211 verses

Gen 34:30

(NIV)
Then Jacob said to Simeon and Levi, ‘You have brought trouble on me by making me obnoxious to the Canaanites and Perizzites, the people living in this land. We are few in number, and if they join forces against me and attack me, I and my household will be destroyed.’

(ESV)
Then Jacob said to Simeon and Levi, “You have brought trouble on me by making me stink to the inhabitants of the land, the Canaanites and the Perizzites. My numbers are few, and if they gather themselves against me and attack me, I shall be destroyed, both I and my household.”

Gen 43:32

(NIV)
They served him by himself, the brothers by themselves, and the Egyptians who ate with him by themselves, because Egyptians could not eat with Hebrews, for that is detestable to Egyptians.
(ESV)
They served him by himself, and them by themselves, and the Egyptians who ate with him by themselves, because the Egyptians could not eat with the Hebrews, for that is an abomination to the Egyptians.

Gen 46:34

(NIV)
you should answer, “Your servants have tended livestock from our boyhood on, just as our fathers did.” Then you will be allowed to settle in the region of Goshen, for all shepherds are detestable to the Egyptians.’

(ESV)
you shall say, ‘Your servants have been keepers of livestock from our youth even until now, both we and our fathers,’ in order that you may dwell in the land of Goshen, for every shepherd is an abomination to the Egyptians.”

Exod 5:21

(NIV)
and they said, ‘May the Lord look on you and judge you! You have made us obnoxious to Pharaoh and his officials and have put a sword in their hand to kill us.’

(ESV)
and they said to them, “The Lord look on you and judge, because you have made us stink in the sight of Pharaoh and his servants, and have put a sword in their hand to kill us.”

Exod 7:18

(NIV)
The fish in the Nile will die, and the river will stink; the Egyptians will not be able to drink its water.”’

(ESV)
The fish in the Nile shall die, and the Nile will stink, and the Egyptians will grow weary of drinking water from the Nile.”’”

Exod 7:21

(NIV)
The fish in the Nile died, and the river smelled so bad that the Egyptians could not drink its water. Blood was everywhere in Egypt.

(ESV)
And the fish in the Nile died, and the Nile stank, so that the Egyptians could not drink water from the Nile. There was blood throughout all the land of Egypt.

Exod 8:14

(NIV)
They were piled into heaps, and the land reeked of them.
(ESV)
And they gathered them together in heaps, and the land stank.

Exod 8:26

(NIV)
But Moses said, ‘That would not be right. The sacrifices we offer the Lord our God would be detestable to the Egyptians. And if we offer sacrifices that are detestable in their eyes, will they not stone us?
(ESV)
But Moses said, “It would not be right to do so, for the offerings we shall sacrifice to the Lord our God are an abomination to the Egyptians. If we sacrifice offerings abominable to the Egyptians before their eyes, will they not stone us?

Exod 16:20

(NIV)
However, some of them paid no attention to Moses; they kept part of it until morning, but it was full of maggots and began to smell. So Moses was angry with them.

(ESV)
But they did not listen to Moses. Some left part of it till the morning, and it bred worms and stank. And Moses was angry with them.

Exod 16:24

(NIV)
So they saved it until morning, as Moses commanded, and it did not stink or get maggots in it.
(ESV)
So they laid it aside till the morning, as Moses commanded them, and it did not stink, and there were no worms in it.

Lev 7:18

(NIV)
If any meat of the fellowship offering is eaten on the third day, the one who offered it will not be accepted. It will not be reckoned to their credit, for it has become impure; the person who eats any of it will be held responsible.

(ESV)
If any of the flesh of the sacrifice of his peace offering is eaten on the third day, he who offers it shall not be accepted, neither shall it be credited to him. It is tainted, and he who eats of it shall bear his iniquity.

Lev 7:21

(NIV)
Anyone who touches something unclean – whether human uncleanness or an unclean animal or any unclean creature that moves along the ground – and then eats any of the meat of the fellowship offering belonging to the Lord must be cut off from their people.”’

(ESV)
And if anyone touches an unclean thing, whether human uncleanness or an unclean beast or any unclean detestable creature, and then eats some flesh from the sacrifice of the Lord’s peace offerings, that person shall be cut off from his people.”

Lev 11:10

(NIV)
But all creatures in the seas or streams that do not have fins and scales – whether among all the swarming things or among all the other living creatures in the water – you are to regard as unclean.
(ESV)
But anything in the seas or the rivers that does not have fins and scales, of the swarming creatures in the waters and of the living creatures that are in the waters, is detestable to you.

