Gerah
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Gerah

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ATS Bible Dictionary
Gerah

The smallest weight or coin among the Jews, the twentieth part of a shekel, and worth about two and a half cents, Exodus 30:13.

Easton's Bible Dictionary
A bean, probably of the carob tree, the smallest weight, and also the smallest piece of money, among the Hebrews, equal to the twentieth part of a shekel (Exodus 30:13; Leviticus 27:25; Numbers 3:47). This word came into use in the same way as our word "grain," from a grain of wheat.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
(n.) A small coin and weight; 1-20th of a shekel.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
GERAH

ge'-ra (gerah, "grain" or "kernel"): A weight, the 20th part of a shekel (Exodus 30:13 Leviticus 27:25 Numbers 3:47; Numbers 18:16 Ezekiel 45:12).

See WEIGHTS AND MEASURES.

Strong's Hebrew
1626. gerah -- a gerah (one-twentieth of a shekel)
... 1625, 1626. gerah. 1627 . a gerah (one-twentieth of a shekel). Transliteration:
gerah Phonetic Spelling: (gay-raw') Short Definition: gerahs. ...
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1625. gerah -- cud
... 1624, 1625. gerah. 1626 . cud. Transliteration: gerah Phonetic Spelling:
(gay-raw') Short Definition: cud. ... 1624, 1625. gerah. 1626 . Strong's Numbers.
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1617. Gera -- the name of several Israelites, also a Benjamite ...
... Gera. Perhaps from gerah; a grain; Gera, the name of six Israelites -- Gera. see
HEBREW gerah. 1616, 1617. Gera. 1618 . Strong's Numbers.
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Library

Book Four. The Modern Moravians, 1857-1907.
... at Northfield, Philadelphia and Harmony; in 1870 at Mamre and Unionville; in 1871
at Philadelphia; in 1872 at Sturgeon Bay; in 1873 at Zoar and Gerah; in 1874 ...
/.../hutton/history of the moravian church/book four the modern moravians.htm

Thesaurus
Gerah (1 Occurrence)
...GERAH. ge'-ra (gerah, "grain" or "kernel"): A weight, the 20th part of a shekel
(Exodus 30:13 Leviticus 27:25 Numbers 3:47; Numbers 18:16 Ezekiel 45:12). ...
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Weights (14 Occurrences)
... weights were: (1.) The gerah (Leviticus 27:25; Numbers 3:47), a Hebrew word,
meaning a grain or kernel, and hence a small weight. It ...
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Gera (9 Occurrences)

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Measures (50 Occurrences)
... The shekel was divided into gerahs, 20 to a shekel (Exodus 30:13). The gerah (gerah)
is supposed to be some kind of seed, perhaps a bean or some such plant. ...
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Gerahs (5 Occurrences)

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Cud (9 Occurrences)
... choo, chu, (ma`aleh gerah, literally "bringing up" (American Revised Versions margin),
ie "chewing the cud," from garar, "to roll," "ruminate"): One of the ...
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Chew (5 Occurrences)
... choo, chu, (ma`aleh gerah, literally "bringing up" (American Revised Versions margin),
ie "chewing the cud," from garar, "to roll," "ruminate"): One of the ...
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Husk (2 Occurrences)
... towns and for exportation." "They were eaten as food, though only by the poorest
of the poor, in the time of our Lord." The bean is called a "gerah," which is ...
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Concordance
Gerah (1 Occurrence)

Ezekiel 45:12
The shekel shall be twenty gerahs. Twenty shekels plus twenty-five shekels plus fifteen shekels shall be your mina.
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Subtopics

Gerah

Gerah: Also a Coin Equivalent to About Three Cents American Money and Three Half-Pence English Money

Related Terms

Weights (14 Occurrences)

Gera (9 Occurrences)

Measures (50 Occurrences)

Gerahs (5 Occurrences)

Cud (9 Occurrences)

Chew (5 Occurrences)

Husk (2 Occurrences)

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