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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of pervert.

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Examples

  • The Mosaic Law says about public officials recieving contributions (Ex23: 8) "And thou shalt take no gift: for the gift blindeth the wise, and perverteth the words of the righteous."

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  • Ye have brought this man unto me, as one that perverteth the people; and behold, I, having examined him before you, have found no fault in this man touching those things whereof ye accuse him.

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  • Cursed is he that perverteth the judgement of the stranger, the fatherless, and widow.

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  • Cursed be he that perverteth the judgment of the stranger, fatherless, and widow.

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  • Said unto them, Ye have brought this man unto me, as one that perverteth the people: and, behold, I, having examined him before you, have found no fault in this man touching those things whereof ye accuse him:

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  • “Ye have brought this man unto me, as one that perverteth the people; and behold, I, having examined him before you, have found no fault in this man touching those things whereof ye accuse him.”

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  • The malignity of thy temper perverteth nature; thy learning makes thee more barbarous; thy study of humanity more inhuman; thy converse among poets more grovelling, miry, and dull.

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  • Cursed be he that perverteth the judgment of the stranger, fatherless, and widow: Ex. 22.21; 23.9 · Lev.

    Deuteronomy 27.

  • He that walketh uprightly walketh surely: but he that perverteth his ways shall be known.

    Proverbs 10.

  • The foolishness of man perverteth his way: and his heart fretteth against the LORD.

    Proverbs 19.

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