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Weights and Measures

 

LENGTHS

Finger 0.73 in. 1.85 cm. Jeremiah 52.21
Handbreadth (4 fing.) 2.92 in. 7.4 cm. Exodus 25:25
Span 9 in. 22.86 cm. Exodus 28:16
Cubit 18 in. 45.72 cm. Matthew 6:27
Long Cubit 20.4 in. 51.9 cm. Ezekiel 40:5
Fathom 6 ft. 1.829 m. Acts 27:28
Reed (6 cubits) 8.75 ft. 2.73 m. Ezekiel 40:5
Furlong 1/8 mi., 660 ft. 201.2 m. Revelation 14:20
Stadion 697 ft. 185.4 m. Luke 24:13
Sabbath day’s journey 3/5 mi. 0.9656 km. Acts 1:12
Day’s journey 20 mi. 32.19 km. 1 Kings 19:4

 

WEIGHTS

Gerah 1/50 oz. 0.567 gr. Ezekiel 45:12
Bekah (10 gerahs) 1/5 oz. 5.67 gr. Genesis 24:22
Pim (2/3 shekel) 1/3 oz. 9.45 gr. 1 Samuel 13.21
Shekel (2 bekahs) 2/5 oz. 11.34 gr. Exodus 30:23
Mina (50 shekels) 1.25 lb. 0.567 kg. Ezra 2:69
Talent (60 minas) 75 lb. 34.02 kg. Ezra 8:26

 

LIQUID MEASURES

Log 0.65 pt. 0.31 l. Leviticus 14:10
Kab (4 logs) 2.6 pt. 1.2 l. 2 Kings 6:25
Hin (12 logs) 0.98 gal. 3.7 l. Numbers 15:4
Bath (6 hins) 5.9 gal. 22 l. Isaiah 5:10
Homer (10 baths) 59 gal. 220 l. Ezekiel 45:11
Kor (10 baths) 59 gal. 220 l. Ezekiel 45:11
Metretes 10 gal. 37.85 l. John 2:6

 

DRY MEASURES

Kab (1/18 ephah) 2.6 pt. 1.2 l. 2 Kings 6:25
Omer (1/10 ephah) 2.3 qt. 2.2 l. Exodus 16:36
Seah (1/3 ephah) 7.7 qt. 7.3 l. 2 Kings 7:1
Ephah (10 omers) 0.63 bushels (5.9 gal.) 22 liters Ruth 2:17
Lethech (5 ephaths) 3.16 bushels (29 gal.) 110 l. Hosea 3:2
Homer (10 ephaths) 6.33 bushels (59 gal.) 220 l. Leviticus 27:16
Kor (10 ephaths) 6.33 bushels (59 gal.) 220 l. Ezekiel 45:14

 

MONEY

Denarius Day’s wage   Matthew 20:2
Drachma Est. 0.035 oz. silver Est. 1 gr. silver Luke 15:8
Didrachma (2 Drach.) Est. 0.07 oz. silver Est. 2 gr. silver Matthew 17:24
Talent, silver Approx. 100 lb. Approx. 45.4 kg Ezra 8:26
Talent, silver (Alternate) Approx. 50 lb. Approx. 22.7 kg. Ezra 8:26
Talent, gold Approx. 120 lb. Approx. 54.4 kg. 1 Kings 9:28
Talent, gold (Alternate) Approx. 60 lb. Approx. 27.2 kg. 1 Kings 9:28

 

TIME OF DAY

Sunrise 6 AM 06:00 Mark 16:2
First hour 7 AM 07:00  
Second hour 8 AM 08:00  
Third hour 9 AM 09:00 Matthew 20:3
Fourth hour 10 AM 10:00  
Fifth hour 11 AM 11:00  
Sixth hour Noon 12:00 Matthew 27:45
Seventh hour 1 PM 13:00 John 4:52
Eighth hour 2 PM 14:00  
Ninth hour 3 PM 15:00 Acts 3:1
Tenth hour 4 PM 16:00 John 1:39
Eleventh hour 5 PM 17:00 Matthew 20:6-9
Sunset 6 PM 18:00 Luke 4:40
First watch of night 6 PM - 9 PM 18:00 - 21:00  
Second watch 9 PM - midnight 21:00 - 00:00 Luke 12:38
Third watch Midnight - 3 AM 00:00 - 03:00 Luke 12:38
Fourth watch 3 AM - 6 AM 03:00 - 06:00 Matthew 14:25

 


Lectionary Calendar
Sunday, August 20th, 2017
the Week of Proper 15 / Ordinary 20
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