67 occurrences in 12 translations

'Perverse' in the Bible

And the angel of the LORD said unto him, Wherefore hast thou smitten thine ass these three times? behold, I went out to withstand thee, because thy way is perverse before me:

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

He said: “I will hide My face from them;I will see what will become of them,for they are a perverse generation—unfaithful children.

While {they were enjoying themselves}, behold, the men of the city, {the perverse lot}, surrounded the house, pounding on the door. And they said to the old man, the owner of the house, "Bring out the man who came to your house so that {we may have sex with him}."

So then, hand over the men, {the perverse lot}, who [are] in Gibeah, so that we may kill them and purge [this] wickedness from Israel." But the descendants of Benjamin were not willing to listen to the voice of their relatives, the {Israelites}.

Then Saul's anger was kindled against Jonathan, and he said unto him, Thou son of the perverse rebellious woman, do not I know that thou hast chosen the son of Jesse to thine own confusion, and unto the confusion of thy mother's nakedness?

In the company of the pure you demonstrate your purity. In the company of the perverted you will appear to be perverse.

For provocation slayeth the perverse, And envy putteth to death the simple,

I -- I have seen the perverse taking root, And I mark his habitation straightway,

Is there iniquity in my tongue? cannot my taste discern perverse things?

If I justify myself, mine own mouth shall condemn me: if I say, I am perfect, it shall also prove me perverse.

God shutteth me up unto the perverse, And to the hands of the wicked turneth me over.

Only these are tabernacles of the perverse, And this the place God hath not known.

In the fulness of his sufficiency he is straitened. Every perverse hand doth meet him.

As the wicked is my enemy, And my withstander as the perverse.

And I break the jaw-teeth of the perverse, And from his teeth I cast away prey.

Is not calamity to the perverse? And strangeness to workers of iniquity?

to the pure, you show yourself pure, and to the morally corrupt, you appear to be perverse.

O my God, cause me to escape From the hand of the wicked, From the hand of the perverse and violent.

rescuing you from the way of evil—from the one who says perverse things,

Indeed, a perverse man is utterly disgusting to the LORD, but he takes the upright into his confidence.

A man of Belial, a wicked person, is he that goeth about with a perverse mouth;

All the words of my mouth are in righteousness; there is nothing froward or perverse in them.

The lips of the righteous know what is appropriate,but the mouth of the wicked, only what is perverse. >

A man shall be commended according to his wisdom: but he that is of a perverse heart shall be despised.

He that walketh in his uprightness feareth the LORD: but he that is perverse in his ways despiseth him.

He who winks his eyes does so to devise perverse things;He who compresses his lips brings evil to pass.

The conduct of a guilty man is perverse, but the behavior of the pure is upright.

Thorns and snares lie in the path of the perverse person, but whoever is cautious stays far away from them.

Thine eyes shall behold strange women, and thine heart shall utter perverse things.

Whoso walketh uprightly shall be saved: but he that is perverse in his ways shall fall at once.

An abomination to the righteous is the perverse man, And an abomination to the wicked is the upright in the way!

The LORD hath mingled a perverse spirit in the midst thereof: and they have caused Egypt to err in every work thereof, as a drunken man staggereth in his vomit.

Your thinking is perverse! Should the potter be regarded as clay? Should the thing made say about its maker, "He didn't make me"? Or should the pottery say about the potter, "He doesn't understand"?

A way of peace they have not known, And there is no judgment in their paths, Their paths they have made perverse for themselves, No treader in it hath known peace.

A voice on high places is heard -- weeping, Supplications of the sons of Israel, For they have made perverse their way, They have forgotten Jehovah their God.

And they act deceitfully every one with his neighbour, and speak not the truth: they teach their tongue to speak falsehood, they weary themselves with perverse dealing.

for ye have shewed yourselves perverse in your souls, for ye sent me unto Jehovah your God, saying, Pray for us unto Jehovah our God, and according to all that Jehovah our God saith, so declare to us, and we have done it;

Its prophets are arrogant and treacherous. Its priests have contaminated the sanctuary. They give perverse interpretations of the Law.

Jehovah is righteous in her midst, He doth not do perverseness, Morning by morning His judgment he giveth to the light, It hath not been lacking, And the perverse doth not know shame.

We are suffering justly, because we are getting what we deserve for what we have done; but this Man has done nothing wrong.”

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
הוּה 
Havvah 
Usage: 16

הפך 
Haphak 
Usage: 94

ירט 
Yarat 
Usage: 2

לוּז 
Luwz 
Usage: 6

לזוּת 
L@zuwth 
Usage: 1

מטּה 
Mutteh 
Usage: 1

סלף 
Celeph 
Usage: 2

עוה 
`avah 
Usage: 17

עלה עולה עולה עול עול 
`evel 
Usage: 53

עועה 
`av`eh 
Usage: 1

עות 
`avath 
Usage: 11

עקשׁ 
`aqash 
Usage: 5

עקּשׁ 
`iqqesh 
Usage: 11

תּהפּכה 
Tahpukah 
Usage: 10

διαστρέφω 
Diastrepho 
Usage: 5

παραδιατριβή 
Paradiatribe 
Usage: 1

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