Proverbs 3:32

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For the froward is abomination to the Lord: but his secret is with the righteous.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For the devious are an abomination to the LORD; But He is intimate with the upright.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For the perverse is an abomination to Jehovah; But his friendship is with the upright.
- American Standard Version (1901)

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

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

For the froward is abomination to the LORD: but his secret is with the righteous.
- Webster's Bible

For the perverse is an abomination to Yahweh, but his friendship is with the upright.
- World English Bible

For an abomination to Jehovah [is] the perverted, And with the upright [is] His secret counsel.
- Youngs Literal Bible

For the perverse is an abomination to the LORD; but His counsel is with the upright.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 3:32


3:32 Abomination - Therefore sooner or later he must be miserable. The righteous - They are God's friends, to whom he imparts the favours and comforts to which other men are strangers.


Discussion for Proverbs 3

  • Blanche
    Joshua 1:8 This book of the law shall not depart out of the mouth ,I should oserve to do all that is written in them God will make me prosper and I will have good success.
  • Ross
    Yes wisdom is from God but we have to ask in faith fully confident that we have what we have asked for we cannot be double minded for every promise of GOD is yes and amen in CHRIST JESUS to him be glory for ever amen

  • Debora Newell
    This verse is powerful this has really made my thank u Jesus for another day to serve u more than I have God Bless AMEN.
  • MockingBird
    Wisdom of God is the principle thing : The wisdom of God is how to live my life : To also get understanding to know how to apply His wisdom to my life is even better I will be very happy !!!
  • Roger
    I believe that if you have the holy spirit within then you will have sound wisdom and discretion.
  • George Attah
    Because wisdom is a gift of the spirit so anyone who has it is a blessing.And getting wisdom also gives understanding ,Amen

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