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Proverbs 17

Prov. 17:15 KJV (With Strong’s)

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Hep that justifieth
tsadaq (Hebrew #6663)
to be (causatively, make) right (in a moral or forensic sense)
KJV usage: cleanse, clear self, (be, do) just(-ice, -ify, -ify self), (be turn to) righteous(-ness).
Pronounce: tsaw-dak'
Origin: a primitive root
the wicked
rasha` (Hebrew #7563)
morally wrong; concretely, an (actively) bad person
KJV usage: + condemned, guilty, ungodly, wicked (man), that did wrong.
Pronounce: raw-shaw'
Origin: from 7561
, and he that condemneth
rasha` (Hebrew #7561)
to be (causatively, do or declare) wrong; by implication, to disturb, violate
KJV usage: condemn, make trouble, vex, be (commit, deal, depart, do) wicked(-ly, -ness).
Pronounce: raw-shah'
Origin: a primitive root
the just
tsaddiyq (Hebrew #6662)
just
KJV usage: just, lawful, righteous (man).
Pronounce: tsad-deek'
Origin: from 6663
, even they both
shnayim (Hebrew #8147)
feminine shttayim {shet-tah'-yim}; two; also (as ordinal) twofold
KJV usage: both, couple, double, second, twain, + twelfth, + twelve, + twenty (sixscore) thousand, twice, two.
Pronounce: shen-ah'-yim
Origin: dual of 8145
are abomination
tow`ebah (Hebrew #8441)
feminine active participle of 8581; properly, something disgusting (morally), i.e. (as noun) an abhorrence; especially idolatry or (concretely) an idol
KJV usage: abominable (custom, thing), abomination.
Pronounce: to-ay-baw'
Origin: or tonebah {to-ay-baw'}
to the Lord
Yhovah (Hebrew #3068)
(the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God
KJV usage: Jehovah, the Lord. Compare 3050, 3069.
Pronounce: yeh-ho-vaw'
Origin: from 1961
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Cross References

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that justifieth.
Prov. 24:23‑24• 23These things also belong to the wise. It is not good to have respect of persons in judgment.
24He that saith unto the wicked, Thou art righteous; him shall the people curse, nations shall abhor him:
(Prov. 24:23‑24)
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Ex. 23:7• 7Keep thee far from a false matter; and the innocent and righteous slay thou not: for I will not justify the wicked. (Ex. 23:7)
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1 Kings 21:13• 13And there came in two men, children of Belial, and sat before him: and the men of Belial witnessed against him, even against Naboth, in the presence of the people, saying, Naboth did blaspheme God and the king. Then they carried him forth out of the city, and stoned him with stones, that he died. (1 Kings 21:13)
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Isa. 5:23• 23Which justify the wicked for reward, and take away the righteousness of the righteous from him! (Isa. 5:23)
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Isa. 55:8‑9• 8For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, saith the Lord.
9For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts.
(Isa. 55:8‑9)
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Ezek. 22:27‑29• 27Her princes in the midst thereof are like wolves ravening the prey, to shed blood, and to destroy souls, to get dishonest gain.
28And her prophets have daubed them with untempered mortar, seeing vanity, and divining lies unto them, saying, Thus saith the Lord God, when the Lord hath not spoken.
29The people of the land have used oppression, and exercised robbery, and have vexed the poor and needy: yea, they have oppressed the stranger wrongfully.
(Ezek. 22:27‑29)
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Amos 5:7,12• 7Ye who turn judgment to wormwood, and leave off righteousness in the earth,
12For I know your manifold transgressions and your mighty sins: they afflict the just, they take a bribe, and they turn aside the poor in the gate from their right.
(Amos 5:7,12)
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Amos 6:12• 12Shall horses run upon the rock? will one plow there with oxen? for ye have turned judgment into gall, and the fruit of righteousness into hemlock: (Amos 6:12)
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Luke 23:18‑25• 18And they cried out all at once, saying, Away with this man, and release unto us Barabbas:
19(Who for a certain sedition made in the city, and for murder, was cast into prison.)
20Pilate therefore, willing to release Jesus, spake again to them.
21But they cried, saying, Crucify him, crucify him.
22And he said unto them the third time, Why, what evil hath he done? I have found no cause of death in him: I will therefore chastise him, and let him go.
23And they were instant with loud voices, requiring that he might be crucified. And the voices of them and of the chief priests prevailed.
24And Pilate gave sentence that it should be as they required.
25And he released unto them him that for sedition and murder was cast into prison, whom they had desired; but he delivered Jesus to their will.
(Luke 23:18‑25)
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Rom. 4:5• 5But to him that worketh not, but believeth on him that justifieth the ungodly, his faith is counted for righteousness. (Rom. 4:5)
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James 5:6• 6Ye have condemned and killed the just; and he doth not resist you. (James 5:6)
abomination.

J. N. Darby Translation

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He that justifieth the wickedd, and he that condemneth the righteousd, even they both are abomination to Jehovah.

JND Translation Notes

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The words are in the singular and characteristic; and so in ch. 18.5.