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How big were the waterpots that Jesus told the servents to fill?


John 2:7

NKJV - 7 Jesus said to them, "Fill the waterpots with water." And they filled them up to the brim.

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Q jcryle001 JD Abshire
According to Vine's expository dictionary: "FIRKIN is a liquid measure (akin to metreo, "to measure"), equivalent to one and a half Roman amphoroe, or about nine gallons, John 2:6."

According to the KJV each water pot held 2-3 firkins or 18-27 gallons.

June 10 2014 0 responses Vote Up Share Report

Mycontactpic Michael Sisson
To quantify that in slightly different terms, that's:

120 - 180 gallons total


605 - 908 bottles of wine


June 11 2014 0 responses Vote Up Share Report

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