'Measure' in the Bible
Joseph stored up so much grain like sand on the seashore in so much abundance! that he stopped keeping records because it was proving to be impossible to measure how much they were gathering.
and there is to be a tenth measure of choice flour mixed with one fourth of a hin of oil extracted by hand, and one fourth of a hin of wine as a drink offering for one lamb.
"On the eighth day, he is to take two lambs without defect, a one year old ewe lamb without defect, one third of a measure of fine flour mixed with olive oil for a meal offering, and one log of oil.
"If the offeror is poor and cannot afford the regular offering, then he is to take one lamb for a guilt offering that will be presented in the form of a wave offering to atone for him, one tenth of a measure of fine flour mixed with olive oil for a grain offering, one log of olive oil,
Also present a meal offering of two tenths of a measure of fine flour mixed with olive oil as an offering made by fire to the LORD, a pleasing aroma. Now as to a drink offering, you are to present a fourth of a hin of wine.
Take fine flour and bake twelve cakes using two tenths of a measure for each cake.
You are to measure from outside the wall of the town on the east side 2,000 cubits, on the south side 2,000 cubits, on the west side 2,000 cubits, and on the north side 2,000 cubits, with the town placed at the center. This reserved area is to serve as grazing land for their towns.
then let your elders and judges go out and measure the distance from the dead body to the neighboring cities.
He was well known among the platoons, but he didn't measure up to the Three. David placed him in charge of his security detail.
He was well known among the platoons, but he didn't measure up to the Three Warriors. David placed him in charge of his security detail.
If the king approves, let it be decreed that they're to be destroyed, and I'll measure out 10,000 silver talents and bring it to the king's treasury for those who will do the work."
To those who are happy beyond measure when they reach their graves?
"LORD, let me know how my life ends, and the standard by which you will measure my days, whatever it is! Then I will know how transient my life is.
You fed them tears as their food, and caused them to drink a full measure of tears.
God had promised in his sanctuary: "I will triumph and divide Shechem, then I will measure the valley of Succoth!
Carefully measure the paths for your feet, and all your ways will be established.
Wail, you gate! Cry out, you city! Melt away, all you Philistines! For smoke comes from the north, and there's no one to take measure in its festivals.
Measure by measure, in their exile you contended with them; with his fierce blast he removed them, as on a day when the east wind blows.
Both of these things will overtake you suddenly on a single day: loss of children and widowhood. They will come upon you in full measure, despite the multitude of your incantations and the great power of your spells."
Don't be angry beyond measure, LORD, and don't remember our iniquity for a season. Please look now, we are all your people.
both your iniquities and your ancestors' iniquities together,'' says the LORD. "Because they offered incense on the mountains and insulted me on hills, I'll measure into their laps full payment for their earlier actions."
You are to measure one sixth of one hin of water each time you drink it.
"And now, Son of Man, describe the Temple to the house of Israel. They will be ashamed because of their sin. They will measure its pattern.
From this area a measure is to be made 25,000 cubits long and 10,000 cubits wide, which is to contain the sanctuary, the holiest of holy objects.
"You're to use an honest scale, an honest dry measure, and an honest liquid measure!
"The eastern extremity is to proceed from between Hauran and Damascus, then between Gilead, and then through the land of Israel the Jordan River. You are to measure from the northern border to the Dead Sea. This is to be the eastern perimeter.
A perimeter is to measure 18,000 units, and the name of the city from that time on is to be: "THE LORD IS THERE.'"
TEKEL: You've been weighed on the scales and you don't measure up.
and who are saying, "When will the New Moon fade so we may sell grain, and the Sabbath conclude so we may market winnowed wheat? shortchanging the measure, raising the price, falsifying the scales by treachery,
I asked, "Where are you going?" He responded, "To measure Jerusalem in order to determine its width and length."
"Bring the entire tithe into the storehouse that there may be food in my house. So put me to the test in this right now," says the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, "and see if I won't throw open the windows of heaven for you and pour out on you blessing without measure.
Amazed beyond measure, they kept on saying, "He does everything well! He even makes deaf people hear and mute people talk!"
The one whom God sent speaks the words of God, because God does not give the Spirit in limited measure to him.
For by the grace given to me I ask every one of you not to think of yourself more highly than you should think, rather to think of yourself with sober judgment on the measure of faith that God has assigned each of you.
We would not dare put ourselves in the same class with, or compare ourselves to, those who recommend themselves. Whenever they measure themselves by their own standards or compare themselves among themselves, they show how foolish they are.
Now to each one of us grace has been given proportionate to the measure of the Messiah's gift.
Then I was given a stick like a measuring rod. I was told, "Stand up and measure the Temple of God and the altar, and count those who worship there.
But don't measure the courtyard outside the Temple. Leave that out, because it is given to the nations, and they will trample the Holy City for 42 months.
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