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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 - Jacob became angry and argued with Laban. "What did I do wrong?" he demanded of Laban. "What sin of mine prompted you to chase after me in hot pursuit?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 50:17 - 'Tell Joseph this: Please forgive the sin of your brothers and the wrong they did when they treated you so badly.' Now please forgive the sin of the servants of the God of your father." When this message was reported to him, Joseph wept.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:9 - In all cases of illegal possessions, whether for an ox, a donkey, a sheep, a garment, or any kind of lost item, about which someone says 'This belongs to me,' the matter of the two of them will come before the judges, and the one whom the judges declare guilty must repay double to his neighbor.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:21 - Take heed because of him, and obey his voice; do not rebel against him, for he will not pardon your transgressions, for my name is in him.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:7 - keeping loyal love for thousands, forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin. But he by no means leaves the guilty unpunished, responding to the transgression of fathers by dealing with children and children's children, to the third and fourth generation."
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:16 - So he is to make atonement for the holy place from the impurities of the Israelites and from their transgressions with regard to all their sins, and thus he is to do for the Meeting Tent which resides with them in the midst of their impurities.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:21 - Aaron is to lay his two hands on the head of the live goat and confess over it all the iniquities of the Israelites and all their transgressions in regard to all their sins, and thus he is to put them on the head of the goat and send it away into the wilderness by the hand of a man standing ready.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:18 - 'The LORD is slow to anger and abounding in loyal love, forgiving iniquity and transgression, but by no means clearing the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children until the third and fourth generations.'
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 24:19 - Joshua warned the people, "You will not keep worshiping the LORD, for he is a holy God. He is a jealous God who will not forgive your rebellion or your sins.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 24:11 - Look, my father, and see the edge of your robe in my hand! When I cut off the edge of your robe, I didn't kill you. So realize and understand that I am not planning evil or rebellion. Even though I have not sinned against you, you are waiting in ambush to take my life.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 25:28 - Please forgive the sin of your servant, for the LORD will certainly establish the house of my lord, because my lord fights the battles of the LORD. May no evil be found in you all your days!
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 8:50 - Forgive all the rebellious acts of your sinful people and cause their captors to have mercy on them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 7:21 - And why do you not pardon my transgression, and take away my iniquity? For now I will lie down in the dust, and you will seek me diligently, but I will be gone."
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:4 - If your children sinned against him, he gave them over to the penalty of their sin.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:23 - How many are my iniquities and sins? Show me my transgression and my sin.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 14:17 - My offenses would be sealed up in a bag; you would cover over my sin.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:33 - if I have covered my transgressions as men do, by hiding iniquity in my heart,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 33:9 - 'I am pure, without transgression; I am clean and have no iniquity.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 34:6 - Concerning my right, should I lie? My wound is incurable, although I am without transgression.'
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 34:37 - For he adds transgression to his sin; in our midst he claps his hands, and multiplies his words against God."
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 35:6 - If you sin, how does it affect God? If your transgressions are many, what does it do to him?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:9 - then he reveals to them what they have done, and their transgressions, that they were behaving proudly.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 5:10 - Condemn them, O God! May their own schemes be their downfall! Drive them away because of their many acts of insurrection, for they have rebelled against you.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 19:13 - Moreover, keep me from committing flagrant sins; do not allow such sins to control me. Then I will be blameless, and innocent of blatant rebellion.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:7 - Do not hold against me the sins of my youth or my rebellious acts! Because you are faithful to me, extend to me your favor, O LORD!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 32:1 - How blessed is the one whose rebellious acts are forgiven, whose sin is pardoned!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 32:5 - Then I confessed my sin; I no longer covered up my wrongdoing. I said, "I will confess my rebellious acts to the LORD." And then you forgave my sins. (Selah)
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 36:1 - An evil man is rebellious to the core. He does not fear God,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 39:8 - Deliver me from all my sins of rebellion! Do not make me the object of fools' insults!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 51:1 - Have mercy on me, O God, because of your loyal love! Because of your great compassion, wipe away my rebellious acts!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 51:3 - For I am aware of my rebellious acts; I am forever conscious of my sin.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 59:3 - For look, they wait to ambush me; powerful men stalk me, but not because I have rebelled or sinned, O LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 65:3 - Our record of sins overwhelms me, but you forgive our acts of rebellion.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:32 - I will punish their rebellion by beating them with a club, their sin by inflicting them with bruises.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:12 - As far as the eastern horizon is from the west, so he removes the guilt of our rebellious actions from us.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:17 - They acted like fools in their rebellious ways, and suffered because of their sins.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:12 - Hatred stirs up dissension, but love covers all transgressions.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:19 - When words abound, transgression is inevitable, but the one who restrains his words is wise.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:13 - The evil person is ensnared by the transgression of his speech, but the righteous person escapes out of trouble.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 17:9 - The one who forgives an offense seeks love, but whoever repeats a matter separates close friends.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 17:19 - The one who loves a quarrel loves transgression; whoever builds his gate high seeks destruction.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:11 - A person's wisdom makes him slow to anger, and it is his glory to overlook an offense.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:2 - When a country is rebellious it has many princes, but by someone who is discerning and knowledgeable order is maintained.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:13 - The one who covers his transgressions will not prosper, but whoever confesses them and forsakes them will find mercy.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:24 - The one who robs his father and mother and says, "There is no transgression," is a companion to the one who destroys.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:6 - In the transgression of an evil person there is a snare, but a righteous person can sing and rejoice.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:16 - When the wicked increase, transgression increases, but the righteous will see their downfall.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:22 - An angry person stirs up dissension, and a wrathful person is abounding in transgression.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 24:20 - The earth will stagger around like a drunk; it will sway back and forth like a hut in a windstorm. Its sin will weigh it down, and it will fall and never get up again.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 43:25 - I, I am the one who blots out your rebellious deeds for my sake; your sins I do not remember.

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