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Lexicon :: Strong's H6588 - pešaʿ

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 1846a

Strong’s Definitions

פֶּשַׁע peshaʻ, peh'-shah; from H6586; a revolt (national, moral or religious):—rebellion, sin, transgression, trespass.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 93x

The KJV translates Strong's H6588 in the following manner: transgression (84x), trespass (5x), sin (3x), rebellion (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 93x
The KJV translates Strong's H6588 in the following manner: transgression (84x), trespass (5x), sin (3x), rebellion (1x).
  1. transgression, rebellion

    1. transgression (against individuals)

    2. transgression (nation against nation)

    3. transgression (against God)

      1. in general

      2. as recognised by sinner

      3. as God deals with it

      4. as God forgives

    4. guilt of transgression

    5. punishment for transgression

    6. offering for transgression

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
פֶּשַׁע peshaʻ, peh'-shah; from H6586; a revolt (national, moral or religious):—rebellion, sin, transgression, trespass.
STRONGS H6588: Abbreviations
פֶּ֫שַׁצ noun masculine Psalm 19:14 transgression; — absolute פ׳ Exodus 22:8 +, פֶּשַׁע Proverbs 10:9 +; construct פֶּשַׁע Genesis 50:17 +; suffix פִּשְׁעִי Genesis 31:16 + 14 times suffixes; plural פְּשָׁעִים Proverbs 10:12; construct פִּשְׁעֵי Amos 1:3 +, etc.; —
1. transgression against individuals Genesis 31:36; Genesis 50:17 (twice in verse); Exodus 22:8 (E), 1 Samuel 24:12; 1 Samuel 25:28; Proverbs 10:19; Proverbs 17:19; Proverbs 29:6, 16, 22. שְׂפָתַיִם פ׳ Proverbs 12:13; על כלפֿשׁעים תְּכַסֶה אַהֲבָה Proverbs 10:12, compare Proverbs 17:9; Proverbs 19:11; Proverbs 28:13.
2. of nation, against nation: Amos 1:3, 6, 9, 11, 13; Amos 2:1; of land Proverbs 28:2. Elsewhere
3. against God:
a. in general, || חטאת Isaiah 58:1; Isaiah 59:12; Micah 1:5 (twice in verse); Micah 1:13; Micah 3:8; Amos 5:12; || עון Ezekiel 21:29; Psalm 107:17; עשׂה פ׳ Ezekiel 18:22, 28; ביום פ׳ Ezekiel 33:12; רַבּוּ פ׳ Isaiah 59:12; Job 35:6; Jeremiah 5:6(?); יֹסִיף על חטאתו פ׳ Job 34:37 he addeth transgression unto his sin; יִלְדֵי פ׳ Isaiah 57:4; personified as evil spirit, נאם פשׁע Psalm 36:2.
b. as recognized by sinner; he knows it Psalm 51:5, makes known concerning it to י׳ Psalm 32:5, does not cover it (כסה) Job 31:33; turns from it Isaiah 59:20; Ezekiel 18:30; casts it away from him Ezekiel 18:31.
c. God deals with it: by visiting it (פקד) Amos 3:14; Psalm 89:33, dealing with one according to it, עשׂה כ Ezekiel 39:24, making it known to sinner Job 13:23; Job 36:9; punishing in various ways: מִפּ׳ because of it Isaiah 53:5, 8; with על, acc. to it Amos 2:4, 6; Lamentations 1:5, 22; for it, with ב Isaiah 50:1; עֹל פ׳ Lamentations 1:14 yoke of transgression; personified, וַיְשַׁלְּחֵם בְּיַד פ׳ Job 8:4; be does not grant forgiveness to it, לאֹ נאשׂ ל׳ Exodus 23:21; Joshua 24:19(E).
d. God forgives (נשׂא) it Exodus 34:7; Numbers 14:18 (J), Job 7:21, compare Psalm 32:1; pardons (סלח) 1 Kings 8:50; passes over (עבר על, compare Proverbs 19:11) Micah 7:18; removes (הרחיק) Psalm 103:12; covers over (כפר) Psalm 65:4; — compare (of priest) מִפ'עַל־הקֹּדֶשׁ וְכִפֶּד Leviticus 16:16, and confession of פ׳ over (על) goat Leviticus 16:21; — God blots out (מחה) Isaiah 43:25; Isaiah 44:22; Psalm 51:3; וּפ׳ אַלתִּֿזְכֹּר Psalm 25:7; delivers from, הציל מן Psalm 39:9. — Job 35:15 read פֶּשַׁע for פַשׁ which see.
4. guilt of transgression (compare עון 2), בְּלִי פ׳ without (guilt of) transgression Job 33:9; Job 34:6; לא פ׳ Psalm 59:4; עלינו פ׳ Ezekiel 33:10; כבד עליה פ׳ Isaiah 24:20; בְּרֹב פ׳ Psalm 5:11; נקיתי מפ׳ Psalm 19:14; יִמַּמְּאוּ : בְּכָלפֿ׳ defile themselves with all (the guilt of) transgressions Ezekiel 14:11; Ezekiel 37:23; חָתֻם בִּצְרוֺר פ׳ Job 14:17.
5. punishment for transgression, Daniel 8:12, 13; Daniel 9:24, compare עון 3.
6. offering for transgression, האתן בכורי פשׁעי Micah 6:7 shall I give my first-born as an offering for my trunsgression (compare חטאת 4).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


