Deuteronomy 25:15
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New International Version
You must have accurate and honest weights and measures, so that you may live long in the land the LORD your God is giving you.

New Living Translation
Yes, always use honest weights and measures, so that you may enjoy a long life in the land the LORD your God is giving you.

English Standard Version
A full and fair weight you shall have, a full and fair measure you shall have, that your days may be long in the land that the LORD your God is giving you.

New American Standard Bible
"You shall have a full and just weight; you shall have a full and just measure, that your days may be prolonged in the land which the LORD your God gives you.

King James Bible
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 giveth thee.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
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.

International Standard Version
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,

NET Bible
You must have an accurate and correct stone weight and an accurate and correct measuring container, so that your life may be extended in the land the LORD your God is about to give you.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Use accurate and honest weights and measures. Then you will live for a long time in the land that the LORD your God is giving you.

Jubilee Bible 2000
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.

King James 2000 Bible
But you shall have a perfect and just weight, a perfect and just measure shall you have: that your days may be lengthened in the land which the LORD your God gives you.

American King James Version
But you shall have a perfect and just weight, a perfect and just measure shall you have: that your days may be lengthened in the land which the LORD your God gives you.

American Standard Version
A perfect and just weight shalt thou have; a perfect and just measure shalt thou have: that thy days may be long in the land which Jehovah thy God giveth thee.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Thou shalt have a just and a true weight, and thy bushel shall be equal and true: that thou mayest live a long time upon the land which the Lord thy God shall give thee.

Darby Bible Translation
A perfect and just weight shalt thou have; a perfect and just ephah shalt thou have; that thy days may be prolonged in the land that Jehovah thy God giveth thee.

English Revised Version
A perfect and just weight shalt thou have; a perfect and just measure shalt thou have: that thy days may be long upon the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee.

Webster's Bible Translation
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 giveth thee.

World English Bible
You shall have a perfect and just weight. You shall have a perfect and just measure, that your days may be long in the land which Yahweh your God gives you.

Young's Literal Translation
Thou hast a stone complete and just, thou hast an ephah complete and just, so that they prolong thy days on the ground which Jehovah thy God is giving to thee;
Parallel Commentaries
Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary

25:13-16 Dishonest gain always brings a curse on men's property, families, and souls. Happy those who judge themselves, repent of and forsake their sins, and put away evil things, that they may not be condemned of the Lord.

Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

But thou shall have a perfect and just weight, a perfect and just measure shall thou have,.... That is, full weights, and full measures; and such as are alike, and everywhere used, according to the standard of the country; See Gill on Leviticus 19:36,

that thy days may be lengthened in the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee; long life was always reckoned a blessing, and is frequently promised to, obedience, and particularly long life in the land of Canaan; which was a most delightful and fruitful land, and which a man might wish to live long in; deceitful men, are threatened with not living half their days, and such may they be said to be that use false weights and measures, Psalm 55:23.



Deuteronomy 25:15 Additional Commentaries
Context
Standard Weights and Measures
14"You shall not have in your house differing measures, a large and a small. 15"You shall have a full and just weight; you shall have a full and just measure, that your days may be prolonged in the land which the LORD your God gives you. 16"For everyone who does these things, everyone who acts unjustly is an abomination to the LORD your God.
Cross References
Exodus 20:12
"Honor your father and your mother, so that you may live long in the land the LORD your God is giving you.

Deuteronomy 25:14
Do not have two differing measures in your house--one large, one small.

Ezekiel 45:10
You are to use accurate scales, an accurate ephah and an accurate bath.
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