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Lexicon :: Strong's H6588 - pešaʿ

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masculine noun
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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 - And Jacob was wroth, and chode with Laban: and Jacob answered and said to Laban, What is my trespass? H6588 what is my sin, that thou hast so hotly pursued after me?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:17 - So shall ye say unto Joseph, Forgive, I pray thee now, the trespass H6588 of thy brethren, and their sin; for they did unto thee evil: and now, we pray thee, forgive the trespass H6588 of the servants of the God of thy father. And Joseph wept when they spake unto him.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:9 - For all manner of trespass, H6588 whether it be for ox, for ass, for sheep, for raiment, or for any manner of lost thing, which another challengeth to be his, the cause of both parties shall come before the judges; and whom the judges shall condemn, he shall pay double unto his neighbour.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:21 - Beware of him, and obey his voice, provoke him not; for he will not pardon your transgressions: H6588 for my name is in him.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:7 - Keeping mercy for thousands, forgiving iniquity and transgression H6588 and sin, and that will by no means clear the guilty; visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children, and upon the children's children, unto the third and to the fourth generation.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:16 - And he shall make an atonement for the holy place, because of the uncleanness of the children of Israel, and because of their transgressions H6588 in all their sins: and so shall he do for the tabernacle of the congregation, that remaineth among them in the midst of their uncleanness.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:21 - And Aaron shall lay both his hands upon the head of the live goat, and confess over him all the iniquities of the children of Israel, and all their transgressions H6588 in all their sins, putting them upon the head of the goat, and shall send him away by the hand of a fit man into the wilderness:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:18 - The LORD is longsuffering, and of great mercy, forgiving iniquity and transgression, H6588 and by no means clearing the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 24:19 - And Joshua said unto the people, Ye cannot serve the LORD: for he is an holy God; he is a jealous God; he will not forgive your transgressions H6588 nor your sins.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 24:11 - Moreover, my father, see, yea, see the skirt of thy robe in my hand: for in that I cut off the skirt of thy robe, and killed thee not, know thou and see that there is neither evil nor transgression H6588 in mine hand, and I have not sinned against thee; yet thou huntest my soul to take it.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 25:28 - I pray thee, forgive the trespass H6588 of thine handmaid: for the LORD will certainly make my lord a sure house; because my lord fighteth the battles of the LORD, and evil hath not been found in thee all thy days.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 8:50 - And forgive thy people that have sinned against thee, and all their transgressions H6588 wherein they have transgressed against thee, and give them compassion before them who carried them captive, that they may have compassion on them:
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 7:21 - And why dost thou not pardon my transgression, H6588 and take away mine iniquity? for now shall I sleep in the dust; and thou shalt seek me in the morning, but I shall not be.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:4 - If thy children have sinned against him, and he have cast them away for their transgression; H6588
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:23 - How many are mine iniquities and sins? make me to know my transgression H6588 and my sin.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 14:17 - My transgression H6588 is sealed up in a bag, and thou sewest up mine iniquity.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:33 - If I covered my transgressions H6588 as Adam, by hiding mine iniquity in my bosom:
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 33:9 - I am clean without transgression, H6588 I am innocent; neither is there iniquity in me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 34:6 - Should I lie against my right? my wound is incurable without transgression. H6588
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 34:37 - For he addeth rebellion H6588 unto his sin, he clappeth his hands among us, and multiplieth his words against God.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 35:6 - If thou sinnest, what doest thou against him? or if thy transgressions H6588 be multiplied, what doest thou unto him?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:9 - Then he sheweth them their work, and their transgressions H6588 that they have exceeded.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 5:10 - Destroy thou them, O God; let them fall by their own counsels; cast them out in the multitude of their transgressions; H6588 for they have rebelled against thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 19:13 - Keep back thy servant also from presumptuous sins; let them not have dominion over me: then shall I be upright, and I shall be innocent from the great transgression. H6588
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:7 - Remember not the sins of my youth, nor my transgressions: H6588 according to thy mercy remember thou me for thy goodness' sake, O LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 32:1 - [[A Psalm of David, Maschil.]] Blessed is he whose transgression H6588 is forgiven, whose sin is covered.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 32:5 - I acknowledged my sin unto thee, and mine iniquity have I not hid. I said, I will confess my transgressions H6588 unto the LORD; and thou forgavest the iniquity of my sin. Selah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 36:1 - [[To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David the servant of the LORD.]] The transgression H6588 of the wicked saith within my heart, that there is no fear of God before his eyes.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 39:8 - Deliver me from all my transgressions: H6588 make me not the reproach of the foolish.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 51:1 - [[To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David, when Nathan the prophet came unto him, after he had gone in to Bathsheba.]] Have mercy upon me, O God, according to thy lovingkindness: according unto the multitude of thy tender mercies blot out my transgressions. H6588
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 51:3 - For I acknowledge my transgressions: H6588 and my sin is ever before me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 59:3 - For, lo, they lie in wait for my soul: the mighty are gathered against me; not for my transgression, H6588 nor for my sin, O LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 65:3 - Iniquities prevail against me: as for our transgressions, H6588 thou shalt purge them away.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:32 - Then will I visit their transgression H6588 with the rod, and their iniquity with stripes.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:12 - As far as the east is from the west, so far hath he removed our transgressions H6588 from us.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:17 - Fools because of their transgression, H6588 and because of their iniquities, are afflicted.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:12 - Hatred stirreth up strifes: but love covereth all sins. H6588
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:19 - In the multitude of words there wanteth not sin: H6588 but he that refraineth his lips is wise.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:13 - The wicked is snared by the transgression H6588 of his lips: but the just shall come out of trouble.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 17:9 - He that covereth a transgression H6588 seeketh love; but he that repeateth a matter separateth very friends.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 17:19 - He loveth transgression H6588 that loveth strife: and he that exalteth his gate seeketh destruction.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:11 - The discretion of a man deferreth his anger; and it is his glory to pass over a transgression. H6588
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:2 - For the transgression H6588 of a land many are the princes thereof: but by a man of understanding and knowledge the state thereof shall be prolonged.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:13 - He that covereth his sins H6588 shall not prosper: but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:24 - Whoso robbeth his father or his mother, and saith, It is no transgression; H6588 the same is the companion of a destroyer.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:6 - In the transgression H6588 of an evil man there is a snare: but the righteous doth sing and rejoice.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:16 - When the wicked are multiplied, transgression H6588 increaseth: but the righteous shall see their fall.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:22 - An angry man stirreth up strife, and a furious man aboundeth in transgression. H6588
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 24:20 - The earth shall reel to and fro like a drunkard, and shall be removed like a cottage; and the transgression H6588 thereof shall be heavy upon it; and it shall fall, and not rise again.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 43:25 - I, even I, am he that blotteth out thy transgressions H6588 for mine own sake, and will not remember thy sins.

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