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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #5791 - עָוַת
1) to be bent, be crooked, bend, make crooked, pervert
1a1) to make crooked, falsify, pervert, subvert
1a2) to bend, make crooked
1b) (Pual) thing bent (participle)
1c) (Hithpael) to bend oneself
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
עָוַת not used in Kal; to be bent, inflected, i.q. the kindred verbs עָבַת, עָבַט.
Piel עִוֵּת to bend, to curve, to pervert, Ecclesiastes 7:13. Metaph. to pervert right, Job 8:3, 34:12 compare Amos 8:5 also with an accus. of person, to bend or pervert the cause of any one, Lamentations 3:36; Job 19:6; Psalms 119:78. עִוֵּת דֶּרֶךְ פּ׳ to pervert any one’s way, i.e. to lead him astray, Psalms 146:9.
Pual, part. crooked, Ecclesiastes 1:15.
Hithpael, to bow oneself, Ecclesiastes 12:3.
the Week of Proper 15 / Ordinary 20