What is the Biblical measure from the elbow to the tip of the middle finger?
Question #3033. Asked by jackiron.
Answer has 5 votes
Answer has 5 votes.
Jun 05 2000, 6:29 AM
Answer has 3 votes
Yaarbiriah 20 year member
Answer has 3 votes.
Called the 'amah' in the original Hebrew. There are many references to it in Exodus, particularly in the details of the construction of the tabernacle, as well as in Genesis, in the construction of Noah's ark.
Apr 24 2007, 6:19 PM
Answer has 6 votes
Currently Best Answer
zbeckabee Moderator 17 year member
Answer has 6 votes.
Currently voted the best answer.
A cubit is a measure of the distance from one’s elbow to the tip of his/her middle finger. The standard cubit is 18 inches.