Proverbs 3:32
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New Living Translation
Such wicked people are detestable to the LORD, but he offers his friendship to the godly.

King James Bible
For the froward is abomination to the LORD: but his secret is with the righteous.

Darby Bible Translation
For the perverse is an abomination to Jehovah; but his secret is with the upright.

World English Bible
For the perverse is an abomination to Yahweh, but his friendship is with the upright.

Young's Literal Translation
For an abomination to Jehovah is the perverted, And with the upright is His secret counsel.

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

3:32 Abomination - Therefore sooner or later he must be miserable. The righteous - They are God's friends, to whom he imparts the favours and comforts to which other men are strangers.

Proverbs 3:32 Parallel Commentaries

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Let Then the Saints Hear from Holy Scripture the Precepts of Patience...
11. Let then the Saints hear from holy Scripture the precepts of patience: "My son, when thou comest to the service of God, stand thou in righteousness and fear, and prepare thy soul for temptation: bring thine heart low, and bear up; that in the last end thy life may increase. All that shall come upon thee receive thou, and in pain bear up, and in thy humility have patience. For in the fire gold and silver is proved, but acceptable men in the furnace [2647] of humiliation." [2648] And in another
St. Augustine—On Patience

Christ Teaching Liberality
If we should attempt to mention all the parables which Jesus spoke, and the miracles which he performed, and the many other lessons which he taught, it would make a long list. As we have done before we can only take one or two specimens of these general lessons which Jesus taught. We have one of these in the title to our present chapter, which is--Christ Teaching Liberality. This was a very important lesson for Jesus to teach. One of the sad effects of sin upon our nature is to make it selfish,
Richard Newton—The Life of Jesus Christ for the Young

Of Self-Surrender
Of Self-Surrender We should now begin to abandon and give up our whole existence unto God, from the strong and positive conviction, that the occurrence of every moment is agreeable to His immediate will and permission, and just such as our state requires. This conviction will make us resigned in all things; and accept of all that happens, not as from the creature, but as from God Himself. But I conjure you, my dearly beloved, who sincerely wish to give up yourselves to God, that after you have made
Madame Guyon—A Short and Easy Method of Prayer

Abandonment to God --Its Fruit and Its Irrevocability --In what it Consists --God Exhorts us to It.
It is here that true abandonment and consecration to God should commence, by our being deeply convinced that all which happens to us moment by moment is the will of God, and therefore all that is necessary to us. This conviction will render us contented with everything, and will make us see the commonest events in God, and not in the creature. I beg of you, whoever you may be, who are desirous of giving yourselves to God, not to take yourselves back when once you are given to Him, and to remember
Jeanne Marie Bouvières—A Short Method Of Prayer And Spiritual Torrents

Cross References
John 7:17
Anyone who wants to do the will of God will know whether my teaching is from God or is merely my own.

Job 29:4
When I was in my prime, God's friendship was felt in my home.

Psalm 25:14
The LORD is a friend to those who fear him. He teaches them his covenant.

Proverbs 11:20
The LORD detests people with crooked hearts, but he delights in those with integrity.

Isaiah 41:24
But no! You are less than nothing and can do nothing at all. Those who choose you pollute themselves.

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