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People's Dictionary of the Bible

Farthing

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Farthing. Two Greek words are translated "farthing' in the New Testament: kodrantes; Roman, quadram—worth about three-eighths of a cent; Matthew 5:26; Mark 12:42; and assarion; Roman, æs or as—the tenth of a denarius, worth about a cent to 1½ cents.

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Rice, Edwin Wilbur, DD. Entry for 'Farthing'. People's Dictionary of the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/rpd/f/farthing.html. 1893.

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