And he shall prepare a meat offering of an ephah for a bullock, and an ephah for a ram, and an hin of oil for an ephah.
Ye shall have just balances, and a just ephah, and a just bath.
So she gleaned in the field until even, and beat out that she had gleaned, and it was about an ephah of barley.
So she gleaned in the field until even; and she beat out what she had gleaned, and it was about an ephah of barley.
The ephah is named here, of course, as a standard of dry measure, and the hin as a standard of liquid measure.
The multitude of camels shall cover thee, the dromedaries of Midian and ephah.
Gather up a few gleanings from the field, and beat them out, that it may be found that Ruth had at least "one ephah of barley."
And he cast it into the midst of the ephah; and he cast the weight of lead upon the mouth thereof.
So she gleaned in the field until even, and beat out that she had gleaned: and it was about an ephah of barley.
She has the offering of jealousy in her hand—the tenth part of an ephah of barley-meal.
Hebrew dry measure, probably of Egyptian origin.
gloom. (1.) One of the five sons of Midian, and grandson of Abraham (Gen. 25:4). The city of Ephah, to which he gave his name, is mentioned Isa. 60:6, 7. This city, with its surrounding territory, formed part of Midian, on the east shore of the Dead Sea. It abounded in dromedaries and camels (Judg. 6:5). (2.) 1 Chr. 2:46, a concubine of Caleb. (3.) 1 Chr. 2:47, a descendant of Judah. Ephah, a word of Egyptian origin, meaning measure; a grain measure containing "three seahs or ten omers," and equivalent to the bath for liquids (Ex. 16:36; 1 Sam. 17:17; Zech. 5:6). The double ephah in Prov. 20:10 (marg., "an ephah and an ephah"), Deut. 25:14, means two ephahs, the one false and the other just.