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Bibical Weights & Measures

Bath Isaiah 5:10 Yea, ten acres of vineyard shall yield one bath, and the seed of an homer shall yield an ephah. 1 ephah
22 liters
5.8 Gallons
Bekah
(Beka)
Exo 38:26 A bekah for every man, that is, half a shekel, after the shekel of the sanctuary, for every one that went to be numbered, from twenty years old and upward, for six hundred thousand and three thousand and five hundred and fifty men. 10 gerahs
1/2 shekel
5 grams
3/16 oz.
Cab (Kab)2Ki 6:25 And there was a great famine in Samaria: and, behold, they besieged it, until an ass's head was sold for fourscore pieces of silver, and the fourth part of a cab of dove's dung for five pieces of silver. literally hollow or concave
CorEze 45:14 Concerning the ordinance of oil, the bath of oil, ye shall offer the tenth part of a bath out of the cor, which is an homer of ten baths; for ten baths are an homer: homer (from the circular vessel in which it was measured.)
CubitGen 6:16 A window shalt thou make to the ark, and in a cubit shalt thou finish it above; and the door of the ark shalt thou set in the side thereof; with lower, second, and third stories shalt thou make it.6-7 palms
2 spans
43-53 centimeters
17 to 21 inches
Ephah
(Epha)
Exodus 16:36 Now an omer is the tenth part of an ephah.10 omers
62 bushels
22 liters
20 dry quarts
FarthingMar 12:42 And there came a certain poor widow, and she threw in two mites, which make a farthing. 2 mites
1/4th of a cent
FathomAct 27:28 And sounded, and found it twenty fathoms: and when they had gone a little further, they sounded again, and found it fifteen fathoms. 4 cubits
8 spans
2 m.
2 yds.
FingerJeremiah 52:21 And concerning the pillars, the height of one pillar was eighteen cubits; and a fillet of twelve cubits did compass it; and the thickness thereof was four fingers: it was hollow.1/4 handbreadths
1.85 centimeters
.73 inches
GerahEze 45:12 And the shekel shall be twenty gerahs: twenty shekels, five and twenty shekels, fifteen shekels, shall be your maneh.1/20th of a Shekel
.57 grams
.02 ounces
Hand Breadth
(palm)
1 Kings 7:26 And it was an hand breadth thick, and the brim thereof was wrought like the brim of a cup, with flowers of lilies: it contained two thousand baths. 4 fingers
1/3 span
1 ephah
22 liters
5.8 Gallons
3 inches
HinExo 30:24 And of cassia five hundred shekels, after the shekel of the sanctuary, and of oil olive an hin: 1/6th of a Bath
3.7 liters
1 Gallon
HomerIsa 5:10 Yea, ten acres of vineyard shall yield one bath, and the seed of an homer shall yield an ephah. Liquid Measure
10 Baths
220 liters
58 Gallons
Dry Measure
10 Ephahs
211 liters
6 bushels
LogLev 14:15 And the priest shall take some of the log of oil, and pour it into the palm of his own left hand: 20 1/2 cu. in.
1/3 quart
Maneh
(Mina)
Eze 45:12 And the shekel shall be twenty gerahs: twenty shekels, five and twenty shekels, fifteen shekels, shall be your maneh. 50 shekels
1/60th talent
567 grams
1.26 pounds
Measure
(seah)
Ruth 3:15 Also he said, Bring the vail that thou hast upon thee, and hold it. And when she held it, he measured six measures of barley, and laid it on her: and she went into the city.1/4 cu. ft.
7 quarts
MiteLuk 21:2 And he saw also a certain poor widow casting in thither two mites.1/2 Roman quadran
1/2 farthing
1/8th of a cent
OmerExo 16:36 Now an omer is the tenth part of an ephah. 1/10 ephah
2.2 liters
2 quarts
146 1/2 cu. in.
PennyRev 6:6 And I heard a voice in the midst of the four beasts say, A measure of wheat for a penny, and three measures of barley for a penny; and see thou hurt not the oil and the wine. 16 cents
Pound1Ki 10:17 And he made three hundred shields of beaten gold; three pound of gold went to one shield: and the king put them in the house of the forest of Lebanon.Weight
100 shekels
Money
100 Roman denarii
100 Greek drachmas
$16.00
ReedEze 40:3 And he brought me thither, and, behold, there was a man, whose appearance was like the appearance of brass, with a line of flax in his hand, and a measuring reed; and he stood in the gate. 6 OT cubits
2.73.1 meters
8.7510 feet
Sabbath
Day's
Journey
Acts 1:12 Then returned they unto Jerusalem from the mount called Olivet, which is from Jerusalem a sabbath day's journey.2,000 cubits
.91 Kilometers
1,000 yards
ShekelLev 27:25 And all thy estimations shall be according to the shekel of the sanctuary: twenty gerahs shall be the shekel. 20 gerahs
11.4 grams
.4 ounces
Span1Sa 17:4 And there went out a champion out of the camp of the Philistines, named Goliath, of Gath, whose height was six cubits and a span. 12 fingers
3 palms
.5 cubits
22.8 centimeters
9 inches
TalentExo 25:39 Of a talent of pure gold shall he make it, with all these vessels.3,000 shekels
60 minas
34.3 kilograms
75 pounds
Yoke
Hebrew (tsemed)
1Sa 14:14 And that first slaughter, which Jonathan and his armourbearer made, was about twenty men, within as it were an half acre of land, which a yoke of oxen might plow. One acre or that a pair of oxen might plow in a day.


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