Micah 6:11
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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
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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

6:11 Count them pure - Approve, or acquit then as if they were righteous.

Micah 6:11 Parallel Commentaries

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The Christian's Walk a Walk with God.
"He hath showed thee, O man, what is good; and what doth the Lord require of thee, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God." Micah 6:8. The life of Enoch is descriptive of the Christian's life, and it is said that he "walked with God." Hand in hand with God, heart in heart, and life in life, is the true Christian way. In order to walk thus with God, we must be in agreement with him; for two can not walk together heart in heart unless they be in agreement. To be agreed
C. E. Orr—How to Live a Holy Life

The Social Test of Religion
Religion Must be Socially Efficient The teaching of Jesus dealt with three recalcitrant forces, which easily escape from the control of social duty and become a clog to spiritual progress: ambition for power and leadership, and the love of property, have been considered. How about religion? Is it a help or a hindrance in the progress of humanity? Opinions are very much divided today. No student of society can neglect religion as a social force. What did Jesus think of it? DAILY READINGS First
Walter Rauschenbusch—The Social Principles of Jesus

The Foundations of Good Citizenship.
THE TEN COMMANDMENTS.--Ex. 20:1-17. Parallel Readings. Hist. Bible I, 194-198. Prin. of Politics, Chap. II. Lowell, Essay on "Democracy." Thou shalt have no other gods before me. Thou shalt not make unto thee a graven image. Thou shalt not take the name of Jehovah thy God in vain. Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy. Honor thy father and thy mother. Thou shalt not kill. Thou shalt not commit adultery. Thou shalt not steal. Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbor. Thou
Charles Foster Kent—The Making of a Nation

A Godly Reformation
'Hezekiah began to reign when he was five and twenty years old, and he reigned nine and twenty years in Jerusalem. And his mother's name was Abijah, the daughter of Zechariah. 2. And he did that which was right in the sight of the Lord, according to all that David his father had done. 3. He in the first year of his reign, in the first mouth, opened the doors of the house of the Lord, and repaired them. 4. And he brought in the priests and the Levites, and gathered them together into the east street,
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Cross References
Leviticus 19:36
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.

Deuteronomy 25:13
"You must use accurate scales when you weigh out merchandise,

Proverbs 11:1
The LORD detests the use of dishonest scales, but he delights in accurate weights.

Ezekiel 45:10
Use only honest weights and scales and honest measures, both dry and liquid.

Hosea 12:7
But no, the people are like crafty merchants selling from dishonest scales--they love to cheat.

Amos 8:5
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.

Zechariah 5:8
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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