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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 people of Sodom were extremely wicked rebels against the LORD.)
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 16:38 - As for the censers of these men who sinned at the cost of their lives, they must be made into hammered sheets for covering the altar, because they presented them before the LORD and sanctified them. They will become a sign to the Israelites."
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 32:14 - Now look, you are standing in your fathers' place, a brood of sinners, to increase still further the fierce wrath of the LORD against the Israelites.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 15:18 - The LORD sent you on a campaign saying, 'Go and exterminate those sinful Amalekites! Fight against them until you have destroyed them.'
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 1:21 - If a decision is not made, when my master the king is buried with his ancestors, my son Solomon and I will be considered state criminals."
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 1:1 - How blessed is the one who does not follow the advice of the wicked, or stand in the pathway with sinners, or sit in the assembly of scoffers!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 1:5 - For this reason the wicked cannot withstand judgment, nor can sinners join the assembly of the godly.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:8 - The LORD is both kind and fair; that is why he teaches sinners the right way to live.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 26:9 - Do not sweep me away with sinners, or execute me along with violent people,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 51:13 - Then I will teach rebels your merciful ways, and sinners will turn to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 104:35 - May sinners disappear from the earth, and the wicked vanish! Praise the LORD, O my soul! Praise the LORD!
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:10 - My child, if sinners try to entice you, do not consent!
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:21 - Calamity pursues sinners, but prosperity rewards the righteous.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 23:17 - Do not let your heart envy sinners, but rather be zealous in fearing the LORD all the time.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 1:28 - All rebellious sinners will be shattered, those who abandon the LORD will perish.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 13:9 - Look, the LORD's day of judgment is coming; it is a day of cruelty and savage, raging anger, destroying the earth and annihilating its sinners.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 33:14 - Sinners are afraid in Zion; panic grips the godless. They say, 'Who among us can coexist with destructive fire? Who among us can coexist with unquenchable fire?'
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 9:8 - Look, the sovereign LORD is watching the sinful nation, and I will destroy it from the face of the earth. But I will not completely destroy the family of Jacob," says the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 9:10 - All the sinners among my people will die by the sword - the ones who say, 'Disaster will not come near, it will not confront us.'
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