Proverbs 15:26
Good News Translation
The LORD hates evil thoughts, but he is pleased with friendly words.

Contemporary English Version
The LORD hates evil thoughts, but kind words please him.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Evil thoughts are an abomination to the Lord: and pure words most beautiful shall be confirmed by him.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Evil thoughts are an abomination to the Lord: and pure words most beautiful shall be confirmed by him.

thoughts

Proverbs 6:16-19 Haughty eyes, a lying tongue, hands that shed innocent blood, . . .

Proverbs 24:9 The thought of a fool is sin: and the detractor is the abomination of men.

Jeremiah 4:14 Wash thy heart from wickedness, O Jerusalem, that thou mayst be saved: how long shall hurtful thoughts abide in thee?

Matthew 15:19 For from the heart come forth evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false testimonies, blasphemies.

but

Proverbs 15:23 A man rejoiceth in the sentence of his mouth: and a word in due time is best.

Psalm 19:14 And the words of my mouth shall be such as may please: and the meditation of my heart always in thy sight. O Lord, my helper and my Redeemer.

Psalm 37:30,31 The mouth of the just shall meditate wisdom: and his tongue shall speak judgment. . . .

Psalm 45:1 Unto the end, for them that shall be changed, for the sons of Core, for understanding. A canticle for the Beloved. [2] My heart hath uttered a good word: I speak my works to the king: My tongue is the pen of a scrivener that writeth swiftly.

Matthew 12:34-37 O generation of vipers, how can you speak good things, whereas you are evil? for out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaketh. . . .

pleasant words

Context
A Gentle Answer Turns Away Wrath
25The Lord will destroy the house of the proud: and will strengthen the borders of the widow. 26Evil thoughts are an abomination to the Lord: and pure words most beautiful shall be confirmed by him.27He that is greedy of gain troubleth his own house: but he that hateth bribes shall live. By mercy and faith sins are purged away: and by the fear of the Lord every one declineth from evil.…
Cross References
Proverbs 15:25
The Lord will destroy the house of the proud: and will strengthen the borders of the widow.

Proverbs 15:27
He that is greedy of gain troubleth his own house: but he that hateth bribes shall live. By mercy and faith sins are purged away: and by the fear of the Lord every one declineth from evil.

Proverbs 16:24
Well ordered words are as a honeycomb: sweet to the soul, and health to the bones.

Additional Translations
The LORD detests the thoughts of the wicked, but the words of the pure are pleasant to Him.The thoughts of the wicked are an abomination to the LORD: but the words of the pure are pleasant words.

Evil devices are an abomination to Jehovah; But pleasant words are pure.

An unrighteous thought is abomination to the Lord; but the sayings of the pure are held in honour.

The thoughts of the evil [man] are an abomination to Jehovah; but pure words are pleasant.

Evil devices are an abomination to the LORD: but pleasant words are pure.

The thoughts of the wicked are an abomination to the LORD: but the words of the pure are pleasant words.

Yahweh detests the thoughts of the wicked, but the thoughts of the pure are pleasing.

An abomination to Jehovah are thoughts of wickedness, And pure are sayings of pleasantness.
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