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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The act of distorting, or twisting out of natural or regular shape; a twisting or writhing motion; as, the distortions of the face or body.

2. (n.) A wresting from the true meaning.

3. (n.) The state of being distorted, or twisted out of shape or out of true position; crookedness; perversion.

4. (n.) An unnatural deviation of shape or position of any part of the body producing visible deformity.

Strong's Hebrew
5754. avvah -- distortion, ruin
... distortion, ruin. Transliteration: avvah Phonetic Spelling: (av-vaw') Short Definition:
ruin. ... from avah Definition distortion, ruin NASB Word Usage ruin (3). ...
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5773. ivim -- distorting, warping
... 5772b, 5773. ivim. 5774 . distorting, warping. Transliteration: ivim Phonetic
Spelling: (av-eh') Short Definition: distortion. Word ...
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4297. mutteh -- that which is perverted, perverted justice
... perverseness. From natah; a stretching, ie Distortion (figuratively, iniquity) --
perverseness. see HEBREW natah. 4296, 4297. mutteh. 4298 . Strong's Numbers
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5558. seleph -- crookedness, crooked dealing
... perverseness. From calaph; distortion, ie (figuratively) viciousness -- perverseness.
see HEBREW calaph. 5557, 5558. seleph. 5559 . Strong's Numbers.
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The Intimacy of Human Hearts in Christ
... Such lucubrations are artificial, not natural; a distortion of mysterious facts,
not an exposition of them; the result of an arbitrary selection from the data ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/moule/philippian studies/chapter ii the intimacy of.htm

Prepositional Phrases
... disabilities of age. display of prowess. distinctness of vision. distortion of symmetry.
diversity of aspect. divinity of tradition. domain of imagination. ...
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The Epistle of Judas
... It is an insidious distortion of Christianity from within, due to the influence
of some who claimed to be members of the church. Judas denies their claim. ...
/.../moffat/the general epistles james peter and judas/the epistle of judas.htm

The General Epistle of James
... Blessed Virgin; it helps to explain the attitude of unbelief recorded in the Gospels
of Christ's brethren, and at the same time requires no distortion of the ...
/.../pullan/the books of the new testament/chapter xx the general epistle.htm

Jesus Charged with Blasphemy
... of the high priest differs from other words of our Lord's antagonists, which we
have been considering in recent pages, in that it is no distortion of our ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture b/jesus charged with blasphemy.htm

A Good Man's Faults
... teaches the weakest to aspire, and the most sinful to expect perfect likeness to
a perfect Lord, It is a plane mirror, giving back all images without distortion ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture the acts/a good mans faults.htm

Rise of the Apostolic Literature.
... There was great danger, too, of a wilful distortion of the history and doctrine
of Christianity by Judaizing and paganizing errorists, who had already raised ...
/.../schaff/history of the christian church volume i/section 75 rise of the.htm

How Fair and How Pleasant Art Thou, O Love, for Delights!
... For, representing Me to the life, as in a costly mirror, which produces no distortion
in the objects held before it, thou givest Me an infinite pleasure. ...
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Whether the Adornment of Women is Devoid of Mortal Sin?
... strive to reform what He has formed. This is an assault on the Divine handiwork,
a distortion of the truth. Thou shalt not be able to ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether the adornment of women.htm

The Whole of that in which we Appear Before God, Justifies Us. But ...
... not even that total can be accounted for righteousness, except graciously and through
mercy." This conduct is real malignity, and a violent distortion of my ...
/.../arminius/the works of james arminius vol 1/article xxv v the whole.htm

Distortion (1 Occurrence)
... 4. (n.) An unnatural deviation of shape or position of any part of the body producing
visible deformity. Multi-Version Concordance Distortion (1 Occurrence). ...
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Leprosy (51 Occurrences)
... In addition there may be wasting of the muscles, falling out of the hair and nails,
and distortion of the hands and feet with destruction of the bones and ...
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Wrest (8 Occurrences)
... 3. (vt) To tune with a wrest, or key. 4. (n.) The act of wresting; a wrench; a violent
twist; hence, distortion; perversion. 5. (n.) Active or moving power. ...
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Iniquity (299 Occurrences)
... to explain it as meaning literally "crookedness," "perverseness," ie evil regarded
as that which is not straight or upright, moral distortion (from `iwwah, "to ...
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Distorts (2 Occurrences)

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Distorteth (1 Occurrence)

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Deformity (2 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (a.) Lack of proper form or symmetry; distortion; any
unnatural form or shape; irregularity of shape or features; ugliness. ...
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Maimed (10 Occurrences)
... legs in which the knees are bent so far outward as to render the patient lame; while
he applies the term cholos as a generic name for any distortion, and in ...
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... the tongue. 2. (n.) A distortion bulge, bend, or kink, as in a saw blade
or a plate of sheet metal. 3. (n.) A curl of hair, esp. a ...
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Brace (3 Occurrences)
... parts. It may act as a tie, or as a strut, and serves to prevent distortion
of the structure, and transverse strains in its members. ...
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Distortion (1 Occurrence)

Isaiah 19:14
The Lord has sent among them a spirit of error: and by them Egypt is turned out of the right way in all her doings, as a man overcome by wine is uncertain in his steps.
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Leprosy (51 Occurrences)

Wrest (8 Occurrences)

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Distorteth (1 Occurrence)

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Maimed (10 Occurrences)


Brace (3 Occurrences)

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