New Living Translation
But no, the people are like crafty merchants selling from dishonest scales--they love to cheat.
King James Bible
He is a merchant, the balances of deceit are in his hand: he loveth to oppress.
Darby Bible Translation
He is a merchant, balances of deceit are in his hand; he loveth to oppress.
World English Bible
A merchant has dishonest scales in his hand. He loves to defraud.
Young's Literal Translation
Canaan! in his hand are balances of deceit! To oppress he hath loved.
Hosea 12:7 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
12:7 A merchant - Ephraim is so far from being as Jacob, that you may account him a Canaanite, a subtle merchant.
LibraryThe Unity of the Divine Essence in Three Persons Taught, in Scripture, from the Foundation of the World.
1. Scripture, in teaching that the essence of God is immense and spiritual, refutes not only idolaters and the foolish wisdom of the world, but also the Manichees and Anthropomorphites. These latter briefly refuted. 2. In this one essence are three persons, yet so that neither is there a triple God, nor is the simple essence of God divided. Meaning of the word Person in this discussion. Three hypostases in God, or the essence of God. 3. Objection of those who, in this discussion, reject the use of …
John Calvin—The Institutes of the Christian Religion
The Time of Trouble
The LORD detests the use of dishonest scales, but he delights in accurate weights.
Yes, your wisdom has made you very rich, and your riches have made you very proud.
You can't wait for the Sabbath day to be over and the religious festivals to end so you can get back to cheating the helpless. You measure out grain with dishonest measures and cheat the buyer with dishonest scales.
How can I tolerate your merchants who use dishonest scales and weights?
The angel said, "The woman's name is Wickedness," and he pushed her back into the basket and closed the heavy lid again.
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