Parallel Verses

King James Version

But thou shalt have a perfect and just weight, a perfect and just measure shalt thou have: that thy days may be lengthened in the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee.

New American Standard Bible

You shall have a full and just weight; you shall have a full and just measure, that your days may be prolonged in the land which the Lord your God gives you.

Holman Bible

You must have a full and honest weight, a full and honest dry measure, so that you may live long in the land the Lord your God is giving you.

International Standard Version

You must have honest weights and measuring devices, so you may live long in the land that the LORD your God is about to give you,

A Conservative Version

A perfect and just weight thou shall have, a perfect and just measure thou shall have, that thy days may be long in the land which LORD thy God gives thee.

American Standard Version

A perfect and just weight shalt thou have; a perfect and just measure shalt thou have: that thy days may be long in the land which Jehovah thy God giveth thee.

Amplified

You shall have a perfect (full) and just weight, and a perfect and just measure, so that your days may be long in the land which the Lord your God gives you.

Bible in Basic English

But have a true weight and a true measure: so that your life may be long in the land which the Lord your God is giving you.

Darby Translation

A perfect and just weight shalt thou have; a perfect and just ephah shalt thou have; that thy days may be prolonged in the land that Jehovah thy God giveth thee.

Julia Smith Translation

A stone complete and just shall be to thee; an ephah complete and just

King James 2000

But you shall have a perfect and just weight, a perfect and just measure shall you have: that your days may be lengthened in the land which the LORD your God gives you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[Rather] a full and honest weight shall be {for your use}; there shall be for you a full and honest {measure}, so that your days on the land that Yahweh your God [is] giving to you may be long.

Modern King James verseion

You shall have a perfect and just weight, a perfect and just measure you shall have, so that your days may be lengthened in the land which Jehovah your God gives you.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But thou shalt have a perfect and a just measure: that thy days may be lengthened in the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee.

NET Bible

You must have an accurate and correct stone weight and an accurate and correct measuring container, so that your life may be extended in the land the Lord your God is about to give you.

New Heart English Bible

You shall have a perfect and just weight. You shall have a perfect and just measure, that your days may be long in the land which the LORD your God gives you.

The Emphasized Bible

A weight full and just, shalt thou have, a measure full and just, shalt thou have, - that thy days may be prolonged upon the soil which Yahweh thy God is giving unto thee.

Webster

But thou shalt have a perfect and just weight, a perfect and just measure shalt thou have; that thy days may be lengthened in the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee.

World English Bible

You shall have a perfect and just weight. You shall have a perfect and just measure, that your days may be long in the land which Yahweh your God gives you.

Youngs Literal Translation

Thou hast a stone complete and just, thou hast an ephah complete and just, so that they prolong thy days on the ground which Jehovah thy God is giving to thee;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁלם 
Shalem 
Usage: 28

שׁלם 
Shalem 
Usage: 28

אפה איפה 
'eyphah 
Usage: 40

יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

ארך 
'arak 
Usage: 34

in the land
אדמה 
'adamah 
Usage: 225

which the Lord

Usage: 0

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Watsons

Context Readings

Detailed Stipulations: Purity And Unity

14 Thou shalt not have in thine house divers measures, a great and a small. 15 But thou shalt have a perfect and just weight, a perfect and just measure shalt thou have: that thy days may be lengthened in the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee. 16 For all that do such things, and all that do unrighteously, are an abomination unto the LORD thy God.



Cross References

Exodus 20:12

Honour thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee.

Deuteronomy 4:40

Thou shalt keep therefore his statutes, and his commandments, which I command thee this day, that it may go well with thee, and with thy children after thee, and that thou mayest prolong thy days upon the earth, which the LORD thy God giveth thee, for ever.

Deuteronomy 5:16

Honour thy father and thy mother, as the LORD thy God hath commanded thee; that thy days may be prolonged, and that it may go well with thee, in the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee.

Deuteronomy 5:33

Ye shall walk in all the ways which the LORD your God hath commanded you, that ye may live, and that it may be well with you, and that ye may prolong your days in the land which ye shall possess.

Deuteronomy 6:18

And thou shalt do that which is right and good in the sight of the LORD: that it may be well with thee, and that thou mayest go in and possess the good land which the LORD sware unto thy fathers,

Deuteronomy 11:9

And that ye may prolong your days in the land, which the LORD sware unto your fathers to give unto them and to their seed, a land that floweth with milk and honey.

Deuteronomy 17:20

That his heart be not lifted up above his brethren, and that he turn not aside from the commandment, to the right hand, or to the left: to the end that he may prolong his days in his kingdom, he, and his children, in the midst of Israel.

Psalm 34:12

What man is he that desireth life, and loveth many days, that he may see good?

Ephesians 6:3

That it may be well with thee, and thou mayest live long on the earth.

1 Peter 3:10

For he that will love life, and see good days, let him refrain his tongue from evil, and his lips that they speak no guile:

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