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Proverbs 6:16 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— There are six things which Jehovah hateth; Yea, seven which are an abomination unto him:
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— These six [things] doth the LORD hate: yea, seven [are] an abomination unto him:
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— There are six things which the LORD hates, Yes, seven which are an abomination to Him:
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— These six [things] doth the LORD hate: yes, seven [are] an abomination to him:
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— These six [things] doth Jehovah hate, yea, seven are an abomination unto him:
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— These six things, doth Yahweh hate, yea, seven, are the abomination of his soul:—
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— These six hath Jehovah hated, Yea, seven [are] abominations to His soul.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Six things there are, which the Lord hateth, and the seventh his soul detesteth:
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— These sixe things doeth the LORD hate; yea seuen are an abomination vnto him:
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— For he rejoices in all things which God hates, and he is ruined by reason of impurity of soul.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— These six [things] doth Yahweh hate: yea, seven [are] an abomination unto him:

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
These x2007
(2007) Complement
הֵנָּה
hennah
{hane'-naw}
Prolonged for H2004; themselves (often used emphatically for the copula, also in indirect relation).
six 8337
{8337} Prime
שֵׁשׁ
shesh
{shaysh}
(The second form is masculine); a primitive number; six (as an overplus (see H7797) beyond five or the fingers of the hand); as ordinal sixth.
[things] doth Yhw יָהוֶה 3068
{3068} Prime
יְהֹוָה
Y@hovah
{yeh-ho-vaw'}
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
hate: 8130
{8130} Prime
שָׂנֵא
sane'
{saw-nay'}
A primitive root; to hate (personally).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
yea, seven 7651
{7651} Prime
שֶׁבַע
sheba`
{sheh'-bah}
From H7650; a primitive cardinal number; seven (as the sacred full one); also (adverbially) seven times; by implication a week; by extension an indefinite number.
[are] an abomination 8441
{8441} Prime
תּוֹעֵבָה
tow`ebah
{to-ay-baw'}
Feminine active participle of H8581; properly something disgusting (morally), that is, (as noun) an abhorrence; especially idolatry or (concretely) an idol.
unto him: 5315
{5315} Prime
נֶפֶשׁ
nephesh
{neh'-fesh}
From H5314; properly a breathing creature, that is, animal or (abstractly) vitality; used very widely in a literal, accommodated or figurative sense (bodily or mental).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Proverbs 6:16-19

_ _ six ... seven — a mode of speaking to arrest attention (Proverbs 30:15, Proverbs 30:18; Job 5:19).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Proverbs 6:12-19.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Proverbs 6:16

Hate — Above many other sins which have a worse name in the world.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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six:

Proverbs 8:13 The fear of the LORD [is] to hate evil: pride, and arrogancy, and the evil way, and the froward mouth, do I hate.
Proverbs 30:18 There be three [things which] are too wonderful for me, yea, four which I know not:
Proverbs 30:21 For three [things] the earth is disquieted, and for four [which] it cannot bear:
Proverbs 30:24 There be four [things which are] little upon the earth, but they [are] exceeding wise:
Proverbs 30:29 There be three [things] which go well, yea, four are comely in going:
Amos 1:3 Thus saith the LORD; For three transgressions of Damascus, and for four, I will not turn away [the punishment] thereof; because they have threshed Gilead with threshing instruments of iron:
Amos 1:6 Thus saith the LORD; For three transgressions of Gaza, and for four, I will not turn away [the punishment] thereof; because they carried away captive the whole captivity, to deliver [them] up to Edom:
Amos 1:9 Thus saith the LORD; For three transgressions of Tyrus, and for four, I will not turn away [the punishment] thereof; because they delivered up the whole captivity to Edom, and remembered not the brotherly covenant:
Amos 1:11 Thus saith the LORD; For three transgressions of Edom, and for four, I will not turn away [the punishment] thereof; because he did pursue his brother with the sword, and did cast off all pity, and his anger did tear perpetually, and he kept his wrath for ever:
Amos 2:1 Thus saith the LORD; For three transgressions of Moab, and for four, I will not turn away [the punishment] thereof; because he burned the bones of the king of Edom into lime:
Amos 2:4 Thus saith the LORD; For three transgressions of Judah, and for four, I will not turn away [the punishment] thereof; because they have despised the law of the LORD, and have not kept his commandments, and their lies caused them to err, after the which their fathers have walked:
Amos 2:6 Thus saith the LORD; For three transgressions of Israel, and for four, I will not turn away [the punishment] thereof; because they sold the righteous for silver, and the poor for a pair of shoes;

an:

Proverbs 3:32 For the froward [is] abomination to the LORD: but his secret [is] with the righteous.
Proverbs 11:1 A false balance [is] abomination to the LORD: but a just weight [is] his delight.
Proverbs 11:20 They that are of a froward heart [are] abomination to the LORD: but [such as are] upright in [their] way [are] his delight.
Proverbs 15:8-9 The sacrifice of the wicked [is] an abomination to the LORD: but the prayer of the upright [is] his delight. ... The way of the wicked [is] an abomination unto the LORD: but he loveth him that followeth after righteousness.
Proverbs 17:15 He that justifieth the wicked, and he that condemneth the just, even they both [are] abomination to the LORD.
Proverbs 20:10 Divers weights, [and] divers measures, both of them [are] alike abomination to the LORD.
Proverbs 20:23 Divers weights [are] an abomination unto the LORD; and a false balance [is] not good.
Deuteronomy 18:10-12 There shall not be found among you [any one] that maketh his son or his daughter to pass through the fire, [or] that useth divination, [or] an observer of times, or an enchanter, or a witch, ... For all that do these things [are] an abomination unto the LORD: and because of these abominations the LORD thy God doth drive them out from before thee.
Deuteronomy 23:18 Thou shalt not bring the hire of a whore, or the price of a dog, into the house of the LORD thy God for any vow: for even both these [are] abomination unto the LORD thy God.
Deuteronomy 24:4 Her former husband, which sent her away, may not take her again to be his wife, after that she is defiled; for that [is] abomination before the LORD: and thou shalt not cause the land to sin, which the LORD thy God giveth thee [for] an inheritance.
Deuteronomy 25:16 For all that do such things, [and] all that do unrighteously, [are] an abomination unto the LORD thy God.
Revelation 21:27 And there shall in no wise enter into it any thing that defileth, neither [whatsoever] worketh abomination, or [maketh] a lie: but they which are written in the Lamb's book of life.

unto him:
Heb. of his soul,
Psalms 11:5 The LORD trieth the righteous: but the wicked and him that loveth violence his soul hateth.
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Dt 18:10; 23:18; 24:4; 25:16. Ps 11:5. Pv 3:32; 8:13; 11:1, 20; 15:8; 17:15; 20:10, 23; 30:18, 21, 24, 29. Am 1:3, 6, 9, 11; 2:1, 4, 6. Rv 21:27.

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