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47 Bible Verses about weight

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Deuteronomy 25:15

You must have a full and honest weight, a full and honest dry measure, so that you may live long in the land the Lord your God is giving you.

Daniel 5:27

TEKEL means that you have been weighed in the balance and found deficient.

Ezekiel 4:16

Then He said to me, “Son of man, I am going to cut off the supply of bread in Jerusalem. They will anxiously eat bread rationed by weight and in dread drink water by measure.

Job 28:25

When God fixed the weight of the wind
and limited the water by measure,

Ezekiel 4:10

The food you eat each day will be eight ounces by weight; you will eat it from time to time.

Job 31:6

let God weigh me in accurate scales,
and He will recognize my integrity.

Numbers 7:55

His offering was one silver dish weighing 3¼ pounds and one silver basin weighing 1¾ pounds, measured by the standard sanctuary shekel, both of them full of fine flour mixed with oil for a grain offering;

Luke 11:46

Then He said: “Woe also to you experts in the law! You load people with burdens that are hard to carry, yet you yourselves don’t touch these burdens with one of your fingers.

Revelation 16:21

Enormous hailstones, each weighing about 100 pounds, fell from the sky on people, and they blasphemed God for the plague of hail because that plague was extremely severe.

Zechariah 5:8

“This is Wickedness,” he said. He shoved her down into the basket and pushed the lead weight over its opening.

Leviticus 19:36

You are to have honest balances, honest weights, an honest dry measure, and an honest liquid measure; I am Yahweh your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt.

2 Samuel 14:26

When he shaved his head—he shaved it every year because his hair got so heavy for him that he had to shave it off—he would weigh the hair from his head and it would be five pounds according to the royal standard.

Job 26:8

He wraps up the waters in His clouds,
yet the clouds do not burst beneath their weight.

Job 28:15

Gold cannot be exchanged for it,
and silver cannot be weighed out for its price.

1 Kings 10:14

The weight of gold that came to Solomon annually was 25 tons,

Lamentations 4:2

?BetZion’s precious people—
once worth their weight in pure gold—
how they are regarded as clay jars,
the work of a potter’s hands!

Isaiah 40:12

Who has measured the waters in the hollow of his hand
or marked off the heavens with the span of his hand?
Who has gathered the dust of the earth in a measure
or weighed the mountains in a balance
and the hills in the scales?

Jeremiah 32:10

I recorded it on a scroll, sealed it, called in witnesses, and weighed out the silver in the scales.

Isaiah 26:7

The path of the righteous is level;
You clear a straight path for the righteous.

2 Samuel 12:30

He took the crown from the head of their king, and it was placed on David’s head. The crown weighed 75 pounds of gold, and it had a precious stone in it. In addition, David took away a large quantity of plunder from the city.

Matthew 23:4

They tie up heavy loads that are hard to carry and put them on people’s shoulders, but they themselves aren’t willing to lift a finger to move them.

2 Chronicles 3:9

The weight of the nails was 20 ounces of gold, and he overlaid the ceiling with gold.

Daniel 5:25

“This is the writing that was inscribed:MENE, MENE, TEKEL, PARSIN.

Leviticus 26:26

When I cut off your supply of bread, 10 women will bake your bread in a single oven and ration out your bread by weight, so that you will eat but not be satisfied.

1 Chronicles 21:25

So David gave Ornan 15 pounds of gold for the plot.

John 19:39

Nicodemus (who had previously come to Him at night) also came, bringing a mixture of about 75 pounds of myrrh and aloes.

Topics on Weight

Just Weights


Dishonest scales are detestable to the Lord,
but an accurate weight is His delight.

Weights And Measures, Distances


When the water in the skin was gone, she left the boy under one of the bushes.

Weights And Measures, Dry


So there was a great famine in Samaria, and they continued the siege against it until a donkey’s head sold for 80 silver shekels, and a cup of dove’s dung sold for five silver shekels.

Weights And Measures, Linear


One pillar was 27 feet tall, had a circumference of 18 feet, was hollow—four fingers thick—

Weights And Measures, Liquid


“On the eighth day he must take two unblemished male lambs, an unblemished year-old ewe lamb, a grain offering of three quarts of fine flour mixed with olive oil, and one-third of a quart of olive oil.

Weights Of Gold


After the camels had finished drinking, the man took a gold ring weighing half a shekel, and for her wrists two bracelets weighing 10 shekels of gold.

Weights Of Other Things


12½ pounds of cassia (by the sanctuary shekel), and one gallon of olive oil.

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