Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Saying, When will the new moon be gone, that we may sell corn? and the sabbath, that we may set forth wheat, making the ephah small, and the shekel great, and falsifying the balances by deceit?

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Falsifying the balances by deceit

Bible References


Numbers 10:10
And in the day of your gladness, and in your appointments, and in the heads of your mouths, and ye shall sound with the trumpets over your burnt-offerings and over the sacrifices of your peace; and they were to you for a remembrance before your God: I am Jehovah your God.
Numbers 28:11
And in the beginnings of your months, ye shall bring near a burnt-offering to Jehovah; two bullocks, sons of a cow, and one ram, seven blameless lambs, sons of a year;
2 Kings 4:23
And he will say, Wherefore goest thou to him this day? not new moon, and not Sabbath. And she will say, Peace.
Psalm 81:3
Strike ye the trumpet in the new in the full moon, for the day of our festival.
Isaiah 1:13
Ye shall not add to bring gifts of iniquity; incense, this an abomination to me; the new moon and the Sabbath, the calling of the assembly; I shall not be able to bear vanity and restraining.
Colossians 2:16
Therefore let not any judge you in food, or in drink, or in turn of festival, or of the new moon, or of sabbaths:

Be gone

Malachi 1:13
And ye said, Behold, what a weariness! and ye puffed at it, said Jehovah of armies; and ye brought the spoiled and the lame, and the sick; and ye brought the gift: shall I accept it from your hand? said Jehovah.

And the

Exodus 20:8
Remember the day of the Sabbath to consecrate it
Nehemiah 13:15
In those days I saw in Judah those treading the wine-presses in the Sabbath, and bringing in the sheaves, and loading upon the asses; and also wine, grapes, and figs, and every burden, and bringing into Jerusalem in the day of the Sabbath: and I shall testify in the day of their selling provision.
Isaiah 58:13
If thou shalt turn back thy foot from the Sabbath, doing thy delight in my holy day; and thou calledst to the Sabbath a delight for the holy of Jehovah, being honored; and thou honoredst him from doing thy ways, from finding thy delight, and speaking the word.
Romans 8:6
For the thought of the flesh, death; and the thought of the Spirit, life and peace.


Leviticus 19:36
Just balances, just stones, a just ephah, and a just hin shall be to you: I Jehovah your God who brought you out of the land of Egypt.
Deuteronomy 25:13
There shall not be to thee in thy receptacle a stone and a stone, great and small.
Proverbs 11:1
Balances of deceit, an abomination of Jehovah: and a whole stone his delight
Proverbs 16:11
Weighing and balances of judgment are to Jehovah, and his work all the stones of the bag.
Proverbs 20:23
An abomination of Jehovah stone and stone; and the balance of deceit is not good.
Ezekiel 45:10
A just balance, and a just ephah, and a just bath, shall be to you.
Micah 6:10
Are there yet treasures of injustice in the house of the unjust, and the ephah of leanness being cursed?

Falsifying the balances by deceit

Hosea 12:7
Canaan in his hand, the balances of deceit: he loved to oppress.

General references

Exodus 20:15
Thou shalt not steal.
Leviticus 25:14
And when ye shall sell a selling to thy neighbor, or buying of thy neighbor's hand, ye shall not oppress each his brother.
Proverbs 4:17
For they ate the bread of injustice, and they will drink the wine of violences:
Ezekiel 22:8
Thou didst despise my holy place, and thou didst profane my Sabbaths
Ezekiel 45:10
A just balance, and a just ephah, and a just bath, shall be to you.