μετρητής

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
μετρητής, οῦ, ὁ
Greek transliteration: 
metrētēs
Simplified transliteration: 
metretes
Numbers
Strong's number: 
3355
GK Number: 
3583
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
1
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-1f
Gloss: 
measure (about nine or ten gallons)
Definition: 
pr. a measurer; also, metretes, Latin metreta, equivalent to the Attic ἀμφορεύς, i.e., three-fourths of the Attic μέδιμνος, and therefore equal to about nine gallons, Jn. 2:6*

Greek-English Concordance for

John 2:6 Now standing nearby were six stone water jars, according to the purification requirements of the Jews, each holding from twenty to thirty gallons (metrētas | μετρητάς | acc pl masc).