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  • n. Plural form of ephah.

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Examples

  • But it seems a great inequality, that he should abate one fifty in a hundred measures of oil, and the other but twenty out of a hundred measures of wheat; unless the measures of wheat exceeded the measure of oil ten times: so that when there were twenty cori of wheat abated the debtor, there were abated to him two hundred baths or ephahs.

    From the Talmud and Hebraica

  • Deut. 25: 14, means two ephahs, the one false and the other just.

    Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • It was equal to one homer, and contained ten ephahs in dry and ten baths in liquid measure

    Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • ` What have I to do, 'asks the impatient reader, ` with jasper and sardonyx, beryl and chalcedony; what with arks and passovers, ephahs and ephods; what with lepers and emerods; what with heave-offerings and unleavened bread; chariots of fire, dragons crowned and horned, behemoth and unicorn?

    Representative Man (1850)

  • Out of their corn they were to offer a sixtieth part; out of every homer of wheat and barley, which contained ten ephahs, they were to offer the sixth part of one ephah, which was a sixtieth part of the whole, v. 13. 2.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume IV (Isaiah to Malachi)

  • They contained two or three firkins apiece; two or three measures, baths, or ephahs; the quantity is uncertain, but very considerable.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume V (Matthew to John)

  • “What have I to do,” asks the impatient reader, “with jasper and sardonyx, beryl and chalcedony; what with arks and passovers, ephahs and ephods; what with lepers and emerods; what with heave-offerings and unleavened bread, chariots of fire, dragons crowned and horned, behemoth and unicorn?

    Representative Men

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