Attention!
Tired of seeing ads while studying? Now you can enjoy an "Ads Free" version of the site for as little as 10¢ a day.

Bible Concordances

Thompson Chain Reference

Measures

Additional Links
  • LENGTH (Shorter Measure of Length)
    • 1 finger = 0.75 in
    • 1 palm = 3 in
    • 3 palms = 1 span = 9 in
    • 2 spans = 1 cubit = 18 in
    • 1 pace = 3 ft = 1/3 rod, 2 cubits
    • 4 cubits = 1 fathom = 6 ft
    • 1.5 fathoms = 1 reed = 9 ft
    • 13.3 reeds = 1 line = 119.7 ft
    • 1 stadion, mile = 600 ft = 1/8 Roman mile
    • In consulting these tables it must be remembered that authorities differ as to exact figures
  • LAND MEASURE
    • A cubit = 1.824 ft
    • 2000 cubits = 0.5 miles = 1 Sabbath day's journey
    • 24 miles = 1 day's journey
    • In consulting these tables it must be remembered that authorities differ as to exact figures
  • LIQUID MEASURE
    • 1 log = 1/72 bath = 1/3 qt
    • 4 logs = 1 cab = 1 1/3 qt
    • 3 cabs = 1 hin = 4 qts
    • 2 hins = 1 seah = 2 gals
    • 3 seahs = 1 bath, or ephah = 6 gals
    • In consulting these tables it must be remembered that authorities differ as to exact figures
  • DRY MEASURE
    • cab = 1/18 ephah = 1 qts
    • 1/10 ephah = 1 omer = 2 qts
    • 3.3 omers = 1 seah = 7 qts
    • 3 seahs = 1 ephah = 21 qts
    • 5 ephahs = 1 letech = 3 bushels
    • 2 letechs = 1 kor, or homer = 6 bushels
    • In consulting these tables it must be remembered that authorities differ as to exact figures
  • Just
    • Honesty, enjoined
    • Giving of Just Weights
      • Leviticus 19:36
      • Deuteronomy 25:13
      • Proverbs 11:1
      • Proverbs 16:11
      • Proverbs 20:10
      • Ezekiel 45:10
      • Micah 6:11

Copyright Statement
These files are in the public domain.

Bibliography Information
Thompson, Frank C. Entry for 'Measures'. Thompson Chain Reference. https://www.studylight.org/concordances/eng/tcr/m/measures.html. 1908.

Search for…
Enter query in the box below:
Choose a letter to browse:
Prev Entry
Means
Next Entry
Measuring Rod