Farthing

Smith’s Bible Dictionary

“Farthing ” means

Farthing : Two names of coins in the New Testament are rendered in the Authorized Version by this word:

  1. Quadrans , (Matthew 5:26; Mark 12:42) a coin current in the time of our Lord, equivalent to three-eights of a cent;
  2. The assarion , equal to one cent and a half, (Matthew 10:29; Luke 12:6)
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