Proverbs 16:11

11 Honest scales and balances belong to the LORD; all the weights in the bag are of his making.

Proverbs 16:11 in Other Translations

KJV
11 A just weight and balance are the LORD'S: all the weights of the bag are his work.
ESV
11 A just balance and scales are the LORD's; all the weights in the bag are his work.
NLT
11 The LORD demands accurate scales and balances; he sets the standards for fairness.
MSG
11 God cares about honesty in the workplace; your business is his business.
CSB
11 Honest balances and scales are the Lord's; all the weights in the bag are His concern.

Proverbs 16:11 In-Context

9 In their hearts humans plan their course, but the LORD establishes their steps.
10 The lips of a king speak as an oracle, and his mouth does not betray justice.
11 Honest scales and balances belong to the LORD; all the weights in the bag are of his making.
12 Kings detest wrongdoing, for a throne is established through righteousness.
13 Kings take pleasure in honest lips; they value the one who speaks what is right.

Cross References 1

  • 1. S Proverbs 11:1; Ezekiel 45:10
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