Micah 6:11
Good News Translation
How can I forgive those who use false scales and weights?

Contemporary English Version
But I, the LORD, will punish you for cheating with weights and with measures.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Shall I justify wicked balances, and the deceitful weights of the bag?

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Shall I justify wicked balances, and the deceitful weights of the bag?

count them pure.

Hosea 12:7 He is like Chanaan, there is a deceitful balance in his hand, he hath loved oppression.

the bag.

Proverbs 16:11 Weight and balance are judgments of the Lord: and his work all the weights of the bag.

Context
The Punishment of Israel
10As yet there is a fire in the house of the wicked, the treasures of iniquity, and a scant measure full of wrath. 11Shall I justify wicked balances, and the deceitful weights of the bag?12By which her rich men were filled with iniquity, and the inhabitants thereof have spoken lies, and their tongue was deceitful in their mouth.…
Cross References
Leviticus 19:36
Let the balance be just and the weights equal, the bushel just, and the sextary equal. I am the Lord your God, that brought you out of the land of Egypt.

Deuteronomy 25:13
Thou shalt not have divers weights in thy bag, a greater and a less:

Proverbs 11:1
Where pride is, there also shall be reproach: but where humility is, there also is wisdom.

Ezekiel 45:10
You shall have just balances, and a just ephi, and a just bate.

Hosea 12:7
He is like Chanaan, there is a deceitful balance in his hand, he hath loved oppression.

Amos 8:5
Hear this, you that crush the poor, and make the needy of the land to fail,

Zechariah 5:8
And he said: This is wickedness. And he cast her into the midst of the vessel, and cast the weight of lead upon the mouth thereof.

Additional Translations
Can I excuse dishonest scales or bags of false weights?Shall I count them pure with the wicked balances, and with the bag of deceitful weights?

Shall I be pure with wicked balances, and with a bag of deceitful weights?

Shall the wicked be justified by the balanced, or deceitful weights in the bag,

Shall I be pure with the unjust balances, and with the bag of deceitful weights?

Shall I be pure with wicked balances, and with a bag of deceitful weights?

Shall I count them pure with the wicked balances, and with the bag of deceitful weights?

Shall I be pure with dishonest scales, and with a bag of deceitful weights?

Do I reckon it pure with balances of wickedness? And with a bag of deceitful stones?
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