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Dictionaries :: Furlong

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Easton's Bible Dictionary


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

International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia


fur'-long (stadion, "stadium"; Lu 24:13; Joh 6:19; 11:18; Re 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.


King James 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)

Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
1 Strong's Number: g4712 Greek: stadion



(a) "a stadium," i.e., a measure of length, 600 Greek feet, or one-eighth of a Roman mile, Mat 14:24 (in the best mss.); Luk 24:13; Jhn 6:19; 11:18; Rev 14:20; 21:16;

(b) "a race course," the length of the Olympic course, 1Cr 9:24.

Smith's Bible Dictionary




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