Balances
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Reference to balances is found in (Leviticus 19:36) They were in common use, gold and silver being paid out and received by weight. Reference is also made in (Micah 6:11; Hosea 12:7) to the dishonest practice of buying by heavier and selling by lighter weights.

Greek
2218. zugos -- a yoke
... Word Origin from zeugnumi (to yoke) Definition a yoke NASB Word Usage pair
of scales (1), yoke (5). pair of balances, yoke. From ...
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Strong's Hebrew
3976. mozen -- balances, scales
... 3975b, 3976. mozen. 3977 . balances, scales. Transliteration: mozen
Phonetic Spelling: (mo-zane') Short Definition: scales. Word ...
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3977. mozanya -- a scale, balance
... scales (1). balances. (Aramaic) corresponding to mo'zen -- balances. see HEBREW
mo'zen. 3976, 3977. mozanya. 3978 . Strong's Numbers.
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Library

Weighed in the Balances
... Weighed in the Balances. In the fifth chapter of Daniel we read the history of King
Belshazzar. ... Tekel"Thou art weighed in the balances, and art found wanting. ...
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Eighth Commandment
... Do you give short weight or measure? See what God says in His Word: "Shall I count
them pure with the wicked balances, and with the bag of deceitful weights? ...
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The Answer on the Way to Keep Control Over Abstinence.
... him who thus deceives himself by unfair considerations, saying: "But vain are the
children of men: the children of men are liars upon the balances that they ...
/.../cassian/the conferences of john cassian/chapter xxii the answer on.htm

God's Dealings with the Earth During the Tribulation Period.
... carnage shall ensue. "And I beheld, and lo a black horse; and he that sat
on him had a pair of balances in his hand. And I heard ...
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The Climax of Ecclesiastes' Exercises Seems to have Been Reached ...
... How thoroughly the balances of the sanctuary reverse the estimation of the world.
But, then, how may we become rich in that true, real sense? ...
/.../jennings/old groans and new songs/chapter x the climax of.htm

What have I Done?
... and may not therefore tell the truth; but when God shall try you he will make no
allowances; when the everlasting Jehovah grasps the balances of justice and ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 4 1858/what have i done.htm

Asa
... men who have holes enough in their armour, God knows, easy to be hit by
respectabilities sitting in their lounge-chairs, and having large balances at their ...
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The Scales of Judgment
... "Tekel; Thou art weighed in the balances, and art found wanting.""Daniel
5:27. ... "Thou art weighed in the balances and art found wanting,". ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 5 1859/the scales of judgment.htm

The First vision "On Earth"
... Black Horse. Famine. The rider, balances in hand. (Matthew 24.-7-). b vi.7, 8.
The Fourth Seal. The Livid Horse. Pestilence. (Matthew 24.-7-). ...
/.../bullinger/commentary on revelation/the first vision on earth.htm

Psalm LXII.
... unto Him, by lifting up your souls: "God is our helper."...Nevertheless, vain are
the sons of men, and liars are the sons of men in the balances, in order ...
/.../augustine/exposition on the book of psalms/psalm lxii.htm

Thesaurus
Balances (15 Occurrences)
... Multi-Version Concordance Balances (15 Occurrences). ... And I beheld, and lo a black
horse; and he that sat on him had a pair of balances in his hand. (KJV WBS). ...
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Balance (12 Occurrences)
... 5:27). The balances as represented on the most ancient Egyptian monuments
resemble those now in use. A "pair of balances" is a symbol ...
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Weighed (44 Occurrences)
... (See NAS RSV). Job 6:2 "Oh that my anguish were weighed, and all my calamity
laid in the balances! ... In the balances they will go up. ...
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Ephah (55 Occurrences)
... It corresponds to the bath in liquid measure and was the standard for measuring
grain and similar articles since it is classed with balances and weights ...
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Weigh (24 Occurrences)
... NIV). Jeremiah 32:10 I subscribed the deed, and sealed it, and called
witnesses, and weighed him the money in the balances. (Root ...
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Honest (34 Occurrences)
... justify the wicked. (See NIV). Leviticus 19:36 You shall have just balances,
just weights, a just ephah, and a just hin. I am Yahweh ...
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Weights (14 Occurrences)
... (BBE). Leviticus 19:36 You shall have just balances, just weights, a just ephah,
and a just hin. I am Yahweh your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt. ...
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Vexation (36 Occurrences)
... one. (ASV DBY RSV). Job 6:2 Oh that my vexation were but weighed, And all
my calamity laid in the balances! (See JPS ASV RSV). Job ...
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Lighter (10 Occurrences)
... (WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS NAS NIV). Psalms 62:9 Surely men of low degree are just a breath,
and men of high degree are a lie. In the balances they will go up. ...
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Witnessed (21 Occurrences)
... (YLT). Jeremiah 32:10 And I write in a book, and seal, and cause witnesses
to testify, and weigh the silver in balances; (See NIV). ...
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Concordance
Balances (15 Occurrences)

