Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"They have acted corruptly toward Him, They are not His children, because of their defect; But are a perverse and crooked generation.

King James Version

They have corrupted themselves, their spot is not the spot of his children: they are a perverse and crooked generation.

Holman Bible

His people have acted corruptly toward Him; this is their defect-they are not His children but a devious and crooked generation.

International Standard Version

But those who are not his children acted corruptly against him; they are a defective and perverted generation.

A Conservative Version

They have dealt corruptly with him. [They are] not his sons, [it is] their blemish, a perverse and crooked generation.

American Standard Version

They have dealt corruptly with him, they are not his children, it is their blemish; They are a perverse and crooked generation.

Amplified

They [Israel] have spoiled themselves. They are not sons to Him, and that is their blemish -- "a perverse and crooked generation!

Bible in Basic English

They have become false, they are not his children, the mark of sin is on them; they are an evil and hard-hearted generation.

Darby Translation

They have dealt corruptly with him; Not his children's is their spot: A crooked and perverted generation!

Jubilee 2000 Bible

They have corrupted themselves, their spot is that they are not his sons; they are a perverse and crooked generation.

Julia Smith Translation

He acted wickedly to him; not his sons their blot: A generation perverted and crooked.

King James 2000

They have corrupted themselves, their blemish is not the blemish of his children: they are a perverse and crooked generation.

Lexham Expanded Bible

They [have] behaved corruptly toward him; [they are] not his children; [this is] their flaw, a generation crooked and perverse.

Modern King James verseion

They have corrupted themselves: they are not His sons; it is their blemish; they are a crooked and perverse generation.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The froward and overthwart generation hath marred themselves to himward, and are not his sons for their deformities' sake.

NET Bible

His people have been unfaithful to him; they have not acted like his children -- this is their sin. They are a perverse and deceitful generation.

New Heart English Bible

They have dealt corruptly with him. They are not his children, because of their defect. They are a perverse and crooked generation.

The Emphasized Bible

They have broken faith with him to be no sons of his - their fault, - A generation twisted and crooked.

Webster

They have corrupted themselves, their spot is not the spot of his children: they are a perverse and crooked generation.

World English Bible

They have dealt corruptly with him, [they are] not his children, [it is] their blemish. [They are] a perverse and crooked generation.

Youngs Literal Translation

It hath done corruptly to Him; Their blemish is not His sons', A generation perverse and crooked!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מוּם מאוּם 
M'uwm 
Usage: 21

is not the spot of his children

Usage: 0

עקּשׁ 
`iqqesh 
Usage: 11

and crooked
פּתלתּל 
P@thaltol 
Usage: 1

Context Readings

Moses' Song

4 "The Rock! His work is perfect, For all His ways are just; A God of faithfulness and without injustice, Righteous and upright is He. 5 "They have acted corruptly toward Him, They are not His children, because of their defect; But are a perverse and crooked generation. 6 "Do you thus repay the LORD, O foolish and unwise people? Is not He your Father who has bought you? He has made you and established you.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 31:29

"For I know that after my death you will act corruptly and turn from the way which I have commanded you; and evil will befall you in the latter days, for you will do that which is evil in the sight of the LORD, provoking Him to anger with the work of your hands."

Isaiah 1:4

Alas, sinful nation, People weighed down with iniquity, Offspring of evildoers, Sons who act corruptly! They have abandoned the LORD, They have despised the Holy One of Israel, They have turned away from Him.

Matthew 17:17

And Jesus answered and said, "You unbelieving and perverted generation, how long shall I be with you? How long shall I put up with you? Bring him here to Me."

Luke 9:41

And Jesus answered and said, "You unbelieving and perverted generation, how long shall I be with you and put up with you? Bring your son here."

Philippians 2:15

so that you will prove yourselves to be blameless and innocent, children of God above reproach in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you appear as lights in the world,

Genesis 6:12

God looked on the earth, and behold, it was corrupt; for all flesh had corrupted their way upon the earth.

Exodus 32:7

Then the LORD spoke to Moses, "Go down at once, for your people, whom you brought up from the land of Egypt, have corrupted themselves.

Deuteronomy 4:16

so that you do not act corruptly and make a graven image for yourselves in the form of any figure, the likeness of male or female,

Deuteronomy 9:24

"You have been rebellious against the LORD from the day I knew you.

Judges 2:19

But it came about when the judge died, that they would turn back and act more corruptly than their fathers, in following other gods to serve them and bow down to them; they did not abandon their practices or their stubborn ways.

Psalm 78:8

And not be like their fathers, A stubborn and rebellious generation, A generation that did not prepare its heart And whose spirit was not faithful to God.

Hosea 9:9

They have gone deep in depravity As in the days of Gibeah; He will remember their iniquity, He will punish their sins.

Zephaniah 3:7

"I said, 'Surely you will revere Me, Accept instruction ' So her dwelling will not be cut off According to all that I have appointed concerning her But they were eager to corrupt all their deeds.

Matthew 3:7

But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming for baptism, he said to them, "You brood of vipers, who warned you to flee from the wrath to come?

Matthew 16:4

"An evil and adulterous generation seeks after a sign; and a sign will not be given it, except the sign of Jonah." And He left them and went away.

John 8:41

"You are doing the deeds of your father " They said to Him, "We were not born of fornication; we have one Father: God."

Acts 7:51

"You men who are stiff-necked and uncircumcised in heart and ears are always resisting the Holy Spirit; you are doing just as your fathers did.

2 Corinthians 11:3

But I am afraid that, as the serpent deceived Eve by his craftiness, your minds will be led astray from the simplicity and purity of devotion to Christ.

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