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Lexicon :: Strong's H2399 - ḥēṭ'

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 638a

Strong’s Definitions

חֵטְא chêṭᵉʼ, khate; from H2398; a crime or its penalty:—fault, × grievously, offence, (punishment of) sin.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 33x

The KJV translates Strong's H2399 in the following manner: sin (30x), faults (1x), grievously (1x), offences (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 33x
The KJV translates Strong's H2399 in the following manner: sin (30x), faults (1x), grievously (1x), offences (1x).
  1. sin

    1. sin

    2. guilt for sin

    3. punishment for sin

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חֵטְא chêṭᵉʼ, khate; from H2398; a crime or its penalty:—fault, × grievously, offence, (punishment of) sin.
STRONGS H2399: Abbreviations
חֵטְא noun masculineDeuteronomy 15:9 sin (on formation see Lag BN 142) — ח׳ Leviticus 19:17 + 15 times; suffix חָטְאוֺ Leviticus 24:15 + 5 times, חֲטָאָו֯ Lamentations 3:39, חֶטְאָם Leviticus 20:20; plural חֲטָאִים Ecclesiastes 10:4; construct חֲטָאֵי 2 Kings 10:29; Ezekiel 23:49; suffix חֲטָאַי Genesis 41:9, חֲטָאָ֑י Isaiah 38:17; Psalm 51:11, חֲטָאֵינוּ Daniel 9:16; Psalm 103:10, חֲטָאֵיכֶם Isaiah 1:18; —
1. sin:
a. against man Genesis 41:9 (E) Ecclesiastes 10:4.
b. elsewhere against God, absolute Isaiah 31:7; Hosea 12:9; חָטָא ח׳ Lamentations 1:8 compare Deuteronomy 19:15; 2 Kings 10:29; משׁפט מות ח׳ sin worthy of death Deuteronomy 21:22 = מות ח׳ Deuteronomy 22:26; with בְּ, because of, Daniel 9:16; God is entreated: hide thy face from my sins Psalm 51:11; and it is said in faith, thou wilt cast behind thy back all my sins Isaiah 38:17.
2. guilt of sin: היה חטא ב sin (the guilt of sin) come on one Deuteronomy 15:9; Deuteronomy 21:22; Deuteronomy 23:22; Deuteronomy 23:23; Deuteronomy 24:15; בחטאו מת in his sin (guilt) die Numbers 27:3 (P); אישׁ בחטאו each for his own sin Deuteronomy 24:16 = 2 Kings 14:16 2 Chronicles 25:4; בחטא יחמתני אמי Psalm 51:7 in sin (condition of sin and guilt) my mother conceived me; אם חטאיכם כשׁנים Isaiah 1:18 though your sins be like scarlet (in guilt); לא כחטאינו עשׂה לנו Psalm 103:10 not according to our sins (their guilt) hath he done to us.
3. punishment for sin: נשׂא ח׳ bear sin (its punishment) Leviticus 20:20; Leviticus 24:15 (H), Numbers 9:13; Numbers 18:22 (P); with עַל, bear sin because of Leviticus 19:17; Leviticus 22:9 (H) Numbers 18:32 (P); bear sins of idols (in worshipping idols) Ezekiel 23:49; the ideal servant of Yahweh bore the sins of many Isaiah 53:12; without נשׂא, only Lamentations 3:39 גבר על חטאו (wherefore doth) a man (complain) for the punishment of his sin ?

See related Aramaic BDB entry H2408.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


