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Homer

[WEIGHTS AND MEASURES AND MEASURES]

Easton's Bible Dictionary
Heap, the largest of dry measures, containing about 8 bushels or 1 quarter English = 10 ephahs (Leviticus 27:16; Numbers 11:32) = a COR. (see OMER.)

"Half a homer," a grain measure mentioned only in Hosea 3:2.

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) A carrier pigeon remarkable for its ability to return home from a distance.

2. (n.) See Hoemother.

3. (n.) A Hebrew measure containing, as a liquid measure, ten baths, equivalent to fifty-five gallons, two quarts, one pint; and, as a dry measure, ten ephahs, equivalent to six bushels, two pecks, four quarts.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
HOMER

ho'-mer (chomer): A dry measure containing about 11 bushels. It was equal to 10 ephas.

See WEIGHTS AND MEASURES.

Greek
2919. krino -- to judge, decide
... J. Thayer comments that "the proper meaning of 2919 () is (choose) " (as
also used in Homer, Herodotus, Aeschyl., Xenophon, Plato). ...
//strongsnumbers.com/greek2/2919.htm - 11k

73. agon -- a gathering, contest, struggle
... "In secular Greek 73 () refers to a gathering to see the games, or the place of
contest (Homer), or the Olympus games themselves, or some smaller contest in ...
//strongsnumbers.com/greek2/73.htm - 7k

5401. phobos -- panic flight, fear, the causing of fear, terror
... 5401 (from , "to flee, withdraw") -- (from Homer about 900 bc on) 5401 () meant ,
fleeing because feeling inadequate (without sufficient , ). ...
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1793. entugchano -- to chance upon, by impl. confer with, by ext. ...
... Accordingly, it is used in classical Greek as the of ("to miss the mark, sin"),
so Lucian, Xenophon, Homer, etc. (see Thayer, 5177 ).]. ...
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3661. homothumadon -- with one mind
... 18:12, 19:29. 3661 () is also used in Homer, "Wolves and lambs do not have
hearts with each other" (22.263, ).]. Word Origin from ...
//strongsnumbers.com/greek2/3661.htm - 7k

4241. prepo -- to be fitting, proper, suitable
... fit'" (Vine, Unger, White, , 55). [This is also the meaning of this term
in Homer, 8:172.]. Word Origin a prim. verb Definition to be ...
//strongsnumbers.com/greek2/4241.htm - 7k

2937. ktisis -- creation (the act or the product)
... Cognate: 2937 -- properly, creation (creature) which is from (this is also the sense
of this term from Homer on); creation out of nothing (Lat ). ...
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5177. tugchano -- to hit, hit upon, meet, happen
... Eph 2:10 with Ps 139:16). [5177 () literally means " (the mark)" and therefore opposite
to 264 (""). 5117 () means " (as in Homer, Xen., etc. al.)" (). ...
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622. apollumi -- to destroy, destroy utterly
... by experiencing a miserable end. [This is also the meaning of 622 dating
back to Homer (900 bc .]. Word Origin from apo and same ...
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427. aneu -- without (preposition)
... of. 427 -- properly, ", ie or (used with this meaning from Homer on" (J.
Thayer). Word Origin perhaps akin to alpha (as a neg. prefix ...
//strongsnumbers.com/greek2/427.htm - 6k

Strong's Hebrew
2563c. chomer -- homer (a dry measure)
... 2563b, 2563c. chomer. 2564 . homer (a dry measure). Transliteration:
chomer Short Definition: homer. Word Origin from the same as ...
/hebrew/2563c.htm - 5k

3963. lethek -- a dry measure
... half homer. From an unused root of uncertain meaning; a measure for things dry --
half homer. 3962, 3963. lethek. 3964 . Strong's Numbers.
/hebrew/3963.htm - 5k

2563. chomer -- cement, mortar, clay
... 2562, 2563. chomer. 2563a . cement, mortar, clay. Transliteration: chomer Phonetic
Spelling: (kho'mer) Short Definition: clay. clay, heap, homer, mire, motion ...
/hebrew/2563.htm - 5k

Library

Testimony of Homer.
... Chapter XVII."Testimony of Homer. ... For monarchy is free from contention. So far the
poet Homer. Footnotes: [2543] Iliad, ix. 445. [2544] Iliad, ii. 204. ...
/.../justins hortatory address to the greeks/chapter xvii testimony of homer.htm

