Differing weights and differing measures—the LORD detests them both.
Differing weights and differing measures, Both of them are abominable to the LORD.
The LORD despises double standards of every kind.
Switching price tags and padding the expense account are two things GOD hates.
Unequal weights and unequal measures, they are all disgusting to the Lord.
Diverse weights and diverse measures are both alike an abomination to the LORD.
Diverse weights and diverse measures, They are both alike, an abomination to the LORD.
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1 tn The construction simply uses repetition to express different kinds of weights and measures: “a stone and a stone, an ephah and an ephah.”
2 tn Heb “an abomination of the
sn Behind this proverb is the image of the dishonest merchant who has different sets of weights and measures which are used to cheat customers. The Lord hates dishonesty in business transactions.