Measures

  • Unjust, an abomination to God.

    Proverbs 20:10 Divers weights, and divers measures, both of them are alike abomination to the LORD.

  • The Jews not to be unjust in.

    Leviticus 19:35 Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment, in meteyard, in weight, or in measure.

    Deuteronomy 25:14-15 Thou shalt not have in thine house divers measures, a great and a small. 15 But thou shalt have a perfect and just weight, a perfect and just measure shalt thou have: that thy days may be lengthened in the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee.

  • The Jews often used unjust.

    Micah 6:10 Are there yet the treasures of wickedness in the house of the wicked, and the scant measure that is abominable?

  • measure (KJV Dictionary)

  • OF LIQUIDS AND SOLIDS;
    • Log.

      Leviticus 14:10 And on the eighth day he shall take two he lambs without blemish, and one ewe lamb of the first year without blemish, and three tenth deals of fine flour for a meat offering, mingled with oil, and one log of oil.

      Leviticus 14:15 And the priest shall take some of the log of oil, and pour it into the palm of his own left hand:

    • Cab.

      2 Kings 6:25 And there was a great famine in Samaria: and, behold, they besieged it, until an ass's head was sold for fourscore pieces of silver, and the fourth part of a cab of dove's dung for five pieces of silver.

    • Bible concordance for MEASURE

    • Omer or tenth-deal (the tenth of an ephah).

      Exodus 16:36 Now an omer is the tenth part of an ephah.

      Leviticus 5:11 But if he be not able to bring two turtledoves, or two young pigeons, then he that sinned shall bring for his offering the tenth part of an ephah of fine flour for a sin offering; he shall put no oil upon it, neither shall he put any frankincense thereon: for it is a sin offering.

      Leviticus 14:10 And on the eighth day he shall take two he lambs without blemish, and one ewe lamb of the first year without blemish, and three tenth deals of fine flour for a meat offering, mingled with oil, and one log of oil.

    • Hin.

      Exodus 29:40 And with the one lamb a tenth deal of flour mingled with the fourth part of an hin of beaten oil; and the fourth part of an hin of wine for a drink offering.

    • Bath or ephah.

      Isaiah 5:10 Yea, ten acres of vineyard shall yield one bath, and the seed of an homer shall yield an ephah.

      Ezekiel 45:11 The ephah and the bath shall be of one measure, that the bath may contain the tenth part of an homer, and the ephah the tenth part of an homer: the measure thereof shall be after the homer.

    • See Measure in McClintock and Strong.

    • Homer or Cor.

      Isaiah 5:10 Yea, ten acres of vineyard shall yield one bath, and the seed of an homer shall yield an ephah.

      Ezekiel 45:14 Concerning the ordinance of oil, the bath of oil, ye shall offer the tenth part of a bath out of the cor, which is an homer of ten baths; for ten baths are an homer:

    • Firkin.

      John 2:6 And there were set there six waterpots of stone, after the manner of the purifying of the Jews, containing two or three firkins apiece.

  • OF LENGTH;
    • Handbreadth.

      Exodus 25:25 And thou shalt make unto it a border of an hand breadth round about, and thou shalt make a golden crown to the border thereof round about.

      Psalms 39:5 Behold, thou hast made my days as an handbreadth; and mine age is as nothing before thee: verily every man at his best state is altogether vanity. Selah.

    • Span.

      Exodus 28:16 Foursquare it shall be being doubled; a span shall be the length thereof, and a span shall be the breadth thereof.

      1 Samuel 17:4 And there went out a champion out of the camp of the Philistines, named Goliath, of Gath, whose height was six cubits and a span.

    • Cubit.

      Genesis 6:15-16 And this is the fashion which thou shalt make it of: The length of the ark shall be three hundred cubits, the breadth of it fifty cubits, and the height of it thirty cubits. 16 A window shalt thou make to the ark, and in a cubit 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.

    • Fathom.

      Acts 27:28 And sounded, and found it twenty fathoms: and when they had gone a little further, they sounded again, and found it fifteen fathoms.

    • Furlong.

      Luke 24:13 And, behold, two of them went that same day to a village called Emmaus, which was from Jerusalem about threescore furlongs.

      John 11:18 Now Bethany was nigh unto Jerusalem, about fifteen furlongs off:

    • Mile.

      Matthew 5:41 And whosoever shall compel thee to go a mile, go with him twain.

  • Distances measured by rods and lines.

    2 Samuel 8:2 And he smote Moab, and measured them with a line, casting them down to the ground; even with two lines measured he to put to death, and with one full line to keep alive. And so the Moabites became David's servants, and brought gifts.

    Jeremiah 31:39 And the measuring line shall yet go forth over against it upon the hill Gareb, and shall compass about to Goath.

    Ezekiel 40:3 And he brought me thither, and, behold, there was a man, whose appearance was like the appearance of brass, with a line of flax in his hand, and a measuring reed; and he stood in the gate.

    Revelation 21:16 And the city lieth foursquare, and the length is as large as the breadth: and he measured the city with the reed, twelve thousand furlongs. The length and the breadth and the height of it are equal.

  • Were regulated by the standard of the sanctuary.

    1 Chronicles 23:29 Both for the shewbread, and for the fine flour for meat offering, and for the unleavened cakes, and for that which is baked in the pan, and for that which is fried, and for all manner of measure and size;

  • ILLUSTRATIVE
    • (Correcting in measure,) of mitigated afflictions.

      Jeremiah 30:11 For I am with thee, saith the LORD, to save thee: though I make a full end of all nations whither I have scattered thee, yet will I not make a full end of thee: but I will correct thee in measure, and will not leave thee altogether unpunished.

    • (Drinking tears in great measure,) of severe afflictions.

      Psalms 80:5 Thou feedest them with the bread of tears; and givest them tears to drink in great measure.

    • (Weighing the waters in a measure,) of God's infinite wisdom.

      Job 28:23 God understandeth the way thereof, and he knoweth the place thereof.

      Job 28:25 To make the weight for the winds; and he weigheth the waters by measure.

    • (Measuring the dust of the earth,) of God's greatness.

      Isaiah 40:12 Who hath measured the waters in the hollow of his hand, and meted out heaven with the span, and comprehended the dust of the earth in a measure, and weighed the mountains in scales, and the hills in a balance?

    • (The measure of our days,) of the shortness of life.

      Psalms 39:4 LORD, make me to know mine end, and the measure of my days, what it is; that I may know how frail I am.

    • (Drinking water, by measure) of severe famine.

      Ezekiel 4:11 Thou shalt drink also water by measure, the sixth part of an hin: from time to time shalt thou drink.

      Ezekiel 4:16 Moreover he said unto me, Son of man, behold, I will break the staff of bread in Jerusalem: and they shall eat bread by weight, and with care; and they shall drink water by measure, and with astonishment:

    • (The measure of the stature of Christ,) of perfection.

      Ephesians 4:13 Till we all come in the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, unto a perfect man, unto the measure of the stature of the fulness of Christ:

    • (Opening the mouth without measure,) of the insatiableness of hell.

      Isaiah 5:14 Therefore hell hath enlarged herself, and opened her mouth without measure: and their glory, and their multitude, and their pomp, and he that rejoiceth, shall descend into it.

 
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