Proverbs 28:9
Good News Translation
If you do not obey the law, God will find your prayers too hateful to hear.

Contemporary English Version
God cannot stand the prayers of anyone who disobeys his Law.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He that turneth away his ears from hearing the law, his prayer shall be an abomination.

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He that turneth away his ears from hearing the law, his prayer shall be an abomination.

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Proverbs 21:13 He that stoppeth his ear against the cry of the poor, shall also cry himself, and shall not be heard.

Isaiah 1:15,16 And when you stretch forth your hands, I will turn away my eyes from you: and when you multiply prayer, I will not hear: for your hands are full of blood. . . .

Isaiah 58:7-11 Deal thy bread to the hungry, and bring the needy and the harbourless into thy house: when thou shalt see one naked, cover him, and despise not thy own flesh. . . .

Zechariah 7:11-13 But they would not hearken, and they turned away the shoulder to depart: and they stopped their ears, not to hear. . . .

2 Timothy 4:3,4 For there shall be a time when they will not endure sound doctrine but, according to their own desires, they will heap to themselves teachers having itching ears: . . .

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

Psalm 109:7 When he is judged, may he go out condemned; and may his prayer be turned to sin.

Luke 13:25-27 But when the master of the house shall be gone in and shall shut the door, you shall begin to stand without; and knock at the door, saying: Lord, open to us. And he answering, shall say to you: I know you not, whence you are. . . .

Context
The Boldness of the Righteous
8He that heapeth together riches by usury and loan, gathereth them for him that will be bountiful to the poor. 9He that turneth away his ears from hearing the law, his prayer shall be an abomination.10He that deceiveth the just in a wicked way, shall fall in his own destruction: and the upright shall possess his goods.…
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.

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

Psalm 109:7
When he is judged, may he go out condemned; and may his prayer be turned to sin.

Proverbs 10:3
The slothful hand hath wrought poverty: but the hand of the industrious getteth riches. He that trusteth to lies feedeth the winds: and the same runneth after birds, that fly away.

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

Proverbs 21:27
The sacrifices of the wicked are abominable, because they are offered of wickedness.

Isaiah 41:24
Behold, you are of nothing, and your work of that which hath no being: he that hath chosen you is an abomination.

Additional Translations
Whoever turns his ear away from hearing the law, even his prayer is detestable.He that turns away his ear from hearing the law, even his prayer shall be abomination.

He that turneth away his ear from hearing the law, Even his prayer is an abomination.

He that turns away his ear from hearing the law, even he has made his prayer abominable.

He that turneth away his ear from hearing the law, even his prayer is an abomination.

He that turneth away his ear from hearing the law, even his prayer is an abomination.

He that turneth away his ear from hearing the law, even his prayer shall be abomination.

He who turns away his ear from hearing the law, even his prayer is an abomination.

Whoso is turning his ear from hearing the law, Even his prayer is an abomination.
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