Strong's Concordance, Greek Dictionary

Offence, a sin (properly abstract), Greek: ἁμαρτία, hamartia (G266)

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Here are offence, sin and related words in the Bible. What does the source Greek word ἁμαρτία mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance[1].

Definition Details

Strong's Number: G266

Greek Base Word: ἁμαρτία

Usage: Offence, sin(-ful)

Definition: A sin (properly abstract).

Detailed definition:

  1. Equivalent to 264.
    1. To be without a share in.
    2. To miss the mark.
    3. To err, be mistaken.
    4. To miss or wander from the path of uprightness and honor, to do or go wrong.
    5. To wander from the law of God, violate God's law, sin.
  2. That which is done wrong, sin, an offence, a violation of the divine law in thought or in act.
  3. Collectively, the complex or aggregate of sins committed either by a single person or by many.

Derived terms: From G264.

See also:

  1. G264


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: hɑ.mɑrˈti.ɑ
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: ɑ.mɑrˈti.ɑ
  3. Transliteration: hamartia
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: ha-mahr-TEE-ah
  5. Modern Pronunciation: a-mahr-TEE-ah

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