Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Proverbs 8:13 in English Standard Version "The fear of the Lord is hatred of evil. Pride and arrogance and the way of evil and perverted speech I hate." Ps 97:10 O you who love the Lord, hate evil! He preserves the lives of his saints; he delivers them from the hand of the wicked. Pr 2:12 delivering you from the way of evil, from men of perverted speech, Pr 4:24 Put away from you crooked speech, and put devious talk far from you. Pr 6:17 haughty eyes, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood, Pr 16:5 Everyone who is arrogant in heart is an abomination to the Lord; be assured, he will not go unpunished. Pr 16:6 By steadfast love and faithfulness iniquity is atoned for, and by the fear of the Lord one turns away from evil.