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Handbreadth

Handbreadth [N]

a measure of four fingers, equal to about four inches ( Exodus 25:25 ; 37:12 ; Psalms 39:5 , etc.).

These dictionary topics are from
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 Information

Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Handbreadth". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

HANDBREADTH

hand'-bredth (Tephach, Tophach, 1 Kings 7:26; 2 Chronicles 4:5; Psalms 39:5; Exodus 25:25; 37:12; Ezekiel 40:5,43; 43:13):

A Hebrew linear measure containing 4 fingers, or digits, and equal to about 3 inches.

See WEIGHTS AND MEASURES.


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Bibliography Information
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'HANDBREADTH'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.