New Living Translation
They are pure in their own eyes, but they are filthy and unwashed.
King James Bible
There is a generation that are pure in their own eyes, and yet is not washed from their filthiness.
Darby Bible Translation
there is a generation that are pure in their own eyes, yet are not washed from their filthiness;
World English Bible
There is a generation that is pure in their own eyes, yet are not washed from their filthiness.
Young's Literal Translation
A generation -- pure in their own eyes, But from their own filth not washed.
Proverbs 30:12 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
30:12 Not washed - Who imagine they are truly religious, when they live in a course of wickedness.
LibraryOf the Name of God
Exod. iii. 13, 14.--"And Moses said unto God, Behold, when I come unto the children of Israel and shall say unto them, The God of your fathers hath sent me unto you and they shall say to me, What is his name? what shall I say unto them? And God said unto Moses, I AM THAT I AM and he said, Thus shalt thou say unto the children of Israel, I AM hath sent me unto you." We are now about this question, What God is. But who can answer it? Or, if answered, who can understand it? It should astonish us in …
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning
"Wash You, Make You Clean, Put Away the Evil of Your Doings from Before Mine Eyes; Cease to do Evil,"
Thoughts Upon Worldly-Riches. Sect. Ii.
Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners Or, a Brief Relation of the Exceeding Mercy of God in Christ, to his Poor Servant, John Bunyan
The Pharisee stood by himself and prayed this prayer: 'I thank you, God, that I am not a sinner like everyone else. For I don't cheat, I don't sin, and I don't commit adultery. I'm certainly not like that tax collector!
Everything is pure to those whose hearts are pure. But nothing is pure to those who are corrupt and unbelieving, because their minds and consciences are corrupted.
Such people claim they know God, but they deny him by the way they live. They are detestable and disobedient, worthless for doing anything good.
People may be pure in their own eyes, but the LORD examines their motives.
Yet they say to each other, 'Don't come too close or you will defile me! I am holier than you!' These people are a stench in my nostrils, an acrid smell that never goes away.
"You say, 'That's not true! I haven't worshiped the images of Baal!' But how can you say that? Go and look in any valley in the land! Face the awful sins you have done. You are like a restless female camel desperately searching for a mate.
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