They that are of a fraudulent heart are abomination to the LORD: but such as are upright in their way are his delight.
I. GOD VIEWS PERVERSITY WITH DISPLEASURE. Moral perversity is analogous to physical deformity; the line is crooked when it should be straight.
II. HE VIEWS RECTITUDE WITH DELIGHT. The morally right is the aesthetically beautiful. The true, the beautiful, and the good are one in God, and he can only delight in that which reflects himself. Hence his delight in the well beloved Son, and in all who are conformed to his image. - J.
Parallel VersesKJV: They that are of a froward heart are abomination to the LORD: but such as are upright in their way are his delight.