Honest scales and balances are from the LORD; all the weights in the bag are of his making.
A just balance and scales belong to the LORD; All the weights of the bag are His concern.
The LORD demands fairness in every business deal; he sets the standard.
GOD cares about honesty in the workplace; your business is his business.
True measures and scales are the Lord’s: all the weights of the bag are his work.
Honest balances and scales are the Lord’s; all the weights in the bag are his work.
Honest weights and scales are the LORD’S; All the weights in the bag are His work.
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1 tn Heb “a scale and balances of justice.” This is an attributive genitive, meaning “just scales and balances.” The law required that scales and measures be accurate and fair (Lev 19:36; Deut 25:13). Shrewd dishonest people kept light and heavy weights to make unfair transactions.
2 tn Heb “stones.”