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Lexicon :: Strong's G1294 - diastrephō

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διαστρέφω
Transliteration
diastrephō (Key)
Pronunciation
dee-as-tref'-o
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 7:717,1093

Strong’s Definitions

διαστρέφω diastréphō, dee-as-tref'-o; from G1223 and G4762; to distort, i.e. (figuratively) misinterpret, or (morally) corrupt:—perverse(-rt), turn away.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x

The KJV translates Strong's G1294 in the following manner: perverse (4x), pervert (2x), turn away (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x
The KJV translates Strong's G1294 in the following manner: perverse (4x), pervert (2x), turn away (1x).
  1. to distort, turn aside

    1. to oppose, plot against the saving purposes and plans of God

  2. to turn aside from the right path, to pervert, corrupt

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
διαστρέφω diastréphō, dee-as-tref'-o; from G1223 and G4762; to distort, i.e. (figuratively) misinterpret, or (morally) corrupt:—perverse(-rt), turn away.
STRONGS NT 1294: διαστρέφω
διαστρέφω; 1 aorist infinitive διαστρέψαι; perfect passive participle διεστραμμένος [cf. WHs Appendix, p. 170f]; from Aeschylus down;
a. to distort, turn aside: τὰς ὁδοὺς κυρίου τὰς εὐθείας, figuratively (Proverbs 10:10), to oppose, plot against, the saving purposes and plans of God, Acts 13:10. Hence,
b. to turn aside from the right path, to pervert, corrupt: τὸ ἔθνος, Luke 23:2 (Polybius 5, 41, 1; 8, 24, 3); τινὰ ἀπό τινος, to corrupt and so turn one aside from, etc. Acts 13:8, (Exodus 5:4; voluptates animum detorquent a virtute, Cicero); διεστραμμένος, perverse, corrupt, wicked: Matthew 17:17; Luke 9:41; Acts 20:30; Philippians 2:15.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Exodus
5:4
Proverbs
10:10
Matthew
17:17
Luke
9:41; 23:2
Acts
13:8; 13:10; 20:30
Philippians
2:15

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1294 matches the Greek διαστρέφω (diastrephō),
which occurs 7 times in 7 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 17:17 - And Jesus answered and said, “You unbelieving and perverse G1294 generation, how long shall I be with you? How long shall I put up with you? Bring him here to Me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 9:41 - And Jesus answered and said, “You unbelieving and perverse G1294 generation, how long shall I be with you and put up with you? Bring your son here.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:2 - And they began to bring charges against Him, saying, “We found this man misleading G1294 our nation and forbidding us to pay taxes to Caesar, and saying that He Himself is [fn]Christ, a King.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:8 - But Elymas the magician (for so his name is translated) was opposing them, seeking to turn G1294 the proconsul away G1294 from the faith.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:10 - and said, “[fn]You who are full of all deceit and fraud, you son of the devil, you enemy of all righteousness, will you not stop making G1294 crooked G1294 the straight ways of the Lord?
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 20:30 - and from among your own selves men will arise, speaking perverse G1294 things G1294 to draw away the disciples after them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 2:15 - so that you will [fn]prove yourselves to be blameless and innocent, children of God above reproach in the midst of a crooked and perverse G1294 generation, among whom you [fn]appear as [fn]lights in the world,

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