Revelation 6:5
And when he had opened the third seal, I heard the third beast say, Come and see. And I beheld, and lo a black horse; and he that sat on him had a pair of balances in his hand.
(KJV WBS)

Leviticus 19:36
You shall have just balances, just weights, a just ephah, and a just hin. I am Yahweh your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Job 6:2
"Oh that my anguish were weighed, and all my calamity laid in the balances!
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Job 31:6
He doth weigh me in righteous balances, And God doth know my integrity.
(YLT)

Psalms 62:9
Surely men of low degree are just a breath, and men of high degree are a lie. In the balances they will go up. They are together lighter than a breath.
(WEB JPS ASV YLT NAS RSV)

Proverbs 11:1
Balances of deceit 'are' an abomination to Jehovah, And a perfect weight 'is' His delight.
(YLT)

Proverbs 16:11
Honest balances and scales are Yahweh's; all the weights in the bag are his work.
(WEB YLT NIV)

Proverbs 20:23
An abomination to Jehovah 'are' a stone and a stone, And balances of deceit 'are' not good.
(YLT)

Jeremiah 32:10
I subscribed the deed, and sealed it, and called witnesses, and weighed him the money in the balances.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT)

Ezekiel 5:1
You, son of man, take a sharp sword; You shall take it as a barber's razor to you, and shall cause it to pass on your head and on your beard: then take balances to weigh, and divide the hair.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS RSV)

Ezekiel 45:10
You shall have just balances, and a just ephah, and a just bath.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Daniel 5:27
TEKEL; you are weighed in the balances, and are found wanting.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV)

Hosea 12:7
He is a merchant, the balances of deceit are in his hand: he loveth to oppress.
(KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Amos 8:5
Saying,'When will the new moon be gone, that we may sell grain? And the Sabbath, that we may market wheat, making the ephah small, and the shekel large, and dealing falsely with balances of deceit;
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV)

Micah 6:11
Shall I count them pure with the wicked balances, and with the bag of deceitful weights?
(KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT)

Subtopics

Balances

Balances used for Weighing

Balances: An Abomination

Balances: False Balance Used

Balances: Money Weighed With

Balances: Must be Just

Related Terms

Balance (12 Occurrences)

Weighed (44 Occurrences)

Ephah (55 Occurrences)

Weigh (24 Occurrences)

Honest (34 Occurrences)

Weights (14 Occurrences)

Vexation (36 Occurrences)

Lighter (10 Occurrences)

Witnessed (21 Occurrences)

Falsifying (2 Occurrences)

Trader (7 Occurrences)

Trafficker (3 Occurrences)

Throughly (10 Occurrences)

Tekel (2 Occurrences)

Razor (8 Occurrences)

Delusion (12 Occurrences)

Deceptive (11 Occurrences)

Deficient (6 Occurrences)

Misery (38 Occurrences)

Pair (18 Occurrences)

Perversely (15 Occurrences)

Bigger (4 Occurrences)

Balancing (2 Occurrences)

Barber's (1 Occurrence)

Boosting (1 Occurrence)

Bushel (6 Occurrences)

Clearing (11 Occurrences)

Contract (3 Occurrences)

Cheating (1 Occurrence)

Clear (641 Occurrences)

Cheat (5 Occurrences)

Copper (55 Occurrences)

Accurate (7 Occurrences)

Subscribed (2 Occurrences)

Sale (12 Occurrences)

Skimping (1 Occurrence)

Signed (8 Occurrences)

Provocation (20 Occurrences)

Knife (10 Occurrences)

Deceitfully (22 Occurrences)

Wanting (27 Occurrences)

Scales (33 Occurrences)

Hin (19 Occurrences)

Dishonest (33 Occurrences)

Sealed (31 Occurrences)

Anguish (75 Occurrences)

Thoroughly (48 Occurrences)

Calamity (108 Occurrences)

Actually (35 Occurrences)

Altogether (56 Occurrences)

Reckon (34 Occurrences)

Dealing (36 Occurrences)

Estate (40 Occurrences)

Degree (19 Occurrences)

Beam (17 Occurrences)

Beheld (95 Occurrences)

Unjust (44 Occurrences)

Beast (243 Occurrences)

Hair (135 Occurrences)

Market (24 Occurrences)

Evidence (41 Occurrences)

Rank (42 Occurrences)

Lacking (53 Occurrences)

Oh (164 Occurrences)

Oppress (57 Occurrences)

Birds (125 Occurrences)

Beard (23 Occurrences)

Breath (95 Occurrences)

Bath (13 Occurrences)

Shekel (37 Occurrences)

Falsely (72 Occurrences)

Witnesses (69 Occurrences)

Sell (58 Occurrences)

Deed (71 Occurrences)

Loveth (88 Occurrences)

Bag (52 Occurrences)

Divide (71 Occurrences)

Highborn (1 Occurrence)

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