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10 Bible Verses about Balances, Dishonest Use
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Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment, in measurement of land, in weight, or in other measure. Just balances, just weights, a just ephah, and a just hin shall ye have. I AM your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt.
Double weights and double measures, both of them are alike abomination to the LORD.
A false balance is abomination to the LORD, but a just weight is his delight.
Run ye to and fro through the streets of Jerusalem and see now and find out and seek in the broad places thereof, if ye can find a man, if there be any that execute judgment, that seek the truth; and I will pardon the city.
Therefore be thou converted unto thy God; keep mercy and judgment, and in thy God wait continually. He is a merchant who has the balances of deceit in his hand; he loves to oppress.
Hear this, O ye that swallow up the needy, and cut off the poor of the land, saying, When the month is over, we will sell the wheat; and after the sabbath day we will open the storehouse of bread, making the ephah small, and the shekel great, and falsifying the balances by deceit; that we may buy the poor for money and the needy for a pair of shoes and sell the refuse of the wheat.read more.
The LORD has sworn by the excellency of Jacob, Surely I will never forget any of their works. Shall not the land tremble for this, and every one mourn that dwells therein? and it shall all rise up as a flood, and it shall be cast out and sunk, as the river of Egypt.
Are there yet the treasures of wickedness in the house of the wicked and the scant measure that is abominable? Can I be pure with false balances and with a bag of deceitful weights? With which their rich men are full of violence, and the inhabitants thereof have spoken lies, and their tongue is deceitful in their mouth.read more.
Therefore I have also made thee weak in smiting thee, in making thee desolate because of thy sins.
- Dishonest (47 instances)
- Abominations, To God
- Balances, For Business
- Buying and selling
- Covenant breakers
- Deception, Forbidden By God
- Dishonesty Condemned
- God, Will Of
- Just Weights
- Money, Stewardship Of
- Right Measures
- Social duties
- Weights And Measures, Laws
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