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How long is a cubit?



      

Ezekiel 45:1 - 48:35

ESV - 1 When you allot the land as an inheritance, you shall set apart for the Lord a portion of the land as a holy district, 25,000 cubits long and 20,000 cubits broad. It shall be holy throughout its whole extent. 2 Of this a square plot of 500 by 500 cubits shall be for the sanctuary, with fifty cubits for an open space around it.

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Dsc 0043 Tim Collinson Tim Collinson
Traditionally a cubit is from a man's elbow to the tip of the middle finger.
45.72cm or 18 inches or 1 foot 6 inches.

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Mini Jack Gutknecht ABC/DTS graduate, guitar music ministry Baptist church
In large-scale construction projects, ancient civilizations typically used the royal cubit (about 19.8–20.6 in [52 cm]). The Bible offers some input in 2 Chronicles 3:3, which reveals that Solomon used an older (long) cubit in construction of the temple.

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