Proverbs 15:29
Good News Translation
When good people pray, the LORD listens, but he ignores those who are evil.

Contemporary English Version
The LORD never even hears the prayers of the wicked, but he answers the prayers of all who obey him.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The Lord is far from the wicked: and he will hear the prayers of the just.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

The Lord is far from the wicked: and he will hear the prayers of the just.

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Psalm 10:1 Why, O Lord, hast thou retired afar off? why dost thou slight us in our wants, in the time of trouble?

Psalm 34:16 But the countenance of the Lord is against them that do evil things: to cut off the remembrance of them from the earth.

Psalm 73:27 For behold they that go far from thee shall perish: thou hast destroyed all them that are disloyal to thee.

Psalm 138:6 For the Lord is high, and looketh on the low: and the high he knoweth afar off.

Matthew 25:46 And these shall go into everlasting punishment: but the just, into life everlasting.

Ephesians 2:12,13 That you were at that time without Christ, being aliens from the conversation of Israel and strangers to the testament, having no hope of the promise and without God in this world. . . .

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Proverbs 15:8 The victims of the wicked are abominable to the Lord: the vows of the just are acceptable.

Psalm 34:15-17 The eyes of the Lord are upon the just: and his ears unto their prayers. . . .

Psalm 66:18,19 If I have looked at iniquity in my heart, the Lord will not hear me. . . .

Psalm 145:18,19 The Lord is nigh unto all them that call upon him: to all that call upon him in truth. . . .

Isaiah 55:8,9 For my thoughts are not your thoughts: nor your ways my ways, saith the Lord. . . .

John 9:31 Now we know that God doth not hear sinners: but if a man be a server of God and doth his, will, him he heareth.

Romans 8:26,27 Likewise, the Spirit also helpeth our infirmity. For, we know not what we should pray for as we ought: but the Spirit himself asketh for us with unspeakable groanings, . . .

James 5:16-18 Confess therefore your sins one to another: and pray one for another, that you may be saved. For the continual prayer of a just man availeth much. . . .

1 Peter 3:12 Because the eyes of the Lord are upon the just, and his ears unto their prayers but the countenance of the Lord upon them that do evil things.

Context
A Gentle Answer Turns Away Wrath
28The mind of the just studieth obedience: the mouth of the wicked overfloweth with evils. 29The Lord is far from the wicked: and he will hear the prayers of the just.30The light of the eyes rejoiceth the soul: a good name maketh the bones fat.…
Cross References
John 9:31
Now we know that God doth not hear sinners: but if a man be a server of God and doth his, will, him he heareth.

Job 35:13
God therefore will not hear in vain, and the Almighty will look into the causes of every one.

Psalm 18:41
They cried, but there was none to save them, to the Lord: but he heard them not.

Psalm 145:18
The Lord is nigh unto all them that call upon him: to all that call upon him in truth.

Psalm 145:19
He will do the will of them that fear him: and he will hear their prayer, and save them.

Proverbs 1:28
Because they have hated instruction, and received not the fear of the Lord,

Proverbs 15:8
The victims of the wicked are abominable to the Lord: the vows of the just are acceptable.

Proverbs 15:30
The light of the eyes rejoiceth the soul: a good name maketh the bones fat.

Additional Translations
The LORD is far from the wicked, but He hears the prayer of the righteous.The LORD is far from the wicked: but he hears the prayer of the righteous.

Jehovah is far from the wicked; But he heareth the prayer of the righteous.

God is far from the ungodly; but he hearkens to the prayers of the righteous. Better are small receipts with righteousness, than abundant fruits with unrighteousness. Let the heart of a man think justly, that his steps may be rightly ordered of God. The eye that sees rightly rejoices the heart; and a good report fattens the bones.

Jehovah is far from the wicked; but he heareth the prayer of the righteous.

The LORD is far from the wicked: but he heareth the prayer of the righteous.

The LORD is far from the wicked: but he heareth the prayer of the righteous.

Yahweh is far from the wicked, but he hears the prayer of the righteous.

Far is Jehovah from the wicked, And the prayer of the righteous He heareth.
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