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.
TEKEL means that you have been weighed in the balance and found deficient.
Differing weights and varying measures—
both are detestable to the Lord.
Honest balances and scales are the Lord’s;
all the weights in the bag are His concern.
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.
When God fixed the weight of the wind
and limited the water by measure,
“You must not have two different weights in your bag, one heavy and one light.
All a man’s ways seem right to him,
but the Lord evaluates the motives.
Dishonest scales are detestable to the Lord,
but an accurate weight is His delight.
The food you eat each day will be eight ounces by weight; you will eat it from time to time.
“Be on your guard, so that your minds are not dulled from carousing, drunkenness, and worries of life, or that day will come on you unexpectedly
let God weigh me in accurate scales,
and He will recognize my integrity.
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;
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.
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.
2 Corinthians 4:17
For our momentary light affliction is producing for us an absolutely incomparable eternal weight of glory.
“This is Wickedness,” he said. He shoved her down into the basket and pushed the lead weight over its opening.
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.
He wraps up the waters in His clouds,
yet the clouds do not burst beneath their weight.
Gold cannot be exchanged for it,
and silver cannot be weighed out for its price.
1 Samuel 2:3
Do not boast so proudly,
or let arrogant words come out of your mouth,
for the Lord is a God of knowledge,
and actions are weighed by Him.
1 Kings 10:14
The weight of gold that came to Solomon annually was 25 tons,
?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!
“You must not be unfair in measurements of length, weight, or volume.
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?
I recorded it on a scroll, sealed it, called in witnesses, and weighed out the silver in the scales.
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.
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.
A stone is heavy and sand, a burden,
but aggravation from a fool outweighs them both.
2 Chronicles 3:9
The weight of the nails was 20 ounces of gold, and he overlaid the ceiling with gold.
“This is the writing that was inscribed:MENE, MENE, TEKEL, PARSIN.
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.
Nicodemus (who had previously come to Him at night) also came, bringing a mixture of about 75 pounds of myrrh and aloes.