Balances. [N]

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.

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Balances'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.