i.e., the tenth part of an ephah (as in the RSV), equal to an omer or six pints. The recovered leper, to complete his purification, was required to bring a trespass, a sin, and a burnt offering, and to present a meal offering, a tenth deal or an omer of flour for each, with oil to make it into bread or cakes ( Leviticus 14:10 Leviticus 14:21 ; Compare Exodus 16:36 ; 29:40 ).
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Tenth deal". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".