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Subvert

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


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Bibliography Information
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'SUBVERT'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.