Proverbs 15:8-11, 24-33

8The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the Lord,
but the prayer of the upright is his delight.
9The way of the wicked is an abomination to the Lord,
but he loves the one who pursues righteousness.
10There is severe discipline for one who forsakes the way,
but one who hates a rebuke will die.
11Sheol and Abaddon lie open before the Lord,
how much more human hearts!
24For the wise the path of life leads upward,
in order to avoid Sheol below.
25The Lord tears down the house of the proud,
but maintains the widow’s boundaries.
26Evil plans are an abomination to the Lord,
but gracious words are pure.
27Those who are greedy for unjust gain make trouble for their households,
but those who hate bribes will live.
28The mind of the righteous ponders how to answer,
but the mouth of the wicked pours out evil.
29The Lord is far from the wicked,
but he hears the prayer of the righteous.
30The light of the eyes rejoices the heart,
and good news refreshes the body.
31The ear that heeds wholesome admonition
will lodge among the wise.
32Those who ignore instruction despise themselves,
but those who heed admonition gain understanding.
33The fear of the Lord is instruction in wisdom,
and humility goes before honor.

From the oremus Bible Browser http://bible.oremus.org v2.2.8 14 July 2018.


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