Deuteronomy 32:5

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

They haue corrupted themselues, their spot is not the spot of his children: they are a peruerse and crooked generation.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"They have acted corruptly toward Him, {They are} not His children, because of their defect; {But are} a perverse and crooked generation.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

They have dealt corruptly with him, `they are' not his children, `it is' their blemish; `They are' a perverse and crooked generation.
- American Standard Version (1901)

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

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

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

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

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

Is corruption His? No; His children's is the blemish; a generation crooked and perverse.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Deuteronomy 32:5


32:5 They - The Israelites. Their spot - The wickedness with which they are stained, is not of his children - Plainly shews they are not his children, but the devil's. God's children have no such spot. Indeed this text does not affirm, they have any spot at all. Perverse - Froward and untractable: Crooked - Irregular and disorderly.


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