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Strongs Number: H2398


Hebrew Word
חָטָא
Transliteration
châṭâʼ
Phonetic
khaw-taw'
Part of Speech
Verb
Strongs Definition

properly to miss; hence (figuratively and generally) to sin; by inference to {forfeit} lack: {expiate} {repent } (causatively) lead {astray} condemn

BDB Definition

1. to sin, miss, miss the way, go wrong, incur guilt, forfeit, purify from uncleanness

a. (Qal)

1. to miss

2. to sin, miss the goal or path of right and duty

3. to incur guilt, incur penalty by sin, forfeit

b. (Piel)

1. to bear loss

2. to make a sin-offering

3. to purify from sin

4. to purify from uncleanness

c. (Hiphil)

1. to miss the mark

2. to induce to sin, cause to sin

3. to bring into guilt or condemnation or punishment

d. (Hithpael)

1. to miss oneself, lose oneself, wander from the way

2. to purify oneself from uncleanness

Origin
A primitive root
Bible Usage
bear the {blame} {cleanse} commit {[sin]} by {fault} harm he hath {done} {loss} {miss} (make) offend ({-er}) offer for {sin} {purge} purify ({self}) make {reconciliation} ({cause} make) sin ({-ful} {-ness}) trespassive