Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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?

Be gone

Falsifying the balances by deceit

Bible References

When

Numbers 10:10
Also in the day of your gladness, and in your solemn days, and in the beginnings of your months, you shall blow with the trumpets over your burnt offerings, and over the sacrifices of your peace offerings; that they may be to you for a memorial before your God: I am the LORD your God.
Numbers 28:11
And in the beginnings of your months you shall offer a burnt offering unto the LORD; two young bullocks, and one ram, seven lambs of the first year without spot;
2 Kings 4:23
And he said, Why will you go to him today? it is neither new moon, nor sabbath. And she said, It shall be well.
Psalm 81:3
Blow the trumpet in the new moon, in the time appointed, on our solemn feast day.
Isaiah 1:13
Bring no more vain offerings; incense is an abomination unto me; the new moons and sabbaths, the calling of assemblies, I cannot endure; it is iniquity, even the solemn meeting.
Colossians 2:16
Let no man therefore judge you in food, or in drink, or in respect of a holy day, or of the new moon, or of the sabbath days:

Be gone

Malachi 1:13
You said also, Behold, what a weariness is it! and you have sneered at it, says the LORD of hosts; and you brought that which was torn, and the lame, and the sick; thus you brought an offering: should I accept this of your hand? says the LORD.

And the

Exodus 20:8
Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy.
Nehemiah 13:15
In those days saw I in Judah some treading wine presses on the sabbath, and bringing in sheaves, and loading donkeys; and also wine, grapes, and figs, and all manner of burdens, which they brought into Jerusalem on the sabbath day: and I testified against them about the day in which they sold provisions.
Isaiah 58:13
If you turn away your foot from the sabbath, from doing your pleasure on my holy day; and call the sabbath a delight, the holy of the LORD, honorable; and shall honor him, not doing your own ways, nor finding your own pleasure, nor speaking your own words:
Romans 8:6
For to be carnally minded is death; but to be spiritually minded is life and peace.

Making

Leviticus 19:36
Just balances, just weights, a just ephah, and a just hin, shall you have: I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt.
Deuteronomy 25:13
You shall not have in your bag differing weights, a great and a small.
Proverbs 11:1
A false balance is abomination to the LORD: but a just weight is his delight.
Proverbs 16:11
A just weight and balance are the LORD's: all the weights in the bag are his work.
Proverbs 20:23
Diverse weights are an abomination unto the LORD; and a false balance is not good.
Ezekiel 45:10
You shall have just balances, and a just ephah, and a just bath.
Micah 6:10
Are there yet the treasures of wickedness in the house of the wicked, and the short measure that is abominable?

Falsifying the balances by deceit

Hosea 12:7
He is a merchant, the balances of deceit are in his hand: he loves to oppress.

General references

Exodus 20:15
You shall not steal.
Leviticus 25:14
And if you sell anything unto your neighbor, or buy anything of your neighbor's hand, you shall not oppress one another:
Proverbs 4:17
For they eat the bread of wickedness, and drink the wine of violence.
Ezekiel 22:8
You have despised my holy things, and have profaned my sabbaths.
Ezekiel 45:10
You shall have just balances, and a just ephah, and a just bath.