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Deuteronomy 25:13

13 Do not have two differing weights in your bag—one heavy, one light.

Read Deuteronomy 25:13 Using Other Translations

Thou shalt not have in thy bag divers weights, a great and a small.
"You shall not have in your bag two kinds of weights, a large and a small.
“You must use accurate scales when you weigh out merchandise,

What does Deuteronomy 25:13 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Deuteronomy 25:13

Thou shalt not have in thy bag divers weights
Or, "a stone and a stone" F25; it being usual, in those times and countries, to have their weights of stone, as it was formerly with us here; we still say, that such a commodity is worth so much per stone, a stone being of such a weight; now these were not to be different:

a great and a small;
great weights, to buy with them, and small weights, to sell with them, as the Targum of Jonathan paraphrases it.


FOOTNOTES:

F25 (Nbaw Nba) "lapis et lapis", Montanus, Vatablus, Piscator.
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