Reading through Proverbs, I was struck by these two similar verses, Proverbs 20:10 and 23:

Diverse weights and diverse measures,
They are both alike, an abomination to the Lord.

and

Diverse weights are an abomination to the Lord,
And dishonest scales are not good.

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Wise Words

March 20, 2012

Proverbs 17:27-28:

He who has knowledge spares his words,
And a man of understanding is of a calm spirit.

Even a fool is counted wise when he holds his peace;
When he shuts his lips, he is considered perceptive.