Firkin (μετρητής, a measurer, occurs only in Joh 2:6), a metretes, i.e. the Attic AMPHORA, a -measure for liquids, equivalent to thee Hebrew BATH, and containing about 8S gallons (Smith's Diet. of Class. Antiq. S. v. Metretes). SEE METROLOGY.

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