New Living Translation
The LORD demands accurate scales and balances; he sets the standards for fairness.
King James Bible
A just weight and balance are the LORD'S: all the weights of the bag are his work.
Darby Bible Translation
The just balance and scales are Jehovah's; all the weights of the bag are his work.
World English Bible
Honest balances and scales are Yahweh's; all the weights in the bag are his work.
Young's Literal Translation
A just beam and balances are Jehovah's, His work are all the stones of the bag.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
16:11 The Lord's - Are made by his direction and appointment, so that no man can alter them without violating God's rights and authority.
LibraryTrust in God --True Wisdom
A sermon (No. 392) delivered on Sunday Morning, May 12th, 1861, at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington, by C. H. Spurgeon. "He that handleth a matter wisely shall find good: and whoso trusteth in the Lord, happy is he."--Proverbs 16:20. Wisdom is man's true path--that which enables him to accomplish best the end of his being, and which therefore gives to him the richest enjoyment and the fullest play for all his powers. Wisdom is the compass by which man is to steer across the trackless waste …
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs
A Wise Desire
The LORD detests the use of dishonest scales, but he delights in accurate weights.
Use only honest weights and scales and honest measures, both dry and liquid.
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