Proverbs 2:15
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New International Version
whose paths are crooked and who are devious in their ways.

King James Bible
Whose ways are crooked, and they froward in their paths:

Darby Bible Translation
whose paths are crooked, and who are perverted in their course:

World English Bible
who are crooked in their ways, and wayward in their paths:

Young's Literal Translation
Whose paths are crooked, Yea, they are perverted in their ways.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The man that speaketh froward things - תהפכות tahpuchoth, things of subverston; from תפך taphach, to turn or change the course of a thing. Men who wish to subvert the state of things, whether civil or religious; who are seditious themselves, and wish to make others so. These speak much of liberty and oppression, deal greatly in broad assertions, and endeavor especially to corrupt the minds of youth.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Deuteronomy 32:5 They have corrupted themselves, their spot is not the spot of his children: they are a perverse and crooked generation.

Psalm 125:5 As for such as turn aside to their crooked ways, the LORD shall lead them forth with the workers of iniquity...

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...

Isaiah 59:8 The way of peace they know not; and there is no judgment in their goings: they have made them crooked paths...

Philippians 2:15 That you may be blameless and harmless, the sons of God, without rebuke, in the middle of a crooked and perverse nation...

Library
The Beginning and End of Wisdom
PROVERBS ii. 2, 3, 5. If thou incline thine ear to wisdom, and apply thine heart to understanding; yea, if thou criest after wisdom, and liftest up thy voice for understanding; then shalt thou understand the fear of the Lord, and find the knowledge of God. We shall see something curious in the last of these verses, when we compare it with one in the chapter before. The chapter before says, that the fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom. That if we wish to be wise at all, we must BEGIN by
Charles Kingsley—The Good News of God

Letter xxiv (Circa A. D. 1126) to Oger, Regular Canon
To Oger, Regular Canon [34] Bernard blames him for his resignation of his pastoral charge, although made from the love of a calm and pious life. None the less, he instructs him how, after becoming a private person, he ought to live in community. To Brother Oger, the Canon, Brother Bernard, monk but sinner, wishes that he may walk worthily of God even to the end, and embraces him with the fullest affection. 1. If I seem to have been too slow in replying to your letter, ascribe it to my not having
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux—Some Letters of Saint Bernard, Abbot of Clairvaux

Cross References
Psalm 125:5
But those who turn to crooked ways the LORD will banish with the evildoers. Peace be on Israel.

Proverbs 8:8
All the words of my mouth are just; none of them is crooked or perverse.

Proverbs 14:2
Whoever fears the LORD walks uprightly, but those who despise him are devious in their ways.

Proverbs 21:8
The way of the guilty is devious, but the conduct of the innocent is upright.

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