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Measures


1. Unjust, an abomination to God. Pr 20:10.

2. The Jews not to be unjust in. Le 19:35; De 25:14,15.

3. The Jews often used unjust. Mic 6:10.

4. Of liquids and solids

a. Log. Le 14:10,15.

b. Cab. 2Ki 6:25.

c. Omer or tenth-deal (the tenth of an ephah). Ex 16:36; Le 5:11; 14:10.

d. Hin. Ex 29:40.

e. Bath or ephah. Isa 5:10; Eze 45:11.

f. Homer or Cor. Isa 5:10; Eze 45:14.

g. Firkin. Joh 2:6.

5. Of length

a. Handbreadth. Ex 25:25; Ps 39:5.

b. Span. Ex 28:16; 1Sa 17:4.

c. Cubit. Ge 6:15,16; De 3:11.

d. Fathom. Ac 27:28.

e. Furlong. Lu 24:13; Joh 11:13.

f. Mile. Mt 5:41.

6. Distances measured by rods and lines. 2Sa 8:2; Jer 31:39; Eze 40:3; Re 21:16.

7. Were regulated by the standard of the sanctuary. 1Ch 23:29.

8. Illustrative

a. (Correcting in measure,) of mitigated afflictions. Jer 30:11.

b. (Drinking tears in great measure,) of severe afflictions. Ps 80:5.

c. (Weighing the waters in a measure,) of God’s infinite wisdom. Job 28:23,25.

d. (Measuring the dust of the earth,) of God’s greatness. Isa 40:12.

e. (The measure of our days,) of the shortness of life. Ps 39:4.

f. (Drinking water, by measure) of severe famine. Eze 4:11,16.

g. (The measure of the stature of Christ,) of perfection. Eph 4:13.

h. (Opening the mouth without measure,) of the insatiableness of hell. Isa 5:14.