3900. paraptōma
Lexical Summary
paraptōma: a false step, a trespass
Original Word: παράπτωμα
Transliteration: paraptōma
Phonetic Spelling: (par-ap'-to-mah)
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Short Definition: a false step, a trespass
Meaning: a false step, a trespass
Strong's Concordance
offense, sin, trespass.

From parapipto; a side-slip (lapse or deviation), i.e. (unintentional) error or (wilful) transgression -- fall, fault, offence, sin, trespass.

see GREEK parapipto

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3900: παράπτωμα

παράπτωμα, παραπτώματος, τό (παραπίπτω, which see);

1. properly, a fall beside or near something; but nowhere found in this sense.

2. tropically, a lapse or deviation from truth and uprightness; a sin, misdeed (R. V. trespass, 'differing from ἁμάρτημα (which see) in figure not in force' (Fritzsche); cf. Trench, § lxvi.): Matthew 6:14,(a G T omit; WH brackets), b; Rec.; Mark 11:25, 26 R G L; Romans 4:25; Romans 5:15-18, 20; Romans 11:11; 2 Corinthians 5:19; Galatians 6:1; Ephesians 1:7; Ephesians 2:1, 5; Colossians 2:13; James 5:16 (where L T Tr WH ἁμαρτίας). (Polybius 9, 10, 6; Wis. 3:13 Wis. 10:1; the Sept. several times for מַעַל, עָוֶל, פֶּשַׁע , etc.; of literary faults, Longinus, 36, 2.)


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