Bill Mounce

For an Informed Love of God

ἁμαρτία

Vocabulary form: 
aJmartiva, -aV, hJ
Definition: 

sin

Frequency: 
173
GK: 
281
Root: 
aJmartia
Cognates: 

Hamartiology is the study of sin.

Mnemonic Singing: 

Melt the clouds of sin and darkness,
drive the dark of doubt away.

Notes: 

This word describes both a specificact of sin ("a sin") as well as the concept itself ("sin," "sinfulness").

Biblical Concordance

Romans 5:13 For sin (hamartia | ἁμαρτία | nom sg fem) was in the world before the law was given, but sin (hamartia | ἁμαρτία | nom sg fem) is not charged when there is no law.
Romans 5:20 Now the law came in so that the transgression might increase; but where sin (hamartia | ἁμαρτία | nom sg fem) increased, grace increased all the more,
Romans 5:21 so that just as sin (hamartia | ἁμαρτία | nom sg fem) reigned in death, so also grace might reign through righteousness leading to eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Romans 6:1 What then shall we say? — “Let us continue in sin (hamartia | ἁμαρτίᾳ | dat sg fem) so that grace may increase”?
Romans 6:2 By no means! How can we who died to sin (hamartia | ἁμαρτίᾳ | dat sg fem) go on living in it?
Romans 6:6 We know that our old self was crucified with him, so that the body of sin (hamartias | ἁμαρτίας | gen sg fem) would be rendered powerless, so that we would no longer be enslaved by sin (hamartia | ἁμαρτίᾳ | dat sg fem);
Romans 6:7 for the one who has died has been set free from sin (hamartias | ἁμαρτίας | gen sg fem).
Romans 6:10 For the death he died, he died to sin (hamartia | ἁμαρτίᾳ | dat sg fem) once for all; but the life he lives, he lives to God.
Romans 6:11 So you too consider yourselves to be dead to sin (hamartia | ἁμαρτίᾳ | dat sg fem) but alive to God in Christ Jesus.
Romans 6:12 Therefore do not let sin (hamartia | ἁμαρτία | nom sg fem) reign in your mortal body so that you obey its desires.
Romans 6:13 Do not continue to present your members to sin (hamartia | ἁμαρτίᾳ | dat sg fem) as instruments for unrighteousness, but present yourselves to God as alive from the dead, and your members to God as instruments for righteousness.
Romans 6:14 For sin (hamartia | ἁμαρτία | nom sg fem) will not have mastery over you, since you are not under law but under grace.
Romans 6:16 Do you not know that if you present yourselves to someone as obedient slaves, you are slaves of the one whom you obey, either of sin (hamartias | ἁμαρτίας | gen sg fem), which leads to death, or of obedience, which leads to righteousness?
Romans 6:17 But thanks be to God that though you were slaves of sin (hamartias | ἁμαρτίας | gen sg fem), you became obedient from the heart to that pattern of teaching to which you were committed,
Romans 6:18 and having been set free from sin (hamartias | ἁμαρτίας | gen sg fem), you became slaves of righteousness.
Romans 6:20 For when you were slaves of sin (hamartias | ἁμαρτίας | gen sg fem), you were free with regard to righteousness.
Romans 6:22 But now, freed from sin (hamartias | ἁμαρτίας | gen sg fem) and enslaved to God, the fruit you get leads to sanctification, and its outcome, eternal life.
Romans 6:23 For the wages of sin (hamartias | ἁμαρτίας | gen sg fem) is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
Romans 7:5 For while we were living in the flesh, our sinful (hamartiōn | ἁμαρτιῶν | gen pl fem) passions, aroused by the law, were at work in our bodies to bear fruit for death.
Romans 7:7 What then shall we say? Is the law sin (hamartia | ἁμαρτία | nom sg fem)? By no means! On the contrary, I would not have known sin (hamartian | ἁμαρτίαν | acc sg fem) except through the law; that is, I would not have known what it means to covet had not the law said, “You shall not covet.”
Romans 7:8 But sin (hamartia | ἁμαρτία | nom sg fem), seizing the opportunity through the commandment, produced in me all kinds of covetousness. (For apart from the law, sin (hamartia | ἁμαρτία | nom sg fem) is dead.)
Romans 7:9 I was once alive apart from the law, but when the commandment came, sin (hamartia | ἁμαρτία | nom sg fem) came to life
Romans 7:11 For sin (hamartia | ἁμαρτία | nom sg fem), seizing the opportunity through the commandment, deceived me and through it killed me.
Romans 7:13 Did that which is good, then, become death to me? By no means! But sin (hamartia | ἁμαρτία | nom sg fem), in order that it might be shown to be sin (hamartia | ἁμαρτία | nom sg fem), produced death in me through that which is good so that sin (hamartia | ἁμαρτία | nom sg fem), through the commandment, might be sinful beyond measure
