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Bible Verse Dictionary

Amos 8:5 - Shekel

Amos 8:5 - Saying, When will the new moon be gone, that we may sell corn? and the sabbath, that we may set forth wheat, making the ephah small, and the shekel great, and falsifying the balances by deceit?
Verse Strongs No. Hebrew
Saying H559 אָמַר
When H4970 מָתַי
will the new moon H2320 חֹדֶשׁ
be gone H5674 עָבַר
that we may sell H7666 שָׁבַר
corn H7668 שֶׁבֶר
and the sabbath H7676 שַׁבָּת
that we may set forth H6605 פָּתַח
wheat H1250 בָּר
making the ephah small H6994 קָטֹן
and the shekel H8255 שֶׁקֶל
great H1431 גָּדַל
and falsifying H5791 עָוַת
the balances H3976 מֹאזֵן
by deceit H4820 מִרְמָה


Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.