New International Version
Am I still to forget your ill-gotten treasures, you wicked house, and the short ephah, which is accursed?
King James Bible
Are there yet the treasures of wickedness in the house of the wicked, and the scant measure that is abominable?
Darby Bible Translation
Are there yet treasures of wickedness in the house of the wicked, and the scant measure [which is] abominable?
World English Bible
Are there yet treasures of wickedness in the house of the wicked, and a short ephah that is accursed?
Young's Literal Translation
Are there yet in the house of the wicked Treasures of wickedness, And the abhorred scanty ephah?
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Are there yet the treasures of wickedness - Such as false balances and deceitful weights. See on Hosea 12:7 (note). This shows that they were not Doing Justly. They did not give to each his due.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Are, etc. or, Is there yet unto every man an house of the wicked, etc. the treasures.
scant measure. Heb. measure of leanness.
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"Among my people are the wicked who lie in wait like men who snare birds and like those who set traps to catch people.
Like cages full of birds, their houses are full of deceit; they have become rich and powerful
"'This is what the Sovereign LORD says: You have gone far enough, princes of Israel! Give up your violence and oppression and do what is just and right. Stop dispossessing my people, declares the Sovereign LORD.
You are to use accurate scales, an accurate ephah and an accurate bath.
"They do not know how to do right," declares the LORD, "who store up in their fortresses what they have plundered and looted."
saying, "When will the New Moon be over that we may sell grain, and the Sabbath be ended that we may market wheat?"-- skimping on the measure, boosting the price and cheating with dishonest scales,
Listen! The LORD is calling to the city-- and to fear your name is wisdom-- "Heed the rod and the One who appointed it.
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