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Thus saith the Lord God: Let it suffice you, O princes of Israel: cease from iniquity and robberies, and execute judgment and justice, separate your confines from my people, saith the Lord God.

10 You shall have just balances, and a just ephi, and a just bate.

11 The ephi and the bate shall be equal, and of one measure: that the bate may contain the tenth part of a core, and the ephi the tenth part of a core: their weight shall be equal according to the measure of a core.

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“‘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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