Proverbs 11:20
Modern Translations
New International Version
The LORD detests those whose hearts are perverse, but he delights in those whose ways are blameless.

New Living Translation
The LORD detests people with crooked hearts, but he delights in those with integrity.

English Standard Version
Those of crooked heart are an abomination to the LORD, but those of blameless ways are his delight.

Berean Study Bible
The perverse in heart are an abomination to the LORD, but the blameless in their walk are His delight.

New American Standard Bible
The perverse in heart are an abomination to the LORD, But the blameless in their walk are His delight.

NASB 1995
The perverse in heart are an abomination to the LORD, But the blameless in their walk are His delight.

NASB 1977
The perverse in heart are an abomination to the LORD, But the blameless in their walk are His delight.

Amplified Bible
The perverse in heart are repulsive and shamefully vile to the LORD, But those who are blameless and above reproach in their walk are His delight!

Christian Standard Bible
Those with twisted minds are detestable to the LORD, but those with blameless conduct are his delight.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Those with twisted minds are detestable to the LORD, but those with blameless conduct are His delight.

Contemporary English Version
The LORD hates sneaky people, but he likes everyone who lives right.

Good News Translation
The LORD hates evil-minded people, but loves those who do right.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Devious people are disgusting to the LORD, but he is delighted with those whose ways are innocent.

International Standard Version
Devious minds are abhorrent to the LORD, but those whose ways are innocent are his delight.

NET Bible
The LORD abhors those who are perverse in heart, but those who are blameless in their ways are his delight.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
They that are of a froward heart are abomination to the LORD: but such as are upright in their way are his delight.

New King James Version
Those who are of a perverse heart are an abomination to the LORD, But the blameless in their ways are His delight.

King James 2000 Bible
They that are of a perverse heart are abomination to the LORD: but such as are upright in their way are his delight.

New Heart English Bible
Those who are perverse in heart are an abomination to the LORD, but those whose ways are blameless are his delight.

World English Bible
Those who are perverse in heart are an abomination to Yahweh, but those whose ways are blameless are his delight.

American King James Version
They that are of a fraudulent heart are abomination to the LORD: but such as are upright in their way are his delight.

American Standard Version
They that are perverse in heart are an abomination to Jehovah; But such as are perfect in their way are his delight.

A Faithful Version
Those who are of a perverse heart are an abomination to the LORD, but the upright in the way are His delight.

Darby Bible Translation
The perverse in heart are abomination to Jehovah; but they that are perfect in [their] way are his delight.

English Revised Version
They that are perverse in heart are an abomination to the LORD: but such as are perfect in their way are his delight.

Webster's Bible Translation
They that are of a froward heart are abomination to the LORD: but such as are upright in their way are his delight.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
They that are of a froward heart, are abomination to the Lord: but they that are vpright in their way, are his delite.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
The Lorde abhorreth them that be of a corrupt heart: but he hath pleasure in them that are of an vndefiled conuersation.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
The LORDE abhorreth a fayned hert, but he hath pleasure in them that are vndefyled.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
The perverse of heart are an abomination to YHWH, "" And the perfect of the way [are] His delight.

Young's Literal Translation
An abomination to Jehovah are the perverse of heart, And the perfect of the way are His delight.

Smith's Literal Translation
The perverse of heart are an abomination of Jehovah, and the blameless of way his delight.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
A perverse heart is abominable to the Lord: and his will is in them that walk sincerely.

Catholic Public Domain Version
A depraved heart is abominable to the Lord. And his will is with those who walk in simplicity.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
LORD JEHOVAH despises the perverse heart and he delights in those who are without blemish in the way.

Lamsa Bible
Those who are perverse in heart are an abomination to the LORD; but those who are upright in their way are his delight.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
They that are perverse in heart are an abomination to the LORD; But such as are upright in their way are His delight.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Perverse ways are an abomination to the Lord: but all they that are blameless in their ways are acceptable to him.








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