What does Hin mean in the Bible?

Greek / Hebrew Translation Occurance
הַהִֽין hin. 4
הִ֥ין hin. 4
הַהִ֔ין hin. 3
הַהִ֖ין hin. 3
הַהִ֑ין hin. 3
הִֽין hin. 1
וְהִ֥ין hin. 1
הַהִין֩ hin. 1
הַהִ֣ין hin. 1

Definitions Related to Hin


   1 Hin.
      1a a unit of measure, about 5 quarts (6 l).
      1b a vessel holding a Hin of liquid.

Frequency of Hin (original languages)

Frequency of Hin (English)


Holman Bible Dictionary - Hin
(hihn) Unit of liquid measure reckoned as one sixth of a bath (Exodus 29:40 ). It would have been approximately equivalent to a gallon. See Weights and Measures .
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Hin
HIN . See Weights and Measures.
Webster's Dictionary - Hin
(n.) A Hebrew measure of liquids, containing three quarts, one pint, one gill, English measure.
Morrish Bible Dictionary - Hin
King James Dictionary - Hin
HIN, n. Heb. A Hebrew measure of capacity containing the sixth part of an ephah, or about five quarts English measure.
Watson's Biblical & Theological Dictionary - Hin
הין , a liquid measure, as of oil, or of wine, Exodus 29:40 ; Exodus 30:24 ; Leviticus 23. According to Josephus, it contained two Attic congii, and was therefore the sixth part of an ephah. He says that they offered with an ox half a hin of oil; in English measure, six pints, twenty-five thousand five hundred and ninety-eight solid inches. With a ram they offered the third part of a hin, or three pints, ten thousand four hundred and sixty-nine solid inches: with a lamb, the fourth part of a hin, or two pints, fifteen thousand and seventy-one solid inches.
American Tract Society Bible Dictionary - Hin
A Hebrew liquid measure; as of oil, Exodus 30:24 ; Ezekiel 45:24 , or of wine, Exodus 29:40 ; Leviticus 23:13 . It was the sixth part of an ephah or bath, and contained ten or eleven pints.
Smith's Bible Dictionary - Hin

