Never miss a post

10 Bible Verses about Balances, Dishonest Use

Most Relevant Verses

Leviticus 19:35-36

'Ye do not do perversity in judgment, in mete-yard, in weight, or in liquid measure; righteous balances, righteous weights, a righteous ephah, and a righteous hin ye have; I am Jehovah your God, who hath brought you out from the land of Egypt;

Jeremiah 5:1

Go to and fro in streets of Jerusalem, And see, I pray you, and know, And seek in her broad places, if ye find a man, If there be one doing judgment, seeking stedfastness -- Then am I propitious to her.

Hosea 12:6-7

And thou, through thy God, dost turn, Kindness and judgment keep thou, And wait on thy God continually. Canaan! in his hand are balances of deceit! To oppress he hath loved.

Amos 8:4-8

Hear this, ye who are swallowing up the needy, To cause to cease the poor of the land, Saying, When doth the new moon pass, And we sell ground corn? And the sabbath, and we open out pure corn? To make little the ephah, And to make great the shekel, And to use perversely balances of deceit. To purchase with money the poor, And the needy for a pair of sandals, Yea, the refuse of the pure corn we sell.read more.
Sworn hath Jehovah by the excellency of Jacob: 'I forget not for ever any of their works. For this doth not the land tremble, And mourned hath every dweller in it? And come up as a flood hath all of it. And it hath been cast out, and hath sunk, Like the flood of Egypt.

Micah 6:10-13

Are there yet in the house of the wicked Treasures of wickedness, And the abhorred scanty ephah? Do I reckon it pure with balances of wickedness? And with a bag of deceitful stones? Whose rich ones have been full of violence, And its inhabitants have spoken falsehood, And their tongue is deceitful in their mouth.read more.
And I also, I have begun to smite thee, To make desolate, because of thy sins.

Bible Theasaurus