Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

A false balance is an abomination to the Lord,
But a just weight is His delight.

King James Version

A false balance is abomination to the LORD: but a just weight is his delight.

Holman Bible

Dishonest scales are detestable to the Lord,
but an accurate weight is His delight.

International Standard Version

The LORD hates false scales, but he delights in accurate weights.

A Conservative Version

A FALSE balance is an abomination to LORD, but a just weight is his delight.

American Standard Version

A false balance is an abomination to Jehovah;
But a just weight is his delight.

Amplified

A false balance and dishonest business practices are extremely offensive to the Lord,
But an accurate scale is His delight.

Bible in Basic English

Scales of deceit are hated by the Lord, but a true weight is his delight.

Darby Translation

A false balance is an abomination to Jehovah; but a just weight is his delight.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

A false balance is abomination to the LORD, but a just weight is his delight.

Julia Smith Translation

Balances of deceit, an abomination of Jehovah: and a whole stone his delight

King James 2000

A false balance is abomination to the LORD: but a just weight is his delight.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Balances of deceit [are] an abomination of Yahweh, but {an accurate weight} delights him.

Modern King James verseion

False balances are hateful to Jehovah; but a just weight is His delight.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

A false balance is an abomination to the LORD; but a true weight pleaseth him.

NET Bible

The Lord abhors dishonest scales, but an accurate weight is his delight.

New Heart English Bible

A false balance is an abomination to the LORD, but accurate weights are his delight.

The Emphasized Bible

A deceptive balance, is an abomination to Yahweh, but, a full weight, is his delight.

Webster

A false balance is abomination to the LORD: but a just weight is his delight.

World English Bible

A false balance is an abomination to Yahweh, but accurate weights are his delight.

Youngs Literal Translation

Balances of deceit are an abomination to Jehovah, And a perfect weight is His delight.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מרמה 
Mirmah 
Usage: 39

מאזן 
Mo'zen 
Usage: 15

תּעבה תּועבה 
Tow`ebah 
Usage: 117

to the Lord

Usage: 0

but a just
שׁלם 
Shalem 
Usage: 28

References

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

1 A false balance is an abomination to the Lord,
But a just weight is His delight.
2 When pride comes, then comes dishonor, But with the humble is wisdom.



Cross References

Proverbs 16:11

A just balance and scales belong to the LORD; All the weights of the bag are His concern.

Proverbs 20:10

Differing weights and differing measures, Both of them are abominable to the LORD.

Proverbs 20:23

Differing weights are an abomination to the LORD, And a false scale is not good.

Leviticus 19:35-36

'You shall do no wrong in judgment, in measurement of weight, or capacity.

Deuteronomy 25:13-16

"You shall not have in your bag differing weights, a large and a small.

Ezekiel 45:10-12

"You shall have just balances, a just ephah and a just bath.

Hosea 12:7

A merchant, in whose hands are false balances, He loves to oppress.

Amos 8:5-6

saying, "When will the new moon be over, So that we may sell grain, And the sabbath, that we may open the wheat market, To make the bushel smaller and the shekel bigger, And to cheat with dishonest scales,

Micah 6:10-11

"Is there yet a man in the wicked house, Along with treasures of wickedness And a short measure that is cursed?



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