New Living Translation
The LORD detests the sacrifice of the wicked, but he delights in the prayers of the upright.
King James Bible
The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the LORD: but the prayer of the upright is his delight.
Darby Bible Translation
The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to Jehovah; but the prayer of the upright is his delight.
World English Bible
The sacrifice made by the wicked is an abomination to Yahweh, but the prayer of the upright is his delight.
Young's Literal Translation
The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to Jehovah, And the prayer of the upright is His delight.
Proverbs 15:8 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
15:8 Sacrifice - All the religious services, yea, the most costly; one kind being put for all the rest. Prayer - The cheapest and meanest services.
LibraryContention Over the Man Born Blind.
(Jerusalem.) ^D John IX. 1-41. [Some look upon the events in this and the next section as occurring at the Feast of Tabernacles in October, others think they occurred at the Feast of Dedication in December, deriving their point of time from John x. 22.] ^d 1 And as he passed by, he saw a man blind from his birth. [The man probably sought to waken compassion by repeatedly stating this fact to passers-by.] 2 And his disciples asked him, saying, Rabbi, who sinned, this man, or his parents, that he should …
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel
"And the Life. " How Christ is the Life.
"Now the End of the Commandment," &C.
"Thou Shall Keep Him in Perfect Peace, Whose Mind is Stayed on Thee, Because He Trusteth in Thee. "
If any of the meat from the peace offering is eaten on the third day, the person who presented it will not be accepted by the LORD. You will receive no credit for offering it. By then the meat will be contaminated; if you eat it, you will be punished for your sin.
The fears of the wicked will be fulfilled; the hopes of the godly will be granted.
The lips of the wise give good advice; the heart of a fool has none to give.
The LORD is far from the wicked, but he hears the prayers of the righteous.
The LORD is more pleased when we do what is right and just than when we offer him sacrifices.
The sacrifice of an evil person is detestable, especially when it is offered with wrong motives.
God detests the prayers of a person who ignores the law.
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