; Mark 6:37; 12:15; Luke 20:24; John 6:7; Revelation 6:6) The denarius was the chief Roman silver coin, and was worth about 15 to 17 cents.
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