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Kor
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Kor
Kor (כֹּר‎, kor). Also “cor.” A measurement of volume; probably equal to a homer. Usually used to measure grain and oil (1 Kgs 4:22; 5:11; 2 Chr 2:10; 27:5; Ezek 45:14). For further information, see this article: Weights and Measures.
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Kor
Kor. Dry commodity measure equivalent to one homer (about 3.8 to 7.5 bushels).See Weights and Measures.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Cor
Cor Kor [Heb. kōr; Sum GUR] (Ezk. 45:14); NEB KOR. A large liquid and dry measure. See Weights and Measures.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Kor
KOR* Dry commodity measure equivalent to one homer (about 3.8 to 7.5 bushels). See Weights and Measures.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Cor
cor, a measure of capacity. A cor comprised 35 to possibly 60 gallons, wet, or about 14 bushels, dry (Ezek. 45:14). See also weights and measures.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Cor
Cor (Heb. kōr)Usually a dry measure a little over 220 1. (58 gal.), equal to the homer (Ezek. 45:14). Solomon’s daily provision consisted of 30 cors of fine flour (ca. 6.5 kl. [185 bu.]) and 60 cors of meal (ca. 13 kl. [370 bu.]; 1 Kgs. 4:22).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Cor
Cor [kōr] (Heb. kōr). Usually a dry measure a little over 220 1. (58 gal.), as at 1 Kgs. 4:22, where it is said that Solomon’s daily provision consisted of thirty cors of fine flour (about 6.5 kl. [185 bu.]; KJV, JB “measures”) and sixty cors of meal (about 13 kl. [370 bu.]). See Weights
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Cor
CorThis Hebrew word, untranslated, denotes a round vessel used as a measure both for liquids and solids. It was equal to one homer, and contained ten ephahs in dry and ten baths in liquid measure (Ezek. 45:14). The Rabbins estimated the cor at forty-five gallons, while Josephus estimated it at about
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Cor
Corcor, a measure of capacity. A cor comprised thirty-five to possibly sixty gallons, wet, or about fourteen bushels, dry (Ezek. 45:14). See also Weights and Measures.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
COR
COR<kor> ([כֹּר‎, kor]): A liquid and dry measure, same as the homer, of about 90 gals. capacity (Ezekiel 45:14).See HOMER; WEIGHTS AND MEASURES
The Westminster Bible Dictionary
Cor
Cor, a liquid measure containing, according to Josephus, eighty-nine gallons (Ezek. 45:14).
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Kor
KOR (kōr) Some versions use cor. It is thought to be a dry measure equal to a homer or to about 6.3 imperial bushels, though estimates vary greatly. Those using the metric system have estimated a kor between 220 and 450 liters. It apparently represented the load a donkey could carry on its back. The
Cor
COR Large liquid and dry measure of unknown quantity. See Weights and Measures.