Proverbs 20:23
Modern Translations
New International Version
The LORD detests differing weights, and dishonest scales do not please him.

New Living Translation
The LORD detests double standards; he is not pleased by dishonest scales.

English Standard Version
Unequal weights are an abomination to the LORD, and false scales are not good.

Berean Study Bible
Unequal weights are detestable to the LORD, and dishonest scales are no good.

New American Standard Bible
Differing weights are an abomination to the LORD, And a false scale is not good.

NASB 1995
Differing weights are an abomination to the LORD, And a false scale is not good.

NASB 1977
Differing weights are an abomination to the LORD, And a false scale is not good.

Amplified Bible
Differing weights are detestable and offensive to the LORD, And fraudulent scales are not good.

Christian Standard Bible
Differing weights are detestable to the LORD, and dishonest scales are unfair.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Differing weights are detestable to the LORD, and dishonest scales are unfair.

Contemporary English Version
The LORD hates dishonest scales and dishonest weights. So don't cheat!

Good News Translation
The LORD hates people who use dishonest scales and weights.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
A double standard of weights is disgusting to the LORD, and dishonest scales are no good.

International Standard Version
The LORD detests differing weights, and dishonest scales are not good.

NET Bible
The LORD abhors differing weights, and dishonest scales are wicked.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
Divers weights are an abomination unto the LORD; and a false balance is not good.

New King James Version
Diverse weights are an abomination to the LORD, And dishonest scales are not good.

King James 2000 Bible
Diverse weights are an abomination unto the LORD; and a false balance is not good.

New Heart English Bible
The LORD detests differing weights, and dishonest scales are no good.

World English Bible
Yahweh detests differing weights, and dishonest scales are not pleasing.

American King James Version
Divers weights are an abomination to the LORD; and a false balance is not good.

American Standard Version
Diverse weights are an abomination to Jehovah; And a false balance is not good.

A Faithful Version
Different kinds of weights are an abomination to the LORD, and a false scale is not good.

Darby Bible Translation
Divers weights are an abomination unto Jehovah; and a false balance is not good.

English Revised Version
Divers weights are an abomination to the LORD; and a false balance is not good.

Webster's Bible Translation
Divers weights are an abomination to the LORD; and a false balance is not good.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
Diuers weightes are an abomination vnto the Lord, and deceitful balances are not good.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
Diuers wayghtes are an abhomination vnto the Lord, and a false balaunce is not good.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
The LORDE abhorreth two maner of weightes, and a false balauce is an euell thinge.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
A stone and a stone [are] an abomination to YHWH, "" And balances of deceit [are] not good.

Young's Literal Translation
An abomination to Jehovah are a stone and a stone, And balances of deceit are not good.

Smith's Literal Translation
An abomination of Jehovah stone and stone; and the balance of deceit is not good.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
Diverse weights are an abomination before the Lord: a deceitful balance is not good.

Catholic Public Domain Version
Diverse weights are an abomination with the Lord. A deceitful balance is not good.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
Discrepant weights are defiled before LORD JEHOVAH and deceitful scales are not good.

Lamsa Bible
Diverse weights are an abomination in the presence of the LORD; and false scales are not good.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
Divers weights are an abomination to the LORD; And a false balance is not good.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
A double weight is an abomination to the Lord; and a deceitful balance is not good in his sight.








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