Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

Shall I be pure with lawless balances? or with bag of deceitful weights?

New American Standard Bible

“Can I justify wicked scales
And a bag of deceptive weights?

King James Version

Shall I count them pure with the wicked balances, and with the bag of deceitful weights?

Holman Bible

Can I excuse wicked scales
or bags of deceptive weights?

International Standard Version

Will I tolerate those who maintain deceptive standards and who use deceitful weights in their business?

A Conservative Version

Shall I be pure with wicked balances, and with a bag of deceitful weights?

American Standard Version

Shall I be pure with wicked balances, and with a bag of deceitful weights?

Amplified


“Can I [be guiltless and] justify deceptive scales
And a bag of dishonest weights?

Bible in Basic English

Is it possible for me to let wrong scales and the bag of false weights go without punishment?

Darby Translation

Shall I be pure with the unjust balances, and with the bag of deceitful weights?

Julia Smith Translation

Shall I make clean with the balances of injustice, and with the bag of stones of deceit?

King James 2000

Shall I count those pure with the wicked balances, and with the bag of deceitful weights?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Shall I regard as pure [the one] with scales of wickedness, and with a bag of deceitful weights?

Modern King James verseion

Shall I count those with the wicked scales pure, and those with the bag of deceitful weights?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Or should I justify the false balances and the bag of deceitful weights,

NET Bible

I do not condone the use of rigged scales, or a bag of deceptive weights.

New Heart English Bible

Shall I be pure with dishonest scales, and with a bag of deceitful weights?

Webster

Shall I count them pure with the wicked balances, and with the bag of deceitful weights?

World English Bible

Shall I be pure with dishonest scales, and with a bag of deceitful weights?

Youngs Literal Translation

Do I reckon it pure with balances of wickedness? And with a bag of deceitful stones?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
זכה 
Zakah 
Usage: 8

with the wicked
רשׁע 
Resha` 
Usage: 30

מאזן 
Mo'zen 
Usage: 15

and with the bag
כּיס 
Kiyc 
Usage: 5

References

Context Readings

The Destruction Of The Wicked

10 Even yet, are there, in the house of the lawless one, the treasures of lawlessness, - and the scant measure - accurst? 11 Shall I be pure with lawless balances? or with bag of deceitful weights? 12 For, her rich men, are full of violence, and, her inhabitants, have spoken falsehood, - and, their tongue, is deceitful in their mouth.


Cross References

Hosea 12:7

A trafficker! in his hand, are balances of deceit, to oppress, he loveth.

Leviticus 19:36

Just balances, just weights, a just ephah and a just hin, shall ye have, - I - Yahweh, am your God, who brought you forth out of the land of Egypt.

Proverbs 16:11

The balance and scales of justice, belong to Yahweh, and, his handiwork, are all the weights of the bag.

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