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log in Easton's Bible Dictionary

the smallest measure for liquids used by the Hebrews (Lev. 14:10, 12, 15, 21, 24), called in the Vulgate sextarius. It is the Hebrew unit of measure of capacity, and is equal to the contents of six ordinary hen's eggs=the twelfth part of a him, or nearly a pint.

log in Smith's Bible Dictionary


log in Schaff's Bible Dictionary

LOG . Lev 14:10. See Measures.

log in Fausset's Bible Dictionary

Twelfth of an hin measure. According to Josephus, .1204 of a gallon; according to the rabbinists, .0615.