Proverbs 15:8

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the Lord: but the prayer of the vpright is his delight.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the LORD, But the prayer of the upright is His delight.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to Jehovah; But the prayer of the upright is his delight.
- American Standard Version (1901)

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

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

The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the LORD: but the prayer of the upright is his delight.
- Webster's Bible

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

The sacrifice of the wicked [is] an abomination to Jehovah, And the prayer of the upright [is] His delight.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the LORD; but the prayer of the upright is His delight.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 15:8


15:8 Sacrifice - All the religious services, yea, the most costly; one kind being put for all the rest. Prayer - The cheapest and meanest services.


Discussion for Proverbs 15:8

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