Ephah (איפה) Conversion Chart

Historical Units of Volume Conversion, Biblical And Talmudic Dry Measure (Old Testament)
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Metric

We only include several basic units here for you to convert historical units to contemporary ones. A more comprehensive list of metric units is available on the main volume conversion page.
cubic meter (m³)
cubic centimeter (cc)
cubic millimeter (mm³)
liter (l)
milliliter (ml)
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Biblical and Talmudic Dry Measure (Old Testament)

Israelite capacity measure tightly corresponded to Babylonian system. The basic unit was log (לג) that was similar to Babylonian mina.
kor (כור)
letek (לתך)
se'ah (סאה)
kav (קב)
log (לג)
bezah (egg-size)
kezayit (olive-size, כְּזַיִת)
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Old Spanish Dry Measure

cahíz
fanega
celemín
medio
cuartillón
ochavo
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Old French

There were many local variations; the following are Quebec and Paris definitions
minot
litron
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U.S. Measure

We only include several basic units here for you to convert historical units to contemporary ones. A more comprehensive list of U.S. units is available on the main volume conversion page.
barrel (liquid)
barrel (dry)
bushel (bu)
gallon (liquid) (gal)
gallon (dry) (gal)
pint (liquid) (pt)
pint (dry) (pt)
fluid ounce (oz)
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Biblical and Talmudic Liquid Measure (Old Testament)

Exact conversion for Biblical units is rarely certain. There were more units mentioned in Talmud, many of them from foreign origin, e.g. Persia or Greece. Unfortunately the capacity of those units is currently unknown.
bath
hin
log
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Old Russian Dry Measure

cetverik (mera)
vedro
garnetz

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