Proverbs 20:23
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
8441 [e]תּוֹעֲבַ֣ת
tō-w-‘ă-ḇaṯ
An abomination toN-fsc
3068 [e]יְ֭הוָה
Yah-weh
YahwehN-proper-ms
68 [e]אֶ֣בֶן
’e-ḇen
DifferingN-fs
68 [e]וָאָ֑בֶן
wā-’ā-ḇen;
and [Diverse] weights [are]Conj-w | N-fs
3976 [e]וּמֹאזְנֵ֖י
ū-mō-zə-nê
and scales [are]Conj-w | N-mdc
4820 [e]מִרְמָ֣ה
mir-māh
dishonestN-fs
3808 [e]לֹא־
lō-
notAdv-NegPrt
2896 [e]טֽוֹב׃
ṭō-wḇ.
goodAdj-ms









Hebrew Texts
משלי 20:23 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
תֹּועֲבַ֣ת יְ֭הוָה אֶ֣בֶן וָאָ֑בֶן וּמֹאזְנֵ֖י מִרְמָ֣ה לֹא־טֹֽוב׃

משלי 20:23 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
תועבת יהוה אבן ואבן ומאזני מרמה לא־טוב׃

משלי 20:23 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
תועבת יהוה אבן ואבן ומאזני מרמה לא־טוב׃

משלי 20:23 Hebrew Bible
תועבת יהוה אבן ואבן ומאזני מרמה לא טוב׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Differing weights are an abomination to the LORD, And a false scale is not good.

King James Bible
Divers weights are an abomination unto the LORD; and a false balance is not good.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Differing weights are detestable to the LORD, and dishonest scales are unfair.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

weights

Proverbs 20:10 Divers weights, and divers measures, both of them are alike abomination …

Ezekiel 45:10 You shall have just balances, and a just ephah, and a just bath.

a false balance

Hosea 12:7 He is a merchant, the balances of deceit are in his hand: he loves to oppress.

Amos 8:5 Saying, When will the new moon be gone, that we may sell corn? and …

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