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Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature
(קִב, kab, a hollow vessel; Sept. κάβος ), a measure for things dry, mentioned in 2 Kings 6:25. The rabbins make it the sixth part of a seah (q.v.) or satum, and the eighteenth part of an ephah. This would be nearly two quarts English measure. (See MEASURE).
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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Cab'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tce/c/cab.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.