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Gerahs

The Bible

Bible Usage:

Dictionaries:

  • Included in Eastons: Yes
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: No
  • Included in Smiths: Yes
  • Included in Websters: No
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: No
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

 

Easton's Bible Dictionary
Gerah

A bean, probably of the carob tree, the smallest weight, and also the smallest piece of money, among the Hebrews, equal to the twentieth part of a shekel (Exodus 30:13; Leviticus 27:25; Numbers 3:47). This word came into use in the same way as our word "grain," from a grain of wheat.


Naves Topical Index
Gerah

A weight equal to thirteen and seven tenths grains, Paris. Also a coin equivalent to about three cents American money, and three half-pence English money.
Exodus 30:13; Leviticus 27:25; Numbers 3:47


Smith's Bible Dictionary
Gerah