(Prov. 15:8) The Lord detests the sacrifice of the wicked, but the prayer of the upright pleases him.
(Prov. 15:29) The Lord is far from the wicked, but he hears the prayer of the righteous.
(Prov. 21:3) To do what is right and just is more acceptable to the Lord than sacrifice.
(Prov. 28:9) If anyone turns a deaf ear to my instruction, even their prayers are detestable.
(Prov. 28:13) Whoever conceals their sins does not prosper, but the one who confesses and renounces them finds mercy.