Lev 11:11

(NIV)
And since you are to regard them as unclean, you must not eat their meat; you must regard their carcasses as unclean.
(ESV)
You shall regard them as detestable; you shall not eat any of their flesh, and you shall detest their carcasses.

Lev 11:12

(NIV)
Anything living in the water that does not have fins and scales is to be regarded as unclean by you.

(ESV)
Everything in the waters that does not have fins and scales is detestable to you.

Lev 11:13

(NIV)
‘“These are the birds you are to regard as unclean and not eat because they are unclean: the eagle, the vulture, the black vulture,
(ESV)
“And these you shall detest among the birds; they shall not be eaten; they are detestable: the eagle, the bearded vulture, the black vulture,

Lev 11:20

(NIV)
‘“All flying insects that walk on all fours are to be regarded as unclean by you.
(ESV)
All winged insects that go on all fours are detestable to you.

Lev 11:23

(NIV)
But all other flying insects that have four legs you are to regard as unclean.

(ESV)
But all other winged insects that have four feet are detestable to you.

Lev 11:41

(NIV)
‘“Every creature that moves along the ground is to be regarded as unclean; it is not to be eaten.
(ESV)
Every swarming thing that swarms on the ground is detestable; it shall not be eaten.

Lev 11:42

(NIV)
You are not to eat any creature that moves along the ground, whether it moves on its belly or walks on all fours or on many feet; it is unclean.
(ESV)
Whatever goes on its belly, and whatever goes on all fours, or whatever has many feet, any swarming thing that swarms on the ground, you shall not eat, for they are detestable.

Lev 11:43

(NIV)
Do not defile yourselves by any of these creatures. Do not make yourselves unclean by means of them or be made unclean by them.
(ESV)
You shall not make yourselves detestable with any swarming thing that swarms, and you shall not defile yourselves with them, and become unclean through them.

Lev 18:22

(NIV)
‘“Do not have sexual relations with a man as one does with a woman; that is detestable.

(ESV)
You shall not lie with a male as with a woman; it is an abomination.

Lev 18:26

(NIV)
But you must keep my decrees and my laws. The native-born and the foreigners residing among you must not do any of these detestable things,
(ESV)
But you shall keep my statutes and my rules and do none of these abominations, either the native or the stranger who sojourns among you

Lev 18:27

(NIV)
for all these things were done by the people who lived in the land before you, and the land became defiled.
(ESV)
(for the people of the land, who were before you, did all of these abominations, so that the land became unclean),

Lev 18:29

(NIV)
‘“Everyone who does any of these detestable things – such persons must be cut off from their people.
(ESV)
For everyone who does any of these abominations, the persons who do them shall be cut off from among their people.

Lev 18:30

(NIV)
Keep my requirements and do not follow any of the detestable customs that were practised before you came and do not defile yourselves with them. I am the Lord your God.”’

(ESV)
So keep my charge never to practice any of these abominable customs that were practiced before you, and never to make yourselves unclean by them: I am the Lord your God.”

Lev 19:7

(NIV)
If any of it is eaten on the third day, it is impure and will not be accepted.
(ESV)
If it is eaten at all on the third day, it is tainted; it will not be accepted,

Lev 20:13

(NIV)
‘“If a man has sexual relations with a man as one does with a woman, both of them have done what is detestable. They are to be put to death; their blood will be on their own heads.

(ESV)
If a man lies with a male as with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination; they shall surely be put to death; their blood is upon them.

Lev 20:25

(NIV)
‘“You must therefore make a distinction between clean and unclean animals and between unclean and clean birds. Do not defile yourselves by any animal or bird or anything that moves along the ground – those that I have set apart as unclean for you.
(ESV)
You shall therefore separate the clean beast from the unclean, and the unclean bird from the clean. You shall not make yourselves detestable by beast or by bird or by anything with which the ground crawls, which I have set apart for you to hold unclean.

Num 23:7

(NIV)
Then Balaam spoke his message:

‘Balak brought me from Aram,
the king of Moab from the eastern mountains.
“Come,” he said, “curse Jacob for me;
come, denounce Israel.”
(ESV)
And Balaam took up his discourse and said,

“From Aram Balak has brought me,
the king of Moab from the eastern mountains:
Come, curse Jacob for me,
and come, denounce Israel!’

Num 23:8

(NIV)
How can I curse
those whom God has not cursed?
How can I denounce
those whom the Lord has not denounced?
(ESV)
How can I curse whom God has not cursed?
How can I denounce whom the Lord has not denounced?