Romans 7:14 For we know that the law is spiritual; but I am unspiritual, sold as a slave to sin (hamartian | ἁμαρτίαν | acc sg fem).
Romans 7:17 So now it is no longer I myself doing it, but sin (hamartia | ἁμαρτία | nom sg fem) living in me.
Romans 7:20 Now if I do what I do not want, it is no longer I who do it, but sin (hamartia | ἁμαρτία | nom sg fem) that lives in me.
Romans 7:23 but I see a different law in my members; it wages war against the law of my mind and makes me captive to the law of sin (hamartias | ἁμαρτίας | gen sg fem) dwelling in my members.
Romans 7:25 Thanks be to God through Jesus Christ our Lord! So then, I myself serve the law of God with my mind, but with my flesh I serve the law of sin (hamartias | ἁμαρτίας | gen sg fem).
Romans 8:2 For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has set you free from the law of sin (hamartias | ἁμαρτίας | gen sg fem) and of death.
Romans 8:3 For what the law could not do, weak as it was through the flesh, God, by sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful (hamartias | ἁμαρτίας | gen sg fem) flesh and as a sin (hamartias | ἁμαρτίας | gen sg fem) offering, condemned sin (hamartian | ἁμαρτίαν | acc sg fem) in the flesh,
Romans 8:10 But if Christ is in you, although the body is dead because of sin (hamartian | ἁμαρτίαν | acc sg fem), the Spirit is life because of righteousness.
Romans 11:27 “And this will be my covenant with them, when I take away their sins.” (hamartias | ἁμαρτίας | acc pl fem)
Romans 14:23 But the one who doubts is condemned if he eats, because his eating is not from faith; and whatever is not from faith is sin (hamartia | ἁμαρτία | nom sg fem).
1 Corinthians 15:3 For I passed on to you as of first importance what I also received: that Christ died for our sins (hamartiōn | ἁμαρτιῶν | gen pl fem) according to the Scriptures,
1 Corinthians 15:17 And if Christ has not been raised, your faith is useless; you are still in your sins (hamartiais | ἁμαρτίαις | dat pl fem).
1 Corinthians 15:56 The sting of death is sin (hamartia | ἁμαρτία | nom sg fem), and the power of sin (hamartias | ἁμαρτίας | gen sg fem) is the law.
2 Corinthians 5:21 He made him who knew no sin (hamartian | ἁμαρτίαν | acc sg fem) to be a sin-offering (hamartian | ἁμαρτίαν | acc sg fem) for us, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.
2 Corinthians 11:7 Or did I commit a sin (hamartian | ἁμαρτίαν | acc sg fem) in humbling myself so that you could be exalted, because I proclaimed the gospel of God to you without a charge?
Galatians 1:4 who gave himself for our sins (hamartiōn | ἁμαρτιῶν | gen pl fem) in order to rescue us from this present evil age, according to the will of our God and Father,
Galatians 2:17 But if, while seeking to be justified in Christ, we ourselves have also been found to be sinners, is Christ then a servant of sin (hamartias | ἁμαρτίας | gen sg fem)? Of course not!
Galatians 3:22 But the Scripture confined everything under sin (hamartian | ἁμαρτίαν | acc sg fem), so that what was promised through faith in Jesus Christ might be given to those who believe.
Ephesians 2:1 And you were dead by reason of your trespasses and sins (hamartiais | ἁμαρτίαις | dat pl fem),
Colossians 1:14 in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins (hamartiōn | ἁμαρτιῶν | gen pl fem).
1 Thessalonians 2:16 who prevent us from speaking to the Gentiles that they might be saved. Their goal has always been to complete the full number of their sins (hamartias | ἁμαρτίας | acc pl fem). But God’s wrath has caught up with them at last!
1 Timothy 5:22 Do not lay hands on anyone quickly or share in the sins (hamartiais | ἁμαρτίαις | dat pl fem) of others; keep yourself pure.
1 Timothy 5:24 The sins (hamartiai | ἁμαρτίαι | nom pl fem) of some people are conspicuous, going before them into judgment, but they also follow after some.
2 Timothy 3:6 For some of these are creeping into the homes and capturing weak women who have been burdened with sins (hamartiais | ἁμαρτίαις | dat pl fem), being led astray by various passions,
Hebrews 1:3 This Son is the radiance of his glory and the exact representation of his nature, and although sustaining all there is by the word of his power, yet made purification for sins (hamartiōn | ἁμαρτιῶν | gen pl fem), and then sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high,
Hebrews 2:17 Therefore he was obligated to become like his brothers in every respect, so that he could become a merciful and faithful high priest in the service of God, to make propitiation for the sins (hamartias | ἁμαρτίας | acc pl fem) of the people.

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