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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.) To overturn from the foundation; to overthrow; to ruin utterly.

2. (v. t.) To pervert, as the mind, and turn it from the truth; to corrupt; to confound.

3. (v. i.) To overthrow anything from the foundation; to be subversive.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
SUBVERT

sub-vurt' (`awath; anatrepo): Occurs 5 t:

(1) in the sense of overturning, etc., as the translation of `awath, "to make bent or crooked" (Lamentations 3:36), "to subvert a man in his cause"; of anaskeudzo, primarily, "to pack up baggage"; then, "to ravage," etc. (Acts 15:24, "subverting your souls"); of anatrepo, "to turn upside down," "to overturn" (Titus 1:11, "who subvert whole houses," the Revised Version (British and American) "overthrow"); of katastrophe, "overthrow," "destruction" (2 Timothy 2:14, "to the subverting of them that hear");

(2) in the sense of perverting: ekstrepho, "to turn or twist out" "to turn about" (Titus 3:11, "such is subverted," the Revised Version (British and American) "perverted"). For "overthrown me" (Job 19:6) the Revised Version (British and American) has "subverted me (in my cause)," margin "overthrown me"; for "perverteth" (Proverbs 19:3), "subverteth."

W. L. Walker

Greek
396. anatrepo -- to overturn, destroy
... to overturn, destroy. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: anatrepo Phonetic Spelling:
(an-at-rep'-o) Short Definition: I subvert, overturn, overthrow ...
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384. anaskeuazo -- to pack up baggage, dismantle
... anaskeuazo Phonetic Spelling: (an-ask-yoo-ad'-zo) Short Definition: I pervert, unsettle,
destroy Definition: I pervert, subvert, dismantle, unsettle ... subvert. ...
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1612. ekstrepho -- to turn inside out, fig. to pervert
... to pervert NASB Word Usage perverted (1). subvert. From ek and strepho; to pervert
(figuratively) -- subvert. see GREEK ek. see GREEK strepho. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
5791. avath -- to be bent or crooked
... root Definition to be bent or crooked NASB Word Usage bent (1), cheat (1), crooked
(1), defraud (1), pervert (3), stoop (1), subvert (1), thwarts (1), wronged ...
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5557. salaph -- to twist, pervert, overturn
... overthrow, pervert. A primitive root; properly, to wrench, ie (figuratively) to
subvert -- overthrow, pervert. 5556, 5557. salaph. 5558 . Strong's Numbers.
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Library

If we Sought to Subvert the Belief in Your Gods in So Many Ways...
... Book III. 36 If we sought to subvert the belief in your gods in so many
ways� If we sought to subvert the belief in your gods ...
/.../arnobius/the seven books of arnobius against the heathen/36 if we sought to.htm

And Since Some have Given us Trouble by Attempting to Subvert Our ...
... A Sectional Confession of Faith. Section XVI. And since some have given
us trouble by attempting to subvert our faith in our� ...
/.../section xvi and since some.htm

But Observe How, in his Desire to Subvert Our Opinions...
... Chapter III. But observe how, in his desire to subvert our opinions� But
observe how, in his desire to subvert our opinions, he ...
/.../origen/origen against celsus/chapter iii but observe how.htm

Eusebius Bishop of Nicomedia, and Theognis Bishop of Nicæa ...
... Book I. Chapter XXIII."Eusebius Bishop of Nicomedia, and Theognis Bishop of Nicæa,
having recovered Confidence, endeavor to subvert the Nicene Creed, by ...
/.../chapter xxiii eusebius bishop of nicomedia.htm

Gregory Then Makes an Explanation at Length Touching the Eternal ...
... then this doctrine is put forth by the Truth itself, it follows that anything which
the inventors of pestilent heresies devise besides to subvert this Divine ...
/.../gregory of nyssa dogmatic treatises etc/section 2 gregory then makes.htm

St. Paul's Wish to be Accursed from Christ.
... God is wont to subvert the purposes of his enemies; and often uses those means and
instruments which were prepared and intended against him, to accomplish his ...
/.../lee/sermons on various important subjects/sermon ix st pauls wish.htm

