Omer in the Bible
(One-tenth of an ephah) A dry measure containing, according to the Rabbis, two quarts, but according to Josephus, three and one-half quarts
- Exodus 16:16-18 This is the thing which the LORD hath commanded, Gather of it every man according to his eating, an omer for every man, according to the number of your persons; take ye every man for them which are in his tents. 17 And the children of Israel did so, and gathered, some more, some less. 18 And when they did mete it with an omer, he that gathered much had nothing over, and he that gathered little had no lack; they gathered every man according to his eating.
- Exodus 16:36 Now an omer is the tenth part of an ephah.
⇒Bible Encyclopedia for OMER.
⇒See also McClintock and Strong Cyclopedia for Omer.