Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Proverbs 15:29 in English Standard Version "The Lord is far from the wicked, but he hears the prayer of the righteous." Ps 18:41 They cried for help, but there was none to save; they cried to the Lord, but he did not answer them. Ps 34:16 The face of the Lord is against those who do evil, to cut off the memory of them from the earth. Ps 145:18 The Lord is near to all who call on him, to all who call on him in truth. Pr 15:8 The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the Lord, but the prayer of the upright is acceptable to him.