Deut 7:25

(NIV)
The images of their gods you are to burn in the fire. Do not covet the silver and gold on them, and do not take it for yourselves, or you will be ensnared by it, for it is detestable to the Lord your God.
(ESV)
The carved images of their gods you shall burn with fire. You shall not covet the silver or the gold that is on them or take it for yourselves, lest you be ensnared by it, for it is an abomination to the Lord your God.

Deut 7:26

(NIV)
Do not bring a detestable thing into your house or you, like it, will be set apart for destruction. Regard it as vile and utterly detest it, for it is set apart for destruction.

(ESV)
And you shall not bring an abominable thing into your house and become devoted to destruction like it. You shall utterly detest and abhor it, for it is devoted to destruction.

Deut 12:31

(NIV)
You must not worship the Lord your God in their way, because in worshipping their gods, they do all kinds of detestable things the Lord hates. They even burn their sons and daughters in the fire as sacrifices to their gods.

(ESV)
You shall not worship the Lord your God in that way, for every abominable thing that the Lord hates they have done for their gods, for they even burn their sons and their daughters in the fire to their gods.

Deut 13:14

(NIV)
then you must enquire, probe and investigate it thoroughly. And if it is true and it has been proved that this detestable thing has been done among you,
(ESV)
then you shall inquire and make search and ask diligently. And behold, if it be true and certain that such an abomination has been done among you,

Deut 14:3

(NIV)
Do not eat any detestable thing.
(ESV)
“You shall not eat any abomination.

Deut 17:1

(NIV)
Do not sacrifice to the Lord your God an ox or a sheep that has any defect or flaw in it, for that would be detestable to him.

(ESV)
“You shall not sacrifice to the Lord your God an ox or a sheep in which is a blemish, any defect whatever, for that is an abomination to the Lord your God.

Deut 17:4

(NIV)
and this has been brought to your attention, then you must investigate it thoroughly. If it is true and it has been proved that this detestable thing has been done in Israel,
(ESV)
and it is told you and you hear of it, then you shall inquire diligently, and if it is true and certain that such an abomination has been done in Israel,

Deut 18:9

(NIV)
When you enter the land the Lord your God is giving you, do not learn to imitate the detestable ways of the nations there.
(ESV)
“When you come into the land that the Lord your God is giving you, you shall not learn to follow the abominable practices of those nations.

Deut 18:12

(NIV)
Anyone who does these things is detestable to the Lord; because of these same detestable practices the Lord your God will drive out those nations before you.
(ESV)
for whoever does these things is an abomination to the Lord. And because of these abominations the Lord your God is driving them out before you.

Deut 20:18

(NIV)
Otherwise, they will teach you to follow all the detestable things they do in worshipping their gods, and you will sin against the Lord your God.

(ESV)
that they may not teach you to do according to all their abominable practices that they have done for their gods, and so you sin against the Lord your God.

Deut 22:5

(NIV)
A woman must not wear men’s clothing, nor a man wear women’s clothing, for the Lord your God detests anyone who does this.

(ESV)
“A woman shall not wear a man’s garment, nor shall a man put on a woman’s cloak, for whoever does these things is an abomination to the Lord your God.

Deut 23:7

(NIV)
Do not despise an Edomite, for the Edomites are related to you. Do not despise an Egyptian, because you resided as foreigners in their country.
(ESV)
“You shall not abhor an Edomite, for he is your brother. You shall not abhor an Egyptian, because you were a sojourner in his land.

Deut 23:18

(NIV)
You must not bring the earnings of a female prostitute or of a male prostitute into the house of the Lord your God to pay any vow, because the Lord your God detests them both.

(ESV)
You shall not bring the fee of a prostitute or the wages of a dog into the house of the Lord your God in payment for any vow, for both of these are an abomination to the Lord your God.

Deut 24:4

(NIV)
then her first husband, who divorced her, is not allowed to marry her again after she has been defiled. That would be detestable in the eyes of the Lord. Do not bring sin upon the land the Lord your God is giving you as an inheritance.

(ESV)
then her former husband, who sent her away, may not take her again to be his wife, after she has been defiled, for that is an abomination before the Lord. And you shall not bring sin upon the land that the Lord your God is giving you for an inheritance.

Deut 25:16

(NIV)
For the Lord your God detests anyone who does these things, anyone who deals dishonestly.

(ESV)
For all who do such things, all who act dishonestly, are an abomination to the Lord your God.

