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Weights And Measures Division – Proverbs 16:11

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 – Proverbs 16:10

Justice From The Lips Of The Leader
Proverbs 16:10

10 The lips of a king speak as an oracle,
and his mouth does not betray justice.

NIV

Commentary

A legitimate national leader
is a prophet who secures justice.

Your Heart And God’s Path – Proverbs 16:9

Your Heart And God’s Path
Proverbs 16:9

9 In their hearts humans plan their course,
but the Lord establishes their steps.

NIV

PCDC Commentary

You plan with your heart,
but the Lord creates your path.

Righteous Gain Versus Unjust Gain – Proverbs 16:8

Righteous Gain Versus Unjust Gain
Proverbs 16:8

8 Better a little with righteousness
than much gain with injustice.

New International Version (NIV)

PCDC Commentary

A righteous meager gain
surpasses an unfair substantial gain.

The Way Of The Lord – Proverbs 16:7

The Way Of The Lord
Proverbs 16:7

7 When the Lord takes pleasure in anyone’s way,
he causes their enemies to make peace with them.

PCDC Commentary

Following the Lord
protects you from your enemies.