Bible Measurements

Bible Weights:

Talent:Is equal to 75 pounds or 34 kilograms. It was equivalent to 3,000 shekels.

Beka: Is equivalent to .2 ounces or 5.7 grams. The Bekah is equal to 1/2 shekel

Shekel: Is equal to .4 ounces or 11.4 grams.s.

Gerah: Is equivalent to to .02 ounces or .6 grams. The gerah is 1/20 of a shekel.

Mina: Is equivalent to 1.25 pounds of 600 grams.

Litra: Is equivalent to to 12 ounces or 327 grams.

Pim: Is equivalent to .25 ounces or 8 grams.

Liquid Measurements:

Bath: Is equivalent to 5.5 gallons or 20.8 liters

Sextarius, Xestes: Is equivalent to1.2 pints or 552 milliliters.

Hin: Is equivalent to1 gallon or 3.8 liters.

Metretes: Is equivalent to approximately 10 gallons or 37.9 liters

Log: Is equivalent to.3 quarts or .3 liters

Distance:

Long Cubit: Is equivalent to .to 20.5 inches or 52.1 centimeters.

Fathom: Is equivalent to approximately 6 feet or 1.8 meters

Handbreadth: Is equivalent to 3 inches or 7.6 centimeters. handbreadth is defined as one sixth of a cubit or one third of a span.

Cubit: Is equivalent to to 17.5 inches or 44.5 centimeters

Furlong, Stadium: Is equivalent to approximately 200 yards or 182.9 meters.

Span: Is equivalent to 8.75 inches or 22.2 centimeters.

Roman Mile: Is equivalent to is equivalent to .9 miles, 1620 yards, or 1.4 kilometers.

Capacity:

Cor, Homer: Is equivalent to approximately 5 bushels or 182 liters.

Choinix: Is equivalent to to 1 quart or 1.1 liters.

Omer: Is equivalent to 2 quarts or 2 liters.

Lethek: Is equivalent to approximately 2.5 bushels or 91 liters.

Issaron: Is equivalent to to 2 quarts or 2 liters

Seah:Is equivalent to approximately equal to 5 quarts (1/5 bushel) or 6 liters

Ephah: Is equivalent to 1/2 bushel or 17.6 liters.

Cab, Kab: Is equivalent to equal to 1 quart or 1.3 liters. a kab was equivalent to 1/18 ephah or 1/2 omer

"All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness." -2 Timothy 3:16