New Living Translation
False weights and unequal measures--the LORD detests double standards of every kind.
King James Bible
Divers weights, and divers measures, both of them are alike abomination to the LORD.
Darby Bible Translation
Divers weights, divers measures, even both of them are abomination to Jehovah.
World English Bible
Differing weights and differing measures, both of them alike are an abomination to Yahweh.
Young's Literal Translation
A stone and a stone, an ephah and an ephah, Even both of them are an abomination to Jehovah.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
20:10 Divers - One greater for shew and one lesser for use.
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In Scripture frequent mention is made of the husbandman and his work. Ploughing the land, sowing the seed, reaping the harvest, and winnowing the grain are often referred to. Our picture shows an Eastern husbandman ploughing. How different it is to ploughing in our own land! There is no coulter; and instead of the broad steel plough-share we see a pointed piece of wood. And the long handles with which our labourers guide their ploughs--where are they? The strong horses, too, harnessed one behind …
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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.
The LORD detests the use of dishonest scales, but he delights in accurate weights.
The LORD detests double standards; he is not pleased by dishonest scales.
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