Acts xv. 13, 15
... "Wherefore," saith he, "my sentence is, not to trouble them which from among the
Gentiles do turn unto God" (v.19), that is, not to subvert: for, if God called ...
/.../chrysostom/homilies on acts and romans/homily xxxiii acts xv 13.htm

The Ecclesiastical History of Scholasticus
... Chapter XXIII.--Eusebius Bishop of Nicomedia, and Theognis Bishop of Nicæa, having
recovered Confidence, endeavor to subvert the Nicene Creed, by plotting ...
/.../christianbookshelf.org/scholasticus/the ecclesiastical history of scholasticus/

Dubious or Spurious Writings of Gregory Thaumaturgus
... First Cause� Section XVI. And since some have given us trouble by attempting
to subvert our faith in our� Section XVII. We believe ...
/.../thaumaturgus/dubious or spurious writings of gregory thaumaturgus/

Ophites, Cainites, Sethites.
... for some of them think that thanksgiving is to be rendered to Judas on this account:
viz., Judas, they say, observing that Christ wished to subvert the truth ...
/.../tertullian/against all heresies/chapter ii ophites cainites sethites.htm

Thesaurus
Subvert (4 Occurrences)
... 3. (vi) To overthrow anything from the foundation; to be subversive. Int. Standard
Bible Encyclopedia. SUBVERT. ... Multi-Version Concordance Subvert (4 Occurrences) ...
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Undermine (1 Occurrence)
... 1. (vt) To excavate the earth beneath; to subvert by indirect, secret, or underhanded
means; to form a mine under; to sap; as, to undermine a wall. ...
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Overturn (5 Occurrences)
... overturn a carriage or a building. 2. (vt) To subvert; to destroy; to overthrow.
3. (vt) To overpower; to conquer. 4. (n.) The act off ...
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Overthrow (48 Occurrences)
... 1. (vt) To overturn; to upset; to vanquish an established ruler. 2. (vt) To cause
to fall or to fail; to subvert; to defeat; to make a ruin of; to destroy. ...
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Lawsuit (4 Occurrences)
... Yahweh your God shall choose; (See NAS NIV). Lamentations 3:36 To subvert
a man in his cause, the Lord doesn't approve. (See NAS). ...
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Lucre's (1 Occurrence)
... Lucre's (1 Occurrence). Titus 1:11 Whose mouths must be stopped, who subvert whole
houses, teaching things which they ought not, for filthy lucre's sake. ...
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Filthy (22 Occurrences)
... Titus 1:11 Whose mouths must be stopped, who subvert whole houses, teaching things
which they ought not, for filthy lucre's sake. (KJV ASV YLT). ...
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Reverse (12 Occurrences)
... 12. (v.) To change totally; to alter to the opposite. 13. (v.) To turn upside
down; to invert. 14. (a.) Hence, to overthrow; to subvert. 15. ...
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Defraud (11 Occurrences)
... (See NAS). Lamentations 3:36 To subvert a man in his cause, the Lord doesn't approve.
(See NAS). Hosea 12:7 A merchant has dishonest scales in his hand. ...
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Approveth (2 Occurrences)
... himself in that which he approveth. (ASV). Lamentations 3:36 To subvert a
man in his cause, the LORD approveth not. (KJV JPS ASV WBS). ...
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Concordance
Subvert (4 Occurrences)

Titus 1:11
Whose mouths must be stopped, who subvert whole houses, teaching things which they ought not, for filthy lucre's sake.
(KJV DBY WBS)

Psalms 119:78
Let the proud be disappointed, for they have overthrown me wrongfully. I will meditate on your precepts.
(See NAS RSV)

Psalms 146:9
Jehovah preserveth the strangers; he lifteth up the fatherless and the widow; but the way of the wicked doth he subvert.
(DBY)

Lamentations 3:36
To subvert a man in his cause, the Lord doesn't approve.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS YLT RSV)

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