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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:

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diastrephō

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




Usage:

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"









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