Proverbs 11:1
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New Living Translation
The LORD detests the use of dishonest scales, but he delights in accurate weights.

King James Bible
A false balance is abomination to the LORD: but a just weight is his delight.

Darby Bible Translation
A false balance is an abomination to Jehovah; but a just weight is his delight.

World English Bible
A false balance is an abomination to Yahweh, but accurate weights are his delight.

Young's Literal Translation
Balances of deceit are an abomination to Jehovah, And a perfect weight is His delight.

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

11:1 A false balance - The use of all false weights and measures in commerce.

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A Wise Minister Will be Successful.
Text.--He that winneth souls is wise.--Proverbs xi. 30. I PREACHED last Friday evening from the same text, on the method of dealing with sinners by private Christians. My object at this time is to take up the more public means of grace, with particular reference to the DUTIES OF MINISTERS. As I observed in my last lecture, wisdom is the choice and pursuit of the best end by the most appropriate means. The great end for which the Christian Ministry was appointed, is to glorify God in the salvation
Charles Grandison Finney—Lectures on Revivals of Religion

How to Preach the Gospel.
Text.--He that winneth souls is wise.--Proverbs xi. 30. ONE of the last remarks in my last lecture, was this, that the text ascribes conversion to men. Winning souls is converting men. This evening I design to show, I. That several passages of Scripture ascribe conversion to men. II. That this is consistent with other passages which ascribe conversion to God. III. I purpose to discuss several further particulars which are deemed important, in regard to the preaching of the Gospel, and which show
Charles Grandison Finney—Lectures on Revivals of Religion

The Desire of the Righteous Granted;
OR, A DISCOURSE OF THE RIGHTEOUS MAN'S DESIRES. ADVERTISEMENT BY THE EDITOR As the tree is known by its fruit, so is the state of a man's heart known by his desires. The desires of the righteous are the touchstone or standard of Christian sincerity--the evidence of the new birth--the spiritual barometer of faith and grace--and the springs of obedience. Christ and him crucified is the ground of all our hopes--the foundation upon which all our desires after God and holiness are built--and the root
John Bunyan—The Works of John Bunyan Volumes 1-3

How those are to be Admonished who Decline the Office of Preaching Out of Too Great Humility, and those who Seize on it with Precipitate Haste.
(Admonition 26.) Differently to be admonished are those who, though able to preach worthily, are afraid by reason of excessive humility, and those whom imperfection or age forbids to preach, and yet precipitancy impells. For those who, though able to preach with profit, still shrink back through excessive humility are to be admonished to gather from consideration of a lesser matter how faulty they are in a greater one. For, if they were to hide from their indigent neighbours money which they possessed
Leo the Great—Writings of Leo the Great

Cross References
Leviticus 19:35
"Do not use dishonest standards when measuring length, weight, or volume.

Leviticus 19:36
Your scales and weights must be accurate. Your containers for measuring dry materials or liquids must be accurate. I am the LORD your God who brought you out of the land of Egypt.

Deuteronomy 25:13
"You must use accurate scales when you weigh out merchandise,

Deuteronomy 25:16
All who cheat with dishonest weights and measures are detestable to the LORD your God.

Proverbs 16:11
The LORD demands accurate scales and balances; he sets the standards for fairness.

Proverbs 20:10
False weights and unequal measures--the LORD detests double standards of every kind.

Proverbs 20:23
The LORD detests double standards; he is not pleased by dishonest scales.

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