'Perverse' in the Bible
The angel of Yahweh said to him, "Why have you struck your donkey these three times? Behold, I have come forth as an adversary, because your way is perverse before me:
They have dealt corruptly with him, [they are] not his children, [it is] their blemish. [They are] a perverse and crooked generation.
He said, "I will hide my face from them. I will see what their end shall be; for they are a very perverse generation, children in whom is no faithfulness.
Then Saul's anger was kindled against Jonathan, and he said to him, "You son of a perverse rebellious woman, don't I know that you have chosen the son of Jesse to your own shame, and to the shame of your mother's nakedness?
Though I am righteous, my own mouth shall condemn me. Though I am blameless, it shall prove me perverse.
A perverse heart will be far from me. I will have nothing to do with evil.
to deliver you from the way of evil, from the men who speak perverse things;
For the perverse is an abomination to Yahweh, but his friendship is with the upright.
Put away from yourself a perverse mouth. Put corrupt lips far from you.
A worthless person, a man of iniquity, is he who walks with a perverse mouth;
All the words of my mouth are in righteousness. There is nothing crooked or perverse in them.
The fear of Yahweh is to hate evil. I hate pride, arrogance, the evil way, and the perverse mouth.
The mouth of the righteous brings forth wisdom, but the perverse tongue will be cut off.
The lips of the righteous know what is acceptable, but the mouth of the wicked is perverse.
Those who are perverse in heart are an abomination to Yahweh, but those whose ways are blameless are his delight.
He who walks in his uprightness fears Yahweh, but he who is perverse in his ways despises him.
A perverse man stirs up strife. A whisperer separates close friends.
One who has a perverse heart doesn't find prosperity, and one who has a deceitful tongue falls into trouble.
Better is the poor who walks in his integrity than he who is perverse in his lips and is a fool.
Better is the poor who walks in his integrity, than he who is perverse in his ways, and he is rich.
Whoever walks blamelessly is kept safe; but one with perverse ways will fall suddenly.
Jesus answered, "Faithless and perverse generation! How long will I be with you? How long will I bear with you? Bring him here to me."
Jesus answered, "Faithless and perverse generation, how long shall I be with you and bear with you? Bring your son here."
Men will arise from among your own selves, speaking perverse things, to draw away the disciples after them.
that you may become blameless and harmless, children of God without blemish in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you are seen as lights in the world,