He whose walk is upright fears the LORD, but he whose ways are devious despises him.
He who walks in his uprightness fears the LORD, But he who is devious in his ways despises Him.
Those who follow the right path fear the LORD; those who take the wrong path despise him.
An honest life shows respect for GOD; a degenerate life is a slap in his face.
He who goes on his way in righteousness has before him the fear of the Lord; but he whose ways are twisted gives him no honour.
Those who walk uprightly fear the LORD, but one who is devious in conduct despises him.
He who walks in his uprightness fears the LORD, But he who is perverse in his ways despises Him.
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1 tn Heb “fear of the
2 tn Heb “crooked of ways”; NRSV “devious in conduct.” This construct phrase features a genitive of specification: “crooked in reference to his ways.” The term “ways” is an idiom for moral conduct. The evidence that people fear the