'Perverse' in the Bible
"They have acted corruptly toward Him, They are not His children, because of their defect; But are a perverse and crooked generation.
"Then He said, 'I will hide My face from them, I will see what their end shall be; For they are a perverse generation, Sons in whom is no faithfulness.
Then Saul's anger burned against Jonathan and he said to him, "You son of a perverse, rebellious woman! Do I not know that you are choosing the son of Jesse to your own shame and to the shame of your mother's nakedness?
A perverse heart shall depart from me; I will know no evil.
To deliver you from the way of evil, From the man who speaks perverse things;
The perverse in heart are an abomination to the LORD, But the blameless in their walk are His delight.
A man will be praised according to his insight, But one of perverse mind will be despised.
A perverse man spreads strife, And a slanderer separates intimate friends.
He who winks his eyes does so to devise perverse things; He who compresses his lips brings evil to pass.
Better is a poor man who walks in his integrity Than he who is perverse in speech and is a fool.
Thorns and snares are in the way of the perverse; He who guards himself will be far from them.
Your eyes will see strange things And your mind will utter perverse things.
And with many other words he solemnly testified and kept on exhorting them, saying, "Be saved from this perverse generation!"
and from among your own selves men will arise, speaking perverse things, to draw away the disciples after them.
so that you will prove yourselves to be blameless and innocent, children of God above reproach in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you appear as lights in the world,