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John 2:6 ESV

6 Now there were six stone water jars there 1for the Jewish rites of purification, each holding twenty or thirty 2gallons.

References for John 2:6

    • a 2:6 - Greek two or three measures (metretas); a metretes was about 10 gallons or 35 liters

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      • a 2:6 - Greek two or three measures (metretas); a metretes was about 10 gallons or 35 liters
      • b 2:12 - Or brothers and sisters. The plural Greek word adelphoi (translated "brothers") refers to siblings in a family. In New Testament usage, depending on the context, adelphoi may refer either to brothers or to brothers and sisters