An ancient Hebrew unit of dry capacity = ¹⁄₃ ephah, about 7.6 liters (7 U.S. dry quarts).
In the Bible in English seah has usually been translated as “measure”, for example:
And Abraham hastened into the tent unto Sarah, and said, Make ready quickly three measures [seah] of fine meal, knead it, and make cakes upon the hearth.
Genesis 18:6 (King James version)
Who hath measured the waters in the hollow of his hand, and meted out heaven with the span, and comprehended the dust of the earth in a measure [seah], and weighed the mountains in scales, and the hills in a balance?
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