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  • n. Plural form of seah.

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Examples

  • Knead three seahs of choice flour and makes some loaves.

    In the Valley of the Shadow

  • Two hundred loaves of bread, two skins of wine, five dressed sheep, 5 seahs of roasted grain, a hundred raisin cakes, two hundred fig cakes.

    Abigail: a story of one woman's wisdom

  • An oblation for thanksgiving consists of five Jerusalem seahs, which were in value six seahs of the wilderness; that is, six country seahs.

    From the Talmud and Hebraica

  • He who was to empty entered with three chests containing nine seahs.

    From the Talmud and Hebraica

  • How big were these pots that contained six or nine seahs: for every bath contained three seahs.

    From the Talmud and Hebraica

  • "Two cedars (they say) were in the mount of Olivet, under one of which were four shops, where all things needful for purifications were sold: out of the other, they fetched, every month, forty seahs" (certain measures) "of pigeons, whence all the women to be purified were supplied."

    From the Talmud and Hebraica

  • The hands which had need of plunging, they dipped not but in a fit place; that is, where there was a confluence of forty seahs of water.

    From the Talmud and Hebraica

  • King Yanai had a single tree on the royal mound, whence once a month they collected forty seahs (about fifteen bushels) of young pigeons of three different breeds.

    Hebraic Literature; Translations from the Talmud, Midrashim and Kabbala

  • According to tradition these three chests held three seahs each (the seah = 1 peck 1 pint), so that on the three occasions of their opening twenty-seven seahs of coin were taken.

    The Temple���Its Ministry and Services

  • R. Maier said, “there must be not less than two seahs, (58) in height three handbreadths, and over them an handbreadth of dust.”

    Hebrew Literature

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