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Hosea 12:7
Canaan is a merchant, the balances of deceit are in his hand; he loveth to oppress.
He is a trafficker, the balances of deceit are in his hand: he loveth to oppress.
A merchant, in whose hand are false and fraudulent balances; He loves to oppress and exploit.
Canaan [Israel—whose ideals have sunk to those of Canaan] is a trader; the balances of deceit are in his hand; he loves to oppress and defraud.
He is a merchant, the balances of deceit are in his hand: he loveth to oppress.
He is a merchant; the means to cheat are in his hands; he loves to take advantage of others.
So you, return to your God; hold fast to grace and justice; and always put your hope in your God.
Israel, you enjoy cheating and taking advantage of others.
[He is] a merchant, balances of deceit are in his hand; he loveth to oppress.
He is like Chanaan, there is a deceitful balance in his hand, he hath loved oppression.
“Jacob is a tricky merchant. He even cheats his friend! Even his scales lie.
A merchant, in whose hands are false balances, he loves to oppress.
A merchant, in whose hands are false balances, he loves to oppress.
The merchants use dishonest scales; they like to ·cheat people [oppress].
He is Canaan: the balances of decree are in his hand: he loveth to oppress.
The Lord says, “The merchants use dishonest scales. They love to cheat people.
The Lord says, “The people of Israel are as dishonest as the Canaanites; they love to cheat their customers with false scales.
A merchant loves to extort with dishonest scales in his hands.
The merchants use dishonest scales. They like to cheat people.
“Now as for the merchant, deceitful balances remain in his hand, and he loves to defraud.
¶ He is a merchant who has the balances of deceit in his hand; he loves to oppress.
He is a merchant, the balances of deceit are in his hand: he loveth to oppress.
He is a merchant, the balances of deceit are in his hand: he loveth to oppress.
The trader, in his hand are scales of deceit; he loves to oppress.
But no, my people are like crafty merchants selling from dishonest scales—they love to cheat.
The businessmen engage in wholesale fraud. They love to rip people off! Ephraim boasted, “Look, I’m rich! I’ve made it big! And look how well I’ve covered my tracks: not a hint of fraud, not a sign of sin!”
A merchant, in whose hands are deceitful balances, he loves to oppress.
The Lord says, “The merchants use dishonest scales. They love to cheat people.
You must return to your God. Maintain loyalty and justice and always hope in your God.
A merchant, in whose hands are false balances, He loves to oppress.
The merchants use dishonest scales; they like to cheat people.
The businessmen love to cheat; they use dishonest scales.
You are like a trader who uses dishonest scales. You love to cheat others.
The merchant uses dishonest scales and loves to defraud.
The merchant uses dishonest scales and loves to defraud.
“A cunning Canaanite! Deceitful scales are in his hand; He loves to oppress.
One who buys and sells and who lies about the weight of things loves to make it hard for others.
But no, the people are like crafty merchants selling from dishonest scales— they love to cheat.
A trader, in whose hands are false balances, he loves to oppress.
A trader, in whose hands are false balances, he loves to oppress.
A trader, in whose hands are false balances, he loves to oppress.
A trader, in whose hands are false balances, he loves to oppress.
A Kena’an (merchant), in whose hand are the scales of mirmar (deceit) He loveth to oppress.
A trader, in whose hands are false balances, he loves to oppress.
A trader, in whose hands are false balances, he loves to oppress.
So you should return to your God, keep covenant loyalty and justice, and wait for your God continually.
Like Canaan, Israel is a merchant who uses dishonest scales— he loves to cheat people!
A merchant has dishonest scales in his hand. He loves to defraud.
Canaan loved false challenge, a guileful balance in his hand. (The merchant loved false practises, yea, a deceitful balance was in his hands.)
Canaan! in his hand [are] balances of deceit! To oppress he hath loved.
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