'Perverted' in the Bible
Then the angel of the LORD asked him, "Why did you beat your donkey in the space of only three footsteps? I've come to oppose you, because I say that what you're doing is perverted.
But those who are not his children acted corruptly against him; they are a defective and perverted generation.
So he said: "Let me hide my face from them. I will observe what their end will be, because they are a perverted generation, children within whom there is no loyalty.
While they were enjoying themselves, all of a sudden, perverted men of the city surrounded the house and beat on the door. They said to the old man who was the owner of the house, "Bring out the man who came to your house so we can have sex with him!"
Hand over the perverted men in Gibeah so we can put them to death and eradicate evil from Israel." But the Benjaminites would not obey their fellow Israelites.
And his sons walked not in his ways, but turned aside after lucre, and took bribes, and perverted judgment.
In the company of the pure you demonstrate your purity. In the company of the perverted you will appear to be perverse.
He looketh upon men, and if any say, I have sinned, and perverted that which was right, and it profited me not;
I will not allow anyone with a perverted mind in my presence; I will not be involved with anything evil.
Whose paths are crooked, Yea, they are perverted in their ways.
For an abomination to Jehovah is the perverted, And with the upright is His secret counsel.
"All the utterances of my mouth are in righteousness; There is nothing crooked or perverted in them.
The fear of the LORD is to hate evil. Pride, arrogance, an evil lifestyle, and perverted speech I despise.
The mouth of the righteous flows with wisdom, But the perverted tongue will be cut out.
The lips of the righteous bring forth what is acceptable, But the mouth of the wicked what is perverted.
A man is praised because of his wise words, but the perverted mind will be despised.
Whoso is walking in his uprightness is fearing Jehovah, And the perverted in his ways is despising Him.
A gentle statement is a tree of life, but perverted speech shatters the spirit.
The person whose mind is perverse does not find good, and anyone with perverted speech falls into trouble.
Whoever lives blamelessly will be delivered, but whoever is perverted will fall without warning.
For thou hast trusted in thy wickedness: thou hast said, None seeth me. Thy wisdom and thy knowledge, it hath perverted thee; and thou hast said in thine heart, I am, and none else beside me.
A voice was heard upon the high places, weeping and supplications of the children of Israel: for they have perverted their way, and they have forgotten the LORD their God.
And the burden of the LORD shall ye mention no more: for every man's word shall be his burden; for ye have perverted the words of the living God, of the LORD of hosts our God.
when a person's rights are perverted in defiance of the Most High.
Then you committed immorality with your neighbors, the Egyptians, with perverted lust, and by doing so you fornicated even more, provoking me to anger.
And speaking of evil, they practice it eagerly with both hands! Both leader and judge demand a bribe, the famous confess their perverted desires, and they scheme together.
This is why the law is ineffective and justice never emerges. For the wicked restrict the righteous; therefore, justice comes out perverted.
Jesus replied, "You unbelieving and perverted generation! How long must I be with you? How long must I put up with you? Bring him here to me!"
Jesus answered, "You unbelieving and perverted generation! How much longer must I be with you and put up with you? Bring your son here!"
and from among your own selves shall rise up men speaking perverted things to draw away the disciples after them.
so that you may be blameless and pure, children of God who are faultless in a crooked and perverted generation, among whom you shine like stars in the world.
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