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Transgression


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.