Proverbs 16:11

“A just weight and balance are the LORD'S: all the weights of the bag are his work.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

A iust weight and ballance are the Lords: all the weights of the bagge are his worke.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

A just balance and scales belong to the LORD; All the weights of the bag are His concern.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

A just balance and scales are Jehovah's; All the weights of the bag are his work.
- American Standard Version (1901)

True measures and scales are the Lord's: all the weights of the bag are his work.
- Basic English Bible

The just balance and scales are Jehovah's; all the weights of the bag are his work.
- Darby Bible

A just weight and balance are the LORD'S: all the weights of the bag are his work.
- Webster's Bible

Honest balances and scales are Yahweh's; all the weights in the bag are his work.
- World English Bible

A just beam and balances [are] Jehovah's, His work [are] all the stones of the bag.
- Youngs Literal Bible

A just balance and scales are the LORD'S; all the weights of the bag are His work.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 16:11


16:11 The Lord's - Are made by his direction and appointment, so that no man can alter them without violating God's rights and authority.


Discussion for Proverbs 16

  • Steve morrow
    PSALM 103:21 bless you the LORD all you HIS hosts you ministers of HIS that do HIS pleasure PSALM 111:2 the works of the LORD are great sought out of all them --- that have pleasure therein --- 2 THESSALONIANS 2:12 that they all might be damned who believed not the truth --- but had pleasure in unrighteousness 3 JOHN 1:4 I have no greater joy than to hear that MY children --- walk in truth PROVERBS 11:23 --the desire of the righteous-- is only good but the expectation of the wicked is wrath PSALM 10:3 for the wicked boasteth of his hearts desire and blesseth the covetous whom the LORD abhorreth
  • Geraldine Cole
    One thing we all do know Jesus has the Last word on everything in life and Death why because if we look closer we will see him in our life you see he breath on Saved and unsaved with Jesus this world would be different world we who are saved know the truth and his name Jesus you cannot get around him.You cannot go under him and you cannot go above him he is every place at the same time he is watching all
  • Lilian
    When a man's ways please the Lord He is making peace even to his enemies. Jehovah Shalom Jesus is the only Prince of Peace not even in this world giveth I will praise you Jesus forever amen
  • Cynthia
    THANK GOD PROVERBS 16.7 IS VERY TRUE.HE IS IN CONTROL.NOT OUR ENEMIES
  • BSP
    Verse 32: It takes a great amount of strength to control our anger.
  • Lila Beltz
    I think Proverbs 16:18 Tells us that we need to be humble in our thinking of our self's because when we get to thinking we are better then we really are we are going to fall because God hates arrogant spirit that people develop.

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