Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary

Fault, offence, a crime or its penalty

Hebrew: חֵטְא, ḥēṭĕʾ (H2399)

33 King James Bible Verses


Here are fault, grievously, offence, sin and related words in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word חֵטְא 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: H2399

Hebrew Base Word: חֵטְא

Part of speech: Noun Masculine

Usage: Fault, × grievously, offence, (punishment of) sin

Definition: A crime or its penalty.

Detailed definition:

  1. Sin.
    1. Sin.
    2. Guilt for sin.
    3. Punishment for sin.

Derived terms: From H2398.


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: ħeˈt̪’ɛ̆ʔ
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: χeˈtɛ̆ʔ
  3. Transliteration: ḥēṭĕʾ
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: hay-TEH
  5. Modern Pronunciation: hay-TEH

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Bible Verses with חֵטְא (H2399)

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