Hebrew units
pre-Talmudic

See also: Talmudic units of capacity

Units of length

         

seraim?

   

אַמָּה ammah

1 1/6

 

זָ֫רֶת zereth

2

 
 

טֹ֫פַח tophach

3

6

7

אצבﬠ, etzbah

4

12

24

Scott

18.5
mm

74
mm

222
mm

444
mm

 

450
mm

Gomedh length unknown.

Units of mass

       

כִּכָּר kikkar

     

מָנֶה maneh

60

   

שֶׁ֫קֶל shekel

50

3000

בֶּ֫קַע beka

2

100

6000

רֹ֫בַע roba

2

4

200

12000

גֵּרָה gerah

5

10

20

1000

60,000

           

Roba a fourth

Units of dry capacity

חֹ֫מֶר chomer

     

להך lethech

2

     

אֵיפָה ephah

5

10

   

סְאָה־ seah

3

15

30

עֹ֫מֶר omer or issaron

3 1/3

10

50

100

קַב qab

1 4/5

6

18

90

180

לֹג log

4

7 1/5

24

72

360

720

             

Units of liquid capacity

   

חֹ֫מֶר chomer or כֹּר kor

 

בַּתִּין bath

10

   

הִין hin

6

60

 

קַב cab

3

18

180

לֹג log

4

12

12

720

506
mL

2.024
L

6.074
L

36.44
L

364.4
L

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