cubits

A measure of length which varied at different periods but was approximately half a metre or 18 inches.

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  • cubits — noun an ancient unit of measurement …   Wiktionary

  • cubits — cu·bit || kjuːbɪt n. ancient measure of length (equal to 17 to 21 inches or 43 to 53 cm) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Temple of Jerusalem — • In the Bible the sanctuary of Jerusalem bears the Hebrew name of Bet Yehovah (house of Jehovah) Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Temple of Jerusalem     Temple of Jerusalem …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • TEMPLE — The article is arranged according to the following outline: first temple history structure the ground plan of the temple the detailed plan of the temple general description the porch THE MAIN ROOM (HEKHAL) OR HOLY PLACE …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Ezekiel 40 — 1 In the five and twentieth year of our captivity, in the beginning of the year, in the tenth day of the month, in the fourteenth year after that the city was smitten, in the selfsame day the hand of the LORD was upon me, and brought me thither.… …   The King James version of the Bible

  • TABERNACLE — (Lat. tabernaculum, tent ; taberna, hut ; the word renders the Heb. mishkan), the portable sanctuary constructed by the Children of Israel in the wilderness at the command of God. (The word has no connection with the Festival of Tabernacles –… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Ezekiel 41 — 1 Afterward he brought me to the temple, and measured the posts, six cubits broad on the one side, and six cubits broad on the other side, which was the breadth of the tabernacle. 2 And the breadth of the door was ten cubits; and the sides of the …   The King James version of the Bible

  • Ancient Egyptian units of measurement — The Ancient Egyptian unit of linear measurement was known as the Royal Cubit, was maintained as 523.5mm (20.61 inches) in length, and was subdivided into 7 palms of 4 digits each, giving 28 digits. This measurement standard was used from at least …   Wikipedia

  • 1 Kings 6 — 1 And it came to pass in the four hundred and eightieth year after the children of Israel were come out of the land of Egypt, in the fourth year of Solomon s reign over Israel, in the month Zif, which is the second month, that he began to build… …   The King James version of the Bible

  • ALTAR — (Heb. מִזְבֵּח, mizbe aḥ, derived from the root zbḥ (זבח), meaning to slaughter (as a sacrifice) ), originally the place where sacrificial slaughter was performed (e.g., the sacrifice of Isaac in Gen. 22). According to biblical law however,… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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