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Leviticus 19:35 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment, in measures of length, of weight, or of quantity.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment, in meteyard, in weight, or in measure.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— ‘You shall do no wrong in judgment, in measurement of weight, or capacity.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment, in weight, in measure of length or of capacity.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment, in measure of length, in weight, and in measure of capacity:
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Ye shall not act perversely in giving judgment,—in measures of extent, in weights, in measures of capacity:
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— 'Ye do not do perversity in judgment, in mete-yard, in weight, or in liquid measure;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Do not any unjust thing in judgment, in rule, in weight, or in measure.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Ye shall doe no vnrighteousnes in iudgment, in meteyard, in weight, or in measure.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Ye shall not act unrighteously in judgment, in measures and weights and scales.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment, in meteyard, in weight, or in measure.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Ye shall do 6213
{6213} Prime
עָשָׂה
`asah
{aw-saw'}
A primitive root; to do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
no x3808
(3808) Complement
לֹא
lo'
{lo}
lo; a primitive particle; not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication no; often used with other particles.
unrighteousness 5766
{5766} Prime
עֶוֶל
`evel
{eh'-vel}
From H5765; (moral) evil.
in judgment, 4941
{4941} Prime
מִשְׁפָּט
mishpat
{mish-pawt'}
From H8199; properly a verdict (favorable or unfavorable) pronounced judicially, especially a sentence or formal decree (human or (particularly) divine law, individual or collectively), including the act, the place, the suit, the crime, and the penalty; abstractly justice, including a particular right, or privilege (statutory or customary), or even a style.
in meteyard, 4060
{4060} Prime
מִדָּה
middah
{mid-daw'}
Feminine of H4055; properly extension, that is, height or breadth; also a measure (including its standard); hence a portion (as measured) or a vestment; specifically tribute (as measured).
in weight, 4948
{4948} Prime
מִשְׁקָל
mishqal
{mish-kawl'}
From H8254; weight (numerically estimated); hence, weighing (the act).
or in measure. 4884
{4884} Prime
מְשׂוּרָה
m@suwrah
{mes-oo-raw'}
From an unused root meaning apparently to divide; a measure (for liquids).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Leviticus 19:30-37.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Leviticus 19:35

In mete — yard — In the measuring of lands, or dry things, as cloth, ribband. In measure — In the measuring liquid or such dry things as are only contigious, as corn or wine.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Leviticus 19:35

Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment, in (o) meteyard, in weight, or in measure.

(o) As in measuring the ground.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
no unrighteousness:

Leviticus 19:15 Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment: thou shalt not respect the person of the poor, nor honour the person of the mighty: [but] in righteousness shalt thou judge thy neighbour.

in meteyard:

Deuteronomy 25:13 Thou shalt not have in thy bag divers weights, a great and a small.
Deuteronomy 25:15 [But] thou shalt have a perfect and just weight, a perfect and just measure shalt thou have: that thy days may be lengthened in the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee.
Proverbs 11:1 A false balance [is] abomination to the LORD: but a just weight [is] his delight.
Proverbs 16:11 A just weight and balance [are] the LORD'S: all the weights of the bag [are] his work.
Proverbs 20:10 Divers weights, [and] divers measures, both of them [are] alike abomination to the LORD.
Ezekiel 22:12-13 In thee have they taken gifts to shed blood; thou hast taken usury and increase, and thou hast greedily gained of thy neighbours by extortion, and hast forgotten me, saith the Lord GOD. ... Behold, therefore I have smitten mine hand at thy dishonest gain which thou hast made, and at thy blood which hath been in the midst of thee.
Amos 8:5-6 Saying, When will the new moon be gone, that we may sell corn? and the sabbath, that we may set forth wheat, making the ephah small, and the shekel great, and falsifying the balances by deceit? ... That we may buy the poor for silver, and the needy for a pair of shoes; [yea], and sell the refuse of the wheat?
Micah 6:1 Hear ye now what the LORD saith; Arise, contend thou before the mountains, and let the hills hear thy voice.
Matthew 7:2 For with what judgment ye judge, ye shall be judged: and with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you again.
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Lv 19:15. Dt 25:13, 15. Pv 11:1; 16:11; 20:10. Ezk 22:12. Am 8:5. Mi 6:1. Mt 7:2.

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