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The emblem of justice (Job 31:6; Psalm 62:9; Proverbs 11:1) the test of truth and honesty. The emblem of scarcity, food being weighed out Revelation 6:5). Mozenaim, "double scales" (Genesis 23:16). Qaneh, "the beam of a balance" (Isaiah 46:6). Peles, "scales" (Isaiah 40:12): literally, "the beam", or else the aperture in which the tongue or beam moves.

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Fausset, Andrew Robert M.A., D.D., "Definition for 'balance' Fausset's Bible Dictionary". - Fausset's; 1878.

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