Proverbs 20:23

“Divers weights are an abomination unto the LORD; and a false balance is not good.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 20:23

Diuers waights are an abomination vnto the Lord: and a false ballance is not good.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Differing weights are an abomination to the LORD, And a false scale is not good.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Diverse weights are an abomination to Jehovah; And a false balance is not good.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Unequal weights are disgusting to the Lord, and false scales are not good.
- Basic English Bible

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

Divers weights are an abomination to the LORD; and a false balance is not good.
- Webster's Bible

Yahweh detests differing weights, and dishonest scales are not pleasing.
- World English Bible

An abomination to Jehovah [are] a stone and a stone, And balances of deceit [are] not good.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Divers weights are an abomination to the LORD; and a false balance is not good.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 20:23

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 20:23


20:24 His way - What the issue of his designs will be.

20:25 A snare - It brings guilt upon him. After - After a man has made vows to enquire for ways to break them.


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