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Farthing. [N] [E]

Two names of coins in the New Testament are rendered in the Authorized Version by this word:

  1. Quadrans , ( Matthew 5:26 ; Mark 12:42 ) a coin current in the time of our Lord, equivalent to three-eights of a cent;
  2. The assarion , equal to one cent and a half, ( Matthew 10:29 ; Luke 12:6 )

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Farthing'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.
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