There are six things the LORD hates, seven that are detestable to him:
There are six things which the LORD hates, Yes, seven which are an abomination to Him:
There are six things the LORD hates––no, seven things he detests:
Here are six things GOD hates, and one more that he loathes with a passion:
Six things are hated by the Lord; seven things are disgusting to him:
There are six things that the LORD hates, seven that are an abomination to him:
These six things the LORD hates, Yes, seven are an abomination to Him:
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1 tn The conjunction has the explicative use here (R. J. Williams, Hebrew Syntax, 71, §434).
2 sn This saying involves a numerical ladder, paralleling six things with seven things (e.g., also 30:15, 18, 21, 24, 29). The point of such a numerical arrangement is that the number does not exhaust the list (W. M. Roth, “The Numerical Sequence x / x +1 in the Old Testament,” VT 12 : 300-311; and his “Numerical Sayings in the Old Testament,” VT 13 : 86).
3 tn Heb “his soul.”