Bath (2)

Bath (Heb. and Chald. id., בִּת, Sept. χοῖνιξ, κοτύλη; occurs 1Ki 7:26,38; 2Ch 2:10; 2Ch 4:5; Isa 5:10; Eze 45:10,14; Ezr 7:22), a Hebrew measure for liquids, as wine and oil, equal to the EPHAH for things dry (Ezekiel as above), each being the tenth part of a HOMER (Ezekiel as above). In Lu 16:6, the Greek form βάτος occurs, where it is rendered "measure." According to Josephus (βάδος), it contained 72 sextarii (Ant. 8:2, 9). Its ordinary capacity appears to have been 8 gals. 3 qts. SEE MEASURES.

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