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Several words are so rendered in the Authorized Version. (1.) Those which are indefinite. (a) Hok, Isa 5:14, elsewhere "statute." (b) Mad, Job 11:9; Jer 13:25, elsewhere "garment." (c) Middah, the word most frequently thus translated, Ex 26:2,8, etc. (d) Mesurah, Le 19:35; 1Ch 23:29. (e) Mishpat, Jer 30:11, elsewhere "judgment." (f) Mithkoneth and token, Eze 45:11. (g) In New Testament metron, the usual Greek word thus rendered (Mt 7:2; 23:32; Mr 4:24).

(2.) Those which are definite. (a) 'Eyphah, De 25:14-15, usually "ephah." (b) Ammah, Jer 51:13, usually "cubit." (c) Kor, 1Ki 4:22, elsewhere "cor;" Greek koros, Lu 16:7. (d) Seah, Ge 18:6; 1Sa 25:18, a seah; Greek saton, Mt 13:33; Lu 13:21. (e) Shalish, "a great measure," Isa 40:12; literally a third, i.e., of an ephah. (f) In New Testament batos, Lu 16:6, the Hebrew "bath;" and choinix, Re 6:6, the choenix, equal in dry commodities to one-eighth of a modius.

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MEASURE, that by which any thing is measured, or adjusted, or proportioned, Pr 20:10; Mic 6:10. Tables of Scripture measures of length and capacity are found at the end of this volume.

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