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Proverbs 15:26

    Proverbs 15:26 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    The thoughts of the wicked are an abomination to the LORD: but the words of the pure are pleasant words.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    The thoughts of the wicked are an abomination to the LORD: but the words of the pure are pleasant words.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Evil devices are an abomination to Jehovah; But pleasant words are pure.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Evil designs are disgusting to the Lord, but the words of the clean-hearted are pleasing.

    Webster's Revision

    Evil devices are an abomination to Jehovah; But pleasant words are pure.

    World English Bible

    Yahweh detests the thoughts of the wicked, but the thoughts of the pure are pleasing.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Evil devices are an abomination to the LORD: but pleasant words are pure.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 15:26

    Some prefer the margin, and render, words of pleasantness are pure. Gracious words are to God as a pure acceptable offering, the similitude being taken from the Levitical ritual, and the word "pure" in half ceremonial sense (compare Malachi 1:11).

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 15:26

    15:26 Pleasant - Acceptable to God.