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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 the chief cupbearer spoke to Pharaoh, saying, “I would make mention today of my own [fn]offenses. H2399
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 19:17 - ‘You shall not hate your [fn]fellow countryman in your heart; you may surely reprove your neighbor, but shall not incur sin H2399 because of him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 20:20 - ‘If there is a man who lies with his uncle’s wife he has uncovered his uncle’s nakedness; they will bear their sin. H2399 They will die childless.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 22:9 - ‘They shall therefore keep My charge, so that they will not bear sin H2399 because of it and die thereby because they profane it; I am the LORD who sanctifies them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 24:15 - “You shall speak to the sons of Israel, saying, ‘If anyone curses his God, then he will bear his sin. H2399
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 9:13 - ‘But the man who is clean and is not on a journey, and yet [fn]neglects to observe the Passover, that [fn]person shall then be cut off from his people, for he did not present the offering of the LORD at its appointed time. That man will bear his sin. H2399
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 18:22 - “The sons of Israel shall not come near the tent of meeting again, or they will bear sin H2399 and die.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 18:32 - ‘You will bear no sin H2399 by reason of it when you have [fn]offered the [fn]best of it. But you shall not profane the sacred gifts of the sons of Israel, or you will die.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 27:3 - “Our father died in the wilderness, yet he was not among the company of those who gathered themselves together against the LORD in the company of Korah; but he died in his own sin, H2399 and he had no sons.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 15:9 - “Beware that there is no base [fn]thought in your heart, saying, ‘The seventh year, the year of remission, is near,’ and your eye is hostile toward your poor brother, and you give him nothing; then he may cry to the LORD against you, and it will be a sin H2399 in you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 19:15 - “A single witness shall not rise up against a man on account of any iniquity or any sin H2399 [fn]which he has committed; on the [fn]evidence of two or three witnesses a matter shall be confirmed.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 21:22 - “If a man has committed a sin H2399 worthy of death and he is put to death, and you hang him on a tree,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 22:26 - “But you shall do nothing to the girl; there is no sin H2399 in the girl worthy of death, for just as a man rises against his neighbor and murders him, so is this case.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 23:21 - “When you make a vow to the LORD your God, you shall not delay to pay it, for it would be sin H2399 in you, [fn]and the LORD your God will surely require it of you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 23:22 - “However, if you refrain from vowing, it would not be sin H2399 in you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 24:15 - “You shall give him his wages on his day [fn]before the sun sets, for he is poor and sets his [fn]heart on it; so that he will not cry against you to the LORD and it become sin H2399 in you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 24:16 - “Fathers shall not be put to death [fn]for their sons, nor shall sons be put to death [fn]for their fathers; everyone shall be put to death for his own sin. H2399
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 10:29 - However, as for the sins H2399 of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, which he made Israel sin, from these Jehu did not depart, even the golden calves that were at Bethel and that were at Dan.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 12:16 - The money from the guilt offerings and the money from the sin offerings was not brought into the house of the LORD; it was for the priests.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 14:6 - But the sons of the [fn]slayers he did not put to death, according to what is written in the book of the Law of Moses, as the LORD commanded, saying, “The fathers shall not be put to death for the sons, nor the sons be put to death for the fathers; but each shall be put to death for his own sin.” H2399
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 25:4 - However, he did not put their children to death, but did as it is written in the law in the book of Moses, which the LORD commanded, saying, “Fathers shall not be put to death for sons, nor sons be put to death for fathers, but each shall be put to death for his own sin.” H2399
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 51:5 - Behold, I was brought forth in iniquity,
And in sin H2399 my mother conceived me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 51:9 - Hide Your face from my sins H2399
And blot out all my iniquities.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:10 - He has not dealt with us according to our sins, H2399
Nor rewarded us according to our iniquities.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 10:4 - If the ruler’s [fn]temper rises against you, do not abandon your position, because composure allays great offenses. H2399
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 1:18 - “Come now, and let us reason together,”
Says the LORD,
“Though your sins H2399 are as scarlet,
They will be as white as snow;
Though they are red like crimson,
They will be like wool.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 31:7 - For in that day every man will cast away his silver idols and his gold idols, which your sinful hands have made for you as a sin. H2399
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 38:17 - “Lo, for my own welfare I had great bitterness;
It is You who has [fn]kept my soul from the pit of [fn]nothingness,
For You have cast all my sins H2399 behind Your back.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 53:12 - Therefore, I will allot Him a portion with the great,
And He will divide the booty with the strong;
Because He poured out [fn]Himself to death,
And was numbered with the transgressors;
Yet He Himself bore the sin H2399 of many,
And interceded for the transgressors.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 1:8 - Jerusalem sinned greatly, H2399
Therefore she has become an unclean thing.
All who honored her despise her
Because they have seen her nakedness;
Even she herself groans and turns away.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 3:39 - Why should any living [fn]mortal, or any man,
Offer complaint [fn]in view of his sins? H2399
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 23:49 - ‘Your lewdness [fn]will be requited upon you, and you will bear the penalty H2399 of worshiping your idols; thus you will know that I am the Lord GOD.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 9:16 - “O Lord, in accordance with all Your [fn]righteous acts, let now Your anger and Your wrath turn away from Your city Jerusalem, Your holy mountain; for because of our sins H2399 and the iniquities of our fathers, Jerusalem and Your people have become a reproach to all those around us.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 12:8 - And Ephraim said, “Surely I have become rich,
I have found wealth for myself;
In all my labors they will find in me
No iniquity, which would be sin.” H2399
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