New American Standard Bible
The way of a guilty man is crooked, But as for the pure, his conduct is upright.
King James Bible
The way of man is froward and strange: but as for the pure, his work is right.
Darby Bible Translation
Very crooked is the way of a guilty man; but as for the pure, his work is upright.
World English Bible
The way of the guilty is devious, but the conduct of the innocent is upright.
Young's Literal Translation
Froward is the way of a man who is vile, And the pure -- upright is his work.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Or, "Perverse is the way of a sin burdened man."
LibraryEpistle Cvi. To Syagrius, Ætherius, virgilius, and Desiderius, Bishops .
To Syagrius, Ætherius, Virgilius, and Desiderius, Bishops  . Gregory to Syagrius of Augustodunum (Autun), Etherius of Lugdunum (Lyons), Virgilius of Aretale (Arles), and Desiderius of Vienna (Vienne), bishops of Gaul. A paribus. Our Head, which is Christ, has to this end willed us to be His members, that through the bond of charity and faith He might make us one body in Himself. And to Him it befits us so to adhere in heart, that, since without Him we can be nothing, through Him we may …
Saint Gregory the Great—the Epistles of Saint Gregory the Great
Whose paths are crooked, And who are devious in their ways;
It is better to live in a corner of a roof Than in a house shared with a contentious woman.
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