New Living Translation
My advice is wholesome. There is nothing devious or crooked in it.
King James Bible
All the words of my mouth are in righteousness; there is nothing froward or perverse in them.
Darby Bible Translation
All the words of my mouth are in righteousness; there is nothing tortuous or perverse in them.
World English Bible
All the words of my mouth are in righteousness. There is nothing crooked or perverse in them.
Young's Literal Translation
In righteousness are all the sayings of my mouth, Nothing in them is froward and perverse.
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LibraryHaving Said This, when they had Kissed Him...
92. Having said this, when they had kissed him, he lifted up his feet, and as though he saw friends coming to him and was glad because of them--for as he lay his countenance appeared joyful--he died and was gathered to the fathers. And they afterward, according to his commandment, wrapped him up and buried him, hiding his body underground. And no one knows to this day where it was buried, save those two only. But each of those who received the sheepskin of the blessed Antony and the garment worn …
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Introduction to Proverbs viii. 22 Continued. Absurdity of Supposing a Son or Word Created in Order to the Creation of Other Creatures; as to the Creation
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so that no one can criticize you. Live clean, innocent lives as children of God, shining like bright lights in a world full of crooked and perverse people.
"But they have acted corruptly toward him; when they act so perversely, are they really his children? They are a deceitful and twisted generation.
Their actions are crooked, and their ways are wrong.
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