a measure of four fingers, equal to about four inches ( Exodus 25:25 ; 37:12 ; Psalms 39:5 , etc.).
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M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Handbreadth". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .