Parallel Verses

Amplified

Diverse and deceitful weights are shamefully vile and abhorrent to the Lord, and false scales are not good.

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

Differing weights are detestable to the Lord,
and dishonest scales are unfair.

International Standard Version

The LORD detests differing weights, and dishonest scales are not good.

A Conservative Version

Diverse weights are an abomination to LORD, and a FALSE balance is not good.

American Standard Version

Diverse weights are an abomination to Jehovah; And a false balance is not good.

Bible in Basic English

Unequal weights are disgusting to the Lord, and false scales are not good.

Darby Translation

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Double weights are an abomination unto the LORD, and a false balance is not good.

Julia Smith Translation

An abomination of Jehovah stone and stone; and the balance of deceit is not good.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

An abomination of Yahweh [is] {a stone and a weight}, and scales of falsehood are not good.

Modern King James verseion

Different kinds of weights are hateful to Jehovah, and a false balance is not good.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The LORD abhoreth two manner of weights, and a false balance is an evil thing.

NET Bible

The Lord abhors differing weights, and dishonest scales are wicked.

New Heart English Bible

The LORD detests differing weights, and dishonest scales are not pleasing.

The Emphasized Bible

An abomination to Yahweh, are divers weights, and, deceptive balances, are not good.

Webster

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

World English Bible

Yahweh detests differing weights, and dishonest scales are not pleasing.

Youngs Literal Translation

An abomination to Jehovah are a stone and a stone, And balances of deceit are not good.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
תּעבה תּועבה 
Tow`ebah 
Usage: 117

unto the Lord

Usage: 0

and a false
מרמה 
Mirmah 
Usage: 39

מאזן 
Mo'zen 
Usage: 15

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Foolproof Instructions

22 Do not say, I will repay evil; wait [expectantly] for the Lord, and He will rescue you. 23 Diverse and deceitful weights are shamefully vile and abhorrent to the Lord, and false scales are not good. 24 Man's steps are ordered by the Lord. How then can a man understand his way?



Cross References

Proverbs 20:10

Diverse weights [one for buying and another for selling] and diverse measures -- "both of them are exceedingly offensive and abhorrent to the Lord.

Proverbs 11:1

A false balance and unrighteous dealings are extremely offensive and shamefully sinful to the Lord, but a just weight is His delight.

Ezekiel 45:10

You shall have just weights on your scales and just measures -- "both a just ephah measure and a just bath measure.

Hosea 12:7

Canaan [Israel -- "whose ideals have sunk to those of Canaan] is a trader; the balances of deceit are in his hand; he loves to oppress and defraud.

Amos 8:5

Saying, When will the New Moon festival be past that we may sell grain? And the Sabbath that we may offer wheat for sale, making the ephah [measure] small and the shekel [measure] great and falsifying the scales by deceit,

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