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Proverbs 11:1

11 Dishonest a 1scales are an abomination to the Lord,

But a 2just weight is His delight.

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Proverbs 11:1 — The New International Version (NIV)

The Lord detests dishonest scales,

but accurate weights find favor with him.

Proverbs 11:1 — English Standard Version (ESV)

A false balance is an abomination to the Lord,

but a just weight is his delight.

Proverbs 11:1 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

A false balance is abomination to the Lord:

But a just weight is his delight.

Proverbs 11:1 — New Living Translation (NLT)

The Lord detests the use of dishonest scales,

but he delights in accurate weights.

Proverbs 11:1 — New Century Version (NCV)

The Lord hates dishonest scales,

but he is pleased with honest weights.

Proverbs 11:1 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

A false balance is an abomination to Jehovah;

But a just weight is his delight.

Proverbs 11:1 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

A false balance is an abomination to Jehovah; but a just weight is his delight.

Proverbs 11:1 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

Dishonest scales are disgusting to the Lord,

but accurate weights are pleasing to him.

Proverbs 11:1 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Dishonest scales are detestable to the Lord,

but an accurate weight is His delight.

Proverbs 11:1 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

A false balance is an abomination to the Lord,

but an accurate weight is his delight.

Proverbs 11:1 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

Balances of deceit are an abomination of Yahweh,

but an accurate weight delights him.

Proverbs 11:1 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

The Lord hates it when people use scales to cheat others.

But he is delighted when people use honest weights.

Proverbs 11:1 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

A false balance is an abomination to the Lord,

But a just weight is His delight.