H6140 עקשׁ - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to knot or distort; figuratively to pervert (act or declare perverse)

KJV Usage: make crooked, (prove, that is) perverse (-rt).

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to be perverse, twist, pervert, make crooked, prove perverse, declare perverse
a. (Niphal) to be crooked
b. (Piel) to twist, distort, pervert, make crooked
c. (Hiphil) to declare crooked
d. (Qal) perverse
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 1684
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H6140 עקשׁ is used in the Bible

5 occurrences of H6140 עקשׁ

Job 9:20
Proverbs 10:9
Proverbs 28:18
Isaiah 59:8
Micah 3:9

Corresponding Greek Words

aqash hi. G4646 skolios
aqash pi. G1294 dia strepho