Parallel Verses

World English Bible

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

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.

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.

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 Don't say, "I will pay back evil." Wait for Yahweh, and he will save you. 23 Yahweh detests differing weights, and dishonest scales are not pleasing. 24 A man's steps are from Yahweh; how then can man understand his way?



Cross References

Proverbs 20:10

Differing weights and differing measures, both of them alike are an abomination to Yahweh.

Proverbs 11:1

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

Ezekiel 45:10

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

Hosea 12:7

A merchant has dishonest scales in his hand. He loves to defraud.

Amos 8:5

Saying, 'When will the new moon be gone, that we may sell grain? And the Sabbath, that we may market wheat, making the ephah small, and the shekel large, and dealing falsely with balances of deceit;

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