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Lexicon :: Strong's H2400 - ḥaṭṭā'

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Part of Speech
adjective, masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Intensively from חָטָא (H2398)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 638b

Strong’s Definitions

חַטָּא chaṭṭâʼ, khat-taw'; intensively from H2398; a criminal, or one accounted guilty:—offender, sinful, sinner.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 18x

The KJV translates Strong's H2400 in the following manner: sinner (16x), sinful (1x), offender (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 18x
The KJV translates Strong's H2400 in the following manner: sinner (16x), sinful (1x), offender (1x).
masculine noun
  1. sinners

  2. sinful

  3. exposed to condemnation, reckoned as offenders

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
חַטָּא chaṭṭâʼ, khat-taw'; intensively from H2398; a criminal, or one accounted guilty:—offender, sinful, sinner.
STRONGS H2400: Abbreviations
† [חַטָּא] adjective and noun masculine
1. sinful,
2. sinners — as feminine adjective חַטָּאָה Amos 9:8, elsewhere only plural חַטָּאִים Numbers 32:14 + 15 times; construct חַטָּאֵי Amos 9:10; suffix חַטָּאֶיהָ Isaiah 13:9; —
1. adjective.
a. sinful men Numbers 32:14 (J), kingdom Amos 9:8.
b. exposed to condemnation, reckoned as offenders 1 Kings 1:21 (compare Hiph. Participle Isaiah 29:21). Elsewhere
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs




17:3; 32:14; 32:14

1 Samuel


1 Kings



1:1; 1:5; 25:8; 26:9; 51:15; 104:35


1:10; 13:21; 23:17


1:28; 13:9; 13:9; 29:21


9:8; 9:8; 9:10; 9:10


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2400 matches the Hebrew חַטָּא (ḥaṭṭā'),
which occurs 19 times in 19 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 13:13 - Now the men of Sodom were evil and sinners H2400, exceedingly so, against Yahweh.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 16:38 - “As for the censers of these [fn]men H2400 who H2400 have sinned H2400 at the cost of their lives, make them into hammered sheets for a plating of the altar, since they brought them near before Yahweh, and they are holy; and they shall be for a sign to the sons of Israel.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:14 - “Now behold, you have risen up in your fathers’ place, a brood of sinful H2400 men, to add still more to the burning anger of Yahweh against Israel.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 15:18 - and Yahweh sent you on a [fn]mission and said, ‘Go and devote to destruction the sinners H2400, the Amalekites, and fight against them until they are consumed.’
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 1:21 - “Otherwise it will be, as soon as my lord the king sleeps with his fathers, that I and my son Solomon will be considered [fn]offenders H2400.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 1:1 -

How blessed is the man who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked,

Nor stand in the way of sinners H2400,

Nor sit in the seat of scoffers!

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 1:5 -

Therefore the wicked will not rise in the judgment,

Nor sinners H2400 in the congregation of the righteous.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:8 -


Good and upright is Yahweh;

Therefore He instructs sinners H2400 in the way.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 26:9 -

Do not [fn]take my soul away along with sinners H2400,

Nor my life with men of bloodshed,

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 51:13 -

Then I will teach transgressors Your ways,

And sinners H2400 will [fn]be converted to You.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 104:35 -

Let sinners H2400 be consumed from the earth

And let the wicked be no more.

Bless Yahweh, O my soul.

[fn]Praise Yah!

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:10 -

My son, if sinners H2400 entice you,

Do not be willing.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:21 -

Evil pursues sinners H2400,

But the righteous are repaid with good.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 23:17 -

Do not let your heart be jealous of sinners H2400,

But be zealous in the [fn]fear of Yahweh [fn]always.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 1:28 -

But [fn]transgressors and sinners H2400 will be broken together,

And those who forsake Yahweh will come to an end.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 13:9 -

Behold, the day of Yahweh is coming,

Cruel, with fury and burning anger,

To make the land a desolation;

And He will exterminate its sinners H2400 from it.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 33:14 -

Sinners H2400 in Zion are in dread;

Trembling has seized the godless.

“Who among us can sojourn with the consuming fire?

Who among us can sojourn with [fn]continual burning?”

Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 9:8 -

“Behold, the eyes of Lord Yahweh are on the sinful H2400 kingdom,

And I will destroy it from the face of the earth;

Nevertheless, I will not totally destroy the house of Jacob,”

Declares Yahweh.

Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 9:10 -

“All the sinners H2400 of My people will die by the sword,

Those who say, ‘The calamity will not overtake or confront us.’

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