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11 Bible Verses about Weights And Measures, Laws
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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.
Thou shalt not have in thy bag different weights, a great and a small. Thou shalt not have in thy house different measures, a great and a small. But thou shalt have a perfect and just weight, a perfect and just measure shalt thou have, that thy days may be lengthened in the land which the LORD thy God gives thee.read more.
For all that do such things and all that do unrighteously are an abomination unto the LORD thy God.
Thus hath the Lord GOD said: Let it suffice you, O princes of Israel, remove violence and spoil, and execute judgment and righteousness, take away your exactions from my people, said the Lord GOD. Ye shall have just balances and a just ephah and a just bath.
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.
He is a merchant who has the balances of deceit in his hand; he loves to oppress. And Ephraim said, Surely I have become rich, I have found riches for myself; no one shall find iniquity in me, nor sin in all my labours.
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. Thou shalt eat, but not be satisfied; and thy casting down shall be in the midst of thee; and thou shalt take, but shalt not be saved; and that which thou dost save, I will give it up to the sword.
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.