'Perverse' in the Bible
And he said, I will hide my face from them, I will see what their end shall be; For they are a perverse generation, Children in whom is no faithfulness.
And Saul's anger was kindled against Jonathan, and he said to him, Son of the perverse rebellious woman, do not I know that thou hast chosen the son of Jesse to thine own shame and to the shame of thy mother's nakedness?
With the pure thou dost shew thyself pure; And with the perverse thou dost shew thyself contrary.
If I justified myself, mine own mouth would condemn me; were I perfect, he would prove me perverse.
With the pure thou dost shew thyself pure; and with the perverse thou dost shew thyself contrary.
A perverse heart shall depart from me; I will not know evil.
For the perverse is an abomination to Jehovah; but his secret is with the upright.
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 tortuous or perverse in them.
The perverse in heart are abomination to Jehovah; but they that are perfect in their way are his delight.
He that hath a perverse heart findeth no good; and he that shifteth about with his tongue falleth into evil.
Better is a poor man that walketh in his integrity, than he that is perverse in his lips, and is a fool.
Thorns and snares are in the way of the perverse: he that keepeth his soul holdeth himself far from them.
Better is the poor that walketh in his integrity, than he that is perverse, double in ways, though he be rich.
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.
And with many other words he testified and exhorted them, saying, Be saved from this perverse generation.