Proverbs 20:10
New International Version
Differing weights and differing measures— the LORD detests them both.

New Living Translation
False weights and unequal measures— the LORD detests double standards of every kind.

English Standard Version
Unequal weights and unequal measures are both alike an abomination to the LORD.

Berean Study Bible
Differing weights and unequal measures—both are detestable to the LORD.

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

New King James Version
Diverse weights and diverse measures, They are both alike, an abomination to the LORD.

New American Standard Bible
Differing weights and differing measures, Both of them are abominable to the LORD.

NASB 1995
Differing weights and differing measures, Both of them are abominable to the LORD.

NASB 1977
Differing weights and differing measures, Both of them are abominable to the LORD.

Amplified Bible
Differing weights [one for buying and another for selling] and differing measures, Both of them are detestable and offensive to the LORD.

Christian Standard Bible
Differing weights and varying measures — both are detestable to the LORD.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Differing weights and varying measures— both are detestable to the LORD.

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

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Discrepant weights and discrepant measures, both are despised before LORD JEHOVAH.

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

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.

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

Good News Translation
The LORD hates people who use dishonest weights and measures.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
A double standard of weights and measures- both are disgusting to the LORD.

International Standard Version
FALSE weights and measures— the LORD surely detests both of them.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Divers weights, and divers measures, Both of them alike are abomination to the LORD.

Literal Standard Version
A stone and a stone, an ephah and an ephah, Even both of them [are] an abomination to YHWH.

NET Bible
Diverse weights and diverse measures--the LORD abhors both of them.

New Heart English Bible
Differing weights and differing measures, both of them alike are an abomination to the LORD.

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

Young's Literal Translation
A stone and a stone, an ephah and an ephah, Even both of them are an abomination to Jehovah.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Wine is a Mocker
9Who can say, “I have kept my heart pure; I am cleansed from my sin”? 10Differing weights and unequal measures— both are detestable to the LORD. 11Even a young man is known by his actions—whether his conduct is pure and upright.…

Cross References
Leviticus 19:36
You shall maintain honest scales and weights, an honest ephah, and an honest hin. I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt.

Proverbs 11:1
Dishonest scales are an abomination to the LORD, but an accurate weight is His delight.

Proverbs 20:23
Unequal weights are detestable to the LORD, and dishonest scales are no good.


Treasury of Scripture

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

Deuteronomy 25:13
Thou shalt not have in thy bag divers weights, a great and a small.

both

Proverbs 20:23
Divers weights are an abomination unto the LORD; and a false balance is not good.

Proverbs 11:1
A false balance is abomination to the LORD: but a just weight is his delight.

Proverbs 16:11
A just weight and balance are the LORD'S: all the weights of the bag are his work.

abomination

Deuteronomy 7:25,26
The graven images of their gods shall ye burn with fire: thou shalt not desire the silver or gold that is on them, nor take it unto thee, lest thou be snared therein: for 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, shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone: which is the second death.









(10) Divers weights and divers measures . . .--See above on Proverbs 11:1.

Verse 10. - Divers weights, and divers measures; literally, stone and stone, ephah and ephah. The stones were used for weighing: dishonest traders kept them of different weights, and also measures of different capacities, substituting one for the other in order to defraud unwary customers. The Septuagint makes this plain by rendering, "A weight great and small, and measures double" (see on Proverbs 11:1 and Proverbs 16:11; and comp. ver. 23). The ephah was a dry measure, being one-tenth of the homer, and occupying the same position in solids as the bath did in liquids. It equalled about three pecks of our measure. Both of them are alike abomination to the Lord (Proverbs 17:15; comp. Leviticus 19:36; Deuteronomy 25:13, etc.); Septuagint, "Are impure before the Lord, even both of them, and he who doeth them." Pseudo-Bernard ('De Pass. Dom.,' 17.), applying the passage mystically, teaches that a man may be said to keep a double measure, who, being conscious of his own evil character, endeavours to appear righteous to others; who, as he puts it, "Suo judicio terrae proximus est, et aliis cupit elevatus videri." Others, connecting this verse in thought with the preceding, see in it a warning against judging a neighbour by a standard which we do not apply to ourselves. The Septuagint Version arranges the matter from ver. 10 onwards differently from the Hebrew, omitting vers. 14-19, and placing vers. 10-13 after ver. 22.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Differing
אֶ֣בֶן (’e·ḇen)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 68: A stone

weights
וָ֭אֶבֶן (wā·’e·ḇen)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 68: A stone

and unequal measures—
אֵיפָ֣ה (’ê·p̄āh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 374: Ephah -- an ephah (a measure of grain)

both
שְׁנֵיהֶֽם׃ (šə·nê·hem)
Number - mdc | third person masculine plural
Strong's 8147: Two (a cardinal number)

are detestable
תּוֹעֲבַ֥ת (tō·w·‘ă·ḇaṯ)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 8441: Something disgusting, an abhorrence, idolatry, an idol

to the LORD.
יְ֝הוָ֗ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel


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