Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


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

A false balance

Bible References


Proverbs 20:10
Diverse weights and diverse measures -- the Lord abhors both of them.
Ezekiel 45:10
You must use just balances, a just dry measure (an ephah), and a just liquid measure (a bath).

A false balance

Hosea 12:7
The businessmen love to cheat; they use dishonest scales.
Amos 8:5
You say, "When will the new moon festival be over, so we can sell grain? When will the Sabbath end, so we can open up the grain bins? We're eager to sell less for a higher price, and to cheat the buyer with rigged scales!

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