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Lexicon :: Strong's H6588 - pešaʿ

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Part of Speech
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 -

Then Jacob became angry and argued with Laban; and Jacob said to Laban, “What is my offense H6588? What is my sin that you have hotly pursued me?

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:17 - ‘This is what you shall say to Joseph: “Please forgive, I beg you, the offense H6588 of your brothers and their sin, for they did you wrong.”’ And now, please forgive the offense H6588 of the servants 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 - “Be attentive to him and obey his voice; do not be rebellious toward him, for he will not pardon your rebellion H6588, since My name is in him.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:7 - who keeps faithfulness for thousands, who forgives wrongdoing, violation H6588 of His Law, and sin; yet He will by no means leave the guilty unpunished, inflicting the [fn]punishment of fathers on the children and on the grandchildren to the third and fourth generations.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:16 - “He shall make atonement for the Holy Place, because of the impurities of the sons of Israel and because of their unlawful H6588 acts H6588 regarding all their sins; and he shall do so for the tent of meeting which remains with them in the midst of their impurities.
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 wrongdoings of the sons of Israel and all their unlawful H6588 acts H6588 regarding all their sins; and he shall place them on the head of the goat and send it away into the wilderness by the hand of a man who stands ready.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:18 - ‘The LORD is slow to anger and abundant in mercy, forgiving wrongdoing and violation H6588 of His Law; but He will by no means leave the guilty unpunished, inflicting the [fn]punishment 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 the LORD, for He is a holy God. He is a jealous God; He will not forgive your wrongdoing H6588 or your sins.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 24:11 - “So, my father, look! Indeed, look at the edge of your robe in my hand! For by the fact that I cut off the edge of your robe but did not kill you, know and understand that there is no evil or [fn]rebellion H6588 in my hands, 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 offense H6588 of your slave; for the LORD will certainly make for my lord an [fn]enduring house, because my lord is fighting the battles of the LORD, 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 wrongdoings H6588 which they have committed against You, and make them objects of compassion before those who have taken them captive, so that they will have compassion on them
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 7:21 -

“Why then do You not forgive my wrongdoing H6588

And take away my [fn]guilt?

For now I will lie down in the dust;

And You will search for me, but I will no longer exist.”

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:4 -

“If your sons sinned against Him,

Then He turned them over to the [fn]power of their wrongdoing H6588.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:23 -

“How many are my guilty deeds and sins?

Make known to me my wrongdoing H6588 and my sin.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 14:17 -

“My wrongdoing H6588 is sealed up in a bag,

And You cover over my [fn]guilt.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:33 -

“Have I covered my wrongdoings H6588 like a man,

By hiding my guilt in my shirt pocket,

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 33:9 -

‘I am pure, without wrongdoing H6588;

I am innocent and there is no guilt in me.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 34:6 -

[fn]Should I lie about my right?

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

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 34:37 -

‘For he adds rebellion H6588 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 wrongdoings H6588 are many, what do you do to Him?

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:9 -

Then He declares to them their work

And their wrongdoings H6588, that they have been arrogant.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 5:10 -

Make them pay, God;

Have them fall by their own schemes!

Scatter them in the multitude of their wrongdoings H6588,

For they are rebellious against You.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 19:13 -

Also keep Your servant back from presumptuous sins;

Let them not rule over me;

Then I will be innocent,

And I will be blameless of great wrongdoing H6588.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:7 -

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

Remember me according to Your faithfulness,

For Your goodness’ sake, LORD.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 32:1 -

A Psalm of David. A [fn]Maskil.

How blessed is he whose wrongdoing H6588 is forgiven,

Whose sin is covered!

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 32:5 -

I acknowledged my sin to You,

And I did not hide my guilt;

I said, “I will confess my wrongdoings H6588 to the LORD”;

And You forgave the guilt of my sin. Selah

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 36:1 -

For the music director. A Psalm of David the servant of the LORD.

[fn]Wrongdoing H6588 speaks to the ungodly within [fn]his heart;

There is no fear of God before his eyes.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 39:8 -

“Save me from all my wrongdoings H6588;

Do not make me an object of reproach for the foolish.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 51:1 -

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

Be gracious to me, God, according to Your faithfulness;

According to the greatness of Your compassion, wipe out my wrongdoings H6588.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 51:3 -

For I know my wrongdoings H6588,

And my sin is constantly before me.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 59:3 -

For behold, they have [fn]set an ambush for my [fn]life;

[fn]Fierce men attack me,

Not for my wrongdoing H6588 nor for my sin, LORD,

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 65:3 -

[fn]Wrongdoings prevail against me;

As for our offenses H6588, You [fn]forgive them.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:32 -

Then I will punish their wrongdoing H6588 with the rod,

And their guilt with [fn]afflictions.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:12 -

As far as the east is from the west,

So far has He removed our wrongdoings H6588 from us.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:17 -

Fools, because of [fn]their rebellious H6588 way,

And because of their guilty deeds, were afflicted.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:12 -

Hatred stirs up strife,

But love covers all offenses H6588.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:19 -

When there are many words, wrongdoing H6588 is unavoidable,

But one who restrains his lips is wise.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:13 -

[fn]An evil person is ensnared by the offense H6588 of his lips,

But the righteous will escape from trouble.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 17:9 -

One who conceals an offense H6588 seeks love,

But one who repeats a matter separates close friends.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 17:19 -

One who loves wrongdoing H6588 loves strife;

One who makes his doorway high seeks destruction.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:11 -

A person’s discretion makes him slow to anger,

And it is his glory to overlook an offense H6588.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:2 -

Due to a [fn]wrongdoing H6588 of [fn]a land its leaders are many,

But by a person of understanding and knowledge, so it endures.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:13 -

One who conceals his wrongdoings H6588 will not prosper,

But one who confesses and abandons them will find compassion.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:24 -

He who robs his father or his mother

And says, “There is no wrong H6588 done H6588,”

Is the companion of a person who destroys.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:6 -

By wrongdoing H6588 an evil person is ensnared,

But the righteous sings and rejoices.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:16 -

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

But the righteous will see their downfall.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:22 -

An angry person stirs up strife,

And a hot-tempered person abounds in wrongdoing H6588.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 24:20 -

The earth trembles like a heavy drinker

And sways like a hut,

For its wrongdoing H6588 is heavy upon it,

And it will fall, never to rise again.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 43:25 -

“I, I alone, am the one who wipes out your wrongdoings H6588 for My own sake,

And I will not remember your sins.

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