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Lexicon :: Strong's H5753 - `avah


ä·vä' (Key)
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1577

KJV Translation Count — Total: 17x
The KJV translates Strongs H5753 in the following manner: iniquity (4x), perverse (2x), perversely (2x), perverted (2x), amiss (1x), turn (1x), crooked (1x), bowed down (1x), troubled (1x), wickedly (1x), wrong (1x).
Outline of Biblical Usage
  1. to bend, twist, distort

    1. (Niphal) to be bent, be bowed down, be twisted, be perverted

    2. (Piel) to twist, distort

    3. (Hiphil) to do perversely

  2. to commit iniquity, do wrong, pervert

    1. (Qal) to do wrong, commit iniquity

    2. (Hiphil) to commit iniquity

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עָוָה ʻâvâh, aw-vaw'; a primitive root; to crook, literally or figuratively:—do amiss, bow down, make crooked, commit iniquity, pervert, (do) perverse(-ly), trouble, × turn, do wickedly, do wrong.
Gesenius' Hebrew-Chaldee Lexicon

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Concordance Results Using KJV

Strong's Number H5753 matches the Hebrew עָוָה (`avah ),
which occurs 17 times in 17 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the KJV

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Tools specific to 1Sa 20:30

1Sa 20:30

Then Saul's anger was kindled against Jonathan, and he said unto him, Thou son of the perverse H5753 rebellious woman, do not I know that thou hast chosen the son of Jesse to thine own confusion, and unto the confusion of thy mother's nakedness?

Tools specific to 2Sa 7:14

2Sa 7:14

I will be his father, and he shall be my son. If he commit iniquity, H5753 I will chasten him with the rod of men, and with the stripes of the children of men:

Tools specific to 2Sa 19:19

2Sa 19:19

And said unto the king, Let not my lord impute iniquity unto me, neither do thou remember that which thy servant did perversely H5753 the day that my lord the king went out of Jerusalem, that the king should take it to his heart.

Tools specific to 2Sa 24:17

2Sa 24:17

And David spake unto the LORD when he saw the angel that smote the people, and said, Lo, I have sinned, and I have done wickedly: H5753 but these sheep, what have they done? let thine hand, I pray thee, be against me, and against my father's house.

Tools specific to 1Ki 8:47

1Ki 8:47

Yet if they shall bethink themselves in the land whither they were carried captives, and repent, and make supplication unto thee in the land of them that carried them captives, saying, We have sinned, and have done perversely, H5753 we have committed wickedness;

Tools specific to 2Ch 6:37

2Ch 6:37

Yet if they bethink themselves in the land whither they are carried captive, and turn and pray unto thee in the land of their captivity, saying, We have sinned, we have done amiss, H5753 and have dealt wickedly;

Tools specific to Est 1:16

Est 1:16

And Memucan answered before the king and the princes, Vashti the queen hath not done wrong H5753 to the king only, but also to all the princes, and to all the people that are in all the provinces of the king Ahasuerus.

Tools specific to Job 33:27

Job 33:27

He looketh upon men, and if any say, I have sinned, and perverted H5753 that which was right, and it profited me not;

Tools specific to Psa 38:6

Psa 38:6

I am troubled; H5753 I am bowed down greatly; I go mourning all the day long.

Tools specific to Psa 106:6

Psa 106:6

We have sinned with our fathers, we have committed iniquity, H5753 we have done wickedly.

Tools specific to Pro 12:8

Pro 12:8

A man shall be commended according to his wisdom: but he that is of a perverse H5753 heart shall be despised.

Tools specific to Isa 21:3

Isa 21:3

Therefore are my loins filled with pain: pangs have taken hold upon me, as the pangs of a woman that travaileth: I was bowed down H5753 at the hearing of it; I was dismayed at the seeing of it.

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Isa 24:1

Behold, the LORD maketh the earth empty, and maketh it waste, and turneth H5753 it upside down, and scattereth abroad the inhabitants thereof.

Tools specific to Jer 3:21

Jer 3:21

A voice was heard upon the high places, weeping and supplications of the children of Israel: for they have perverted H5753 their way, and they have forgotten the LORD their God.

Tools specific to Jer 9:5

Jer 9:5

And they will deceive every one his neighbour, and will not speak the truth: they have taught their tongue to speak lies, and weary themselves to commit iniquity. H5753

Tools specific to Lam 3:9

Lam 3:9

He hath inclosed my ways with hewn stone, he hath made my paths crooked. H5753

Tools specific to Dan 9:5

Dan 9:5

We have sinned, and have committed iniquity, H5753 and have done wickedly, and have rebelled, even by departing from thy precepts and from thy judgments:
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