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

  • Charlie
    Solomon breaks down a simple conclusion of understanding ,wisdom and knowledge of GOD and all we have to do is take the time to read . The LORD made it simple for a great daily reading and even though I have a tenth grade education , All we have to do is read and GOD reveals his word .
  • IRENE123
    TO GERALDINE - AMEN!
  • GeraldineCole
    Praise The Lord Jesus for his instructions to us now all we have to do is follow them .and enjoy the fruits of our labor its a gift from God u know life is really what u make it. be it good or bad we cannot blame Jesus for he has never directed us the wrong way our flesh and the devil leaves us the wrong way .we need to live in the the world not be of the world this is not our home .heaven is
  • Chuks
    This is really awesome. Wisdom is profitable to direct. Since the heavens and earth were created through the Wisdom of God, by extension, man cannot do anything profiting without the Wisdom of God, which is first of all pure.
  • Sherry johnson
    Chapter three of proverbs is astounding......the key to any success , is God's wisdom. This wisdom for us is connected to our willingness to obey him. To love his instruction over all things. In obedience to his word , will bring healing wealth, success in all areas of our existence.
  • R.L.Jackson
    Shame or glory your choice most would choose glory but shame has touch us all how do you avoid this nasty feeling you let go of your emotions and walk with Christ how to walk with Christ you sit and listen then you do what he said to you in the day and the Light will remain.

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