New American Standard Bible
Differing weights are an abomination to the LORD, And a false scale is not good.
King James Bible
Divers weights are an abomination unto the LORD; and a false balance is not good.
Darby Bible Translation
Divers weights are an abomination unto Jehovah; and a false balance is not good.
World English Bible
Yahweh detests differing weights, and dishonest scales are not pleasing.
Young's Literal Translation
An abomination to Jehovah are a stone and a stone, And balances of deceit are not good.
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A false balance is an abomination to the LORD, But a just weight is His delight.
Differing weights and differing measures, Both of them are abominable to the LORD.
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