Ephah vs. Omer

Ephah vs. Omer — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Ephah and Omer

Ephahnoun

An ancient Hebrew unit of dry measure, equal to a tenth of a homer or about one bushel (35 liters).

Omernoun

An ancient Hebrew unit of dry measure equal to a tenth of an ephah, about 3.5 liters (3.7 quarts).

Ephahnoun

A former Hebrew unit of dry volume (about 23{{nbsp}}L).

Omernoun

An offering of a sheaf or an omer of the first harvest of barley to a priest in the Temple on the second day of Passover.

Ephahnoun

an ancient Hebrew unit of dry measure equal to about a bushel

Omernoun

Omer A 49-day liturgical season, originally a harvest festival, from the second day of Passover to the first day of Shavuot, during which marriages are prohibited and signs of mourning are observed.

Omernoun

A former small Hebrew unit of dry volume equal to about 2.3{{nbsp}}L or 2.1{{nbsp}}quarts.

Omernoun

A vessel of one omer.

Omernoun

(Judaism) The sheaf of barley offered on the second day of Passover.

Omernoun

(Judaism) The counting of the omer, that is, the period of 49 days between Passover and Shavuot.