Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary

Bear the blame, cleanse, by fault, harm he hath done, loss, offer for sin, purge, make reconciliation, trespass, properly, to miss

Hebrew: חָטָא, ḥāṭāʾ (H2398)

220 King James Bible Verses


Here are bear the blame, cleanse, commit and related words in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word חָטָא 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: H2398

Hebrew Base Word: חָטָא

Part of speech: Verb

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), trespass

Definition: Properly, to miss; hence (figuratively and generally) to sin; by inference, to forfeit, lack, expiate, repent, (causatively) lead astray, condemn.

Detailed definition:

  1. To sin, miss, miss the way, go wrong, incur guilt, forfeit, purify from uncleanness.
    1. (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.
    2. (Piel).
      1. To bear loss.
      2. To make a sin-offering.
      3. To purify from sin.
      4. To purify from uncleanness.
    3. (Hiphil).
      1. To miss the mark.
      2. To induce to sin, cause to sin.
      3. To bring into guilt or condemnation or punishment.
    4. (Hithpael).
      1. To miss oneself, lose oneself, wander from the way.
      2. To purify oneself from uncleanness.

Derived terms: A primitive root.


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: ħɔːˈt̪’ɔːʔ
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: χɑːˈtɑːʔ
  3. Transliteration: ḥāṭāʾ
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: haw-TAW
  5. Modern Pronunciation: ha-TA

Most Searched Bible Verse with חָטָא (H2398) 
2,400 average monthly searches for 'Psalm 119:11' on Google.

Most Searched God Quote with חָטָא (H2398) 
260 average monthly searches for 'Leviticus 19:22' on Google

  • How to Use this Concordance Get the Real Meaning Behind Underlined Scripture

Bible Verses with חָטָא (H2398)

1 to 50 of 220 Verses

Page: 1 2 3 4 5

(End 1 to 50 of 220 Verses)

Page: 1 2 3 4 5


The King James Bible (1611) and Strong's Concordance (1890) with Hebrew and Greek dictionaries are sourced from the BibleForgeDB database ( within the BibleForge project ( Popularity rankings are based on search data from the Google AdWords Keyword Planner tool.

Share This Page:

Popular Bible Topics What does the Bible say about...?

See Verse Topics A-Z

Most Searched Bible Verses Translations, Meanings, Complete Red Letter Bible Words of God in dark red Words of Jesus in light red

See Verses by Bible Book