Proverbs 15:8
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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
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Wesley'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.

Proverbs 15:8 Parallel Commentaries

Library
Contention 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.
This, as the former, being spoken indefinitely, may be universally taken, as relating both to such as are yet in the state of nature, and to such as are in the state of grace, and so may be considered in reference to both, and ground three points of truth, both in reference to the one, and in reference to the other; to wit, 1. That our case is such as we stand in need of his help, as being the Life. 2. That no other way but by him, can we get that supply of life, which we stand in need of, for he
John Brown (of Wamphray)—Christ The Way, The Truth, and The Life

"Now the End of the Commandment," &C.
1 Tim. i. 5.--"Now the end of the commandment," &c. We come now, as was proposed, to observe, Thirdly,(474) That faith unfeigned is the only thing which gives the answer of a good conscience towards God. Conscience, in general, is nothing else but a practical knowledge of the rule a man should walk by, and of himself in reference to that rule. It is the laying down a man's state, and condition, and actions beside the rule of God's word, or the principles of nature's light. It is the chief piece
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

"Thou Shall Keep Him in Perfect Peace, Whose Mind is Stayed on Thee, Because He Trusteth in Thee. "
Isaiah xxvi. 3.--"Thou shall keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee, because he trusteth in thee." All men love to have privileges above others. Every one is upon the design and search after some well-being, since Adam lost that which was true happiness. We all agree upon the general notion of it, but presently men divide in the following of particulars. Here all men are united in seeking after some good; something to satisfy their souls, and satiate their desires. Nay, but they
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

Cross References
Leviticus 7:18
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.

Proverbs 10:24
The fears of the wicked will be fulfilled; the hopes of the godly will be granted.

Proverbs 15:7
The lips of the wise give good advice; the heart of a fool has none to give.

Proverbs 15:29
The LORD is far from the wicked, but he hears the prayers of the righteous.

Proverbs 21:3
The LORD is more pleased when we do what is right and just than when we offer him sacrifices.

Proverbs 21:27
The sacrifice of an evil person is detestable, especially when it is offered with wrong motives.

Proverbs 28:9
God detests the prayers of a person who ignores the law.

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