Measure

-(The following modern equivalents of ancient measurements are based upon the latest research, and are as

correct as is possible at this time) -DRY -1. A bushel, about a peck Matthew 5:15; Mark 4:21; Luke 11:33

-2. A cab, or kab, about two quarts 2 Kings 6:25

-3. A cor, equal to one homer or ten ephahs, equal to about eleven and one-ninth bushels 1 Kings 4:22;

5:11; 2 Chronicles 2:10; 27:5; Ezra 7:22

-4. An ephah, equal to three seah, and in liquid, to a bath, containing about a bushel and a half Exodus

16:36; Leviticus 5:11; 6:20; 19:36; Numbers 5:15; 28:5; Judges 6:19; Ru 2:17; 1 Samuel 1:24; 17:17;

Ezekiel 45:10, 11, Isaiah 5:10; 13, 24; 46:5, 7, 11, 14; Amos 8:5; Zechariah 5:6-10

-5. A half -homer, about five and a half bushels Hosea 3:2

-6. A homer, about eleven bushels, equal to a cor or ten ephahs Leviticus 27: 16; Numbers 1 1 :32; Isaiah

5:10; Ezekiel 45:1 1-14; Hosea 3:2

-7. An omer, about one bushel Exodus 16:16, 18

-8. A seah, about a peck and a half Genesis 18:6; 1 Samuel 25:18; 2 Kings 7:1, 1 Kings 18:32; 16, 18

-9. A tenth deal, about a gallon, equal to one-tenth of an ephah Exodus 29:40; Leviticus 14:10, 21; 23:13,

17; Numbers 15:4, 24:5; 6, 9; 28:9, 12, 13, 20, 29:3, 4, 9, 10, 21, 29; 14, 15

-LIQUID -LA bath, about eight gallons and a half 1 Kings 7:26, 38; 2 Chronicles 2: 10; 4:5; Ezra 7:22;

Isaiah 5:10; Ezekiel 45:10, 11, 14; Luke 16:6

-2. A firkin, nearly nine gallons John 2:6

-3. A hm, about a gallon and a half Exodus 29:40; 30:24; Leviticus 19:36; 23:13; 28:5, Numbers 15:4-10;

7, 14; Ezekiel 4:11

-4. A log, about apmt, one-twelfth of a hm Leviticus 14:10, 12, 15, 21, 24

-LINEAR -1. A finger Jeremiah 52:21

-2. A handbreadth Exodus 25:25; 37:12; 1 Kings 7:26; 2 Chronicles 4:5; Psalm 39:5; Ezekiel 40:5, 43;

43:13

-3. A span Exodus 28:16; 1 Samuel 17:4; Isaiah 40:12; 48:13; Lamentations 2:20; Ezekiel 43:13

-4. A cubit, the length of a man\'s forearm

-5. A reed, probably six cubits Ezekiel 40:5

-6. A fathom Acts 27:28

-7. A pace 2 Samuel 6:13

-8. A furlong Luke 24: 13

-9. A mile, probably nine -tenths of an English mile Matthew 5:41

-10. A Sabbath day\'s journey, two thousand paces Acts 1:12

-MUST BE JUST Leviticus 19:35, 36; Deuteronomy 25:13-16; Proverbs 11:1; 16:11; 20:10, 23; Hosea

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12:7-9; Micah 6:10-12


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