'Scales' in the Bible
These shall ye eat of all that are in the waters: whatsoever hath fins and scales in the waters, in the seas, and in the rivers, them shall ye eat.
And all that have not fins and scales in the seas, and in the rivers, of all that move in the waters, and of any living thing which is in the waters, they shall be an abomination unto you:
Whatsoever hath no fins nor scales in the waters, that shall be an abomination unto you.
if when the priest examines the skin rash and indeed it appears more extensive than skin deep, and it's accompanied by fine, yellowish hair, then the priest is to declare him unclean. The scales on the head or the beard are an infectious skin disease.
But when the priest examines the scales of the skin rash and it doesn't appear more extensive than skin deep and there's no black hair in it, then the priest is to isolate him for seven days.
When the priest examines the skin rash on the seventh day and finds that indeed the scab did not spread, there's no yellowish hair on it, and the scales don't appear more extensive than skin deep,
"But if the scales spread on the skin after his cleansing,
Have true scales, true weights and measures for all things: I am the Lord your God, who took you out of the land of Egypt;
You are not to bring to the LORD an offering that is blind, fractured, mutilated, or infected with ulcers, scurvy, or scales. You are not to present any of them as an offering made by fire on the altar for the LORD.
These ye shall eat of all that are in the waters: all that have fins and scales shall ye eat:
And whatsoever hath not fins and scales ye may not eat; it is unclean unto you.
And he had a helmet of bronze upon his head, and he was clothed with a corselet of scales; and the weight of the corselet was five thousand shekels of bronze.
Meanwhile, somebody drew his bow aimlessly and struck the king of Israel between the scales where his armor breastplates joined, so he instructed his chariot driver, "Turn around and take me out of the battle, because I've been severely wounded."
Take care of them and keep them, till you put them on the scales before the chiefs of the priests and the Levites and the chiefs of the families of Israel, in Jerusalem, in the rooms of the house of the Lord.
"Oh, if only my grief could be weighed, and my misfortune laid on the scales too!
let my righteousness be weighed in honest scales, and God will make known my integrity.
His scales are his pride, shut up together as with a close seal.
Put me in the scales, O Lord, so that I may be tested; let the fire make clean my thoughts and my heart.
Human beings are a mere vapor, while people in high positions are not what they appear. When they are placed on the scales, they weigh nothing; even when weighed together, they are less than nothing.
For a man's ways are before the eyes of the Lord, and he puts all his goings in the scales.
Dishonest scales are detestable to the Lord,but an accurate weight is His delight.
All a man's ways are clean to himself; but the Lord puts men's spirits into his scales.
Honest balances and scales are the Lord’s;all the weights in the bag are His concern.
Differing weights are detestable to the Lord,and dishonest scales are unfair.
A wise man scales the city of the mightyAnd brings down the stronghold in which they trust.
Who hath measured the waters in the hollow of his hand, and meted out heaven with the span, and comprehended the dust of the earth in a measure, and weighed the mountains in scales, and the hills in a balance?
Look, the nations are like a drop in a bucket;they are considered as a speck of dust in the scales;He lifts up the islands like fine dust.
Those who pour out their bags of goldand weigh out silver on scales—they hire a goldsmith and he makes it into a god.Then they kneel and bow down to it.
I signed the deed and sealed it. I called in witnesses and used scales to weigh out the silver.
“Now you, son of man, take a sharp sword, use it as you would a barber’s razor, and shave your head and beard. Then take a set of scales and divide the hair.
But I will put hooks in thy jaws, and I will cause the fish of thy rivers to stick unto thy scales, and I will bring thee up out of the midst of thy rivers, and all the fish of thy rivers shall stick unto thy scales.
“You shall have just balances and weights [on your scales and just measures], a just ephah [dry volume measure] and a just bath [liquid measure].
TEKEL: You've been weighed on the scales and you don't measure up.
A merchant loves to extortwith dishonest scales in his hands.
asking, “When will the New Moon be overso we may sell grain,and the Sabbath,so we may market wheat?We can reduce the measurewhile increasing the priceand cheat with dishonest scales.
Can I excuse wicked scalesor bags of deceptive weights?
And immediately there fell from his eyes as it had been scales: and he received sight forthwith, and arose, and was baptized.
When He broke the third seal, I heard the third living creature saying, “Come.” I looked, and behold, a black horse; and he who sat on it had a pair of scales in his hand.
They had breastplates (scales) like breastplates made of iron; and the [whirring] noise of their wings was like the [thunderous] noise of countless horse-drawn chariots charging [at full speed] into battle.