Strong's #1294: diastrepho (pronounced dee-as-tref'-o)
from 1223 and 4762; to distort, i.e. (figuratively) misinterpret, or (morally) corrupt:--perverse(-rt), turn away.
Thayer's Greek Lexicon:
1) to distort, turn aside
1a) to oppose, plot against the saving purposes and plans of God
2) to turn aside from the right path, to pervert, corrupt
Part of Speech: verb
Relation: from G1223 and G4762
Citing in TDNT: 7:717, 1093
This word is used 7 times:
Matthew 17:17: "O faithless and perverse generation, how long shall I be"
Luke 9:41: "O faithless and perverse generation, how long shall I be"
Luke 23:2: "saying, We found this fellow perverting the nation, and forbidding"
Acts 13:8: "is his name by interpretation) withstood them, seeking to turn away the deputy"
Acts 13:10: "righteousness, wilt thou not cease to pervert the right ways of the Lord?"
Acts 20:30: "your own selves shall men arise, speaking perverse things, to draw away disciples after"
Philippians 2:15: "the midst of a crooked and perverse nation, among whom ye shine"