New American Standard Bible
The perverse in heart are an abomination to the LORD, But the blameless in their walk are His delight.
King James Bible
They that are of a froward heart are abomination to the LORD: but such as are upright in their way are his delight.
Darby Bible Translation
The perverse in heart are abomination to Jehovah; but they that are perfect in their way are his delight.
World English Bible
Those who are perverse in heart are an abomination to Yahweh, but those whose ways are blameless are his delight.
Young's Literal Translation
An abomination to Jehovah are the perverse of heart, And the perfect of the way are His delight.
Proverbs 11:20 Parallel
A sermon (No. 642) delivered on Sunday morning, July 30, 1865, at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington, by C. H. Spurgeon. "He that withholdeth corn, the people shall curse him: but blessing shall be upon the head of him that selleth it."--Proverbs 11:26. If I dared, I should always preach upon the comfortable promises and gracious doctrines of God's Word. I find it most delightful and easy work to expatiate upon those themes of revelation which abound in sweetness, and are full of savor and preciousness …
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs
To Win Souls Requires Wisdom.
The Controversy Ended
Thoughts Upon Worldly-Riches. Sect. Ii.
1 Chronicles 29:17
"Since I know, O my God, that You try the heart and delight in uprightness, I, in the integrity of my heart, have willingly offered all these things; so now with joy I have seen Your people, who are present here, make their offerings willingly to You.
A perverse heart shall depart from me; I will know no evil.
Aleph. How blessed are those whose way is blameless, Who walk in the law of the LORD.
For the devious are an abomination to the LORD; But He is intimate with the upright.
Assuredly, the evil man will not go unpunished, But the descendants of the righteous will be delivered.
Righteousness guards the one whose way is blameless, But wickedness subverts the sinner.
Fools mock at sin, But among the upright there is good will.
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