New International Version
To fear the LORD is to hate evil; I hate pride and arrogance, evil behavior and perverse speech.
King James Bible
The fear of the LORD is to hate evil: pride, and arrogancy, and the evil way, and the froward mouth, do I hate.
Darby Bible Translation
The fear of Jehovah is to hate evil; pride, and arrogancy, and the evil way, and the froward mouth do I hate.
World English Bible
The fear of Yahweh is to hate evil. I hate pride, arrogance, the evil way, and the perverse mouth.
Young's Literal Translation
The fear of Jehovah is to hate evil; Pride, and arrogance, and an evil way, And a froward mouth, I have hated.
Proverbs 8:13 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The fear of the Lord is to hate evil - As it is impossible to hate evil without loving good; and as hatred to evil will lead a man to abandon the evil way; and love to goodness will lead him to do what is right in the sight of God, under the influence of that Spirit which has given the hatred to evil, and inspired the love of goodness: hence this implies the sum and substance of true religion, which is here termed the fear of the Lord.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
'That I may cause those that love me to inherit substance.'--PROVERBS viii. 21. The word here rendered 'substance' is peculiar. Indeed, it is used in a unique construction in this passage. It means 'being' or 'existence,' and seems to have been laid hold of by the Hebrew thinkers, from whom the books commonly called 'the Wisdom Books' come, as one of their almost technical expressions. 'Substance' may be used in our translation in its philosophical meaning as the supposed reality underlying appearances, …
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1 Samuel 2:3
"Do not keep talking so proudly or let your mouth speak such arrogance, for the LORD is a God who knows, and by him deeds are weighed.
In the land of Uz there lived a man whose name was Job. This man was blameless and upright; he feared God and shunned evil.
Let those who love the LORD hate evil, for he guards the lives of his faithful ones and delivers them from the hand of the wicked.
Do not be wise in your own eyes; fear the LORD and shun evil.
A troublemaker and a villain, who goes about with a corrupt mouth,
The LORD detests the way of the wicked, but he loves those who pursue righteousness.
Through love and faithfulness sin is atoned for; through the fear of the LORD evil is avoided.
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