All the day they wrest my words, Concerning me all their thoughts are for evil,
2 Peter 3:16
as also in all the epistles, speaking in them concerning these things, among which things are certain hard to be understood, which the untaught and unstable do wrest, as also the other Writings, unto their own destruction.
See the work of God, For who is able to make straight that which He made crooked?
He hath hedged my ways with hewn work, My paths He hath made crooked.
said, 'O full of all guile, and all profligacy, son of a devil, enemy of all righteousness, wilt thou not cease perverting the right ways of the Lord?
Hear this, I pray you, heads of the house of Jacob, And ye judges of the house of Israel, Who are making judgment abominable, And all uprightness do pervert.
A way of peace they have not known, And there is no judgment in their paths, Their paths they have made perverse for themselves, No treader in it hath known peace.
And they turn back, And deal treacherously like their fathers, They have been turned like a deceitful bow,
and two chains of pure gold, wreathed work thou dost make them, work of thick bands, and thou hast put the thick chains on the embroidered things.
'And thou hast made on the breastplate wreathed chains, work of thick bands, of pure gold;