Proverbs 30:12
Good News Translation
There are people who think they are pure when they are as filthy as they can be.

Contemporary English Version
others think they are perfect, but they are stained by sin.

Douay-Rheims Bible
A generation that are pure in their own eyes, and yet are not washed from their filthiness.

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A generation that are pure in their own eyes, and yet are not washed from their filthiness.

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Proverbs 21:2 Every way of a man seemeth right to himself: but the Lord weigheth the hearts.

Judges 17:5,13 And he separated also therein a little temple for the god, and made an ephod, and theraphim, that is to say, a priestly garment, and idols: and he filled the hand of one of his sons, and he became his priest. . . .

1 Samuel 15:13,14 And when Samuel was come to Saul, Saul said to him: Blessed be thou of the Lord, I have fulfilled the word of the Lord. . . .

Job 33:9 I am clean, and without sin: I am unspotted, and there is no iniquity in me.

Psalm 36:2 For in his sight he hath done deceitfully, that his iniquity may be found unto hatred.

Isaiah 65:5 That say: Depart from me, come not near me, because thou art unclean: these shall be smoke in my anger, a fire burning all the day.

Jeremiah 2:22-24,35 Though thou wash thyself with nitre, and multiply to thyself the herb borith, thou art stained in thy iniquity before me, saith the Lord God. . . .

Luke 11:39-40 And the Lord said to him: Now you, Pharisees, make clean the outside of the cup and of the platter: but your inside is full of rapine and iniquity. . . .

Luke 16:15 And he said to them: you are they who justify yourselves before men, but God knoweth your hearts. For that which is high to men is an abomination before God.

Luke 18:11 The Pharisee standing, prayed thus with himself: O God, I give thee thanks that I am not as the rest of men, extortioners, unjust, adulterers, as also is this publican.

2 Timothy 3:5 Having an appearance indeed of godliness but denying the power thereof. Now these avoid.

Titus 1:15,16 All things are clean to the clean: but to them that are defiled and to unbelievers, nothing is clean: but both their mind and their conscience are defiled. . . .

1 John 1:8-10 If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves and the truth is not in us. . . .

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Psalm 51:2,7 Wash me yet more from my iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin. . . .

Isaiah 1:16 Wash yourselves, be clean, take away the evil of your devices from my eyes, cease to do perversely,

Jeremiah 4:14 Wash thy heart from wickedness, O Jerusalem, that thou mayst be saved: how long shall hurtful thoughts abide in thee?

Ecclesiastes 4:1 I turned myself to other things, and I saw the oppressions that are done under the sun, and the tears of the innocent, and they had no comforter; and they were not able to resist their violence, being destitute of help from any.

Isaiah 32:7 The vessels of the deceitful are most wicked: for he hath framed devices to destroy the meek, with lying words, when the poor man speaketh judgment.

Amos 2:7 They bruise the heads of the poor upon the dust of the earth, and turn aside the way of the humble: and the son and his father have gone to the same young woman, to profane my holy name.

Amos 4:1 Hear this word, ye fat kine that are in the mountains of Samaria: you that oppress the needy, and crush the poor: that say to your masters: Bring, and we will drink.

Amos 8:4 And the hinges of the temple shall screak in that day, saith the Lord God: many shall die: silence shall be cast in every place.

Micah 2:1,2 Make thee bald, and be polled for thy delicate children: enlarge thy baldness as the eagle: for they are carried into captivity from thee. . . .

Micah 3:1-5 For he shall go up that shall open the way before them: they shall divide and pass through the gate, and shall come in by it: and their king shall pass before them, and the Lord at the head of them. . . .

Habakkuk 3:14 Thou hast cursed his sceptres, the head of his warriors, them that came out as a whirlwind to scatter me. Their joy was like that of him that devoureth the poor man in secret.

Zephaniah 3:3 Her princes are in the midst of her as roaring lions: her judges are evening wolves, they left nothing for the morning.

Matthew 23:14 Woe to you scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, because you devour the houses of widows, praying long prayers. For this you shall receive the greater judgment.

James 5:1-4 Go to now, ye rich men: weep and howl in your miseries, which shall come upon you. . . .

Context
The Words of Agur
11There is a generation that curseth their father, and doth not bless their mother. 12A generation that are pure in their own eyes, and yet are not washed from their filthiness.13A generation, whose eyes are lofty, and their eyelids lifted up on high.…
Cross References
Luke 18:11
The Pharisee standing, prayed thus with himself: O God, I give thee thanks that I am not as the rest of men, extortioners, unjust, adulterers, as also is this publican.

Titus 1:15
All things are clean to the clean: but to them that are defiled and to unbelievers, nothing is clean: but both their mind and their conscience are defiled.

Titus 1:16
They profess that they know God: but in their works they deny him: being abominable and incredulous and to every good work reprobate.

Proverbs 16:2
All the ways of a man are open to his eyes: the Lord is the weigher of spirits.

Isaiah 65:5
That say: Depart from me, come not near me, because thou art unclean: these shall be smoke in my anger, a fire burning all the day.

Jeremiah 2:23
How canst thou say: I am not polluted, I have not walked after Baalim? see thy ways in the valley, know what thou hast done: as a swift runner pursuing his course.

Additional Translations
There is a generation of those who are pure in their own eyes and yet unwashed of their filth.There is a generation that are pure in their own eyes, and yet is not washed from their filthiness.

There is a generation that are pure in their own eyes, And yet are not washed from their filthiness.

A wicked generation judge themselves to be just, but do not cleanse their way.

there is a generation that are pure in their own eyes, yet are not washed from their filthiness;

There is a generation that are pure in their own eyes; and yet are not washed from their filthiness.

There is a generation that are pure in their own eyes, and yet are not washed from their filthiness.

There is a generation that is pure in their own eyes, yet are not washed from their filthiness.

A generation -- pure in their own eyes, But from their own filth not washed.
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