Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Are there yet the treasures of wickedness in the house of the wicked, and the scant measure that is abominable?
But the sons of Israel had committed an act of unfaithfulness in respect of what was devoted, - for Achan son of Carmi son of Zabdi, son of Zerah, of the tribe of Judah had taken of what was devoted, and the anger of Yahweh had kindled against the sons of Israel.
2 Kings 5:23
And Naaman said, Be content, accept two talents. So he urged him, and bound up two talents of silver in two bags, and two changes of raiment, and laid them upon two of his young men, and they bare them before him.
The treasures of lawlessness, do not profit, but, righteousness, delivereth from death.
The gaining of treasures with a tongue of falsehood, is a vapour driven away, they who seek them seek death,
For there have been found among my people lawless men, - One lieth in wait, as with the stooping of fowlers, They have set a trap, they capture men:
Therefore do they not know how to do right, Declareth Yahweh, who are treasuring up violence and spoil in their palaces.
Moreover also, when wine betrayeth, a man, is arrogant, and findeth no rest, - because he hath enlarged, like hades, his desire, yea, he, is like death, and cannot be satisfied, - but hath gathered unto himself, all the nations, and assembled unto himself, all the peoples.
And I will punish every one who leapeth over the threshold, in that day, - those who fill the house of their lords with violence and deceit.
Then said he unto me, This, is the curse, which is going forth over the face of all the earth, - Because, every one who stealeth, on the one side, hath in one way been let off, and, every one who sweareth, on the other side, hath in another way been let off,
Come now! ye wealthy! Weep ye, howling, for your hardships which are coming upon you:
Ye shall not act perversely in giving judgment, - in measures of extent, in weights in measures of capacity:
Thou shalt not have in thy bag divers weights, - a great and a small.
A deceptive balance, is an abomination to Yahweh, but, a full weight, is his delight.
Divers weights, and divers measures, an abomination to Yahweh, are they, both.
Thus saith My Lord Yahweh, Let it more than suffice you O princes of Israel, Violence and spoil, remove ye And justice and righteousness, execute, - Lift off your acts of expulsion from upon my people, Urgeth My Lord Yahweh.
A trafficker! in his hand, are balances of deceit, to oppress, he loveth.
Who say, When will the new moon, pass away, that we may sell corn? and the sabbath that we may open grain? who diminish the ephah, and increase the shekel, and who falsify by deceitful weights: