Parallel Verses

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.

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!

Darby Translation

They have dealt corruptly with him; Not his children's is their spot: A crooked and perverted 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 He is the Rock, complete is his work; for all his ways are righteousness: a God without evil who keeps faith, true and upright is he. 5 They have become false, they are not his children, the mark of sin is on them; they are an evil and hard-hearted generation. 6 Is this your answer to the Lord, O foolish people and unwise? Is he not your father who has given you life? He has made you and given you your place.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 31:29

For I am certain that after my death you will give yourselves up to sin, wandering from the way which I have given you; and evil will overtake you in the end, because you will do evil in the eyes of the Lord, moving him to wrath by the work of your hands.

Isaiah 1:4

O nation full of sin, a people weighted down with crime, a generation of evil-doers, false-hearted children: they have gone away from the Lord, they have no respect for the Holy One of Israel, their hearts are turned back from him.

Matthew 17:17

And Jesus, answering, said, O false and foolish generation, how long will I be with you? how long will I put up with you? let him come here to me.

Luke 9:41

And Jesus said, O generation without faith and false in heart, how long will I have to be with you and put up with you? let your son come here.

Philippians 2:15

So that you may be holy and gentle, children of God without sin in a twisted and foolish generation, among whom you are seen as lights in the world,

Genesis 6:12

And God, looking on the earth, saw that it was evil: for the way of all flesh had become evil on the earth.

Exodus 32:7

And the Lord said to Moses, Go down quickly; for your people, whom you took out of the land of Egypt, are turned to evil ways;

Deuteronomy 4:16

So that you may not be turned to evil ways and make for yourselves an image in the form of any living thing, male or female,

Deuteronomy 9:24

From the day when I first had knowledge of you, you have gone against the word of the Lord.

Judges 2:19

But whenever the judge was dead, they went back and did more evil than their fathers, going after other gods, to be their servants and their worshippers; giving up nothing of their sins and their hard-hearted ways.

Psalm 78:8

And not be like their fathers, a stiff-necked and uncontrolled generation; a generation whose heart was hard, whose spirit was not true to God.

Hosea 9:9

They have gone deep in evil as in the days of Gibeah; he will keep in mind their wrongdoing, he will give them punishment for their sins.

Zephaniah 3:7

I said, Certainly you will go in fear of me, and come under my training, so that whatever I may send on her may not be cut off before her eyes: but they got up early and made all their works evil.

Matthew 3:7

But when he saw a number of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming to his baptism, he said to them, Offspring of snakes, at whose word are you going in flight from the wrath to come?

Matthew 16:4

An evil and false generation is searching after a sign; and no sign will be given to it but the sign of Jonah. And he went away from them.

John 8:41

You are doing the works of your father. They said to him, We are true sons of Abraham; we have one Father, who is God.

Acts 7:51

You whose hearts are hard and whose ears are shut to me; you are ever working against the Holy Spirit; as your fathers did, so do you.

2 Corinthians 11:3

But I have a fear, that in some way, as Eve was tricked by the deceit of the snake, your minds may be turned away from their simple and holy love for Christ.

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