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Thou shalt not have in thy bag divers weights, a great and a small.

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In thy bag

Leviticus 19:35
You must not do injustice in the regulation of measures, whether of length, weight, or volume.
Proverbs 11:1
The Lord abhors dishonest scales, but an accurate weight is his delight.
Proverbs 16:11
Honest scales and balances are from the Lord; all the weights in the bag are his handiwork.
Proverbs 20:10
Diverse weights and diverse measures -- the Lord abhors both of them.
Ezekiel 45:10
You must use just balances, a just dry measure (an ephah), and a just liquid measure (a bath).
Amos 8:5
You say, "When will the new moon festival be over, so we can sell grain? When will the Sabbath end, so we can open up the grain bins? We're eager to sell less for a higher price, and to cheat the buyer with rigged scales!
Micah 6:11
I do not condone the use of rigged scales, or a bag of deceptive weights.

General references

Exodus 20:15
"You shall not steal.
Leviticus 19:15
"'You must not deal unjustly in judgment: you must neither show partiality to the poor nor honor the rich. You must judge your fellow citizen fairly.

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