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1. False weights were exceedingly common (Proverbs 16:11; Proverbs 20:10; Amos 8:5).
6. Transgressors] RV ’they that deal treacherously.’
10. The shouting expresses exultation.
12. Disparaging remarks concerning neighbours are foolish.
14. For counsel read ’statesmanship.’
16. A woman of gracious disposition and manners obtains honour.
18. Worketh a deceitful work] RV ’earneth deceitful wages,’ fairy gold, apples of Sodom.
21. Hands were struck in confirmation of a bargain. Hence the meaning here and at Proverbs 16:5 is, ’My hand upon it!’ ’Assuredly!’
22. A gold ring was and still is worn by Oriental women, depending from the right nostril to the mouth.
24. Wise and liberal expenditure is contrasted with ill-advised niggardly economy.
26. Buying up corn to sell at famine prices was the evil in those days which corresponded to monopolies, trusts, and combines of later times. ’It is a wicked thing to make a dearth one’s garner.’
29. He throws his household into confusion by bad management, arbitrariness, etc.
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Dummelow, John. "Commentary on Proverbs 11". "Dummelow's Commentary on the Bible". https://www.studylight.org/