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What is the Biblical measure from the elbow to the tip of the middle finger?

Question #3033. Asked by jackiron.

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The cubit

Jun 05 2000, 6:29 AM
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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
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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.



Feb 15 2008, 5:44 PM
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