9 “‘This is what the Sovereign Lord says: You have gone far enough, princes of Israel! Give up your violence and oppression and do what is just and right. Stop dispossessing my people, declares the Sovereign Lord.10 You are to use accurate scales, an accurate ephah[a] and an accurate bath.[b]
Ezekiel 45:10An ephah was a dry measure having the capacity of about 3/5 bushel or about 22 liters.
Ezekiel 45:10A bath was a liquid measure equaling about 6 gallons or about 22 liters.
4 Hear this, you who trample the needy and do away with the poor of the land,
“When will the New Moon be over that we may sell grain, and the Sabbath be ended that we may market wheat?”— skimping on the measure, boosting the price and cheating with dishonest scales, 6 buying the poor with silver and the needy for a pair of sandals, selling even the sweepings with the wheat.
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