New American Standard Bible
For the devious are an abomination to the LORD; But He is intimate with the upright.
King James Bible
For the froward is abomination to the LORD: but his secret is with the righteous.
Darby Bible Translation
For the perverse is an abomination to Jehovah; but his secret is with the upright.
World English Bible
For the perverse is an abomination to Yahweh, but his friendship is with the upright.
Young's Literal Translation
For an abomination to Jehovah is the perverted, And with the upright is His secret counsel.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The true nature of such success. That which people admire is an abomination to Yahweh. His "secret," i. e., His close, intimate communion as of "friend with friend," is with the righteous.
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'My son, despise not the chastening of the Lord; neither be weary of His correction: 12. For whom the Lord loveth He correcteth; even as a father the son in whom he delighteth. 13. Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that getteth understanding. 14. For the merchandise of it is better than the merchandise of silver, and the gain thereof than fine gold. 15. She is more precious than rubies: and all the things thou canst desire are not to be compared unto her. 16. Length of days is in …
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How those are to be Admonished with whom Everything Succeeds According to their Wish, and those with whom Nothing Does.
"If anyone is willing to do His will, he will know of the teaching, whether it is of God or whether I speak from Myself.
As I was in the prime of my days, When the friendship of God was over my tent;
The secret of the LORD is for those who fear Him, And He will make them know His covenant.
The perverse in heart are an abomination to the LORD, But the blameless in their walk are His delight.
Behold, you are of no account, And your work amounts to nothing; He who chooses you is an abomination.
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