modios: modius, a dry measure of one peckOriginal Word: μόδιος, ου, ὁPart of Speech:
a dry measure, nearly two English gallonsDefinition:
a dry measure, nearly two English gallons.
3426 módios – a container for dry goods holding up to eight liters (roughly two gallons); a dry measure (the chief grain unit) equivalent to one peck (8.81L).
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
of Latin originDefinition
modius, a dry measure of one peckNASB Translation
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 3426: μόδιοςμόδιος
, the Latinmodius
, a dry measure holding 16 sextarii (or one sixth of the Attic medimnus; commentary Nepos
, Attic 2 (i. e. about a peck, A. V. bushel
; cf. BB. DD.
under the phrase, Weights and Measures)): Matthew 5:15
; Mark 4:21
; Luke 11:33
Of Latin origin; a modius, i.e. Certain measure for things dry (the quantity or the utensil) -- bushel.