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Lexicon :: Strong's H374 - 'êp̄â

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Of Egyptian derivation
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TWOT Reference: 82

Strong’s Definitions

אֵיפָה ʼêyphâh, ay-faw'; or (shortened) אֵפָה ʼêphâh ; of Egyptian derivation; an ephah or measure for grain; hence, a measure in general:—ephah, (divers) measure(-s).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 40x

The KJV translates Strong's H374 in the following manner: ephah (34x), measure(s) (6x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 40x
The KJV translates Strong's H374 in the following manner: ephah (34x), measure(s) (6x).
  1. ephah

    1. a dry measure of quantity, equal to 3 seahs, 10 omers; the same as the liquid measure bath; (about 9 imperial gallons (40 l), rabbinical writings give sizes of one-half this amount)

    2. the receptacle for measuring or holding that amount

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אֵיפָה ʼêyphâh, ay-faw'; or (shortened) אֵפָה ʼêphâh ; of Egyptian derivation; an ephah or measure for grain; hence, a measure in general:—ephah, (divers) measure(-s).
STRONGS H374: Abbreviations
אֵיפָה 35, אֵפָה noun feminine ephah (etymology dubious, Greek Version of the LXX. οιφι etc., compare Coptic ôipi, Thes LagOr. ii. 2 & cit.) — א׳ Numbers 5:15 +; אֵפָה Exodus 16:36 +; construct אֵיפַת Leviticus 19:36 +; — ephah, a grain-measure.
1. a certain quantity of wheat, barley, etc. = ten omers (עֹמֶר) Exodus 16:36 (compare in measure of offerings Leviticus 5:11; Leviticus 6:13; Numbers 5:15; Numbers 28:5, all עֲשִׂירִית הָא׳; = 1/10 chomer (חֹמֶר) Ezekiel 45:11 (= bath, בַּת, liquid measure which see) compare Isaiah 5:10; chiefly of offerings, see above & 1 Samuel 1:24; Ezekiel 45:13 (twice in verse); Ezekiel 45:24 (3 times in verse); Ezekiel 46:5 (twice in verse); Ezekiel 46:7 (3 times in verse); Ezekiel 46:11 (3 times in verse); Ezekiel 46:14; compare Judges 6:19, but also of food 1 Samuel 17:17 compare Ruth 2:17 & Isaiah 5:10 above
2. receptacle or measure, holding an ephah, in prophetic vision Zechariah 5:6, 7, 8, 9, 10; just measure אֵיפַתצֶֿדֶק Leviticus 19:36 (|| מאֹזְנֵיצֿ׳, אַבְנֵיצֿ׳, הִֶין צ׳) compare Ezekiel 45:10, 11; אֵיפָה שׁלֵמָה וָצ׳ Deuteronomy 25:15 (|| וָצ׳ אֶבֶן שׁ׳); of unjust measure אֵיפָה וְאֵיפָה Deuteronomy 25:14; Proverbs 20:10; הַקְטִין א׳ Amos 8:5; אֵיפַת רָווֺן Micah 6:10. (On the actual size of ephah, compare H1324 בַּת).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


