New International Version
The righteous detest the dishonest; the wicked detest the upright.
King James Bible
An unjust man is an abomination to the just: and he that is upright in the way is abomination to the wicked.
Darby Bible Translation
An unjust man is an abomination to the righteous; and he that is of upright way is an abomination to the wicked [man].
World English Bible
A dishonest man detests the righteous, and the upright in their ways detest the wicked.
Young's Literal Translation
An abomination to the righteous is the perverse man, And an abomination to the wicked is the upright in the way!
Proverbs 29:27 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And he that is upright in the way - "But as for those that be in the right waye, the wicked hate them." - Coverdale.
To this verse the Vulgate adds the following: Verbum custodiens filius extra perditionem erit; "The son that keeps the word shall not fall into perdition." This is not in all copies of the Vulgate: but it was in that from which my old MS. Bible was made, where it is thus translated: The sone keping the worde schal ben out of perdicyon. I believe verbum here is intended for the Divine word; the revelation from God.
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You will be hated by everyone because of me, but the one who stands firm to the end will be saved.
"Then you will be handed over to be persecuted and put to death, and you will be hated by all nations because of me.
"If the world hates you, keep in mind that it hated me first.
I have given them your word and the world has hated them, for they are not of the world any more than I am of the world.
1 John 3:13
Do not be surprised, my brothers and sisters, if the world hates you.
Away from me, all you who do evil, for the LORD has heard my weeping.
Those who hate me without reason outnumber the hairs of my head; many are my enemies without cause, those who seek to destroy me. I am forced to restore what I did not steal.
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