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Lexicon :: Strong's G264 - hamartanō

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hamartanō (Key)
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
Perhaps from ἄλφα (G1) (as a negative particle) and the base of μέρος (G3313)
43x in 23 unique form(s)
43x in 25 unique form(s)
195x in 42 unique form(s)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 1:267,44

Strong’s Definitions

ἁμαρτάνω hamartánō, ham-ar-tan'-o; perhaps from G1 (as a negative particle) and the base of G3313; properly, to miss the mark (and so not share in the prize), i.e. (figuratively) to err, especially (morally) to sin:—for your faults, offend, sin, trespass.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 43x

The KJV translates Strong's G264 in the following manner: sin (38x), trespass (3x), offend (1x), for your faults (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 43x
The KJV translates Strong's G264 in the following manner: sin (38x), trespass (3x), offend (1x), for your faults (1x).
  1. to be without a share in

  2. to miss the mark

  3. to err, be mistaken

  4. to miss or wander from the path of uprightness and honour, to do or go wrong

  5. to wander from the law of God, violate God's law, sin

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἁμαρτάνω hamartánō, ham-ar-tan'-o; perhaps from G1 (as a negative particle) and the base of G3313; properly, to miss the mark (and so not share in the prize), i.e. (figuratively) to err, especially (morally) to sin:—for your faults, offend, sin, trespass.
ἁμαρτάνω; future ἁμαρτήσω (Matthew 18:21; Romans 6:15; in the latter passage L T Tr WH give ἁμαρτήσωμεν for R G ἁμαρτήσομεν), in classical Greek ἁμαρτήσομαι; 1 aorist (later) ἡμάρτησα, Matthew 18:15; Romans 5:14, 16 (cf. Winers Grammar, 82 (79); Buttmann, 54 (47)); 2 aorist ἥμαρτον; perfect ἡμάρτηκα; (according to a conjecture of Buttmann, Lexil. i., p. 137, from the α privative and μείρω, μείρομαι, μέρος, properly, to be without a share in, namely, the mark); properly, to miss the mark, (Homer, Iliad 8, 311, etc.; with the genitive of the thing missed, Homer, Iliad 10, 372; 4, 491; τοῦ σκοποῦ, Plato, Hipp. min., p. 375 a.; τῆς ὁδοῦ, Aristophanes Plutarch, 961, others); then to err, be mistaken; lastly to miss or wander from the path of uprightness and honor, to do or go wrong. ["Even the Sept., although the Hebrew חָטָא also means primarily to miss, endeavor to reserve ἁμαρτ. exclusively for the idea of sin: and where the Hebrew signifies to miss one's aim in the literal sense, they avail themselves of expressive compounds, in particular ἐξαμαρτάνειν, Judges 20:16." Zezschwitz, Profangraec, u. Biblical Sprachgeist, p. 63f] In the N. T. to wander from the law of God, violate God's law, sin;
a. absolutely: Matthew 27:4; John 5:14; John 8:11; John 9:2; 1 John 1:10; 1 John 2:1; 1 John 3:6, 8; 1 John 5:18; Romans 2:12; Romans 3:23; Romans 5:12, 14, 16; Romans 6:15; 1 Corinthians 7:28, 36; 1 Corinthians 15:34; Ephesians 4:26; 1 Timothy 5:20; Titus 3:11; Hebrews 3:17; Hebrews 10:26 (ἑκουσίως); [2 Peter 2:4]; of the violation of civil laws, which Christians regard as also the transgression of divine law, 1 Peter 2:20.
b. ἁμαρτάνειν ἁμαρτίαν to commit (literally, sin) a sin, 1 John 5:16 (μεγάλην ἁμαρτίαν, Exodus 32:30f. Hebrew חֲטָאָה חָטָא; αἰσχρὰν ἁμ. Sophocles Phil. 1249; μεγάλα ἁμαρτήματα ἁμαρτάνειν, Plato, Phaedo, p. 113 e.); cf. ἀγαπάω, under the end ἁμαρτάνειν εἴς τινα [Buttmann, 173 (150); Winer's Grammar, 233 (219)]: Matthew 18:15 (L T WH omit; Tr marginal reading brackets εἰς σέ), Matthew 18:21; Luke 15:18, 21; Luke 17:3 Rec., 4; 1 Corinthians 8:12; τὶ εἰς Καίσαρα, Acts 25:8; εἰς τὸ ἴδιον σῶμα, 1 Corinthians 6:18 (εἰς αὑτούς τε καὶ εἰς ἄλλους, Plato, rep. 3, p. 396 a.; εἰς τὸ θεῖον, Plato, Phaedr., p. 242 c.; εἰς θεούς, Xenophon, Hell. 1, 7, 19, etc.; [cf. ἁμ. κυρίῳ θεῷ, Baruch 1:13 Baruch 2:5]); Hebraistically, ἐνώπιον (לִפְּנֵי) τινος [Buttmann, § 146, 1] in the presence of, before anyone, the one wronged by the sinful act being, as it were, present and looking on: Luke 15:18, 21 (1 Samuel 7:6; Tobit 3:3, etc.; [cf. ἔναντι κυρἰου, Baruch 1:17]). [For references see ἁμαρτία. Compare: προαμαρτάνω.]
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

1 Samuel
18:15; 18:15; 18:21; 18:21; 27:4
15:18; 15:18; 15:21; 15:21; 17:3
5:14; 8:11; 9:2
2:12; 3:23; 5:12; 5:14; 5:14; 5:16; 5:16; 6:15; 6:15
1 Corinthians
6:18; 7:28; 7:36; 8:12; 15:34
1 Timothy
3:17; 10:26
1 Peter
2 Peter
1 John
1:10; 2:1; 3:6; 3:8; 5:16; 5:18

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G264 matches the Greek ἁμαρτάνω (hamartanō),
which occurs 43 times in 37 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 18:15 -

“Now if your brother sins G264[fn], go and [fn]show him his fault, between you and him alone; if he listens to you, you have won your brother.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 18:21 -

Then Peter came and said to Him, “Lord, how often shall my brother sin G264 against me and I forgive him? Up to seven times?”

