New Living Translation
How can I tolerate your merchants who use dishonest scales and weights?
King James Bible
Shall I count them pure with the wicked balances, and with the bag of deceitful weights?
Darby Bible Translation
Shall I be pure with the unjust balances, and with the bag of deceitful weights?
World English Bible
Shall I be pure with dishonest scales, and with a bag of deceitful weights?
Young's Literal Translation
Do I reckon it pure with balances of wickedness? And with a bag of deceitful stones?
Micah 6:11 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
6:11 Count them pure - Approve, or acquit then as if they were righteous.
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Your scales and weights must be accurate. Your containers for measuring dry materials or liquids must be accurate. I am the LORD your God who brought you out of the land of Egypt.
"You must use accurate scales when you weigh out merchandise,
The LORD detests the use of dishonest scales, but he delights in accurate weights.
Use only honest weights and scales and honest measures, both dry and liquid.
But no, the people are like crafty merchants selling from dishonest scales--they love to cheat.
You can't wait for the Sabbath day to be over and the religious festivals to end so you can get back to cheating the helpless. You measure out grain with dishonest measures and cheat the buyer with dishonest scales.
The angel said, "The woman's name is Wickedness," and he pushed her back into the basket and closed the heavy lid again.
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