BDB2152 [H1969]

הִין noun masculineLev 19:36 hin, a liquid measure (ᵐ5 εἴν (Ἴν; ᵐ5L Ἴν); but χοῦς Lev 19:36 Greek ἴυιον, Egyptian measure, = sextarius, accusative to BöckhMetrol. Unters. 244 compare BrandisMünz- Mass- & Gewichtswesen 29, 30; the Hebrew hin (6.06 litres) was, however, much larger than the Egyptian hin (0.456 litre), see HultschMetrol., Tab. xxi. p. 714, & pp. 368, 450 ff.; see further RiHWB SmithDict.Bib. EMeyGeschichte. i. 228) — absolute הִין Exod 30:24 + 4 t. Ezek 45:46 הַהִין Exod 29:40 (twice in verse) + 14 t.; construct הִין Lev 19:36

1. a measure, used of quantity of water for drinking Ezek 4:11 usually in connection with offerings:
\ \ a. of oil used with meal-offering Exod 29:40; Num 15:4; Num 15:6; Num 15:9; Num 28:5 (all P), Ezek 45:24; Ezek 46:5; Ezek 46:6; Ezek 46:11; Ezek 46:14 — usually 1/4 hin to 1/10 ephah (of meal-offering); Num 15:6 1/3; vNum 15:9 1/2; in Ezekiel a (whole) hin, except Ezek 46:14 1/3 hin to 1/6. ephah.
\ \ b. used in mixing the anointing oil Exod 30:24.
\ \ c. of wine as drink-offering Lev 23:13 (H); elsewhere P, Exod 29:40; Num 15:5; Num 28:14 (all 1/4 hin) Num 15:7; Num 28:14 (both 1/3 hin), Num 15:10; Num 28:14 (both 1/2 hin; all with 1/10 to 3/10 ephah in case of meal-offering).
\ \ d. once of שֵׁכָר as drink-offering Num 28:7 (P; 1/4 hin; compare Di).
2. vessel with capacity of hin Lev 19:36 (H) הִיןצֶֿדֶק a just hin (|| ׳מאֹזְנֵי צ, ׳אַבְנֵיצֿ, ׳אֵיפַת צ). — The hin = 1/6 bath according to Joseph.Ant. «JOSEPHUS:Antiquities 3:8»iii. 8, 3; «JOSEPHUS:Antiquities 3:9»9, 4, = 6.06 litres (Hultschl.c.), see II. בַּת. On order of words in above passages, note that הִין (׳רְבִיעִת ה etc.) is usually appositive of liquid measured, & either precedes it Exod 29:40; Num 15:4; Num 28:14, or, more often, follows it Exod 30:24 + 10 t.; Num 28:7 they are in different clauses; in Exod 29:40 we find בְּשֶׁמֶןרֶ֗֗֗בַע הַהִין, compare Num 15:6; Num 15:9; Num 28:5Num 28:14 is peculiar: וְנִסְכֵּיהֶם חֲצִי הַהִין יִהְיֶה לַפָּר וּשְׁלִישִׁת הַהִין לָאַיִל וּרְבִיעִת הַהִין לַכֶּבֶשׂ יָ֑יִן (יין only at end).


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