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:4 - saying, “I have sinned G264 by betraying innocent blood.” But they said, “What is that to us? See to that yourself!”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:18 - ‘I will rise up and go to my father, and will say to him, “Father, I have sinned G264 against heaven, and before you.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:21 - “And the son said to him, ‘Father, I have sinned G264 against heaven and before you. I am no longer worthy to be called your son.’
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 17:3 - [fn]Be on your guard! If your brother sins G264, rebuke him; and if he repents, forgive him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 17:4 - “And if he sins G264 against you seven times a day, and returns to you seven times, saying, ‘I repent,’ [fn]forgive him.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 5:14 - Afterward Jesus *found him in the temple and said to him, “Behold, you have become well; do not sin G264 anymore, so that nothing worse happens to you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 8:11 - She said, “No one, [fn]Lord.” And Jesus said, “I do not condemn you, either. Go, and from now on sin G264 no more.”]
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:2 - And His disciples asked Him, saying, “Rabbi, who sinned G264, this man or his parents, that he would be born blind?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:3 - Jesus answered, “Neither this man nor his parents sinned G264, but this was so that the works of God might be manifested in him.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:8 - while Paul said in his own defense, “I have committed G264 no sin G264 either against the Law of the Jews or against the temple or against Caesar.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 2:12 -

For all who have sinned G264 [fn]without the Law will also perish [fn]without the Law, and all who have sinned G264 [fn]under the Law will be judged [fn]by the Law.

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 3:23 - for all [fn]have sinned G264 and fall short of the glory of God,
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 5:12 -

Therefore, just as through one man sin entered into the world, and death through sin, and so death spread to all men, because all sinned G264

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 5:14 - Nevertheless death reigned from Adam until Moses, even over those who had not sinned G264 in the likeness of the trespass of Adam, who is a [fn]type of Him who was to come.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 5:16 - And the gift is not like that which came through the one who sinned G264; for on the one hand the judgment arose from one transgression [fn]resulting in condemnation, but on the other hand the gracious gift arose from many transgressions [fn]resulting in justification.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 6:15 -

What then? Shall we sin G264 because we are not under law but under grace? May it never be!

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 6:18 - Flee sexual immorality. Every other sin that a man commits is outside the body, but the [fn]sexually immoral man sins G264 against his own body.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 7:28 - But if you marry, you have not sinned G264. And if a virgin marries, she has not sinned G264. Yet such will have [fn]trouble in this life, and I am trying to spare you.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 7:36 -

But if any man thinks that he is acting unbecomingly toward his virgin daughter, if she is past her youth, and if it must be so, let him do what he wishes, he does not sin G264; let [fn]her marry.

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 8:12 - And in that way, by sinning G264 against the brothers and wounding their conscience when it is weak, you sin G264 against Christ.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 15:34 - Become righteously sober-minded, and stop sinning G264; for some have no knowledge of God. I speak this to your shame.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 4:26 - BE ANGRY, AND yet DO NOT SIN G264; do not let the sun go down on your anger,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 5:20 - Those who continue in sin G264, reprove in the presence of all, so that the rest also will be fearful.
Unchecked Copy BoxTit 3:11 - knowing that such a man is perverted and is sinning G264, being self-condemned.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 3:17 - And with whom was He angry for forty years? Was it not with those who sinned G264, whose corpses fell in the wilderness?
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 10:26 -

For if we go on sinning G264 willfully after receiving the knowledge of the truth, there no longer remains a sacrifice for sins,

Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 2:20 - For what credit is there if, when you sin G264 and are harshly treated, you endure? But if when you do good and suffer for it, you endure, this finds favor with God.
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 2:4 -

For if God did not spare angels who sinned G264, but cast them into the [fn]pit and delivered them to chains of darkness, being kept for judgment;

Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 1:10 - If we say that we have not sinned G264, we make Him a liar and His word is not in us.
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 2:1 -

My little children, I am writing these things to you so that you may not sin G264. And if anyone sins G264, we have an [fn]Advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous;

Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 3:6 - No one who abides in Him sins G264; no one who sins G264 has seen Him or [fn]has come to know Him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 3:8 - The one who does sin is of the devil, because the devil sins G264 from the beginning. The Son of God was manifested for this purpose, to destroy the works of the devil.
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 3:9 - Everyone who has been [fn]born of God does not sin, because His seed abides in him; and he cannot sin G264, because he has been [fn]born of God.
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 5:16 -

If anyone sees his brother [fn]committing G264 a sin not leading to death, he shall ask and [fn]God will for him give life to those who commit G264 sin G264 not leading to death. There is a sin leading to death; I do not say that he should make request for this.

Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 5:18 -

We know that no one who has been [fn]born of God sins G264; but He who was [fn]begotten of God keeps him, and the evil one does not touch him.

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