Bushel is used in the Auth. Vers. to express the Greek μόδιος, Latin modius, a Roman measure for dry articles, equal to one sixth of the Attic medimnus (see Smith's Dict. of Class. Antiq. s.v. Modius), and containing 1 gall. 7,8576 pints, or nearly one peck English measure (Mt 5:15; Mr 4:21; Lu 11:33). SEE MEASURE.