Proverbs 20:10
Good News Translation
The LORD hates people who use dishonest weights and measures.

Contemporary English Version
Two things the LORD hates are dishonest scales and dishonest measures.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Diverse weights and diverse measures, both are abominable before God.

New American Bible
Varying weights, varying measures, are both an abomination to the LORD.

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Diverse weights and diverse measures, both are abominable before God.

Deuteronomy 25:13 Thou shalt not have divers weights in thy bag, a greater and a less:

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Proverbs 20:23 Diverse weights are an abomination before the Lord: a deceitful balance is not good.

Proverbs 11:1 Where pride is, there also shall be reproach: but where humility is, there also is wisdom.

Proverbs 16:11 Weight and balance are judgments of the Lord: and his work all the weights of the bag.

Leviticus 19:35 Do not any unjust thing in judgment, in rule, in weight, or in measure.

Deuteronomy 25:13-15 Thou shalt not have divers weights in thy bag, a greater and a less: . . .

Amos 8:4-7 And the hinges of the temple shall screak in that day, saith the Lord God: many shall die: silence shall be cast in every place. . . .

Micah 6:10,11 As yet there is a fire in the house of the wicked, the treasures of iniquity, and a scant measure full of wrath. . . .

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Deuteronomy 7:25,26 Their graven things thou shalt burn with fire: thou shalt not covet the silver and gold of which they are made, neither shalt thou take to thee any thing thereof, lest thou offend, because it is an abomination to the Lord thy God. . . .

Revelation 21:8 But the fearful and unbelieving and the abominable and murderers and whoremongers and sorcerers and idolaters and all liars, they shall have their portion in the pool burning with fire and brimstone, which is the second death.

Context
Wine is a Mocker
9Who can say: My heart is clean, I am pure from sin? 10Diverse weights and diverse measures, both are abominable before God.11By his inclinations a child is known, if his works be clean and right.…
Cross References
Leviticus 19:36
Let the balance be just and the weights equal, the bushel just, and the sextary equal. I am the Lord your God, that brought you out of the land of Egypt.

Proverbs 11:1
Where pride is, there also shall be reproach: but where humility is, there also is wisdom.

Proverbs 20:23
Diverse weights are an abomination before the Lord: a deceitful balance is not good.

Additional Translations
Differing weights and unequal measures—both are detestable to the LORD.Divers weights, and divers measures, both of them are alike abomination to the LORD.

Diverse weights, and diverse measures, Both of them alike are an abomination to Jehovah.

A large and small weight, and divers measures, are even both of them unclean before the Lord; and so is he that makes them.

Divers weights, divers measures, even both of them are abomination to Jehovah.

Divers weights, and divers measures, both of them alike are an abomination to the LORD.

Divers weights, and divers measures, both of them are alike abomination to the LORD.

Differing weights and differing measures, both of them alike are an abomination to Yahweh.

A stone and a stone, an ephah and an ephah, Even both of them are an abomination to Jehovah.
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