Do not have two differing weights in your bag—one heavy, one light.
"You shall not have in your bag differing weights, a large and a small.
"You must use accurate scales when you weigh out merchandise,
Don't carry around with you two weights, one heavy and the other light,
Do not have in your bag different weights, a great and a small;
You shall not have in your bag two kinds of weights, large and small.
"You shall not have in your bag differing weights, a heavy and a light.
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1 tn Heb “a stone and a stone.” The repetition of the singular noun here expresses diversity, as the following phrase indicates. See IBHS 116 §7.2.3c.
2 tn Heb “a large and a small,” but since the issue is the weight, “a heavy and a light one” conveys the idea better in English.