41:9; 41:9


19:17; 19:17; 20:20; 20:20; 22:9; 24:15; 24:15


9:13; 18:22; 18:32; 27:3


15:9; 15:9; 19:15; 21:22; 21:22; 22:26; 23:22; 23:23; 24:15; 24:16

2 Kings

10:29; 10:29; 14:16

2 Chronicles



51:7; 51:11; 51:11; 103:10; 103:10


10:4; 10:4


1:18; 1:18; 31:7; 38:17; 38:17; 53:12


1:8; 3:39; 3:39


23:49; 23:49


9:16; 9:16




Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2399 matches the Hebrew חֵטְא (ḥēṭ'),
which occurs 35 times in 34 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:9 - Then spake the chief butler unto Pharaoh, saying, I do remember my faults H2399 this day:
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 19:17 - Thou shalt not hate thy brother in thine heart: thou shalt in any wise rebuke thy neighbour, and not suffer sin H2399 upon him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 20:20 - And if a man shall lie with his uncle's wife, he hath uncovered his uncle's nakedness: they shall bear their sin; H2399 they shall die childless.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 22:9 - They shall therefore keep mine ordinance, lest they bear sin H2399 for it, and die therefore, if they profane it: I the LORD do sanctify them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 24:15 - And thou shalt speak unto the children of Israel, saying, Whosoever curseth his God shall bear his sin. H2399
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 9:13 - But the man that is clean, and is not in a journey, and forbeareth to keep the passover, even the same soul shall be cut off from among his people: because he brought not the offering of the LORD in his appointed season, that man shall bear his sin. H2399
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 18:22 - Neither must the children of Israel henceforth come nigh the tabernacle of the congregation, lest they bear sin, H2399 and die.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 18:32 - And ye shall bear no sin H2399 by reason of it, when ye have heaved from it the best of it: neither shall ye pollute the holy things of the children of Israel, lest ye die.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 27:3 - Our father died in the wilderness, and he was not in the company of them that gathered themselves together against the LORD in the company of Korah; but died in his own sin, H2399 and had no sons.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 15:9 - Beware that there be not a thought in thy wicked heart, saying, The seventh year, the year of release, is at hand; and thine eye be evil against thy poor brother, and thou givest him nought; and he cry unto the LORD against thee, and it be sin H2399 unto thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 19:15 - One witness shall not rise up against a man for any iniquity, or for any sin, in any sin H2399 that he sinneth: at the mouth of two witnesses, or at the mouth of three witnesses, shall the matter be established.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 21:22 - And if a man have committed a sin H2399 worthy of death, and he be to be put to death, and thou hang him on a tree:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 22:26 - But unto the damsel thou shalt do nothing; there is in the damsel no sin H2399 worthy of death: for as when a man riseth against his neighbour, and slayeth him, even so is this matter:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 23:21 - When thou shalt vow a vow unto the LORD thy God, thou shalt not slack to pay it: for the LORD thy God will surely require it of thee; and it would be sin H2399 in thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 23:22 - But if thou shalt forbear to vow, it shall be no sin H2399 in thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 24:15 - At his day thou shalt give him his hire, neither shall the sun go down upon it; for he is poor, and setteth his heart upon it: lest he cry against thee unto the LORD, and it be sin H2399 unto thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 24:16 - The fathers shall not be put to death for the children, neither shall the children be put to death for the fathers: every man shall be put to death for his own sin. H2399
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 10:29 - Howbeit from the sins H2399 of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, who made Israel to sin, Jehu departed not from after them, to wit, the golden calves that were in Bethel, and that were in Dan.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 12:16 - The trespass money and sin money was not brought into the house of the LORD: it was the priests'.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 14:6 - But the children of the murderers he slew not: according unto that which is written in the book of the law of Moses, wherein the LORD commanded, saying, The fathers shall not be put to death for the children, nor the children be put to death for the fathers; but every man shall be put to death for his own sin. H2399
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 25:4 - But he slew not their children, but did as it is written in the law in the book of Moses, where the LORD commanded, saying, The fathers shall not die for the children, neither shall the children die for the fathers, but every man shall die for his own sin. H2399
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 51:5 - Behold, I was shapen in iniquity; and in sin H2399 did my mother conceive me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 51:9 - Hide thy face from my sins, H2399 and blot out all mine iniquities.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:10 - He hath not dealt with us after our sins; H2399 nor rewarded us according to our iniquities.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 10:4 - If the spirit of the ruler rise up against thee, leave not thy place; for yielding pacifieth great offences. H2399
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 1:18 - Come now, and let us reason together, saith the LORD: though your sins H2399 be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 31:7 - For in that day every man shall cast away his idols of silver, and his idols of gold, which your own hands have made unto you for a sin. H2399
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 38:17 - Behold, for peace I had great bitterness: but thou hast in love to my soul delivered it from the pit of corruption: for thou hast cast all my sins H2399 behind thy back.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 53:12 - Therefore will I divide him a portion with the great, and he shall divide the spoil with the strong; because he hath poured out his soul unto death: and he was numbered with the transgressors; and he bare the sin H2399 of many, and made intercession for the transgressors.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 1:8 - Jerusalem hath grievously H2399 sinned; therefore she is removed: all that honoured her despise her, because they have seen her nakedness: yea, she sigheth, and turneth backward.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 3:39 - Wherefore doth a living man complain, a man for the punishment of his sins? H2399
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 23:49 - And they shall recompense your lewdness upon you, and ye shall bear the sins H2399 of your idols: and ye shall know that I am the Lord GOD.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 9:16 - O Lord, according to all thy righteousness, I beseech thee, let thine anger and thy fury be turned away from thy city Jerusalem, thy holy mountain: because for our sins, H2399 and for the iniquities of our fathers, Jerusalem and thy people are become a reproach to all that are about us.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 12:8 - And Ephraim said, Yet I am become rich, I have found me out substance: in all my labours they shall find none iniquity in me that were sin. H2399
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