Agreement of Plato and Homer.
... Chapter XXIV."Agreement of Plato and Homer. How, then, does Plato banish
Homer from his republic, since, in the embassy to Achilles ...
/.../justins hortatory address to the greeks/chapter xxiv agreement of plato and.htm

Homer's Obligations to the Sacred Writers.
... Chapter XXVIII."Homer's obligations to the sacred writers. And not only Plato,
but Homer also, having received similar enlightenment ...
/.../chapter xxviii homers obligations to the.htm

Opinions of Homer and Hesiod Concerning the Gods.
... Theophilus to Autolycus: Book II. Chapter V."Opinions of Homer and Hesiod
Concerning the Gods. So that the opinion of your philosophers ...
/.../theophilus/theophilus to autolycus/chapter v opinions of homer and.htm

Homer's Knowledge of Man's Origin.
... Chapter XXX."Homer's knowledge of man's origin. ... These things Homer and Plato, having
learned in Egypt from the ancient histories, wrote in their own words. ...
/.../chapter xxx homers knowledge of mans.htm

Further Exposition of the Heresy of the Naasseni; Profess to ...
... Book V. Chapter III."Further Exposition of the Heresy of the Naasseni; Profess to
Follow Homer; Acknowledge a Triad of Principles; Their Technical Names of ...
/.../the refutation of all heresies/chapter iii further exposition of the.htm

Why Then did I Hate the Greek Classics, which have the Like Tales? ...
... tales? For Homer... For Homer also curiously wove the like fictions, and is
most sweetly-vain, yet was he bitter to my boyish taste. And ...
/.../augustine/the confessions of saint augustine/chapter xiv why then did.htm

The Gods of the Mythic Class the Poets a Very Poor Authority in ...
... Book II. Chapter VII."The Gods of the Mythic Class The Poets a Very Poor Authority
in Such Matters. Homer and the Mythic Poets. Why Irreligious. ...
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The Christians are not the Only Contemners of the Gods Contempt of ...
... Heathen Official Persons. Homer Made the Gods Contemptible. [604] Pour
out ... sport of them. I mean Homer by this description. He it ...
/.../christianbookshelf.org/tertullian/ad nationes/chapter x name christians are.htm

Opinions of Plato and Aristotle.
... whom Plato had banished from his republic as a liar, and as being an imitator of
the images of truth at three removes, [2523] for so Plato calls Homer; for he ...
/.../justins hortatory address to the greeks/chapter v opinions of plato and.htm

Thesaurus
Homer (6 Occurrences)
... (see OMER.). "Half a homer," a grain measure mentioned only in Hosea 3:2. ...HOMER.
ho'-mer (chomer): A dry measure containing about 11 bushels. ...
/h/homer.htm - 9k

Cor (1 Occurrence)
... It was equal to one homer, and contained ten ephahs in dry and ten baths in liquid
measure (Ezek. 45:14). ... (n.) A Hebrew measure of capacity; a homer. Int. ...
/c/cor.htm - 7k

Bath (13 Occurrences)
... Easton's Bible Dictionary A Hebrew liquid measure, the tenth part of an homer (1
Kings 7:26, 38; Ezek. ... Its relation to the homer is given in Ezekiel 45:11, 14. ...
/b/bath.htm - 22k

Half-homer (1 Occurrence)
Half-homer. Half-heartedly, Half-homer. Half-open . Multi-Version
Concordance Half-homer (1 Occurrence). Hosea 3:2 So ...
/h/half-homer.htm - 6k

Unit (7 Occurrences)
... Ezekiel 45:11 The ephah and the bath are to be of the same measure, so that the
bath is equal to a tenth of a homer, and the ephah to a tenth of a homer: the ...
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Measurement (14 Occurrences)
... Ezekiel 45:11 The ephah and the bath is of one measure, for the bath to bear a tenth
of the homer, and the ephah a tenth of the homer: according to the homer...
/m/measurement.htm - 10k

Containing (12 Occurrences)
... Ezekiel 45:11 The ephah and the bath shall be of one measure, that the bath may
contain the tenth part of a homer, and the ephah the tenth part of a homer; the ...
/c/containing.htm - 10k

