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Rules for the Princes

“For this is what the Sovereign Lord says: Enough, you princes of Israel! Stop your violence and oppression and do what is just and right. Quit robbing and cheating my people out of their land. Stop expelling them from their homes, says the Sovereign Lord. 10 Use only honest weights and scales and honest measures, both dry and liquid.[a] 11 The homer[b] will be your standard unit for measuring volume. The ephah and the bath[c] will each measure one-tenth of a homer.

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Footnotes

  1. 45:10 Hebrew Use honest scales, an honest ephah, and an honest bath.
  2. 45:11a The homer measures about 50 gallons or 220 liters.
  3. 45:11b The ephah is a dry measure; the bath is a liquid measure.
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