16:36; 16:36


5:11; 6:13; 19:36; 19:36


5:15; 5:15; 28:5


25:14; 25:15





1 Samuel

1:24; 17:17




5:10; 5:10


45:10; 45:11; 45:11; 45:13; 45:24; 46:5; 46:7; 46:11; 46:14






5:6; 5:7; 5:8; 5:9; 5:10

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H374 matches the Hebrew אֵיפָה ('êp̄â),
which occurs 40 times in 29 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 16:36 - (Now an [fn]omer is a tenth of an ephah H374.)
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 5:11 - ‘But if his [fn]means are insufficient for two turtledoves or two young doves, then for his offering for that which he has sinned, he shall bring the tenth of an [fn]ephah H374 of fine flour as a sin offering; he shall not put oil on it or place incense on it, for it is a sin offering.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 6:20 - “This is the offering which Aaron and his sons are to present to the LORD on the day when he is anointed; the tenth of an [fn]ephah H374 of fine flour as a [fn]regular grain offering, half of it in the morning and half of it in the evening.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 19:36 - ‘You shall have accurate balances, accurate weights, an accurate [fn]ephah H374, and an accurate [fn]hin; I am the LORD your God, who brought you out from the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:15 - the man shall then bring his wife to the priest, and shall bring as [fn]an offering for her a tenth of an [fn]ephah H374 of barley meal; he shall not pour oil on it nor put frankincense on it, because it is a grain offering of jealousy, a grain offering of reminder, a reminder of wrongdoing.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 28:5 - also a tenth of an ephah H374 of fine flour as a grain offering, mixed with a fourth of a [fn]hin of pure oil.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:14 - “You shall not have in your house [fn]differing H374 measures H374, a large and a small.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:15 - “You shall have a correct and honest [fn]weight; you shall have a correct and honest [fn]measure H374, so that your days may be prolonged [fn]in the land which the LORD your God is giving you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:19 - Then Gideon went in and prepared a young goat and unleavened bread from an [fn]ephah H374 of flour; he put the meat in a basket [fn]and the broth in a pot, and brought them out to him under the [fn]oak and presented them.
Unchecked Copy BoxRth 2:17 - So she gleaned in the field until evening. Then she beat out what she had gleaned, and it was about an [fn]ephah H374 of barley.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 1:24 - Now when she had weaned him, she took him up with her, with a three-year-old bull, one ephah H374 of flour, and a jug of wine, and brought him to the house of the LORD in Shiloh, although the child was young.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:17 - Then Jesse said to his son David, “Take now for your brothers an ephah H374 of this roasted grain and these ten loaves, and run to the camp to your brothers.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:10 - [fn]Differing weights and differing H374 measures H374,
Both of them are abominable to the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 5:10 - “For ten acres of vineyard will yield only one [fn]bath of wine,
And a [fn]homer of seed will yield only an [fn]ephah H374 of grain.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 45:10 - “You shall have accurate balances, an accurate [fn]ephah H374, and an accurate [fn]bath.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 45:11 - “The ephah H374 and the bath shall be [fn]the same quantity, so that the bath will contain a tenth of a homer, and the ephah H374 a tenth of a [fn]homer; [fn]their standard shall be according to the homer.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 45:13 - “This is the offering that you shall offer: a sixth of an ephah H374 from each homer of wheat; a sixth of an ephah H374 from each homer of barley;
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 45:24 - “And he shall provide as a grain offering an [fn]ephah H374 [fn]with a bull, an [fn]ephah H374 [fn]with a ram, and a [fn]hin of oil [fn]with an ephah H374.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 46:5 - and the grain offering shall be an [fn]ephah H374 [fn]with the ram, and the grain offering [fn]with the lambs [fn]as much as he is able to give, and a [fn]hin of oil [fn]with an ephah H374.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 46:7 - “And he shall provide a grain offering, an ephah H374 [fn]with the bull and an ephah H374 [fn]with the ram, and [fn]with the lambs as [fn]much as he is able, and a hin of oil [fn]with an ephah H374.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 46:11 - “At the festivals and the appointed feasts, the grain offering shall be an ephah H374 [fn]with a bull and an ephah H374 [fn]with a ram, and [fn]with the lambs as [fn]much as one is able to give, and a hin of oil [fn]with an ephah H374.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 46:14 - “You shall also provide a grain offering with it morning by morning, a sixth of an ephah H374 and a third of a hin of oil to moisten the fine flour, a grain offering to the LORD continually by [fn]a permanent ordinance.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 8:5 - saying,
“When will the new moon [fn]be over,
So that we may sell grain;
And the Sabbath, so that we may open the wheat market,
To make the [fn]ephah H374 smaller and the [fn]shekel bigger,
And to cheat with dishonest scales,
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 6:10 - “Is there still a person in the wicked house,
Along with treasures of wickedness,
And a [fn]short measure H374 that is cursed?
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 5:6 - And I said, “What is it?” Then he said, “This is the [fn]ephah H374 going forth.” Again he said, “This is their [fn]appearance in all the [fn]land.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 5:7 - And behold, a lead cover was lifted up.” He continued, “And this is a woman sitting inside the ephah H374.”
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 5:8 - Then he said, “This is Wickedness!” And he thrust her into the middle of the ephah H374 and threw the lead weight on its [fn]opening.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 5:9 - Then I raised my eyes and looked, and there two women were coming out with the wind in their wings; and they had wings like the wings of the stork, and they lifted up the ephah H374 between the earth and the heavens.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 5:10 - So I said to the angel who was speaking with me, “Where are they taking the ephah H374?”
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