Parallel Verses

King James 2000

The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the LORD: but the prayer of the upright is his delight.

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the LORD: but the prayer of the upright is his delight.

Holman Bible

The sacrifice of the wicked is detestable to the Lord,
but the prayer of the upright is His delight.

International Standard Version

The sacrifice of the wicked is detestable to the LORD, but the prayer of the upright is his delight.

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to Jehovah; But the prayer of the upright is his delight.

Amplified

The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination, hateful and exceedingly offensive to the Lord, but the prayer of the upright is His delight!

Bible in Basic English

The offering of the evil-doer is disgusting to the Lord, but the prayer of the upright man is his delight.

Darby Translation

The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to Jehovah; but the prayer of the upright is his delight.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

Julia Smith Translation

The sacrifice of the unjust an abomination of Jehovah: and the prayer of the upright his acceptance.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination of Yahweh, but the prayer of the upright [is] his delight.

Modern King James verseion

The sacrifice of the wicked is a hateful thing to Jehovah, but the prayer of the upright is His delight.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The LORD abhorreth the sacrifice of the ungodly; but the prayer of the righteous is acceptable to him.

NET Bible

The Lord abhors the sacrifices of the wicked, but the prayer of the upright pleases him.

New Heart English Bible

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

The Emphasized Bible

The sacrifice of lawless men, is an abomination to Yahweh, but, the prayer of the upright, is his delight.

Webster

The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the LORD: but the prayer of the upright is his delight.

World English Bible

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

Youngs Literal Translation

The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to Jehovah, And the prayer of the upright is His delight.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
זבח 
Zebach 
Usage: 162

of the wicked
רשׁע 
Rasha` 
Usage: 263

is an abomination
תּעבה תּועבה 
Tow`ebah 
Usage: 117

to the Lord

Usage: 0

but the prayer
תּפלּה 
T@phillah 
Usage: 77

References

Fausets

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

7 The lips of the wise disperse knowledge: but the heart of the foolish does not so. 8 The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the LORD: but the prayer of the upright is his delight. 9 The way of the wicked is an abomination unto the LORD: but he loves him that follows after righteousness.



Cross References

Proverbs 15:29

The LORD is far from the wicked: but he hears the prayer of the righteous.

Proverbs 21:27

The sacrifice of the wicked is abomination: how much more, when he brings it with a wicked mind?

Jeremiah 6:20

To what purpose comes there to me incense from Sheba, and the sweet cane from a far country? your burnt offerings are not acceptable, nor your sacrifices sweet unto me.

Isaiah 1:10-15

Hear the word of the LORD, you rulers of Sodom; give ear unto the law of our God, you people of Gomorrah.

Isaiah 61:8

For I the LORD love justice, I hate robbery with a burnt offering; and I will direct their work in truth, and I will make an everlasting covenant with them.

1 Chronicles 29:17

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

Proverbs 28:9

He that turns away his ear from hearing the law, even his prayer shall be abomination.

Ecclesiastes 5:1

Guard your steps when you go to the house of God, and be more ready to hear, than to give the sacrifice of fools: for they consider not that they do evil.

Song of Songs 2:14

O my dove, in the clefts of the rock, in the secret places of the cliff, let me see your face, let me hear your voice; for sweet is your voice, and your countenance is lovely.

Isaiah 66:3

He that kills an ox is as if he slew a man; he that sacrifices a lamb, as if he breaks a dog's neck; he that offers a grain offering, as if he offered swine's blood; he that burns incense, as if he blessed an idol. Yea, they have chosen their own ways, and their soul delights in their abominations.

Jeremiah 7:21-23

Thus says the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel; Add your burnt offerings unto your sacrifices, and eat the flesh.

Amos 5:21-22

I hate, I despise your feast days, and I will not take delight in your solemn assemblies.

John 4:24

God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth.

Psalm 17:1

[A prayer of David.] Hear the right, O LORD, attend unto my cry, give ear unto my prayer, that goes not out of feigned lips.

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