epha vs ephah what difference

what is difference between epha and ephah

English

Noun

epha (plural ephas)

  1. (historical units of measure) Alternative spelling of ephah

Anagrams

  • HAPE, HEPA, heap, hep A

Zou

Adjective

epha

  1. good

References

  • http://www.languageinindia.com/feb2013/zouphonologyfinal.pdf


English

Alternative forms

  • epha

Etymology

From Hebrew אֵיפָה(eifá), from Egyptian jpt (oipe, a dry measure of volume about 19.2 liters). Doublet of oipe.

Noun

ephah (plural ephahs)

  1. (historical units of measure) A former Hebrew unit of dry volume (about 23 L).
    • Ye shall have just balances, and a just ephah, and a just bath. The ephah and the bath shall be of one measure, that the bath may contain the tenth part of an homer, and the ephah the tenth part of an homer: the measure thereof shall be after the homer.

Meronyms

  • cab, kab (118 ephah); omer, issaron (110 ephah); seah (13 ephah); lethek, lethech (5 ephahs); homer, chomer, cor, kor (10 ephahs)

References

  • “Weights and Measures” at Oxford Biblical Studies Online

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