31:16; 31:36; 50:17; 50:17


22:8; 22:8; 23:21; 34:7


16:16; 16:21





1 Samuel

24:12; 25:28

1 Kings



7:21; 8:4; 13:23; 14:17; 31:33; 33:9; 34:6; 34:37; 35:6; 35:15; 36:9


5:11; 19:14; 19:14; 25:7; 32:1; 32:5; 36:2; 39:9; 51:3; 51:5; 59:4; 65:4; 89:33; 103:12; 107:17


10:9; 10:12; 10:12; 10:19; 12:13; 17:9; 17:19; 19:11; 19:11; 28:2; 28:13; 29:6; 29:16; 29:22


24:20; 43:25; 44:22; 50:1; 53:5; 53:8; 57:4; 58:1; 59:12; 59:12; 59:20




1:5; 1:14; 1:22


14:11; 18:22; 18:28; 18:30; 18:31; 21:29; 33:10; 33:12; 37:23; 39:24


8:12; 8:13; 9:24


1:3; 1:3; 1:6; 1:9; 1:11; 1:13; 2:1; 2:4; 2:6; 3:14; 5:12


1:5; 1:13; 3:8; 6:7; 7:18


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6588 matches the Hebrew פֶּשַׁע (pešaʿ),
which occurs 93 times in 90 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 2 (Gen 31:36–Isa 43:25)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:36 - Then Jacob became angry and berated Laban. Jacob said to Laban, “What is my offense? What is my sin, that you have hotly pursued me?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:17 - ‘Say to Joseph, “Please forgive the transgression of your brothers and their sin, because they did evil to you.”’ And now, please forgive the transgression of the servants of the God of your father.” Joseph wept when they spoke to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:9 - For every breach of trust, whether it is for an ox, for a donkey, for a sheep, for a cloak, or for any kind of lost thing, of which one says, ‘This is it,’ the case of both parties shall come before God. The one whom God condemns shall pay double to his neighbor.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:21 - Pay careful attention to him and obey his voice; do not rebel against him, for he will not pardon your transgression, for my name is in him.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:7 - keeping steadfast love for thousands,[fn] forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin, but who will by no means clear the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children and the children’s children, to the third and the fourth generation.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:16 - Thus he shall make atonement for the Holy Place, because of the uncleannesses of the people of Israel and because of their transgressions, all their sins. And so he shall do for the tent of meeting, which dwells with them in the midst of their uncleannesses.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:21 - And Aaron shall lay both his hands on the head of the live goat, and confess over it all the iniquities of the people of Israel, and all their transgressions, all their sins. And he shall put them on the head of the goat and send it away into the wilderness by the hand of a man who is in readiness.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:18 - ‘The LORD is slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love, forgiving iniquity and transgression, but he will by no means clear the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children, to the third and the fourth generation.’
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 24:19 - But Joshua said to the people, “You are not able to serve the LORD, for he is a holy God. He is a jealous God; he will not forgive your transgressions or your sins.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 24:11 - See, my father, see the corner of your robe in my hand. For by the fact that I cut off the corner of your robe and did not kill you, you may know and see that there is no wrong or treason in my hands. I have not sinned against you, though you hunt my life to take it.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 25:28 - Please forgive the trespass of your servant. For the LORD will certainly make my lord a sure house, because my lord is fighting the battles of the LORD, and evil shall not be found in you so long as you live.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 8:50 - and forgive your people who have sinned against you, and all their transgressions that they have committed against you, and grant them compassion in the sight of those who carried them captive, that they may have compassion on them
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 7:21 - Why do you not pardon my transgression
and take away my iniquity?
For now I shall lie in the earth;
you will seek me, but I shall not be.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:4 - If your children have sinned against him,
he has delivered them into the hand of their transgression.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:23 - How many are my iniquities and my sins?
Make me know my transgression and my sin.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 14:17 - my transgression would be sealed up in a bag,
and you would cover over my iniquity.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:33 - if I have concealed my transgressions as others do[fn]
by hiding my iniquity in my heart,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 33:9 - You say, ‘I am pure, without transgression;
I am clean, and there is no iniquity in me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 34:6 - in spite of my right I am counted a liar;
my wound is incurable, though I am without transgression.’
