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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 contended with Laban; and Jacob answered and said to Laban, “What is my transgression H6588? What is my sin that you have hotly pursued me?

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:17 - ‘Thus you shall say to Joseph, “Please forgive, I beg you, the transgression H6588 of your brothers and their sin, for they dealt evil against you.”’ So now, please forgive the transgression H6588 of the slaves of the God of your father.” And Joseph wept when they spoke to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:9 - “For every [fn]breach H6588 of H6588 trust H6588, whether it is for ox, for donkey, for sheep, for clothing, or for any lost thing about which one says, ‘This is it,’ the [fn]case of both parties shall come before [fn]the judges; he whom [fn]the judges condemn shall pay double to his neighbor.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:21 - “Keep watch of yourself before him and listen to his voice; do not be rebellious toward him, for he will not pardon your transgression H6588, since My name is in him.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:7 - who keeps lovingkindness for thousands, who forgives iniquity, transgression H6588, and sin; yet He will by no means leave the guilty unpunished, visiting the iniquity of fathers on the children and on the grandchildren to the third and fourth generations.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:16 - “So he shall make atonement for the holy place because of the uncleanness of the sons of Israel and because of their transgressions H6588 in regard to all their sins; and thus he shall do for the tent of meeting which abides with them in the midst of their uncleanness.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:21 - “Then Aaron shall lay both of his hands on the head of the live goat, and confess over it all the iniquities of the sons of Israel and all their transgressions H6588 [fn]in regard to all their sins; and he shall lay them on the head of the goat and send it out into the wilderness by the hand of a man ready to do this.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:18 - ‘Yahweh is slow to anger and abundant in lovingkindness, forgiving iniquity and transgression H6588; but He will by no means clear the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children [fn]to the third and the fourth generations.’
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 24:19 -

Then Joshua said to the people, “You will not be able to serve Yahweh, for He is a holy God. He is a jealous God; He will not forgive your transgression H6588 or your sins.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 24:11 - “Now, my father, see! Indeed, see the edge of your robe in my hand! For in that I cut off the edge of your robe and did not kill you, know and see that there is no evil or transgression H6588 in my hand, and I have not sinned against you, though you are lying in wait for my life to take it.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 25:28 - “Please forgive the transgression H6588 of your maidservant; for Yahweh will certainly make for my lord an enduring house because my lord is fighting the battles of Yahweh, and evil will not be found in you all your days.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 8:50 - and forgive Your people who have sinned against You and all their transgressions H6588 which they have transgressed against You, and give them over as objects of compassion before those who have taken them captive, that they may have compassion on them
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 7:21 -

“Why then do You not forgive my transgression H6588

And take away my iniquity?

For now I will lie down in the dust;

And You will seek me earnestly, but I will not be.”

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:4 -

“If your sons sinned against Him,

Then He sent them into the [fn]power of their transgression H6588.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:23 -

“How many are my iniquities and sins?

Make known to me my transgression H6588 and my sin.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 14:17 -

“My transgression H6588 is sealed up in a bag,

And You [fn]cover up my iniquity.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:33 -

“If I have covered my transgressions H6588 like [fn]Adam,

By hiding my iniquity in my bosom,

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 33:9 -

‘I am pure, without transgression H6588;

I am innocent, and there is no guilt in me.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 34:6 -

[fn]Should I lie concerning my justice?

My [fn]wound is incurable, though I am without transgression H6588.’

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 34:37 -

‘For he adds transgression H6588 to his sin;

He strikes his hands together 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 H6588 are many, what do you do to Him?

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:9 -

Then He declares to them their work

And their transgressions H6588, that they have magnified themselves.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 5:10 -

Hold them guilty, O God;

By their own devices let them fall!

In the abundance of their transgressions H6588 thrust them out,

For they are rebellious against You.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 19:13 -

Also keep back Your slave from presumptuous sins;

Let them not rule over me;

Then I will be [fn]blameless,

And I shall be acquitted of great transgression H6588.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:7 -


Do not remember the sins of my youth or my transgressions H6588;

According to Your lovingkindness remember me,

For the sake of Your goodness, O Yahweh.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 32:1 -

Of David. A [fn]Maskil.

How blessed is he whose transgression H6588 is forgiven,

Whose sin is covered!

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 32:5 -

I acknowledged my sin to You,

And my iniquity I did not cover up;

I said, “I will confess my transgressions H6588 to Yahweh;”

And You forgave the [fn]iniquity of my sin. Selah.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 36:1 -

For the choir director. Of the servant of Yahweh, of David.

[fn]Transgression H6588 declares to the [fn]ungodly within [fn]his heart;

There is no dread of God before his eyes.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 39:8 -

“Deliver me from all my transgressions H6588;

Make me not the reproach of the wicked fool.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 51:1 -

For the choir director. A Psalm of David. When [fn]Nathan the prophet came to him, after he had gone in to Bathsheba.

Be gracious to me, O God, according to Your lovingkindness;

According to the abundance of Your compassion blot out my transgressions H6588.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 51:3 -

For [fn]I know my transgressions H6588,

And my sin is ever before me.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 59:3 -

For behold, they have lain in wait for my soul;

[fn]Fierce men [fn]launch an attack against me,

Not for my transgression H6588 nor for my sin, O Yahweh,

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 65:3 -

Words of iniquity prevail against me;

As for our transgressions H6588, You atone for them.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:32 -

Then I will punish their transgression H6588 with the rod

And their iniquity with striking.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:12 -

As far as the east is from the west,

So far has He removed our transgressions H6588 from us.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:17 -

[fn]Ignorant fools, because of their way of transgression H6588,

And because of their iniquities, were afflicted.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:12 -

Hatred stirs up strife,

But love covers all transgressions H6588.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:19 -

When there are many words, transgression H6588 is unavoidable,

But he who holds back his lips has insight.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:13 -

The snare of an evil man is in the transgression H6588 of his lips,

But the righteous man will come out from distress.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 17:9 -

He who covers a transgression H6588 seeks love,

But he who repeats a matter separates close companions.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 17:19 -

He who loves transgression H6588 loves quarreling;

He who makes his doorway high seeks destruction.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:11 -

A man’s insight makes him slow to anger,

And it is his honor to overlook a transgression H6588.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:2 -

By the transgression H6588 of a land many are its princes,

But by a man who understands, who knows, so it endures.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:13 -

He who conceals his transgressions H6588 will not prosper,

But he who confesses and forsakes them will receive compassion.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:24 -

He who robs his father or his mother

And says, “It is not a transgression H6588,”

Is the companion of a man who destroys.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:6 -

By transgression H6588 an evil man is ensnared,

But the righteous sings with joy and is glad.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:16 -

When the wicked [fn]increase, transgression H6588 increases;

But the righteous will see their fall.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:22 -

An angry man stirs up strife,

And a hot-tempered man abounds in transgression H6588.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 24:20 -

The earth reels to and fro like a drunkard

And it totters like a [fn]shack,

For its transgression H6588 is heavy upon it,

And it will fall, never to rise again.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 43:25 -

“I, even I, am the one who wipes out your transgressions H6588 for My own sake,

And I will not remember your sins.

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