Ephah (55 Occurrences)
... (YLT). Isaiah 5:10 Yea, ten acres of vineyard shall yield one bath, and the seed
of an homer shall yield an ephah. (KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV). ...
/e/ephah.htm - 27k

Contain (19 Occurrences)
... Ezekiel 45:11 The ephah and the bath shall be of one measure, that the bath may
contain the tenth part of a homer, and the ephah the tenth part of a homer: its ...
/c/contain.htm - 13k

Quantity (18 Occurrences)
... Ezekiel 45:11 The ephah and the bath are to be of the same measure, so that the
bath is equal to a tenth of a homer, and the ephah to a tenth of a homer: the ...
/q/quantity.htm - 13k

Concordance
Homer (6 Occurrences)

Leviticus 27:16
"'If a man dedicates to Yahweh part of the field of his possession, then your valuation shall be according to the seed for it: the sowing of a homer of barley shall be valued at fifty shekels of silver.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Isaiah 5:10
For ten acres of vineyard shall yield one bath, and a homer
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Ezekiel 45:11
The ephah and the bath shall be of one measure, that the bath may contain the tenth part of a homer, and the ephah the tenth part of a homer: its measure shall be after the homer.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Ezekiel 45:13
This is the offering that you shall offer: the sixth part of an ephah from a homer of wheat; and you shall give the sixth part of an ephah from a homer of barley;
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Ezekiel 45:14
and the set portion of oil, of the bath of oil, the tenth part of a bath out of the cor, which is ten baths, even a homer; (for ten baths are a homer;)
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Hosea 3:2
So I bought her for myself for fifteen pieces of silver and a homer and a half of barley.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Subtopics

Homer

Homer or Cor

Related Terms

Cor (1 Occurrence)

Bath (13 Occurrences)

Half-homer (1 Occurrence)

Unit (7 Occurrences)

Measurement (14 Occurrences)

Containing (12 Occurrences)

Ephah (55 Occurrences)

Contain (19 Occurrences)

Quantity (18 Occurrences)

Barley (35 Occurrences)

Size (39 Occurrences)

Kor (1 Occurrence)

Lethech (1 Occurrence)

Graecia

Equivalent (3 Occurrences)

Baths (8 Occurrences)

Contains (17 Occurrences)

Consists (7 Occurrences)

Sidon (35 Occurrences)

Standard (42 Occurrences)

Prescribed (31 Occurrences)

Text (5 Occurrences)

Manuscripts

Tenth (89 Occurrences)

Equal (70 Occurrences)

Sixth (45 Occurrences)

Malefactor (2 Occurrences)

Wheat (56 Occurrences)

Heave-offering (55 Occurrences)

Namely (81 Occurrences)

Greece (15 Occurrences)

Tithe (30 Occurrences)

Yieldeth (8 Occurrences)

Quote (4 Occurrences)

Homely (1 Occurrence)

Valued (27 Occurrences)

Valuation (22 Occurrences)

Knee (12 Occurrences)

Kneel (10 Occurrences)

Homers (1 Occurrence)

Letech (1 Occurrence)

Lethek (1 Occurrence)

Whale (2 Occurrences)

Rodanim (2 Occurrences)

Essay (1 Occurrence)

Dionysia

Dainty (7 Occurrences)

Dainties (14 Occurrences)

Dionysus

Dedicates (7 Occurrences)

Meats (9 Occurrences)

Metal (69 Occurrences)

Mortar (16 Occurrences)

Poem (6 Occurrences)

Bishop (4 Occurrences)

Bacchus

Chicken

Chios (1 Occurrence)

Core (1 Occurrence)

Acres (1 Occurrence)

Armor (53 Occurrences)

Almost (27 Occurrences)

Ablution

Adramyttium (2 Occurrences)

Arms (166 Occurrences)

Salem (5 Occurrences)

Spotted (9 Occurrences)

Spot (42 Occurrences)

Sowing (28 Occurrences)

Sponge (3 Occurrences)

Special (89 Occurrences)

Paphos (2 Occurrences)

Silverlings (24 Occurrences)

Fifteen (26 Occurrences)

Ethiopia (26 Occurrences)

Crete (7 Occurrences)

Required (72 Occurrences)

Ordinance (89 Occurrences)

Shekels (92 Occurrences)

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