Deut 27:15

(NIV)
‘Cursed is anyone who makes an idol – a thing detestable to the Lord, the work of skilled hands – and sets it up in secret.’
Then all the people shall say, ‘Amen!’
(ESV)
“‘Cursed be the man who makes a carved or cast metal image, an abomination to the Lord, a thing made by the hands of a craftsman, and sets it up in secret.’ And all the people shall answer and say, ‘Amen.’

Deut 29:17

(NIV)
You saw among them their detestable images and idols of wood and stone, of silver and gold.
(ESV)
And you have seen their detestable things, their idols of wood and stone, of silver and gold, which were among them.

Deut 32:16

(NIV)
They made him jealous with their foreign gods
and angered him with their detestable idols.
(ESV)
They stirred him to jealousy with strange gods;
with abominations they provoked him to anger.

1Sam 13:4

(NIV)
So all Israel heard the news: ‘Saul has attacked the Philistine outpost, and now Israel has become obnoxious to the Philistines.’ And the people were summoned to join Saul at Gilgal.

(ESV)
And all Israel heard it said that Saul had defeated the garrison of the Philistines, and also that Israel had become a stench to the Philistines. And the people were called out to join Saul at Gilgal.

1Sam 27:12

(NIV)
Achish trusted David and said to himself, ‘He has become so obnoxious to his people, the Israelites, that he will be my servant for life.’

(ESV)
And Achish trusted David, thinking, “He has made himself an utter stench to his people Israel; therefore he shall always be my servant.”

2Sam 10:6

(NIV)
When the Ammonites realised that they had become obnoxious to David, they hired twenty thousand Aramean foot soldiers from Beth Rehob and Zobah, as well as the king of Maakah with a thousand men, and also twelve thousand men from Tob.

(ESV)
When the Ammonites saw that they had become a stench to David, the Ammonites sent and hired the Syrians of Beth-rehob, and the Syrians of Zobah, 20,000 foot soldiers, and the king of Maacah with 1,000 men, and the men of Tob, 12,000 men.

2Sam 16:21

(NIV)
Ahithophel answered, ‘Sleep with your father’s concubines whom he left to take care of the palace. Then all Israel will hear that you have made yourself obnoxious to your father, and the hands of everyone with you will be more resolute.’
(ESV)
Ahithophel said to Absalom, “Go in to your father’s concubines, whom he has left to keep the house, and all Israel will hear that you have made yourself a stench to your father, and the hands of all who are with you will be strengthened.”

1Kgs 11:5

(NIV)
He followed Ashtoreth the goddess of the Sidonians, and Molek the detestable god of the Ammonites.
(ESV)
For Solomon went after Ashtoreth the goddess of the Sidonians, and after Milcom the abomination of the Ammonites.

1Kgs 11:7

(NIV)
On a hill east of Jerusalem, Solomon built a high place for Chemosh the detestable god of Moab, and for Molek the detestable god of the Ammonites.
(ESV)
Then Solomon built a high place for Chemosh the abomination of Moab, and for Molech the abomination of the Ammonites, on the mountain east of Jerusalem.

1Kgs 14:24

(NIV)
There were even male shrine-prostitutes in the land; the people engaged in all the detestable practices of the nations the Lord had driven out before the Israelites.

(ESV)
and there were also male cult prostitutes in the land. They did according to all the abominations of the nations that the Lord drove out before the people of Israel.

1Kgs 15:13

(NIV)
He even deposed his grandmother Maakah from her position as queen mother, because she had made a repulsive image for the worship of Asherah. Asa cut it down and burned it in the Kidron Valley.
(ESV)
He also removed Maacah his mother from being queen mother because she had made an abominable image for Asherah. And Asa cut down her image and burned it at the brook Kidron.

1Kgs 21:26

(NIV)
He behaved in the vilest manner by going after idols, like the Amorites the Lord drove out before Israel.)

(ESV)
He acted very abominably in going after idols, as the Amorites had done, whom the Lord cast out before the people of Israel.)

2Kgs 16:3

(NIV)
He followed the ways of the kings of Israel and even sacrificed his son in the fire, engaging in the detestable practices of the nations the Lord had driven out before the Israelites.
(ESV)
but he walked in the way of the kings of Israel. He even burned his son as an offering, according to the despicable practices of the nations whom the Lord drove out before the people of Israel.

2Kgs 21:2

(NIV)
He did evil in the eyes of the Lord, following the detestable practices of the nations the Lord had driven out before the Israelites.
(ESV)
And he did what was evil in the sight of the Lord, according to the despicable practices of the nations whom the Lord drove out before the people of Israel.
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