The translation of tahpukhoth the plural of tahpukhah, "perversity," "foolishness" (from haphakh, "to turn about") in Proverbs 2:14, "delight in the frowardness of the wicked," the American Standard Revised Version "the perverseness of evil," margin "the evil man" (compare 2:12; some render "deceit"); 6:14 the American Standard Revised Version, "perverseness"; 10:32, "the mouth of the wicked speaketh frowardness," the American Standard Revised Version "speaketh perverseness," margin "is."

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'FROWARDNESS'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.