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Lexicon :: Strong's H5791 - ʿāvaṯ

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עָוַת
Transliteration
ʿāvaṯ
Pronunciation
aw-vath'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1591

Strong’s Definitions

עָוַת ʻâvath, aw-vath'; a primitive root; to wrest:—bow self, (make) crooked, falsifying, overthrow, deal perversely, pervert, subvert, turn upside down.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x

The KJV translates Strong's H5791 in the following manner: pervert (3x), crooked (2x), bow (1x), bow down (1x), falsifying (1x), overthrown (1x), perversely (1x), subvert (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x
The KJV translates Strong's H5791 in the following manner: pervert (3x), crooked (2x), bow (1x), bow down (1x), falsifying (1x), overthrown (1x), perversely (1x), subvert (1x).
  1. to be bent, be crooked, bend, make crooked, pervert

    1. (Piel)

      1. to make crooked, falsify, pervert, subvert

      2. to bend, make crooked

    2. (Pual) thing bent (participle)

    3. (Hithpael) to bend oneself

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עָוַת ʻâvath, aw-vath'; a primitive root; to wrest:—bow self, (make) crooked, falsifying, overthrow, deal perversely, pervert, subvert, turn upside down.
STRONGS H5791:
† [עָוַת] verb be bent, crooked (Late Hebrew id., Pi. Nithp.; Aramaic עַוֵּית Pa.; compare bdb073605, bdb073606 deceive PS3008); —
Pi. Perfect 3rd person masculine singular suffix עִוְּתָ֑נִי Job 19:6, עִוְּתוֺ Ecclesiastes 7:13; 3rd person plural suffix עִוְּתוּנִי Psalm 119:78; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יְעַוֵּת Psalm 146:9; Job 8:3, יְעַוֶּתֿ Job 8:3; Infinitive לְעַוֵּת Amos 8:5; Lamentations 3:22; —
1.
a. make crooked = falsify, scales Amos 8:5; pervert justice (מִשְׁפָּט, צֶדֶק) Job 8:3 (twice in verse); Job 34:12 (all God subject); with accusative of person subvert (i.e. deprive of justice), אָדָם בְּרִיבוֺ לְע׳ Lamentations 3:36, compare Psalm 119:78; so עִוְּתָ֑נִי Job 19:6 (י׳ subject).
2. bend, make crooked, דֶּרֶךְ רְשָׁעִים Psalm 146:9 (י׳ subject); in general Ecclesiastes 7:13 (God subject; opposed to תִּקֵּן).
Pu. Participle מְעֻוָּת Ecclesiastes 1:15 what is bent (opposed to תְּקֹן).
Hithp. Perfect 3rd person plural consecutive וְהִתְעַוְּתוּ Ecclesiastes 12:3 and the strong men bend themselves.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Job

8:3; 8:3; 8:3; 19:6; 19:6; 34:12

Psalms

119:78; 119:78; 146:9; 146:9

Ecclesiastes

1:15; 7:13; 7:13; 12:3

Lamentations

3:22; 3:36

Amos

8:5; 8:5

H5791

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5791 matches the Hebrew עָוַת (ʿāvaṯ),
which occurs 11 times in 10 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:3 - Doth God pervert H5791 judgment? or doth the Almighty pervert H5791 justice?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:6 - Know now that God hath overthrown H5791 me, and hath compassed me with his net.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 34:12 - Yea, surely God will not do wickedly, neither will the Almighty pervert H5791 judgment.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:78 - Let the proud be ashamed; for they dealt perversely H5791 with me without a cause: but I will meditate in thy precepts.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 146:9 - The LORD preserveth the strangers; he relieveth the fatherless and widow: but the way of the wicked he turneth upside down. H5791
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 1:15 - That which is crooked H5791 cannot be made straight: and that which is wanting cannot be numbered.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 7:13 - Consider the work of God: for who can make that straight, which he hath made crooked? H5791
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 12:3 - In the day when the keepers of the house shall tremble, and the strong men shall bow H5791 themselves, and the grinders cease because they are few, and those that look out of the windows be darkened,
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 3:36 - To subvert H5791 a man in his cause, the Lord approveth not.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 8:5 - Saying, When will the new moon be gone, that we may sell corn? and the sabbath, that we may set forth wheat, making the ephah small, and the shekel great, and falsifying H5791 the balances by deceit?

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