'Perverseness' in the Bible
He hath not beheld iniquity in Jacob, neither hath he seen perverseness in Israel: the LORD his God is with him, and the shout of a king is among them.
and I have appointed a place for My people, for Israel, and have planted it, and it hath tabernacled in its place, and it is not troubled any more, and the sons of perverseness do not add to afflict it any more, as in the beginning,
'And I have prepared a place for My people Israel, and planted it, and it hath dwelt in its place, and is not troubled any more, and the sons of perverseness add not to wear it out as at first,
and now, let fear of Jehovah be upon you, observe and do, for there is not with Jehovah our God perverseness, and acceptance of faces, and taking of a bribe.'
And there is hope to the poor, And perverseness hath shut her mouth.
Turn back, I pray you, let it not be perverseness, Yea, turn back again -- my righteousness is in it.
Is there in my tongue perverseness? Discerneth not my palate desirable things?
If iniquity is in thy hand, put it far off, And let not perverseness dwell in thy tents.
For God do ye speak perverseness? And for Him do ye speak deceit?
Also -- surely abominable and filthy Is man drinking as water perverseness.
My lips do not speak perverseness, And my tongue doth not utter deceit.
Therefore, O men of heart, hearken to me; Far be it from God to do wickedness, And from the Mighty to do perverseness:
Lo, he travaileth with iniquity, And he hath conceived perverseness, And hath brought forth falsehood.
Return doth his perverseness on his head, And on his crown his violence cometh down.
Of oaths his mouth is full, And deceits, and fraud: Under his tongue is perverseness and iniquity,
Thou hast seen, For Thou perverseness and anger beholdest; By giving into Thy hand, On Thee doth the afflicted leave it, Of the fatherless Thou hast been an helper.
Judge me, O God, And plead my cause against a nation not pious, From a man of deceit and perverseness Thou dost deliver me,
By day and by night they go round it, on its walls. Both iniquity and perverseness are in its midst,
Let one [unforgiven] perverseness and iniquity accumulate upon another for them [in Your book], and let them not come into Your righteousness or be justified and acquitted by You.
And I think to know this, Perverseness it is in mine eyes,
An enemy exacteth not upon him, And a son of perverseness afflicteth him not.
To declare that upright is Jehovah my rock, And there is no perverseness in Him!
Is a throne of mischief joined with Thee? A framer of perverseness by statute?
The chief of my surrounders, The perverseness of their lips covereth them.
who delight in doing evil, and rejoice in the perverseness of evil;
Put away from thee perverseness of mouth, and corrupt lips put far from thee.
A man of worthlessness, a man of iniquity, Walking with perverseness of mouth,
In whose heart is perverseness, Who deviseth evil continually, Who soweth discord.
The lips of the righteous know a pleasing thing, And the mouth of the wicked perverseness!
The integrity of the upright shall guide them: but the perverseness of transgressors shall destroy them.
A wholesome tongue is a tree of life: but perverseness therein is a breach in the spirit.
Whoso is sowing perverseness reapeth sorrow, And the rod of his anger weareth out.
For destruction doth their heart meditate, And perverseness do their lips speak.
Woe to those decreeing decrees of iniquity, And writers who have prescribed perverseness.
Jehovah hath mingled in her midst A spirit of perverseness, And they have caused Egypt to err in all its work, As a drunkard erreth in his vomit.
Oh your perverseness! Shall the potter be esteemed as the clay, so that the work should say of him that made it, He made me not; or the thing formed say of him that formed it, He hath no understanding?
Wherefore thus saith the Holy One of Israel, Because ye despise this word, and trust in oppression and perverseness, and stay thereon:
For your hands are defiled with blood, and your fingers with iniquity; your lips have spoken lies, your tongue hath muttered perverseness.
There is none calling in righteousness, And there is none pleading in faithfulness, Trusting on emptiness, and speaking falsehood, Conceiving perverseness, and bearing iniquity.
Then said he unto me, The iniquity of the house of Israel and Judah is exceeding great, and the land is full of blood, and the city full of perverseness: for they say, The LORD hath forsaken the earth, and the LORD seeth not.
When the righteous turns back from his [uncompromising] righteousness and commits perverseness and iniquity, he shall even die in and because of it.
From the days of Gibeah thou hast sinned, O Israel, There they have stood, Not overtake them in Gibeah doth battle, Because of sons of perverseness.
Why dost thou show me iniquity, and look upon perverseness? for destruction and violence are before me; and there is strife, and contention riseth up.
Purer of eyes than to behold evil, To look on perverseness Thou art not able, Why dost Thou behold the treacherous? Thou keepest silent when the wicked Doth swallow the more righteous than he,
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.
The law of truth hath been in his mouth, And perverseness hath not been found in his lips, In peace and in uprightness he walked with Me, And many he brought back from iniquity.
So this I say and solemnly testify in [the name of] the Lord [as in His presence], that you must no longer live as the heathen (the Gentiles) do in their perverseness [in the folly, vanity, and emptiness of their souls and the futility] of their minds.