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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 Mt 5:15; Mr 4:21; Lu 11:33

–2. A cab, or kab, about two quarts 2Ki 6:25

–3. A cor, equal to one homer or ten ephahs, equal to about eleven and one-ninth bushels 1Ki 4:22; 5:11; 2Ch 2:10; 27:5; Ezr 7:22

–4. An ephah, equal to three seah, and in liquid, to a bath, containing about a bushel and a half Ex 16:36; Le 5:11; 6:20; 19:36; Nu 5:15; 28:5; Jud 6:19; Ru 2:17; 1Sa 1:24; 17:17; Isa 5:10; Eze 45:10,11,13,24; 46:5,7,11,14; Am 8:5; Zec 5:6-10

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

–6. A homer, about eleven bushels, equal to a cor or ten ephahs Le 27:16; Nu 11:32; Isa 5:10; Eze 45:11-14; Ho 3:2

–7. An omer, about one bushel Ex 16:16,18

–8. A seah, about a peck and a half Ge 18:6; 1Sa 25:18; 1Ki 18:32; 2Ki 7:1,16,18

–9. A tenth deal, about a gallon, equal to one-tenth of an ephah Ex 29:40; Le 14:10,21; 23:13,17; 24:5; Nu 15:4,6,9; 28:9,12,13,20,21,29; 29:3,4,9,10,14,15

–LIQUID

–1. A bath, about eight gallons and a half 1Ki 7:26,38; 2Ch 2:10; 4:5; Ezr 7:22; Isa 5:10; Eze 45:10,11,14; Lu 16:6

–2. A firkin, nearly nine gallons Joh 2:6

–3. A hin, about a gallon and a half Ex 29:40; 30:24; Le 19:36; 23:13; Nu 15:4-10; 28:5,7,14; Eze 4:11

–4. A log, about a pint, one-twelfth of a hin Le 14:10,12,15,21,24

.See WEIGHTS

–LINEAR

–1. A finger Jer 52:21

–2. A handbreadth Ex 25:25; 37:12; 1Ki 7:26; 2Ch 4:5; Ps 39:5; Eze 40:5,43; 43:13

–3. A span Ex 28:16; 1Sa 17:4; Isa 40:12; 48:13; La 2:20; Eze 43:13

–4. A cubit, the length of a man’s forearm

.See CUBIT

–5. A reed, probably six cubits Eze 40:5

–6. A fathom Ac 27:28

–7. A pace 2Sa 6:13

–8. A furlong Lu 24:13

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

–10. A Sabbath day’s journey, two thousand paces Ac 1:12

–MUST BE JUST Le 19:35,36; De 25:13-16; Pr 11:1; 16:11; 20:10,23; Ho 12:7-9; Mic 6:10-12

.See DISHONESTY

.See INTEGRITY

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