Furlong

Furlong [N] [S]

a stadium, a Greek measure of distance equal to 606 feet and 9 inches ( Luke 24:13 ; John 6:19 ; 11:18 ; Revelation 14:20 ; 21:16 ).

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
[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

Bibliography Information

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

Furlong

Approximately 1/8 mile (660 feet).

And, behold, two of them went that same day to a village called Emmaus, which was from Jerusalem about threescore FURLONGS. And they talked together of all these things which had happened. ( Luke 24:13-14 )

Source: A King James Dictionary. (Used with permission. Copyright © Philip P. Kapusta)

Bibliography Information

"Entry for 'Furlong'". A King James Dictionary.

Furlong. [N] [E]

[WEIGHTS AND MEASURES]


[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 'Furlong'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.

FURLONG

fur'-long (stadion, "stadium"; Luke 24:13; John 6:19; 11:18; Revelation 14:20; 21:16):

A Greek measure of length, being 600 Greek ft., or 100 orguiai equal to 606 3/4 English ft., and thus somewhat less than a furlong, which is 660 ft.

See WEIGHTS AND MEASURES.


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

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