Parts of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
prolonged from 517
TWOT Reference: 115c
KJV Translation Count — 245x
Outline of Biblical Usage
1. cubit-a measure of distance (the forearm), roughly 18 in (.5m). There are several cubits used in the OT, the cubit of a man or common cubit (De 3:11), the legal cubit or cubit of the sanctuary (Ezekiel 40:5) plus others. See a Bible Dictionary for a complete treatment.
'ammah, am-maw'; prolonged from 517; properly, a mother (i.e. unit of measure, or the fore-arm (below the elbow), i.e. a cubit; also a door-base (as a bond of the entrance): — cubit, + hundred (by exchange for 3967), measure, post.
Concordance Results Using KJV
And this is the fashion which thou shalt make it of: The length of the ark shall be three hundred H520s, the breadth of it fifty H520s, and the height of it thirty H520s.
A window shalt thou make to the ark, and in a H520 shalt thou finish it above; and the door of the ark shalt thou set in the side thereof; with lower, second, and third stories shalt thou make it.
Fifteen H520s upward did the waters prevail; and the mountains were covered.
And they shall make an ark of shittim wood: two H520s and a half shall be the length thereof, and a H520 and a half the breadth thereof, and a H520 and a half the height thereof.
And thou shalt make a mercy seat of pure gold: two H520s and a half shall be the length thereof, and a H520 and a half the breadth thereof.
Thou shalt also make a table of shittim wood: two H520s shall be the length thereof, and a H520 the breadth thereof, and a H520 and a half the height thereof.
The length of one curtain shall be eight and twenty H520s, and the breadth of one curtain four H520s: and every one of the curtains shall have one H520.
The length of one curtain shall be thirty H520s, and the breadth of one curtain four H520s: and the eleven curtains shall be all of one H520.
And a H520 on the one side, and a H520 on the other side of that which remaineth in the length of the curtains of the tent, it shall hang over the sides of the tabernacle on this side and on that side, to cover it.
Ten H520s shall be the length of a board, and a H520 and a half shall be the breadth of one board.