Farthing. [N] [E]
Two names of coins in the New Testament are rendered in the Authorized Version by this word:
- Quadrans , ( Matthew 5:26 ; Mark 12:42 ) a coin current in the time of our Lord, equivalent to three-eights of a cent;
- The assarion , equal to one cent and a half, ( Matthew 10:29 ; Luke 12:6 )
[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
Bibliography InformationSmith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Farthing'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.