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Proverbs 20:23

23  lUnequal weights are an abomination to the Lord,

and mfalse scales are not good.

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Proverbs 20:23 — The New International Version (NIV)

23 The Lord detests differing weights,

and dishonest scales do not please him.

Proverbs 20:23 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

23 Divers weights are an abomination unto the Lord;

And a false balance is not good.

Proverbs 20:23 — New Living Translation (NLT)

23 The Lord detests double standards;

he is not pleased by dishonest scales.

Proverbs 20:23 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

23 Diverse weights are an abomination to the Lord,

And dishonest scales are not good.

Proverbs 20:23 — New Century Version (NCV)

23 The Lord hates dishonest weights,

and dishonest scales do not please him.

Proverbs 20:23 — American Standard Version (ASV)

23 Diverse weights are an abomination to Jehovah;

And a false balance is not good.

Proverbs 20:23 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

23 Divers weights are an abomination unto Jehovah; and a false balance is not good.

Proverbs 20:23 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

23 A double standard of weights is disgusting to the Lord

and dishonest scales are no good. 

Proverbs 20:23 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

23 Differing weights are detestable to the Lord,

and dishonest scales are unfair.

Proverbs 20:23 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

23 Differing weights are an abomination to the Lord,

and false scales are not good.

Proverbs 20:23 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

23 An abomination of Yahweh is a stone and a weight,

and scales of falsehood are not good.

Proverbs 20:23 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

23 The Lord hates weights that weigh things heavier or lighter than they really are.

Scales that are not honest don’t please him.

Proverbs 20:23 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

23 Differing weights are an abomination to the Lord,

And a false scale is not good.


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