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Bible Concordances

Nave's Topical Bible

Measure

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  • (The following modern equivalents of ancient measurements are based upon the latest research, and are as correct as is possible at this time)

  • DRY

  • A bushel, about a peck
    Matthew 5:15; Mark 4:21; Luke 11:33

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

  • 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

  • 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; Ruth 2:17; 1 Samuel 1:24; 17:17; Isaiah 5:10; Ezekiel 45:10,11,13,24; 46:5,7,11,14; Amos 8:5; Zechariah 5:6-10

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

  • A homer, about eleven bushels, equal to a cor or ten ephahs
    Leviticus 27:16; Numbers 11:32; Isaiah 5:10; Ezekiel 45:11-14; Hosea 3:2

  • An omer, about one bushel
    Exodus 16:16,18

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

  • A tenth deal, about a gallon, equal to one-tenth of an Ephah
    Exodus 29:40; Leviticus 14:10,21; 23:13,17; 24:5; Numbers 15:4,6,9; 28:9,12,13,20,21,29; 29:3,4,9,10,14,15

  • LIQUID

  • A 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

  • A firkin, nearly nine gallons
    John 2:6

  • A hin, about a gallon and a half
    Exodus 29:40; 30:24; Leviticus 19:36; 23:13; Numbers 15:4-10; 28:5,7,14; Ezekiel 4:11

  • A log, about a pint, one-twelfth of a hin
    Leviticus 14:10,12,15,21,24

  • LINEAR

  • A finger
    Jeremiah 52:21

  • A handbreadth
    Exodus 25:25; 37:12; 1 Kings 7:26; 2 Chronicles 4:5; Psalm 39:5; Ezekiel 40:5,43; 43:13

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

  • A cubit, the length of a man's forearm

  • A reed, probably six cubits
    Ezekiel 40:5

  • A fathom
    Acts 27:28

  • A pace
    2 Samuel 6:13

  • A furlong
    Luke 24:13

  • 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 12:7-9; Micah 6:10-12

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Bibliography Information
Nave, Orville J. Entry for 'Measure'. Nave's Topical Bible. https://www.studylight.org/concordances/eng/ntb/m/measure.html. 1896.

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