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acre

Hebrew: צֶמד —transliteration: tsemed —meaning: a couple, a pair

“Acre” is the translation of the Hebrew word “tse'med,” which properly means a yoke, and denotes a space of ground that may be ploughed by a yoke of oxen in a day. It is about an acre of our measure (Isaiah 5:10; 1 Samuel 14:14).

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Article Version: August 8, 2019