issaron [Hebrew, issaron in Hebrew characters]

An ancient Hebrew unit of dry capacity = ¹⁄₁₀ ephah, about 2.2 liters (4 U.S. dry pints). opens a new page containing a chart that shows relationships between this unit and other units in its system

In the Bible, it occurs in Exodus 29:40, Lev. 5:11, 6:20, Numbers 28:13 and Ezekiel 45:11. Modern translations render it “tenth part,” but in the King James version it is “a tenth deal of flour.”

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