New Living Translation
Fools make fun of guilt, but the godly acknowledge it and seek reconciliation.
King James Bible
Fools make a mock at sin: but among the righteous there is favour.
Darby Bible Translation
Fools make a mock at trespass; but for the upright there is favour.
World English Bible
Fools mock at making atonement for sins, but among the upright there is good will.
Young's Literal Translation
Fools mock at a guilt-offering, And among the upright -- a pleasing thing.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
14:9 Favour - They find favour both with God and men.
Library"Boast not Thyself of to Morrow, for Thou Knowest not what a Day May Bring Forth. "
Prov. xxvii. 1.--"Boast not thyself of to morrow, for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth." As man is naturally given to boasting and gloriation in something (for the heart cannot want some object to rest upon and take complacency in, it is framed with such a capacity of employing other things), so there is a strong inclination in man towards the time to come, he hath an immortal appetite, and an appetite of immortality; and therefore his desires usually stretch farther than the present …
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"But if you cannot afford to bring a sheep, you may bring to the LORD two turtledoves or two young pigeons as the penalty for your sin. One of the birds will be for a sin offering, and the other for a burnt offering.
The LORD mocks the mockers but is gracious to the humble.
The LORD detests people with crooked hearts, but he delights in those with integrity.
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