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The LORD wants weights and measures to be honest and every sale to be fair.
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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Weight and balance are judgments of the Lord: and his work all the weights of the bag.
Proverbs 11:1 Where pride is, there also shall be reproach: but where humility is, there also is wisdom.
Proverbs 20:10,23 Diverse weights and diverse measures, both are abominable before God. . . .
Leviticus 19:35,36 Do not any unjust thing in judgment, in rule, in weight, or in measure. . . .
Deuteronomy 25:13-15 Thou shalt not have divers weights in thy bag, a greater and a less: . . .
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,
Micah 6:11 Shall I justify wicked balances, and the deceitful weights of the bag?
ContextThe Reply of the Tongue is from the LORD
…10Divination is in the lips of the king, his mouth shall not err in judgment. 11Weight and balance are judgments of the Lord: and his work all the weights of the bag.12They that act wickedly are abominable to the king: for the throne is established by justice.…
Additional TranslationsHonest scales and balances are from the LORD; all the weights in the bag are His concern.A just weight and balance are the LORD's: all the weights of the bag are his work.
A just balance and scales are Jehovah's; All the weights of the bag are his work.
The poise of the balance is righteousness with the Lord; and his works are righteous measures.
The just balance and scales are Jehovah's; all the weights of the bag are his work.
A just balance and scales are the LORD'S: all the weights of the bag are his work.
A just weight and balance are the LORD'S: all the weights of the bag are his work.
Honest balances and scales are Yahweh's; all the weights in the bag are his work.
A just beam and balances are Jehovah's, His work are all the stones of the bag.
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