Deuteronomy 32:5-9 NIV

5 They have acted corruptly toward him; to their shame they are no longer his children, but a warped and crooked generation.a1

References for Deuteronomy 32:5

    • a 32:5 - Or "Corrupt are they and not his children, / a generation warped and twisted to their shame"
      6 Is this the way you repay2 the LORD, O foolish3 and unwise people?4 Is he not your Father,5 your Creator,b who made you and formed you?6

      References for Deuteronomy 32:6

        • b 32:6 - Or "Father, who bought you"
          7 Remember the days of old;7 consider the generations long past.8 Ask your father and he will tell you, your elders, and they will explain to you.9

          References for Deuteronomy 32:7

          8 When the Most High10 gave the nations their inheritance, when he divided all mankind,11 he set up boundaries12 for the peoples according to the number of the sons of Israel.c13

          References for Deuteronomy 32:8

            • c 32:8 - Masoretic Text; Dead Sea Scrolls (see also Septuagint) "sons of God"
              9 For the LORD's portion14 is his people, Jacob his allotted inheritance.15

              References for Deuteronomy 32:9