Proverbs 15:9
The LORD detests the way of the wicked, but He loves those who pursue righteousness.
Cross References
1 Timothy 6:11
But you, O man of God, flee from these things and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, perseverance, and gentleness.

Deuteronomy 7:13
He will love you and bless you and multiply you. He will bless the fruit of your womb and the produce of your land--your grain, new wine, and oil, the young of your herds and the lambs of your flocks--in the land that He swore to your fathers to give you.

Psalm 139:24
See if there is any offensive way in me; lead me in the way everlasting.

Proverbs 8:13
To fear the LORD is to hate evil; I hate arrogant pride, evil conduct, and perverse speech.

Proverbs 15:10
Discipline is harsh for him who leaves the path; he who hates correction will die.

Proverbs 21:21
He who pursues righteousness and loving devotion finds life, righteousness, and honor.

Isaiah 51:1
"Listen to Me, you who pursue righteousness, you who seek the LORD: Look to the rock from which you were cut, and to the quarry from which you were hewn.

Treasury of Scripture
The way of the wicked is an abomination to the LORD: but he loves him that follows after righteousness.

the way

Proverbs 4:19
The way of the wicked is as darkness: they know not at what they stumble.

Proverbs 21:4,8
An high look, and a proud heart, and the plowing of the wicked, is sin…

Psalm 1:6
For the LORD knoweth the way of the righteous: but the way of the ungodly shall perish.

he loveth

Proverbs 21:21
He that followeth after righteousness and mercy findeth life, righteousness, and honour.

Isaiah 26:7
The way of the just is uprightness: thou, most upright, dost weigh the path of the just.

Isaiah 51:1,7
Hearken to me, ye that follow after righteousness, ye that seek the LORD: look unto the rock whence ye are hewn, and to the hole of the pit whence ye are digged…


Proverbs 15:8
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