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אמר ר' יוחנן: סוכה העשויה ככבשן, אם יש בהקיפה
כדי לישב בה כ"ד בני אדם כשרה ואם לאו פסולה.

Rabbi Yoḥanan said: With regard to a sukka that is shaped like a furnace and is completely round, if its circumference has sufficient space for twenty-four people to sit in it, it is fit, and if not, it is unfit. (Succah 7).

What are additional Talmudic examples of measuring Halachic lengths in whole people (nor parts)?

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  • This isn't a measurement of length but of capacity, which is a sort of volume. This kind of measurement is used in the English-speaking world to this day Commented Dec 4, 2019 at 23:42
  • Why do you want to know this? Please edit to clarify.
    – Double AA
    Commented Dec 5, 2019 at 1:13
  • First, R'Yoḥanan is talking about area, not circumference - the translation is faulty. Second, if you look just below this text, each sitting person takes an area of 1x1 amot, so they are not measuring lengths in persons.
    – sds
    Commented Oct 14, 2022 at 2:54

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