King James Version
15 And he said unto them,
Ye are they which justify yourselves before men;
but God knoweth your hearts:
for that which is highly esteemed among men
is abomination in the sight of God.
What, then, are things "highly esteemed among men", which causes God's wrath the most?
Exodus 20:2-5 (KJV)
2 I am the Lord thy God,
which have brought thee out of the land of Egypt,
out of the house of bondage.
3 Thou shalt have no other gods before me.
4 Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image,
or any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above,
or that is in the earth beneath,
or that is in the water under the earth.
5 Thou shalt not bow down thyself to them,
nor serve them:
for I the Lord thy God am a jealous God,
visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children
unto the third and fourth generation of them
that hate me;
Exodus 35:2 (KJV)
2 Six days shall work be done,
but on the seventh day
there shall be to you an holy day,
a sabbath of rest to the Lord:
whosoever doeth work therein
shall be put to death.
Leviticus 11:10 (KJV)
10 And all that have not fins and scales in the seas,
and in the rivers,
of all that move in the waters,
and of any living thing which is in the waters,
they shall be an abomination unto you:
Leviticus 11:13 (KJV)
13 And these are they which ye shall have
in abomination among the fowls;
they shall not be eaten,
they are an abomination:
and the ossifrage***,
and the ospray,
Leviticus 11:23 (KJV)
23 But all other flying creeping things,
which have four feet,
shall be an abomination unto you.
Leviticus 11:42 (KJV)
42 Whatsoever goeth upon the belly****,
and whatsoever goeth upon all four,
or whatsoever hath more feet
among all creeping things
that creep upon the earth,
them ye shall not eat;
for they are an abomination.
Leviticus 18:22 (KJV)
22 Thou shalt not lie with mankind,
as with womankind:
it is abomination.
Leviticus 19:26 (KJV)
26 Ye shall not eat any thing with the blood:
neither shall ye use enchantment,
nor observe times.
Leviticus 19:28 (KJV)
28 Ye shall not make any cuttings in your flesh
for the dead,
nor print any marks upon you:
I am the Lord.
Deuteronomy 7:25-26 (KJV)
25 The graven images of their gods shall ye burn with fire:
thou shalt not desire the silver or gold
that is on them,
nor take it unto thee,
lest thou be snared therin:
for it is an abomination to the Lord thy God.
26 Neither shalt thou bring
an abomination into thine house,
lest thou be a cursed thing like it:
but thou shalt utterly detest it,
and thou shalt utterly abhor it;
for it is a cursed thing.
Deuteronomy 18:10-13 (KJV)
10 There shall not be found among you any one
that maketh his son or his daughter
to pass through the fire,
or that useth divination,
or an observer of times,
or an enchanter,
or a witch.
11 Or a charmer,
or a consulter with familiar spirits,
or a wizard,
or a necromancer.
12 For all that do these things
are an abomination unto the Lord:
and because of these abominations the Lord thy God
doth drive them out from before thee.
13 Thou shalt be perfect with the Lord thy God.
Deuteronomy 22:5 (KJV)
5 The woman shall not wear
that which pertaineth unto a man,
neither shall a man put on a woman's garment:
for all that do so
are abomination unto the Lord thy God.
1 Kings 11:1-6 (KJV)
11 But king Solomon loved many strange** women,
together with the daughter of Pharaoh,
women of the Moabites,
2 Of the nations concerning which
the Lord said unto the children of Israel,
Ye shall not go in to them,
neither shall they come in unto you:
for surely they will turn away your heart
after their gods:
Solomon clave unto these in love.
3 And he had seven hundred wives,
and three hundred concubines:
and his wives turned away his heart.
4 For it came to pass,
when Solomon was old,
that his wives turned away his heart
after other gods:
and his heart was not perfect with the Lord his God,
as was the heart of David his father.
5 For Solomon went after Ashtoreth
the goddess of the Zidonians,
and after Milcom
the abomination of the Ammonites.
6 And Solomon did evil in the sight of the Lord,
and went not fully after the Lord,
as did David his father.
Proverbs 3:32 (KJV)
32 For the froward* is abomination to the Lord:
but his secret is with the righteous.
Proverbs 6:16-19 (KJV)
16 These six things doth the Lord hate:
yea, seven are an abomination unto him:
17 A proud look,
a lying tongue,
and hands that shed innocent blood,
18 An heart that deviseth wicked imaginations,
feet that be swift in running to mischief,
19 A false witness that speaketh lies,
and he that soweth discord among brethren.
Proverbs 8:13 (KJV)
13 The fear of the Lord is to hate evil:
and the evil way,
and the froward* mouth,
do I hate.
Proverbs 11:1 (KJV)
11 A false balance is abomination to the Lord:
but a just weight is his delight.
Proverbs 11:20 (KJV)
20 They that are of a froward* heart
are abomination to the Lord:
but such as are upright in their way
are his delight.
Proverbs 15:8 (KJV)
8 The sacrifice of the wicked
is an abomination to the Lord:
but the prayer of the upright is his delight.
Proverbs 16:5 (KJV)
5 Every one that is proud in heart
is an abomination to the Lord:
though hand join in hand,
he shall not be unpunished.
Proverbs 17:5 (KJV)
5 Whoso mocketh the poor reproacheth his Maker:
and he that is glad at calamities
shall not be unpunished.
Proverbs 17:15 (KJV)
15 He that justifieth the wicked,
and he that condemneth the just,
even they both are abomination to the Lord.
Isaiah 1:11-16 (KJV)
11 To what purpose
is the multitude of your sacrifices unto me?
saith the Lord:
I am full of the burnt offerings of rams,
and the fat of fed beasts;
and I delight not in the blood of bullocks,
or of lambs,
or of he goats.
12 When ye come to appear before me,
who hath required this at your hand,
to tread my courts?
13 Bring no more vain oblations;
incense is an abomination unto me;
the new moons and sabbaths,
the calling of assemblies,
I cannot away with;
it is iniquity,
even the solemn meeting.
14 Your new moons and your appointed feasts
my soul hateth:
they are a trouble unto me;
I am weary to bear them.
15 And when ye spread forth your hands,
I will hide mine eyes from you:
yea, when ye make many prayers,
I will not hear:
your hands are full of blood.
16 Wash you,
make you clean;
put away the evil of your doings
from before mine eyes;
cease to do evil;
Mark 7:20-23 (KJV)
20 And he said,
That which cometh out of the man,
that defileth the man.
21 For from within,
out of the heart of men,
proceed evil thoughts,
an evil eye,
23 All these evil things come from within,
and defile the man.
1 Corinthians 6:9-10 (KJV)
9 Know ye not that the unrighteous
shall not inherit the kingdom of God?
Be not deceived:
nor abusers of themselves with mankind,
10 Nor thieves,
shall inherit the kingdom of God.
*Froward is a person "difficult to deal with; contrary".
**Strange means "foreign". More definitions here.
***Ossifrage is "an older name for the bearded vulture, a scavenger famous for dropping animal bones and live tortoises on top of rocks to crack them open". (Wikipedia)
****That "belly" verse is supported by this verse, when God cursed the serpent that deceived Eve:
Genesis 3:14-15 (KJV)
14 And the Lord God said unto the serpent,
Because thou hast done this,
thou art cursed above all cattle,
and above every beast of the field;
upon thy belly shalt thou go,
and dust shalt thou eat all the days of thy life:
15 And I will put enmity between thee and the woman,
and between thy seed and her seed;
it shall bruise thy head,
and thou shalt bruise his heel.