Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Divers weights are an abomination unto the LORD; and a false balance is not good.

A false balance

Bible References

Weights

Proverbs 20:10
Differing weights and differing measures,
Both of them are abominable to the Lord.
Ezekiel 45:10
“You shall have just balances, a just ephah and a just bath.

A false balance

Hosea 12:7
A merchant, in whose hands are false balances,
He loves to oppress.
Amos 8:5
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,