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Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Let it suffice you, O princes of Israel: remove violence and spoil, and execute justice and righteousness; take away your [a]exactions from my people, saith the Lord Jehovah. 10 Ye shall have just balances, and a just ephah, and a just bath. 11 The ephah and the bath shall be of one measure, that the bath may contain the tenth part of a homer, and the ephah the tenth part of a homer: the measure thereof shall be after the homer.

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Footnotes

  1. Ezekiel 45:9 Hebrew expulsions.

“‘This is what the Sovereign Lord says: You have gone far enough, princes of Israel! Give up your violence and oppression(A) and do what is just and right.(B) Stop dispossessing my people, declares the Sovereign Lord. 10 You are to use accurate scales,(C) an accurate ephah[a](D) and an accurate bath.[b] 11 The ephah(E) and the bath are to be the same size, the bath containing a tenth of a homer and the ephah a tenth of a homer; the homer is to be the standard measure for both.

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Footnotes

  1. Ezekiel 45:10 An ephah was a dry measure having the capacity of about 3/5 bushel or about 22 liters.
  2. Ezekiel 45:10 A bath was a liquid measure equaling about 6 gallons or about 22 liters.

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