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Easton's Bible Dictionary

A Hebrew liquid measure, the tenth part of an homer ( 1 Kings 7:26 , 7:38 ; Ezekiel 45:10 , 45:14 ). It contained 8 gallons 3 quarts of our measure. "Ten acres of vineyard shall yield one bath" ( Isaiah 5:10 ) denotes great unproductiveness.


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Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names

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Smith's Bible Dictionary

[MEASURES]


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International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

(bath):

A liquid measure equal to about 9 gallons, English measure. It seems to have been regarded as a standard for liquid measures (Ezekiel 45:10), as in the case of the molten sea and the lavers in Solomon's temple (1 Kings 7:26 , 38), and for measuring oil and wine (2 Chronicles 2:10 ; Ezra 7:22 ; Isaiah 5:10 ; Ezekiel 45:14). Its relation to the homer is given in Ezekiel 45:11 , 14.

See WEIGHTS AND MEASURES.


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