A sextarius or xestes is a Biblical unit of measurement equal to 1.2 pints or 552 milliliters.
Aside from being a unit of measurement, a sextarius or xestes is translated as “pot” or “pitcher” in Mark 7:4. It therefore is used in reference to a container of that size as well as the measurement itself.
A seah is a Biblical unit of measurement approximately equal to 5 quarts (1/5 bushel) or 6 liters.
A seah is believed to be a fraction of a cor or homer but it has a wide range. Best estimates put the seah at 1/3 ephah.
Related Definitions: cor, ephah
A saton is a Biblical unit of measure equivalent to 5 quarts or 6 liters. It is also approximately a peck.
A saton is equivalent to the Old Testament seah.
Saton appears only twice in the New Testament, both in the parable of the leaven.
Related Definition: seah
A Roman mile is a Biblical unit of measurement that is slightly shorter than a modern mile. It is equivalent to .9 miles, 1620 yards, or 1.4 kilometers.
The Roman mile is referenced only once in the New Testament in Matthew 5:41 when Jesus instructs His followers to go the extra mile.
A pim is a biblical unit of weight equal to .25 ounces or 8 grams.
This is only referenced once in the Bible in 1 Samuel 13:21. It is believed to be 2/3 of a shekel.
Related Definition: shekel