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Span

SPAN

(zereth; spithame):

A measure of length equal to half a cubit or about 9 in. (Exodus 28:16; 39:9; 1 Samuel 17:4, etc.). Lamentations 2:20 the King James Version is a mistranslation; see the Revised Version (British and American).

See WEIGHTS AND MEASURES.


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