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Farthing

Farthing [E] [S]

  • (This word is used to translate two different words in the Greek text)
    • Assarion, a Roman coin worth, in American money, only a few cents; in English money, about three farthings
      Matthew 10:29 ; Luke 12:6

  • And kodrantes, worth, in American money, about two-fifths of a cent; in English money, less than a farthing
    Matthew 5:26 ; Mark 12:42

[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

Bibliography Information

Nave, Orville J. "Entry for 'Farthing'". "Nave's Topical Bible". . 1896.