An ancient Hebrew unit of liquid capacity, about 230 liters. It had the same volume as the homer, a dry measure.
In the King James translation of the Bible, in Ezekiel 45:14 kor is translated “cor,” but in 1 Kings 5:11 the kor is translated “measure.”
In Talmudic measures, the kor is a measure of dry capacity.
Concerning the ordinance of oil, the bath of oil, ye shall offer the tenth part of a bath out of the cor, which is a homer of ten baths; for ten baths are an homer.
Ezekiel 45:14 (King James)
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