Farthing in the Bible
(This word is used to translate two different words in the Greek text)
Assarion, a Roman coin worth, in American money, only a few cents; in English money, about three farthings
- Matthew 10:29 Are not two sparrows sold for a farthing? and one of them shall not fall on the ground without your Father.
- Luke 12:6 Are not five sparrows sold for two farthings, and not one of them is forgotten before God?
⇒Bible Encyclopedia for FARTHING.
And kodrantes, worth, in American money, about two-fifths of a cent; in English money, less than a farthing
- Matthew 5:26 Verily I say unto thee, Thou shalt by no means come out thence, till thou hast paid the uttermost farthing.
- Mark 12:42 And there came a certain poor widow, and she threw in two mites, which make a farthing.
⇒Definition of farthing
⇒See also McClintock and Strong Cyclopedia for Farthing.