'Twist' in the Bible
and you are to make two chains of pure gold like twisted cords, and fasten the corded chains to the settings.
Then the priest must bring it to the altar, and must twist off its head and burn it on the altar; its blood should be drained at the side of the altar.
He is to bring them to the priest, who will first present the one for the sin offering. He must twist its head at the back of the neck without severing it.
You must not twist justice, show favoritism, or take bribes, because a bribe blinds the eyes of the wise and subverts the speech of the righteous.
Now she had men waiting secretly in the inner room; and she said to him, The Philistines are on you, Samson. And the cords were broken by him as a twist of thread is broken when touched by a flame. So the secret of his strength did not come to light.
They twist my words all day long;all their thoughts against me are evil.
Look, the Lord is stripping the earth bareand making it desolate.He will twist its surface and scatter its inhabitants:
But you shall not mention the burden of Yahweh, for the burden is to each one his word, and so you twist the words of [the] living God, Yahweh of hosts, our God
Now hear this, heads of the house of JacobAnd rulers of the house of Israel,Who abhor justiceAnd twist everything that is straight,
Twist and strain, Daughter Zion, as if you were in labor! For you will leave the city and live in the open field. You will go to Babylon, but there you will be rescued. There the Lord will deliver you from the power of your enemies.
Concerning evil, both of their hands pursue it and do it diligently and thoroughly;The prince asks, also the judge, for a bribe,And a great man speaks the [evil] desire of his soul.So they twist the course of justice between them.
He speaks about these things in all his letters in which there are some matters that are hard to understand. The untaught and unstable twist them to their own destruction, as they also do with the rest of the Scriptures.
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- Twilights (1 instance in 1 translation)
- Twilit (1 instance in 1 translation)
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- Twine (1 instance in 1 translation)
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- Twinkling (4 instances in 9 translations)
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- Twittering (1 instance in 1 translation)
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