Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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 Flawless is the work of the Rock, because all his ways are just. A faithful God never unjust righteous and upright is he. 5 But those who are not his children acted corruptly against him; they are a defective and perverted generation. 6 This is not the way to repay the LORD, is it, you foolish and witless people? Is he not your father, who bought you, formed you, and established you?



Cross References

Deuteronomy 31:29

because I know that after my death, you'll surely act wickedly and turn from the road that I've instructed you. As a result, evil will fall on you in days to come, because you'll act wickedly in the sight of the LORD, causing him to become angry due to your behavior."

Isaiah 1:4

"Oh, you sinful nation! You people burdened down by iniquity! You offspring of those who keep practicing what is evil! You corrupt children! "They've abandoned the LORD; they've despised the Holy One of Israel; in their estrangement, they've walked away from me.

Matthew 17:17

Jesus replied, "You unbelieving and perverted generation! How long must I be with you? How long must I put up with you? Bring him here to me!"

Luke 9:41

Jesus answered, "You unbelieving and perverted generation! How much longer must I be with you and put up with you? Bring your son here!"

Philippians 2:15

so that you may be blameless and innocent, God's children without any faults among a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you shine like stars in the world

Genesis 6:12

God looked at the earth, observing how corrupt its population had become, because the entire human race had corrupted itself.

Exodus 32:7

The LORD told Moses, "Go down immediately, because your people whom you led out of Egypt have behaved corruptly.

Deuteronomy 4:16

Be careful! Otherwise, you will be destroyed when you make carved images for yourself all sorts of images in the form of man, woman,

Deuteronomy 9:24

You have been rebelling against the LORD since the day I knew you.

Judges 2:19

However, after the leader had died, they would relapse to a condition more corrupt than their ancestors, following other gods, serving them, and worshiping them. They would not abandon their activities or their obstinate lifestyles.

Psalm 78:8

They will not be like the rebellious generation of their ancestors, a rebellious generation, whose heart was not steadfast, and whose spirits were unfaithful to God.

Hosea 9:9

They have corrupted themselves deeply, as did Gibeah in its day. Therefore God will remember their lawlessness, and he will pay them back for their sins.

Zephaniah 3:7

I have said, "If only you would fear me, if only you would take my instructions to heart.' Then their houses would not have been torn down. I have chastened them, but they were eager to corrupt everything they were doing."

Matthew 3:7

But when John saw many Pharisees and Sadducees coming to where he was baptizing, he told them, "You children of serpents! Who warned you to flee from the coming wrath?

Matthew 16:4

You know how to interpret the appearance of the sky, yet you can't interpret the signs of the times? An evil and adulterous generation craves a sign, but no sign will be given to it except the sign of Jonah." Then he left them and went away.

John 8:41

You are doing your father's actions." They told him, "We're not illegitimate children. We have one Father, God himself."

Acts 7:51

"You stubborn people with uncircumcised hearts and ears! You are always opposing the Holy Spirit, just as your ancestors used to do.

2 Corinthians 11:3

However, I am afraid that just as the serpent deceived Eve by its tricks, so your minds may somehow be lured away from sincere and pure devotion to the Messiah.

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