Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The perverse in heart are an abomination to the LORD, But the blameless in their walk are His delight.

King James Version

They that are of a froward heart are abomination to the LORD: but such as are upright in their way are his delight.

Holman Bible

Those with twisted minds are detestable to the Lord, but those with blameless conduct are His delight.

International Standard Version

Devious minds are abhorrent to the LORD, but those whose ways are innocent are his delight.

A Conservative Version

Those who are perverse in heart are an abomination to LORD, but such as are perfect in [their] way are his delight.

American Standard Version

They that are perverse in heart are an abomination to Jehovah; But such as are perfect in their way are his delight.

Amplified

They who are willfully contrary in heart are extremely disgusting and shamefully vile in the eyes of the Lord, but such as are blameless and wholehearted in their ways are His delight!

Bible in Basic English

The uncontrolled are hated by the Lord, but those whose ways are without error are his delight

Darby Translation

The perverse in heart are abomination to Jehovah; but they that are perfect in their way are his delight.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

They that are of a perverse heart are an abomination to the LORD, but such as are perfect in their way are his delight.

Julia Smith Translation

The perverse of heart are an abomination of Jehovah, and the blameless of way his delight

King James 2000

They that are of a perverse heart are abomination to the LORD: but such as are upright in their way are his delight.

Lexham Expanded Bible

An abomination of Yahweh [are] the {crooked of heart}, but his delight [are] {those with blameless ways}.

Modern King James verseion

They who are of a perverse heart are hateful to Jehovah, but the upright in the way are His delight.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The LORD abhorreth a fained heart; but he hath pleasure in them that are undefiled.

NET Bible

The Lord abhors those who are perverse in heart, but those who are blameless in their ways are his delight.

New Heart English Bible

Those who are perverse in heart are an abomination to the LORD, but those whose ways are blameless are his delight.

The Emphasized Bible

The abomination of Yahweh, are they of perverse heart, but, his delight, are the men of blameless life.

Webster

They that are of a froward heart are abomination to the LORD: but such as are upright in their way are his delight.

World English Bible

Those who are perverse in heart are an abomination to Yahweh, but those whose ways are blameless are his delight.

Youngs Literal Translation

An abomination to Jehovah are the perverse of heart, And the perfect of the way are His delight.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
עקּשׁ 
`iqqesh 
Usage: 11

תּעבה תּועבה 
Tow`ebah 
Usage: 117

to the Lord

Usage: 0

but such as are upright
תּמים 
Tamiym 
Usage: 91

דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

19 He who is steadfast in righteousness will attain to life, And he who pursues evil will bring about his own death. 20 The perverse in heart are an abomination to the LORD, But the blameless in their walk are His delight. 21 Assuredly, the evil man will not go unpunished, But the descendants of the righteous will be delivered.



Cross References

1 Chronicles 29:17

"Since I know, O my God, that You try the heart and delight in uprightness, I, in the integrity of my heart, have willingly offered all these things; so now with joy I have seen Your people, who are present here, make their offerings willingly to You.

Psalm 119:1

How blessed are those whose way is blameless, Who walk in the law of the LORD.

Psalm 11:7

For the LORD is righteous, He loves righteousness; The upright will behold His face.

Psalm 18:25-26

With the kind You show Yourself kind; With the blameless You show Yourself blameless;

Psalm 51:6

Behold, You desire truth in the innermost being, And in the hidden part You will make me know wisdom.

Psalm 140:13

Surely the righteous will give thanks to Your name; The upright will dwell in Your presence.

Proverbs 6:14

Who with perversity in his heart continually devises evil, Who spreads strife.

Proverbs 6:16-19

There are six things which the LORD hates, Yes, seven which are an abomination to Him:

Proverbs 8:13

"The fear of the LORD is to hate evil; Pride and arrogance and the evil way And the perverted mouth, I hate.

Proverbs 9:7

He who corrects a scoffer gets dishonor for himself, And he who reproves a wicked man gets insults for himself.

Proverbs 12:22

Lying lips are an abomination to the LORD, But those who deal faithfully are His delight.

Proverbs 13:6

Righteousness guards the one whose way is blameless, But wickedness subverts the sinner.

Proverbs 15:8

The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the LORD, But the prayer of the upright is His delight.

Proverbs 16:17

The highway of the upright is to depart from evil; He who watches his way preserves his life.

Proverbs 21:29

A wicked man displays a bold face, But as for the upright, he makes his way sure.



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