Parallel Verses

World English Bible

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

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.

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

in their way
דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

19 He who is truly righteous gets life. He who pursues evil gets death. 20 Those who are perverse in heart are an abomination to Yahweh, but those whose ways are blameless are his delight. 21 Most certainly, the evil man will not be unpunished, but the seed of the righteous will be delivered.



Cross References

1 Chronicles 29:17

I know also, my God, that you try the heart, and have pleasure in uprightness. As for me, in the uprightness of my heart I have willingly offered all these things. Now have I seen with joy your people, that are present here, offer willingly to you.

Psalm 119:1

Blessed are those whose ways are blameless, who walk according to Yahweh's law.

Psalm 11:7

For Yahweh is righteous. He loves righteousness. The upright shall see his face. For the Chief Musician; upon an eight-stringed lyre. A Psalm of David.

Psalm 18:25-26

With the merciful you will show yourself merciful. With the perfect man, you will show yourself perfect.

Psalm 51:6

Behold, you desire truth in the inward parts. You teach me wisdom in the inmost place.

Psalm 140:13

Surely the righteous will give thanks to your name. The upright will dwell in your presence. A Psalm by David.

Proverbs 6:14

in whose heart is perverseness, who devises evil continually, who always sows discord.

Proverbs 6:16-19

There are six things which Yahweh hates; yes, seven which are an abomination to him:

Proverbs 8:13

The fear of Yahweh is to hate evil. I hate pride, arrogance, the evil way, and the perverse mouth.

Proverbs 9:7

He who corrects a mocker invites insult. He who reproves a wicked man invites abuse.

Proverbs 12:22

Lying lips are an abomination to Yahweh, but those who do the truth are his delight.

Proverbs 13:6

Righteousness guards the way of integrity, but wickedness overthrows the sinner.

Proverbs 15:8

The sacrifice made by the wicked is an abomination to Yahweh, but the prayer of the upright is his delight.

Proverbs 16:17

The highway of the upright is to depart from evil. He who keeps his way preserves his soul.

Proverbs 21:29

A wicked man hardens his face; but as for the upright, he establishes his ways.

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