Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

An unjust man is an abomination to the righteous, and he who is upright in the way is an abomination to a wicked man.

New American Standard Bible

An unjust man is abominable to the righteous, And he who is upright in the way is abominable to the wicked.

King James Version

An unjust man is an abomination to the just: and he that is upright in the way is abomination to the wicked.

Holman Bible

An unjust man is detestable to the righteous,
and one whose way is upright
is detestable to the wicked.

International Standard Version

The unjust man is detestable to the righteous, and whoever lives blamelessly is detestable to the wicked.

American Standard Version

An unjust man is an abomination to the righteous; And he that is upright in the way is an abomination to the wicked.

Amplified

An unjust man is an abomination to the righteous, and he who is upright in the way [of the Lord] is an abomination to the wicked.

Bible in Basic English

An evil man is disgusting to the upright, and he who is upright is disgusting to evil-doers.

Darby Translation

An unjust man is an abomination to the righteous; and he that is of upright way is an abomination to the wicked man.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

An unjust man is an abomination to the just, and he that is upright in the way is abomination to the wicked.

Julia Smith Translation

A man of iniquity is an abomination of the just; and the upright of way, an abomination of the unjust one.

King James 2000

An unjust man is an abomination to the just: and he that is upright in the way is abomination to the wicked.

Lexham Expanded Bible

A man of injustice is an abomination to the righteous, but the {upright} is an abomination to the wicked.

Modern King James verseion

An unjust man is a hateful thing to the just; and he who is upright in the way is hateful to the wicked.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The righteous abhorreth the ungodly; but as for those that be in the right way, the wicked hate them.

NET Bible

An unjust person is an abomination to the righteous, and the one who lives an upright life is an abomination to the wicked.

New Heart English Bible

A dishonest man detests the righteous, and the upright in their ways detest the wicked.

The Emphasized Bible

An abomination to the righteous, is the man of perversity, and, an abomination to the lawless, is a man of straightforward way.

Webster

An unjust man is an abomination to the just: and he that is upright in the way is abomination to the wicked.

World English Bible

A dishonest man detests the righteous, and the upright in their ways detest the wicked.

Youngs Literal Translation

An abomination to the righteous is the perverse man, And an abomination to the wicked is the upright in the way!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
An unjust
עלה עולה עולה עול עול 
`evel 
Usage: 53

man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

is an abomination
תּעבה תּועבה 
Tow`ebah 
Usage: 117

to the just
צדּיק 
Tsaddiyq 
Usage: 206

in the way
דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

תּעבה תּועבה 
Tow`ebah 
Usage: 117

Context Readings

All About Life

26 Many seek the ruler's favor, but a man's justice [is] from LORD. 27 An unjust man is an abomination to the righteous, and he who is upright in the way is an abomination to a wicked man.



Cross References

Psalm 139:21

Do I not hate them, O LORD, who hate thee? And am I not grieved with those who rise up against thee?

1 John 3:13

Marvel not, my brothers, if the world hates you.

Psalm 119:115

Depart from me, ye evil-doers, that I may keep the commandments of my God.

Proverbs 24:9

The thought of folly is sin. And the scoffer is an abomination to men.

Proverbs 29:10

Bloodthirsty men hate him who is perfect, but the upright seek his soul.

Zechariah 11:8

And I cut off the three shepherds in one month, for my soul was weary of them, and their soul also loathed me.

John 7:7

The world cannot hate you, but it hates me because I testify about it, that its works are evil.

John 15:17-19

These things I command you, so that ye may love each other.

John 15:23

He who hates me hates my Father also.

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