3355. metrétés
Strong's Concordance
metrétés: a measurer, a measure
Original Word: μετρητής, οῦ, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: metrétés
Phonetic Spelling: (met-ray-tace')
Definition: a measurer, a measure
Usage: a measure, amphora, about 39.39 liters or 8.75 gallons.
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3355 metrētḗs (from 3354 /metréō, "to measure") – a "liquid measure containing nearly nine gallons" (WS, 408); " 'a measure' about 39.39 litres or 8¾ gallons" (Souter).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from metreó
Definition
a measurer, a measure
NASB Translation
gallons (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3355: μετρητής

μετρητής (on the accent see Chandler § 51f), μετρητου, (μετρέω), properly, a measurer, the name of a utensil known as an amphora, which is a species of measure used for liquids and containing 72 sextarii or ξεστοι (i. e. somewhat less than nine English gallons; see B. D. under the phrase, Weights and Measures, at the end (p. 3507 American edition)) (Hebrew בַּת, 2 Chronicles 4:5): John 2:6. (Polybius 2,15, 1; Demosthenes, p. 1045, 7; Aristotle, h. a. 8, 9.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
firkin, a liquid measure

From metreo; a measurer, i.e. (specially), a certain standard measure of capacity for liquids -- firkin.

see GREEK metreo

Forms and Transliterations
μετρητας μετρητάς μετρητὰς μετριάζων metretas metretàs metrētas metrētàs
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Englishman's Concordance
John 2:6 N-AMP
GRK: χωροῦσαι ἀνὰ μετρητὰς δύο ἢ
NAS: or thirty gallons each.
KJV: or three firkins apiece.
INT: having space for metretae two or

Strong's Greek 3355
1 Occurrence


μετρητὰς — 1 Occ.











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