New Living Translation
The LORD detests double standards; he is not pleased by dishonest scales.
King James Bible
Divers weights are an abomination unto the LORD; and a false balance is not good.
Darby Bible Translation
Divers weights are an abomination unto Jehovah; and a false balance is not good.
World English Bible
Yahweh detests differing weights, and dishonest scales are not pleasing.
Young's Literal Translation
An abomination to Jehovah are a stone and a stone, And balances of deceit are not good.
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LibraryPloughing in Canaan.
In Scripture frequent mention is made of the husbandman and his work. Ploughing the land, sowing the seed, reaping the harvest, and winnowing the grain are often referred to. Our picture shows an Eastern husbandman ploughing. How different it is to ploughing in our own land! There is no coulter; and instead of the broad steel plough-share we see a pointed piece of wood. And the long handles with which our labourers guide their ploughs--where are they? The strong horses, too, harnessed one behind …
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"You must use accurate scales when you weigh out merchandise,
The LORD detests the use of dishonest scales, but he delights in accurate weights.
False weights and unequal measures--the LORD detests double standards of every kind.
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