They have dealt corruptly with him, [they are] not his children, [it is] their blemish. [They are] a perverse and crooked generation.
who are crooked in their ways, and wayward in their paths:
The way of the guilty is devious, but the conduct of the innocent is upright.
But as for those who turn aside to their crooked ways, Yahweh will lead them away with the workers of iniquity. Peace be on Israel. A Song of Ascents.
That which is crooked can't be made straight; and that which is lacking can't be counted.
One who has a perverse heart doesn't find prosperity, and one who has a deceitful tongue falls into trouble.
Whoever walks blamelessly is kept safe; but one with perverse ways will fall suddenly.
He who walks in his uprightness fears Yahweh, but he who is perverse in his ways despises him.
Those who are perverse in heart are an abomination to Yahweh, but those whose ways are blameless are his delight.
2 Samuel 22:27
With the pure you will show yourself pure. With the crooked you will show yourself shrewd.
With the pure, you will show yourself pure. With the crooked you will show yourself shrewd.
Better is the poor who walks in his integrity, than he who is perverse in his ways, and he is rich.
Better is the poor who walks in his integrity than he who is perverse in his lips and is a fool.
All the words of my mouth are in righteousness. There is nothing crooked or perverse in them.
Jesus answered, "Faithless and perverse generation! How long will I be with you? How long will I bear with you? Bring him here to me."
Jesus answered, "Faithless and perverse generation, how long shall I be with you and bear with you? Bring your son here."
that you may become blameless and harmless, children of God without blemish in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you are seen as lights in the world,
knowing that such a one is perverted, and sins, being self-condemned.
Every valley will be filled. Every mountain and hill will be brought low. The crooked will become straight, and the rough ways smooth.