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Proverbs 2:15 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Who are crooked in their ways, And wayward in their paths:
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Whose ways [are] crooked, and [they] froward in their paths:
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Whose paths are crooked, And who are devious in their ways;
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Whose ways [are] crooked, and [they] froward in their paths:
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— whose paths are crooked, and who are perverted in their course:
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Whose paths, are twisted, and they are tortuous in their tracks:
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Whose paths [are] crooked, Yea, they are perverted in their ways.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Whose ways are perverse, and their steps infamous.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Whose wayes [are] crooked, and they froward in their pathes.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— whose paths are crooked, and their courses winding;
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Whose ways [are] crooked, and [they] froward in their paths:

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Whose x834
(0834) Complement
אֲשֶׁר
'asher
{ash-er'}
A primitive relative pronoun (of every gender and number); who, which, what, that; also (as adverb and conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc.
ways 734
{0734} Prime
אֹרַח
'orach
{o'-rakh}
From H0732; a well trodden road (literally or figuratively); also a caravan.
[are] crooked, 6141
{6141} Prime
עִקֵּשׁ
`iqqesh
{ik-kashe'}
From H6140; distorted; hence false.
and [they] froward 3868
{3868} Prime
לוּז
luwz
{looz}
A primitive root; to turn aside (compare H3867, H3874 and H3885), that is, (literally) to depart, (figuratively) be perverse.
z8737
<8737> Grammar
Stem - Niphal (See H8833)
Mood - Participle (See H8813)
Count - 793
in their paths: 4570
{4570} Prime
מַעְגָּל
ma`gal
{mah-gawl'}
From the same as H5696; a track (literally or figuratively); also a rampart (as circular).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Proverbs 2:12-15.


Proverbs 2:15

_ _ crooked — tortuous, unprincipled.

_ _ froward — literally, (they) are going back, not only aside from right, but opposite to it.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Proverbs 2:10-22.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Proverbs 2:15

Crooked — Who swerve from the straight way of God's law, and have windings and turnings, to escape conviction.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Deuteronomy 32:5 They have corrupted themselves, their spot [is] not [the spot] of his children: [they are] a perverse and crooked generation.
Psalms 125:5 As for such as turn aside unto their crooked ways, the LORD shall lead them forth with the workers of iniquity: [but] peace [shall be] upon Israel.
Isaiah 30:8-13 Now go, write it before them in a table, and note it in a book, that it may be for the time to come for ever and ever: ... Therefore this iniquity shall be to you as a breach ready to fall, swelling out in a high wall, whose breaking cometh suddenly at an instant.
Isaiah 59:8 The way of peace they know not; and [there is] no judgment in their goings: they have made them crooked paths: whosoever goeth therein shall not know peace.
Philippians 2:15 That ye may be blameless and harmless, the sons of God, without rebuke, in the midst of a crooked and perverse nation, among whom ye shine as lights in the world;
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