|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (v. t.) To twist into an unnatural or irregular shape; to twist aside physically; as, to distort the limbs, or the body.
2. (v. t.) To force or put out of the true posture or direction; to twist aside mentally or morally.
3. (v. t.) To wrest from the true meaning; to pervert; as, to distort passages of Scripture, or their meaning.
Distort (8 Occurrences)
Acts 20:30 and of your own selves there shall arise men, speaking perverse things, to draw away the disciples after them. (See NIV)
2 Corinthians 4:2 But we have renounced the hidden things of shame, not walking in craftiness, nor handling the word of God deceitfully; but by the manifestation of the truth commending ourselves to every man's conscience in the sight of God. Paul's Letter to the Galatians (See NIV)
Galatians 1:7 For other "Good News" there is none; but there are some persons who are troubling you, and are seeking to distort the Good News concerning Christ. (WEY NAS)
2 Peter 3:16 as also in all of his letters, speaking in them of these things. In those, there are some things that are hard to understand, which the ignorant and unsettled twist, as they also do to the other Scriptures, to their own destruction. (See NAS NIV)
Deuteronomy 16:19 Thou dost not turn aside judgment; thou dost not discern faces, nor take a bribe, for the bribe blindeth the eyes of the wise, and perverteth the words of the righteous. (See NAS)
Psalms 56:5 All day long they twist my words. All their thoughts are against me for evil. (See NAS)
Jeremiah 23:36 You shall mention the burden of Yahweh no more: for every man's own word shall be his burden; for you have perverted the words of the living God, of Yahweh of Armies our God. (See NIV)
Micah 3:9 Please listen to this, you heads of the house of Jacob, and rulers of the house of Israel, who abhor justice, and pervert all equity. (See NIV)