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> > The weight part came from a failed knowledge of a particular verse
in
> > scripture.
>
> "What verse ?" -- liaM
>
> Gen 16:16 which speaks of a measure of omer.
""Abram was eighty-six years old when Hagar bore him Ishmael." (Gen
16:16)"

Thanks for spotting my oversight. Indeed it was Ex. 16:16. And an omer
remains a measure of volume nonetheless.

May God bless and protect and relieve from all afflictions.