New American Standard Bible
The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination, How much more when he brings it with evil intent!
King James Bible
The sacrifice of the wicked is abomination: how much more, when he bringeth it with a wicked mind?
Darby Bible Translation
The sacrifice of the wicked is abomination: how much more when they bring it with a wicked purpose!
World English Bible
The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination: how much more, when he brings it with a wicked mind!
Young's Literal Translation
The sacrifice of the wicked is abomination, Much more when in wickedness he bringeth it.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
A lower depth even than Proverbs 15:8. The wicked man may connect his devotion with his guilt, offer his sacrifice and vow his vow (as men have done under paganism or corrupted Christianity) for success in the perpetration of a crime.
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To Syagrius, Ætherius, Virgilius, and Desiderius, Bishops  . Gregory to Syagrius of Augustodunum (Autun), Etherius of Lugdunum (Lyons), Virgilius of Aretale (Arles), and Desiderius of Vienna (Vienne), bishops of Gaul. A paribus. Our Head, which is Christ, has to this end willed us to be His members, that through the bond of charity and faith He might make us one body in Himself. And to Him it befits us so to adhere in heart, that, since without Him we can be nothing, through Him we may …
Saint Gregory the Great—the Epistles of Saint Gregory the Great
The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the LORD, But the prayer of the upright is His delight.
He who turns away his ear from listening to the law, Even his prayer is an abomination.
Guard your steps as you go to the house of God and draw near to listen rather than to offer the sacrifice of fools; for they do not know they are doing evil.
"But he who kills an ox is like one who slays a man; He who sacrifices a lamb is like the one who breaks a dog's neck; He who offers a grain offering is like one who offers swine's blood; He who burns incense is like the one who blesses an idol. As they have chosen their own ways, And their soul delights in their abominations,
"For what purpose does frankincense come to Me from Sheba And the sweet cane from a distant land? Your burnt offerings are not acceptable And your sacrifices are not pleasing to Me."
"Even though you offer up to Me burnt offerings and your grain offerings, I will not accept them; And I will not even look at the peace offerings of your fatlings.
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