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Strong's #265 - ἁμάρτημα

Root Word (Etymology)
from (G264)
Parts of Speech
neuter noun
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  1. sin, evil deed
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Strong #: 1870 ‑ דֶּרֶךְ (deh'‑rek);  2399 ‑ חֵטְא (khate);  2403 ‑ חַטָּאָה (khat‑taw‑aw', khat‑tawth');  5771 ‑ עָווֹן (aw‑vone', aw‑vone');  6588 ‑ פֶּשַׁע (peh'‑shah);  7110 ‑ קֶצֶף (keh'‑tsef);  7562 ‑ רֶשַׁע (reh'‑shah);  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (4)
Mark 2
Romans 1
1 Corinthians 1
NAS (4)
Mark 2
Romans 1
1 Corinthians 1
HCS (4)
Mark 2
Romans 1
1 Corinthians 1
BSB (4)
Mark 2
Romans 1
1 Corinthians 1
ESV (3)
Mark 2
Romans 1
WEB (4)
Mark 2
Romans 1
1 Corinthians 1
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἁμάρτ-ημα, ατος, τό, failure, fault, S. Ant. 1261 (lyr.); freq. in Att. Prose, Antipho 3.3.8, Th. 2.65, etc.; midway between ἀδίκημα and ἀτύχημα, Arist. EN 1135b18, Rh. 1374b7; sinful action, opp. κατόρθωμα, Zeno Stoic. 1.54, cf. PTeb. 5.3, etc.; τὸ περὶ τὴν τέχνην λεγόμενον ἁ. Pl. Plt. 296b, cf. Revelation 22:1-21 d; εἴς τινα Id. Lg. 729e; περὶ τὸ σῶμα Id. Grg. 479a.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἁμάρτημα, (ος, τό (from ἁμαρτέω equivalent to ἁμαρτάνω cf. ἀδίκημα, ἀλίσγημα), a sin, evil deed, ("Differunt ἁμαρτία et τό ἁμάρτημα ut Latinorum peccatus et peccatum.Nam τό ἁμάρτημα et peccatum proprie malum facinus indicant; contra ἁμαρτία et peccatus primum peccationem, τό peccare, deinde peccatum, rem consequentem, valent." Fritzsche; see ἁμαρτία, at the end; cf. also Trench, § lxvi.): Mark 3:28, and (L T Tr text WH) 29; Mark 4:12 (where G T Tr text WH omits; L Tr marginal reading brackets τά ἁμάρτημα); Romans 3:25; 1 Corinthians 6:18; 2 Peter 1:9 (R (L WH text Tr marginal reading) ἁμαρτιῶν). In secular authors from Sophocles and Thucydides down; (of bodily defects, Plato, Gorgias 479 a.; ἁμάρτημα μνημονικόν, Cicero, ad Att. 13, 21; ἁμάρτημα γραφικόν, Polybius 34, 3, 11; ὅταν μέν παραλόγως βλάβη γένηται, ἀτύχημα. ὅταν δέ μή παραλόγως, ἄνευ δέ κακίας, ἁμάρτημα. ὅταν δέ εἰδώς μέν μή προβουλευσας δέ, ἀδίκημα, Aristotle, eth. Nic. 5, 10, p. 1135{b}, 16f).

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ἁμάρτημα , -τος , τό

(< ἁμαρτεῖν , v. supr.),

[in LXX for H2403, H5771 etc.;]

an act of disobedience to divine law (Lft., Notes, 273), a sinful deed, a sin: Mark 3:28-29, Romans 3:25, 1 Corinthians 6:18, 2 Peter 1:9, WH, mg.; αἰώνιων ἀ . (DCG, i, 788a), Mark 3:29 (for exx. from Papyri, v. MM, VGT, s.v.).†

SYN.: ἀγνόημα G51, ἁμαρτία G266, ἀνομία G458, ἀσέβεια G763, ἥττημα G2275, παράβασις G3847, παρακοή G3876, παρανομία G3892, παράπτωμα G3900 (ν . Cremer, 100; Tr., Syn., § lxvi; DB, iv, 532; DCG, l.c.; Westc, Eph., 165 f.).

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Vocabulary of the Greek NT

In P Oxy I. 34 iii. 13 (cf. under ἁμαρτάνω ) we read τοὺς παραβάντας καὶ τοὺ [ς ] διὰ ἀπειθίαν κ [αὶ ] ὡς ἀφορμὴν ζητοῦντας ἁμαρτημάτω [ν ] τειμωρήσομαι , ";any persons who violate it, whether from mere disobedience or to serve their own nefarious purposes, will receive condign punishment."; The substantive is also found in conjunction with ἀγνόημα (see s.v.) in P Tebt I. 53 (B.C. 118) and BGU IV. 11857 (late i/B.C.) : cf. P Par 63 xiii. 2 ff., a letter of Ptolemy Euergetes II. (B.C. 165), ἀπολελυκότες πάντας τοὺς ἐνεσχημένους ἔν τισιν ἀγνοήμασιν ἢ ἁμαρτήμασιν κτλ . See also BGU IV. 11418, quoted under ἁμαρτάνω , and P Flor II. 16210 (midd. iii/A.D.) τὰ παλαιά σου ἁμαρ [τ ]ήματα ἐπεξελεύσε [ω ]ς τεύξεται .




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List of Word Forms
αμαρτημα αμάρτημα αμάρτημά ἁμάρτημα αμαρτηματα αμαρτήματα ἁμαρτήματα αμαρτηματος αμαρτήματος ἁμαρτήματος αμαρτηματων αμαρτημάτων ἁμαρτημάτων amartema amartēma amartemata amartēmata amartematon amartēmatōn amartematos amartēmatos hamartema hamartēma hamártema hamártēma hamartemata hamartēmata hamartḗmata hamartematon hamartemáton hamartēmatōn hamartēmátōn hamartematos hamartēmatos hamartḗmatos
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