Weights And Measures Division
Proverbs 16:11 (NIV)
11 Honest scales and balances belong to the Lord;
all the weights in the bag are of his making.
Proverbs Club Commentary
The Lord demands honest measurements
in commerce and relationships.
Cheating is verboten.
Justice From The Lips Of The Leader
10 The lips of a king speak as an oracle,
and his mouth does not betray justice.
A legitimate national leader
is a prophet who secures justice.
Your Heart And God’s Path
9 In their hearts humans plan their course,
but the Lord establishes their steps.
You plan with your heart,
but the Lord creates your path.
Righteous Gain Versus Unjust Gain
8 Better a little with righteousness
than much gain with injustice.
New International Version (NIV)
A righteous meager gain
surpasses an unfair substantial gain.
The Way Of The Lord
7 When the Lord takes pleasure in anyone’s way,
he causes their enemies to make peace with them.
Following the Lord
protects you from your enemies.