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 34:37 - For he adds rebellion to his sin;
he claps his hands among us
and multiplies his words against God.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 35:6 - If you have sinned, what do you accomplish against him?
And if your transgressions are multiplied, what do you do to him?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:9 - then he declares to them their work
and their transgressions, that they are behaving arrogantly.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 5:10 - Make them bear their guilt, O God;
let them fall by their own counsels;
because of the abundance of their transgressions cast them out,
for they have rebelled against you.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 19:13 - Keep back your servant also from presumptuous sins;
let them not have dominion over me!
Then I shall be blameless,
and innocent of great transgression.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:7 - Remember not the sins of my youth or my transgressions;
according to your steadfast love remember me,
for the sake of your goodness, O LORD!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 32:1 - A Maskil[fn] of David.
Blessed is the one whose transgression is forgiven,
whose sin is covered.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 32:5 - I acknowledged my sin to you,
and I did not cover my iniquity;
I said, “I will confess my transgressions to the LORD,”
and you forgave the iniquity of my sin. Selah
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 36:1 - To the choirmaster. Of David, the servant of the LORD.
Transgression speaks to the wicked
deep in his heart;[fn]
there is no fear of God
before his eyes.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 39:8 - Deliver me from all my transgressions.
Do not make me the scorn of the fool!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 51:1 - To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David, when Nathan the prophet went to him, after he had gone in to Bathsheba.
Have mercy on me,[fn] O God,
according to your steadfast love;
according to your abundant mercy
blot out my transgressions.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 51:3 - For I know my transgressions,
and my sin is ever before me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 59:3 - For behold, they lie in wait for my life;
fierce men stir up strife against me.
For no transgression or sin of mine, O LORD,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 65:3 - When iniquities prevail against me,
you atone for our transgressions.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:32 - then I will punish their transgression with the rod
and their iniquity with stripes,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:12 - as far as the east is from the west,
so far does he remove our transgressions from us.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:17 - Some were fools through their sinful ways,
and because of their iniquities suffered affliction;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:12 - Hatred stirs up strife,
but love covers all offenses.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:19 - When words are many, transgression is not lacking,
but whoever restrains his lips is prudent.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:13 - An evil man is ensnared by the transgression of his lips,[fn]
but the righteous escapes from trouble.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 17:9 - Whoever covers an offense seeks love,
but he who repeats a matter separates close friends.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 17:19 - Whoever loves transgression loves strife;
he who makes his door high seeks destruction.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:11 - Good sense makes one slow to anger,
and it is his glory to overlook an offense.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:2 - When a land transgresses, it has many rulers,
but with a man of understanding and knowledge,
its stability will long continue.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:13 - Whoever conceals his transgressions will not prosper,
but he who confesses and forsakes them will obtain mercy.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:24 - Whoever robs his father or his mother
and says, “That is no transgression,”
is a companion to a man who destroys.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:6 - An evil man is ensnared in his transgression,
but a righteous man sings and rejoices.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:16 - When the wicked increase, transgression increases,
but the righteous will look upon their downfall.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:22 - A man of wrath stirs up strife,
and one given to anger causes much transgression.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 24:20 - The earth staggers like a drunken man;
it sways like a hut;
its transgression lies heavy upon it,
and it falls, and will not rise again.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 43:25 - “I, I am he
who blots out your transgressions for my own sake,
and I will not remember your sins.

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