King James Bible Dictionary


Money and Measurements in the Bible

Measurements in the Bible

The use of weights and measurements was common in ancient times, just like it is today. The problem is that the words used for various measurements were usually specific to that culture. Today, most people don’t know what a shekel is or what is the difference between a Bekah and a Bushel.

The King James Bible simply transliterates the Greek and Hebrew words for the measurements:

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