- transgress used 14 times.
- transgressed used 34 times.
- transgressest used once.
- transgresseth used 4 times.
- transgressing used twice.
- transgression used 51 times.
- transgressions used 48 times.
- Included in Eastons: No
- Included in Hitchcocks: No
- Included in Naves: No
- Included in Smiths: No
- Included in Websters: Yes
- Included in Strongs: Yes
- Included in Thayers: Yes
- Included in BDB: Yes
TRANSGRESS', verb transitive [Latin transgressus, transgredior; trans and gradior, to pass.]
1. To pass over or beyond any limit; to surpass.
2. In a moral sense, to overpass any rule prescribed as the limit of duty; to break or violate a law, civil or moral. To transgress a divine law, is sin. Legislators should not transgress laws of their own making.
TRANSGRESS', verb intransitive To offend by violating a law; to sin.
TRANSGRESS'ED, participle passive Overpassed; violated.
TRANSGRESS'ING, participle present tense Passing beyond; surpassing; violating; sinning.
TRANSGRES'SION, noun The act of passing over or beyond any law or rule of moral duty; the violation of a law or known principle of rectitude; breach of command.
He mourned because of the transgression of them that had been carried away. Ezra 10:6.
Forgive thy people all their transgressions. 1 Kings 8:50.
1. Fault; offense; crime.
TRANSGRES'SIONAL, adjective That violates a law or rule of duty.
TRANSGRESS'IVE, adjective Faulty; culpable; apt to transgress.
TRANSGRESS'OR, noun One who breaks a law or violates a command; one who violates any known rule or principle of rectitude; a sinner.
The way of transgressors is hard. Proverbs 13:2.