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American Tract Society Bible Dictionary

Furlong

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Put, in the New Testament, for the Greek, or rather, Roman stadium, which contained about 201 45-100 yards. The English furlong, one- eighth of a mile, contains 220 yards; and is thus one-twelfth longer than the Roman stadium, Luke 24:13 .


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Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Furlong'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/ats/f/furlong.html. 1859.

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