Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Proverbs 15:8 in English Standard Version "The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the Lord, but the prayer of the upright is acceptable to him." Pr 15:29 The Lord is far from the wicked, but he hears the prayer of the righteous. Pr 21:27 The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination; how much more when he brings it with evil intent. Ec 5:1 Guard your steps when you go to the house of God. To draw near to listen is better than to offer the sacrifice of fools, for they do not know that they are doing evil. Isa 1:11 “What to me is the multitude of your sacrifices? says the Lord; I have had enough of burnt offerings of rams and the fat of well-fed beasts; I do not delight in the blood of bulls, or of lambs, or of goats. Isa 1:15 When you spread out your hands, I will hide my eyes from you; even though you make many prayers, I will not listen; your hands are full of blood.