H5753 עוה - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to crook, literally or figuratively

KJV Usage: do amiss, bow down, make crooked, commit iniquity, pervert, (do) perverse (-ly), trouble, X turn, do wickedly, do wrong.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. to bend, twist, distort
a. (Niphal) to be bent, be bowed down, be twisted, be perverted
b. (Piel) to twist, distort
c. (Hiphil) to do perversely
2. to commit iniquity, do wrong, pervert
a. (Qal) to do wrong, commit iniquity
b. (Hiphil) to commit iniquity
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 1577
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H5753 עוה is used in the Bible

17 occurrences of H5753 עוה

1 Samuel 20:30 of the perverse
2 Samuel 7:14 If he shall commit crookedness,
2 Samuel 19:19 did perversely
2 Samuel 24:17 and I have done perversely:
1 Kings 8:47 and have done perversely,
2 Chronicles 6:37 we have done crookedly,
Esther 1:16 hath not done perversity
Job 33:27 and perverted
Psalms 38:6 I am bent;
Psalms 106:6 we have committed crookedness,
Proverbs 12:8 but he that is of a perverse
Isaiah 21:3 I was bent
Isaiah 24:1 and turneth
Jeremiah 3:21 for they have perverted
Jeremiah 9:5 themselves to commit crookedness.
Lamentations 3:9 crooked.
Daniel 9:5 and have committed crookedness,

Distinct usage

1 of the perverse
1 and perverted
1 crooked.
1 did perversely
1 themselves to commit crookedness.
1 we have committed crookedness,
1 and turneth
1 If he shall commit crookedness,
1 for they have perverted
1 and have done perversely,
1 and have committed crookedness,
1 but he that is of a perverse
1 I am bent;
1 we have done crookedly,
1 I was bent
1 and I have done perversely:
1 hath not done perversity

Corresponding Greek Words

avah G191 akouo
avah G764 asebeo
avah G818 atimazo
avah G1014 boulomai
avah G1262 dia luo
avah G2106 eu dokeo
avah G2309 thelo
avah G3975 pachuno
avah G4337 pros echo
avah hi. G93 adikia
avah hi. G2064 erchomai
avah hi. G2554 kako poieo
avah ni. G5003 talaiporeo
avah pi. G140 hairetizo
avah pi. G343 ana kalupto
avah pi. G2309 thelo
avah pi. G5015 tarasso
avah qal.,ni.,hi. G91 adikeo
avayya G93 adikia *

Related words


H4596 מעי me ‛ı̂y
me ‛ı̂y
From H5753; a pile of rubbish (as contorted), that is, a ruin (compare H5856)

KJV Usage: heap.

H5754 עוּה ‛avvâh
Intensive from H5753 abbreviated; overthrow

KJV Usage: X overturn.

H5758 עויא ‛ivyâ'
(Chaldee); from a root corresponding to H5753; perverseness

KJV Usage: iniquity.

עיוּת עיּות עוית o
‛ăvı̂yth ‛ayyôth ‛ayûth
av-veeth', ah-yoth', ah-yooth'
From H5753; ruin; Avvith (or Avvoth), a place in Palestine

KJV Usage: Avith.

H5771 עוון עון ‛âvôn ‛âvôn
עוון עון
‛âvôn ‛âvôn
aw-vone', aw-vone'
From H5753; perversity, that is, (moral) evil

KJV Usage: fault, iniquity, mischief, punishment (of iniquity), sin.

H5773 עועה ‛av‛eh
From H5753; perversity

KJV Usage: X perverse.

H5856 עי ‛ı̂y
From H5753; a ruin (as if overturned)

KJV Usage: heap.