The Seven Things That are an Abomination to the Lord

Here is Young’s Literal Translation of these verses: “These six hath Jehovah hated, Yea, seven [are] abominations to His soul. Eyes high—tongues false—And hands shedding innocent blood—A heart devising thoughts of vanity—Feet hasting to run to evil—A false witness...

He That Soweth Discord Among Brethren

We now come to the last of the seven things that Solomon listed as being “an abomination unto Him” (God) in Proverbs 6:16-19. That is, “He that soweth discord among brethren.” The word “abomination” was “frequently used to express the idea of something loathed,...

A Heart That Deviseth Wicked Imaginations

We are continuing in our study of the seven things that are listed by Solomon as “things that are an abomination to God” (Prov. 6:16-19). The word “abomination” means “disgusting.” Thus all of these things we are studying are disgusting to God. Today we are studying...

Hands That Shed Innocent Blood

As we continue in our examination of the seven things listed by Solomon that are an abomination to God, we come to #3: “Hands that shed innocent blood” (Prov. 6:16-19). Paul, in discussing the terrible sins of the Gentile world in Romans 1:18-32 lists among the things...

A Lying Tongue

As we continue to look at the seven things that are an abomination in the sight of God (Prov. 6:16-19). The second one listed is “a lying tongue.” The first sin recorded in the Bible was a lie. When the serpent said to the woman, “Thou shalt not surely die” (Gen....