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

  • Wayne
    I’m so happy to read Gods Word.
  • A disciple
    Susan; When God appeared to Solomon in a dream and told him to ask whatever he desired; Solomon's desire was to be able to shepherd the people of God with wisdom and understanding like his father David did. If you read the opening words of the Proverbs you can see this was his intention, and the Spirit of God's inspiration, to teach wisdom and give practical knowledge for a meaningful godly life.
  • Todd Brawley
    Proverbs is the only book to guide you of how to be and act. And the discipline of what you get for doing as God says
  • BSP
    Verse 27: We don't want to hold back doing good in any way when it is within our power to do so.
  • Lu2677
    Heeding His word is liberating; peace and joy comes with obeying his commands. v.5"Trust in the Lord with all thine heart, and lean not unto thine own understanding." Folks, this is not a suggestion from the Creator, it is a command!
  • Lu2677
    Proverbs 3:1-7,11-12. This chapter is similar to the concept of Psalms 91. When we learn his commandments and do them, we are set free. I am awe struck; so, to answer the question about being frustrated with Psalms 91, no I'm not! Amen.

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