'Weights' in the Bible
So Abraham listened to what Ephron said and acted upon it. He weighed to Ephron the silver which he had named in the hearing of the Hittites: 400 shekels of silver, according to the weights current among the merchants.
And he saw that rest was good and the land was pleasing; so he let them put weights on his back and became a servant.
And the Lord said to Moses, Take sweet spices, stacte and onycha and galbanum, with the best frankincense, in equal weights;
Do not make false decisions in questions of yard-sticks and weights and measures.
Just balances, just weights, a just ephah, and a just hin, shall ye have: I am the LORD your God, which brought you out of the land of Egypt.
Thou shalt not have in thy bag divers weights, a great and a small.
You must have honest weights and measuring devices, so you may live long in the land that the LORD your God is about to give you,
The holy bread was in their care, and the crushed grain for the meal offering, of unleavened cakes or meal cooked over the fire or in water; they had control of all sorts of weights and measures;
Distribution was according to inventory and weight, with all weights being recorded at that time.
The LORD hates false scales, but he delights in accurate weights.
A just weight and balance are the LORD'S: all the weights of the bag are his work.
Divers weights, and divers measures, both of them are alike abomination to the LORD.
Divers weights are an abomination unto the LORD; and a false balance is not good.
Who has measured the waters in the hollow of his hand and prepared the heavens with his palm and with three fingers measured the dust of the earth and weighed the mountains in a balance and the hills with weights?
You shall have just weights on your scales and just measures -- "both a just ephah measure and a just bath measure.
Shall I count them pure with the wicked balances, and with the bag of deceitful weights?
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