Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

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.

Amplified


Differing weights are detestable and offensive to the Lord,
And fraudulent scales are 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.

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.

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 Say not thou, "I will recompense evil"; but put thy trust in the LORD, and he shall defend thee. 23 The LORD abhoreth two manner of weights, and a false balance is an evil thing. 24 The LORD ordereth every man's goings; for what is he, that understandeth his own way?



Cross References

Proverbs 20:10

To use two manner of weights, or two manner of measures, both these are abominable unto the LORD.

Proverbs 11:1

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

Ezekiel 45:10

Ye shall have a true weight, and a true Ephah, and a true Bath.

Hosea 12:7

But the merchant hath a false weight in his hand, he hath a pleasure to occupy extortion.

Amos 8:5

"When will the new month be gone, that we may sell victuals; and the Sabbath, that we may have scarceness of corn; to make the bushel less, and the Sicle greater?

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