Proverbs 15:8
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New American Standard Bible
The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the LORD, But the prayer of the upright is His delight.

King James Bible
The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the LORD: but the prayer of the upright is his delight.

Darby Bible Translation
The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to Jehovah; but the prayer of the upright is his delight.

World English Bible
The sacrifice made by the wicked is an abomination to Yahweh, but the prayer of the upright is his delight.

Young's Literal Translation
The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to Jehovah, And the prayer of the upright is His delight.

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God, the All-Seeing One
We have in our text, first of all, a great fact declared,--"Hell and destruction are before the Lord ;" we have, secondly, a great fact inferred,--"How much more then the hearts of the children of men?" I. We will begin with THE GREAT FACT WHICH IS DECLARED--a fact which furnishes us with premises from which we deduce the practical conclusion of the second sentence--"How much more then the hearts of the children of men?" The best interpretation that you can give of those two words, "hell" and "destruction,"
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 4: 1858

Epistle cxxii. To Rechared, King of the visigoths .
To Rechared, King of the Visigoths [82] . Gregory to Rechared, &c. I cannot express in words, most excellent son, how much I am delighted with thy work and thy life. For on hearing of the power of a new miracle in our days, to wit that the whole nation of the Goths has through thy Excellency been brought over from the error of Arian heresy to the firmness of a right faith, one is disposed to exclaim with the prophet, This is the change wrought by the right hand of the Most High (Ps. lxxvi. 11 [83]
Saint Gregory the Great—the Epistles of Saint Gregory the Great

Proverbs
Many specimens of the so-called Wisdom Literature are preserved for us in the book of Proverbs, for its contents are by no means confined to what we call proverbs. The first nine chapters constitute a continuous discourse, almost in the manner of a sermon; and of the last two chapters, ch. xxx. is largely made up of enigmas, and xxxi. is in part a description of the good housewife. All, however, are rightly subsumed under the idea of wisdom, which to the Hebrew had always moral relations. The Hebrew
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Leviticus 7:18
So if any of the flesh of the sacrifice of his peace offerings should ever be eaten on the third day, he who offers it will not be accepted, and it will not be reckoned to his benefit. It shall be an offensive thing, and the person who eats of it will bear his own iniquity.

Proverbs 10:24
What the wicked fears will come upon him, But the desire of the righteous will be granted.

Proverbs 15:7
The lips of the wise spread knowledge, But the hearts of fools are not so.

Proverbs 15:29
The LORD is far from the wicked, But He hears the prayer of the righteous.

Proverbs 21:3
To do righteousness and justice Is desired by the LORD more than sacrifice.

Proverbs 21:27
The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination, How much more when he brings it with evil intent!

Proverbs 28:9
He who turns away his ear from listening to the law, Even his prayer is an abomination.

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