Deuteronomy 25:15
New International Version
You must have accurate and honest weights and measures, so that you may live long in the land the LORD your God is giving you.

New Living Translation
Yes, always use honest weights and measures, so that you may enjoy a long life in the land the LORD your God is giving you.

English Standard Version
A full and fair weight you shall have, a full and fair measure you shall have, that your days may be long in the land that the LORD your God is giving you.

Berean Study Bible
You must maintain accurate and honest weights and measures, so that you may live long in the land that the LORD your God is giving you.

King James Bible
But thou shalt have a perfect and just weight, a perfect and just measure shalt thou have: that thy days may be lengthened in the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee.

New King James Version
You shall have a perfect and just weight, a perfect and just measure, that your days may be lengthened in the land which the LORD your God is giving you.

New American Standard Bible
You shall have a correct and honest weight; you shall have a correct and honest measure, so that your days may be prolonged in the land which the LORD your God is giving you.

NASB 1995
“You shall have a full and just weight; you shall have a full and just measure, that your days may be prolonged in the land which the LORD your God gives you.

NASB 1977
“You shall have a full and just weight; you shall have a full and just measure, that your days may be prolonged in the land which the LORD your God gives you.

Amplified Bible
You shall have a perfect (full) and just weight, and a perfect and just measure, so that your days may be long in the land which the LORD your God gives you.

Christian Standard Bible
You must have a full and honest weight, a full and honest dry measure, so that you may live long in the land the LORD your God is giving you.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
You must have a full and honest weight, a full and honest dry measure, so that you may live long in the land the LORD your God is giving you.

American Standard Version
A perfect and just weight shalt thou have; a perfect and just measure shalt thou have: that thy days may be long in the land which Jehovah thy God giveth thee.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
You shall have a perfect weight of righteousness and you shall have a straight measure of righteousness, that your days may multiply in the land that LORD JEHOVAH your God gives to you.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Thou shalt have a true and just weight, and a true and just measure, that thou mayest live long upon the land which the Lord thy God gives thee for an inheritance.

Contemporary English Version
If you weigh and measure things honestly, the LORD your God will let you enjoy a long life in the land he is giving you.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Thou shalt have a just and a true weight, and thy bushel shall be equal and true: that thou mayest live a long time upon the land which the Lord thy God shall give thee.

English Revised Version
A perfect and just weight shalt thou have; a perfect and just measure shalt thou have: that thy days may be long upon the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee.

Good News Translation
Use true and honest weights and measures, so that you may live a long time in the land that the LORD your God is giving you.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Use accurate and honest weights and measures. Then you will live for a long time in the land that the LORD your God is giving you.

International Standard Version
You must have honest weights and measuring devices, so you may live long in the land that the LORD your God is about to give you,

JPS Tanakh 1917
A perfect and just weight shalt thou have; a perfect and just measure shalt thou have; that thy days may be long upon the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee.

Literal Standard Version
You have a complete and just stone, [and] you have a complete and just ephah, so that they prolong your days on the ground which your God YHWH is giving to you;

NET Bible
You must have an accurate and correct stone weight and an accurate and correct measuring container, so that your life may be extended in the land the LORD your God is about to give you.

New Heart English Bible
You shall have a perfect and just weight. You shall have a perfect and just measure, that your days may be long in the land which the LORD your God gives you.

World English Bible
You shall have a perfect and just weight. You shall have a perfect and just measure, that your days may be long in the land which Yahweh your God gives you.

Young's Literal Translation
Thou hast a stone complete and just, thou hast an ephah complete and just, so that they prolong thy days on the ground which Jehovah thy God is giving to thee;

Additional Translations ...
Context
Standard Weights and Measures
14You shall not have two differing measures in your house, one large and one small. 15You must maintain accurate and honest weights and measures, so that you may live long in the land that the LORD your God is giving you. 16For everyone who behaves dishonestly in regard to these things is detestable to the LORD your God.…

Cross References
Exodus 20:12
Honor your father and mother, so that your days may be long in the land that the LORD your God is giving you.

Deuteronomy 25:14
You shall not have two differing measures in your house, one large and one small.

Ezekiel 45:10
You must use honest scales, a just ephah, and a just bath.


Treasury of Scripture

But you shall have a perfect and just weight, a perfect and just measure shall you have: that your days may be lengthened in the land which the LORD your God gives you.

that thy days

Deuteronomy 4:40
Thou shalt keep therefore his statutes, and his commandments, which I command thee this day, that it may go well with thee, and with thy children after thee, and that thou mayest prolong thy days upon the earth, which the LORD thy God giveth thee, for ever.

Deuteronomy 5:16,33
Honour thy father and thy mother, as the LORD thy God hath commanded thee; that thy days may be prolonged, and that it may go well with thee, in the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee…

Deuteronomy 6:18
And thou shalt do that which is right and good in the sight of the LORD: that it may be well with thee, and that thou mayest go in and possess the good land which the LORD sware unto thy fathers,











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
You must maintain
יִֽהְיֶה־ (yih·yeh-)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

accurate
שְׁלֵמָ֤ה (šə·lê·māh)
Adjective - feminine singular
Strong's 8003: Complete, safe, at peace

and honest
וָצֶ֙דֶק֙ (wā·ṣe·ḏeq)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 6664: The right, equity, prosperity

weights
אֶ֣בֶן (’e·ḇen)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 68: A stone

[and]
שְׁלֵמָ֛ה (šə·lê·māh)
Adjective - feminine singular
Strong's 8003: Complete, safe, at peace

measures,
אֵיפָ֧ה (’ê·p̄āh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 374: Ephah -- an ephah (a measure of grain)

so that
לְמַ֙עַן֙ (lə·ma·‘an)
Conjunction
Strong's 4616: Purpose -- intent

you may live long
יַאֲרִ֣יכוּ (ya·’ă·rî·ḵū)
Verb - Hifil - Imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 748: To be, long

in
עַ֚ל (‘al)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

the land
הָֽאֲדָמָ֔ה (hā·’ă·ḏā·māh)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 127: Ground, land

the LORD
יְהוָ֥ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

your God
אֱלֹהֶ֖יךָ (’ĕ·lō·he·ḵā)
Noun - masculine plural construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative

is giving you.
נֹתֵ֥ן (nō·ṯên)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 5414: To give, put, set


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