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

  • BSP
    Verse 2: In our own eyes we may seem to be doing okay, but it is Jehovah God who judges us according to his standards.
  • Librarygal143
    What a beautiful image, Praise God.
  • Vincent Louis
    One's thoughts will be established one surrenders his her works... works guided by the Ten Commandments to the Lord with total faith like the woman who touched the cloak of The Lord and was cured from her long illness of bleeding.
  • Cynthia. S Martinez
    I have put my problems in God's hands, as I can it deal with them and am sure he will bring me what I need. I read bible prayers on another apply but will be changing to this one as I praevery day
  • Steve morrow
    PROVERBS 16:4 THE LORD HAT MADE ALL THINGS FOR HIMSELF EVEN --- THE WICKED --- FOR THE DAY OF EVIL --- PROVERBS 16:7 WHEN A MANS WAYS PLEASE THE LORD HE MAKETH EVEN HIS ENEMIES TO BE AT PEACE WITH HIM--- PROVERBS 16:16 HOW MUCH BETTER IS IT TO GET WISDOM THAN GOLD AND TO GET UNDERSTANDING RATHER TO BE CHOSEN THAN SILVER---PROVERBS 2:3 IF THOU CRIEST AFTER KNOWLEDGE AND APPLY THINE HEART TO UNDERSTANDING ---2:5 THEN SHALT THOU UNDERSTAND THE FEAR OF THE LORD AND FIND THE KNOWLEDGE --- OF GOD ---2:6 FOR THE LORD GIVETH WISDOM OUT OF --- HIS MOUTH --- COMETH KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING
  • Jerry
    V21. "The wise in heart shall be called prudent..." a prudent man foreseeth the evil and hideth himself, a wise man prepares himself, he gets ready for whats ahead, and he knows what's ahead, because he reads his bible(KJV). He know the future, because it is written in the Bible.

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