Thought for Today


Proverbs regarding abominations. God detests sin; all sin, not just the evils listed in these proverbs.

Conversely, as the final entry on this page shows, love is abhored by evil.

  1. There are six things that the LORD hates, even seven things that are an abomination to him:
    haughty eyes, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood,
    a heart that devises wicked plans, feet that are swift to run to evil,
    a false witness who pours out lies, and a person who spreads discord among family members.

    Prov. 6:16-19 (read whole chapter)

  2. The LORD abhors dishonest scales, but an accurate weight is his delight.

    Prov. 11:1 (read whole chapter)

  3. The LORD abhors the sacrifices of the wicked, but the prayer of the upright pleases him.

    Prov. 15:8 (read whole chapter)

  4. When he speaks graciously, do not believe him, for there are seven abominations within him.

    Prov. 26:25 (read whole chapter)

  5. The one who turns away his ear from hearing the law, even his prayer is an abomination.

    Prov. 28:9 (read whole chapter)

  6. An unjust person is an abomination to the righteous, and the one who lives an upright life is an abomination to the wicked.

    Prov. 29:27 (read whole chapter)


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