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Leviticus 19:35

    Leviticus 19:35 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

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

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    You shall do no unrighteousness in judgment, in length, in weight, or in measure.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment, in measures of length, of weight, or of quantity.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Do not make false decisions in questions of yard-sticks and weights and measures.

    Webster's Revision

    Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment, in measures of length, of weight, or of quantity.

    World English Bible

    "'You shall do no unrighteousness in judgment, in measures of length, of weight, or of quantity.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

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

    Definitions for Leviticus 19:35

    Meteyard - Measures of length.

    Clarke's Commentary on Leviticus 19:35

    Ye shall do no unrighteousness - Ye shall not act contrary to the strictest justice in any case, and especially in the four following, which properly understood, comprise all that can occur between a man and his fellow.

    1. Judgment in all cases that come before the civil magistrate; he is to judge and decide according to the law.

    2.-Mete-Yard, במדה bammiddah, in measures of length and surface, such as the reed, cubit, foot, span, hand's breadth, among the Jews; or ell, yard, foot, and inch, among us.

    3. Weight, במשכל bammishkal, in any thing that is weighed, the weights being all according to the standards kept for the purpose of trying the rest in the sanctuary, as appears from Exodus 30:13; 1 Chronicles 23:29; these weights were the talent, shekel, barleycorn, etc.

    4. Measure, במשורה bammesurah, from which we derive our term. This refers to all measures of capacity, such as the homer, ephah, seah, hin, omer, kab, and log. See all these explained at Exodus 16:16 (note).

    Barnes' Notes on Leviticus 19:35

    The ephah is here taken as the standard of dry measure, and the bin (see Exodus 29:40 note) as the standard of liquid measure. Of the two very different estimates of the capacities of these measures, the more probable is that the ephah did not hold quite four gallons and a half, and the hin not quite six pints. The log was a twelfth part of the hin Leviticus 14:10.

    Wesley's Notes on Leviticus 19:35

    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.