Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

For the perverse is an abomination to Jehovah; But his friendship is with the upright.

New American Standard Bible

For the devious are an abomination to the Lord;
But He is intimate with the upright.

King James Version

For the froward is abomination to the LORD: but his secret is with the righteous.

Holman Bible

for the devious are detestable to the Lord,
but He is a friend to the upright.

International Standard Version

Indeed, a perverse man is utterly disgusting to the LORD, but he takes the upright into his confidence.

A Conservative Version

For the perverse man is an abomination to LORD, but his friendship is with the upright.

Amplified


For the devious are repulsive to the Lord;
But His private counsel is with the upright [those with spiritual integrity and moral courage].

Bible in Basic English

For the wrong-hearted man is hated by the Lord, but he is a friend to the upright.

Darby Translation

For the perverse is an abomination to Jehovah; but his secret is with the upright.

Julia Smith Translation

For the perverse is an abomination of Jehovah: and his intercourse with the upright

King James 2000

For the perverse is abomination to the LORD: but his secret is with the righteous.

Lexham Expanded Bible

for he who is perverse [is] an abomination of Yahweh, but those who are upright [are] his confidence.

Modern King James verseion

For the crooked man is hateful to Jehovah, but His secret is with the righteous.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

for the LORD abhorreth the froward, but his secret is among the righteous.

NET Bible

for one who goes astray is an abomination to the Lord, but he reveals his intimate counsel to the upright.

New Heart English Bible

For the perverse is an abomination to the LORD, but his friendship is with the upright.

The Emphasized Bible

For, an abomination to Yahweh, is the tortuous man, but, with the upright, he is intimate.

Webster

For the froward is abomination to the LORD: but his secret is with the righteous.

World English Bible

For the perverse is an abomination to Yahweh, but his friendship is with the upright.

Youngs Literal Translation

For an abomination to Jehovah is the perverted, And with the upright is His secret counsel.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For the froward
לוּז 
Luwz 
Usage: 6

תּעבה תּועבה 
Tow`ebah 
Usage: 117

to the Lord

Usage: 0

but his secret
סוד 
Cowd 
Usage: 21

Context Readings

Role Of Wisdom In Creation And Society

31 Envy thou not the man of violence, And choose none of his ways. 32 For the perverse is an abomination to Jehovah; But his friendship is with the upright. 33 The curse of Jehovah is in the house of the wicked; But he blesseth the habitation of the righteous.



Cross References

Psalm 25:14

The friendship of Jehovah is with them that fear him; And he will show them his covenant.

Proverbs 11:20

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

Job 29:4

As I was in the ripeness of my days, When the friendship of God was upon my tent;

Psalm 18:26

With the pure thou wilt show thyself pure; And with the perverse thou wilt show thyself froward.

Proverbs 6:6-19

Go to the ant, thou sluggard; Consider her ways, and be wise:

Proverbs 8:13

The fear of Jehovah is to hate evil: Pride, and arrogancy, and the evil way, And the perverse mouth, do I hate.

Proverbs 14:10

The heart knoweth its own bitterness; And a stranger doth not intermeddle with its joy.

Proverbs 17:15

He that justifieth the wicked, and he that condemneth the righteous, Both of them alike are an abomination to Jehovah.

Matthew 11:25

At that season Jesus answered and said, I thank thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that thou didst hide these things from the wise and understanding, and didst reveal them unto babes:

Matthew 13:11

And he answered and said unto them, Unto you it is given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it is not given.

Luke 16:15

And he said unto them, Ye are they that justify yourselves in the sight of men; but God knoweth your hearts: for that which is exalted among men is an abomination in the sight of God.

John 14:21-24

He that hath my commandments, and keepeth them, he it is that loveth me: and he that loveth me shall be loved of my Father, and I will love him, and will manifest myself unto him.

John 15:15

No longer do I call you servants; for the servant knoweth not what his lord doeth: but I have called you friends; for all things that I heard from my Father, I have made known unto you.

Revelation 2:17

He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith to the churches. To him that overcometh, to him will I give of the hidden manna, and I will give him a white stone, and upon the stone a new name written, which no one knoweth but he that receiveth it.

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