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Hin - He says that they offered with an ox half a Hin of oil; in English measure, six pints, twenty-five thousand five hundred and ninety-eight solid inches. With a ram they offered the third part of a Hin, or three pints, ten thousand four hundred and sixty-nine solid inches: with a lamb, the fourth part of a Hin, or two pints, fifteen thousand and seventy-one solid inches
Log - Twelfth of an Hin measure
Hin - Hin, n
Albeit - 1: ἵνα (Strong's #2443 — Conjunction — Hina — Hin'-ah ) a conjunction, meaning "that," and so rendered in Philemon 1:19 , RV, for AV, "albeit
Libation - Libations were also in use among the Hebrews, who poured a Hin of wine on the victim after it was killed, and the several pieces of the sacrifice were laid on the altar ready to be consumed in the flames
Drink-Offering - One-fourth of an Hin of wine was required for one lamb, one-third for a ram, and one-half for a bullock (Numbers 15:5 ; 28:7,14 )
Offerings - With a bullock, half a Hin of wine, with three-tenth deals of flour, and half a Hin of oil. With a ram, one-third of a Hin of wine, with two-tenth deals of flour, and one-third of a Hin oil. With a lamb or a kid of the goats, one quarter of a Hin of wine, one-tenth deal of flour, and one quarter of a Hin of oil. With a sheaf of the first-fruits, one quarter of a Hin of wine, one-tenth deal of flour, with oil. They were of thin cakes or wafers. These sacrifices, which were offered as an indication of gratitude, were accompanied with unleavened cakes, covered with oil, by pouring it upon them; with thin cakes or wafers, likewise unleavened, and besmeared with oil; also with another kind of cakes, made of fine meal, and kneaded with oil. The person who, being sworn as a witness, concealed the truth by keeping silent; the man who, having become contaminated without knowing it, had omitted purification, but had afterward become acquainted with the fact; the person who had rashly sworn to do a thing, and had not done it; all these delinquents offered a lamb or kid, or, in case of poverty, two doves or young pigeons, the one for a trespass, the other for a sin-offering. Whoever appropriated to himself any thing consecrated, or any thing that was promised, or found, or stolen, or deposited in his possession for keeping; whoever swore falsely, or omitted to restore the goods that belonged to another, or injured him in any other way, presented for his trespass a ram, which had been submitted to the estimation of the priest, and not only made restitution, but allowed an additional amount of a fifth part by way of indemnification. It was so called, because it was waved up and down, and toward the east, west, north, and south, to signify, that he to whom it was offered was Lord of the universe, the God who fills all space, and to whom all things of right belong
Log - In navigation, a machine for measuring the rate of a ship's velocity through the water. According to Arbuthnot, it was the seventy second part of the bath or ephab, and the twelfth part of a Hin
Weights And Measures - The distance was doubled by a legal fiction: on the eve of the Sabbath, food was placed at a spot 2000 cubits on, and this new place thus became the traveler’s place within the meaning of the prescription of Exodus 16:29 ; there were also other means of increasing the distance. Again the ephah and bath were both divided into sixths ( Ezekiel 45:13 ); the 1 /6 bath was the Hin , but the name of the 1 /6 ephah is unknown. ...
The Hin (Gr. The Hin was divided into halves, thirds (= cab), quarters, sixths, and twelfths (= log). In later times there were a ‘sacred Hin’ = ¾ of the ordinary Hin, and a large Hin = 2 sacred Hins = 3 /2 ordinary Hin. From Josephus and the Talmud it appears that it was equal to 4 sextarii, or 1 /2 Hin. ...
The log ( Leviticus 14:10 ; Leviticus 14:12 ) is a measure of oil; the Talmud equates it to 1 /12 Hin or 1 /24 seâh, i. ...
Homer or cor 1 * Lethek 2 1 Ephah, bath 10 5 1 Seâh 30 15 3 1 1 /6 ephah, Hin 60 30 6 2 1 ‘Omer or ‘issaron, 1 /10 bath . 100 50 10 3 1 /3 1 2 /3 1 1 /2 Hin 120 60 12 4 2 1 1 /5 1 Cab 180 90 18 6 3 1 4 /5 1 1 /2 1 1 /4 Hin 240 120 24 8 4 2 3 /8 2 1 1 /3 1 1 /2 cab, 1 /8 Hin 360 180 36 12 6 3 3 /5 3 2 1 1 /2 1 1 /4 cab, log 720 360 72 24 12 7 1 /5 6 4 3 2 1 * 1 /8 cab 1440 720 144 48 24 14 2 /5 12 8 6 4 2 1 When we come to investigate the actual contents of the various measures, we are, in the first instance, thrown back on the (apparently only approximate) equations with the Roman sextarius (Gr. 976 1 1 /2 pecks Great Hin 9. 232 2 1 /4 gallons Hin 6. 488 1 1 /2 gallons Sacred Hin 4. 893 7 1 /5 pints 1 /2 Hin 3. 496 4 pints 1 /2hin 1
Lest - ...
2: ἵνα μή (Strong's #3363 — Conjunction — Hina me — Hin'-ah may ) "in order that not," is rendered "lest," e. ...
Note: In Luke 14:29 , the conjunctive phrase Hina mepote, "lest haply," is used
Libation - The quantity of wine for a libation was the fourth part of a Hin, rather more than two pints
Measures - The log (basin), Leviticus 14:10, six egg-shells full, one-tenth of a Hin, or nearly one pint. The Hin—a word of Egyptian origin, but often used in the Old Testament, Exodus 29:40; Exodus 30:24; Numbers 15:4, etc
Oil - The morning and evening sacrifices required, in addition to the lambs, a tenth of a measure of fine flour and a fourth of a Hin of beaten oil. ...
Oil was used cosmetically as protection against the scorching sun or the dryness of the desert (Ruth 3:3 ; Ecclesiastes 9:8 )
Tables of Measures Weights And Money in the Bible - "...
3 kabs == 1 Hin. Exodus 30:24, "...
2 Hins = 1 seah,. ...
2 leptons or mites = 1 quadrans, (the farthing of Matthew 5:26),...
4 quadrans = 1 as, (the farthing of Matthew 10:29),...
" 1 ct
Weights And Measures - Interesting things weighed in the Old Testament were Goliath's armor (1 Samuel 17:5-7 ) and Absolom's annual haircut (2 Samuel 14:26 ). Hin , an Egyptian liquid measure, which means “jar” was approximately a sixth of a bath. 67 pint...
1 gallon...
1/2 gallons...
cor, homer...
55 gallons...
In the New Testament, measures of capacity are Greek or Roman measures
Weights And Measures - The principal if not the only Persian gold coin is the daric, weighing about 129 grs. (1) The relations of these weights, as usually: employed for the standard of weighing silver , and their absolute values, determined from the extant silver coins, and confirmed from other sources, were as follows, in grains exactly and in avoirdupois weight approximately: (2) For gold a different shekel was used, probably of foreign introduction. Hence arises the difficulty of determining the ratio of the foot to the CUBIT , (The Hebrew word for the cubit (ammah ) appears to have been of Egyptian origin, as some of the measures of capacity (the Hin and ephah ) certainly were. (a) The pace , ( 2 Samuel 6:13 ) whether it be a single , like our pace, or double , like the Latin passus , is defined by nature within certain limits, its usual length being about 30 inches for the former and 5 feet for the latter. (b) The Hin , a name of Egyptian origin, frequently noticed in the Bible
Weights And Measures - —The specific object for which the Gospels were composed did not call for anything like a full detailed use of metrical data. Within their limited compass there are only incidental allusions to a system, or rather systems, of weights and measures. , records the discovery of a large stone weighing 64600 grs. This, however, became differentiated at least as early as before the NT age into a unit of dry measure, and the Hin, with twice the capacity of the seah, took its place in the corresponding liquid scale. Indirectly from the identification of the bath, the cor, and the Hin by Josephus, with their corresponding Roman equivalents (cf
Weights And Measures - ...
Farthing, κοδράντης …………………………… ??? Matthew 5:26 . ...
Farthing, ἀσσάριον…………………………. ...
Hin (12 logs)…………………………………