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

Hebrews 3:13 But encourage one another every day, as long as it is called “today,” that none of you may be hardened by the deceitfulness of sin (hamartias | ἁμαρτίας | gen sg fem).
Hebrews 4:15 For we do not have a high priest who is unable to feel our weaknesses, but one who has been tempted in every way just as we are — yet without sin (hamartias | ἁμαρτίας | gen sg fem).
Hebrews 5:1 For every high priest, being chosen from among men, is appointed on behalf of men to represent them in matters related to God, to offer gifts and sacrifices for sins (hamartiōn | ἁμαρτιῶν | gen pl fem).
Hebrews 5:3 That is why he is obligated to offer sacrifice for his own sins (hamartiōn | ἁμαρτιῶν | gen pl fem), just as he does for the sins of the people.
Hebrews 7:27 He has no need to offer up daily sacrifices, like those other high priests, first for their own sins (hamartiōn | ἁμαρτιῶν | gen pl fem) and then for the sins of the people, for this he did once for all when he offered up himself.
Hebrews 8:12 For I will be gracious toward their iniquities and I will never again remember their sins.” (hamartiōn | ἁμαρτιῶν | gen pl fem)
Hebrews 9:26 for then he would have had to suffer again and again since the foundation of the world. But as it is, he has appeared once for all at the climax of the ages to put away sin (hamartias | ἁμαρτίας | gen sg fem) by his sacrifice.
Hebrews 9:28 so also Christ, after having been offered once to bear the sins (hamartias | ἁμαρτίας | acc pl fem) of many, will appear a second time to those who are eagerly awaiting him, without reference to sin (hamartias | ἁμαρτίας | gen sg fem) but for salvation.
Hebrews 10:2 For otherwise would they not have ceased being offered, since the worshipers, once cleansed, would have no consciousness of sins (hamartiōn | ἁμαρτιῶν | gen pl fem)?
Hebrews 10:3 But in these sacrifices there is a reminder of sins (hamartiōn | ἁμαρτιῶν | gen pl fem) year after year.
Hebrews 10:4 For it is impossible for the blood of bulls and goats to take away sins (hamartias | ἁμαρτίας | acc pl fem).
Hebrews 10:6 You did not take pleasure in whole burnt offerings and sin-offerings.
Hebrews 10:8 After he said what I just quoted, “You did not take pleasure in whole burnt offerings and sin-offerings (namely those offered according to the law),
Hebrews 10:11 Furthermore, every priest stands day after day performing his religious duties, offering repeatedly the same sacrifices, which can never take away sins (hamartias | ἁμαρτίας | acc pl fem).
Hebrews 10:12 But when this priest had offered a single sacrifice for sins (hamartiōn | ἁμαρτιῶν | gen pl fem) for all time, he sat down at the right hand of God,
Hebrews 10:17 then he says, “Their sins (hamartiōn | ἁμαρτιῶν | gen pl fem) and their lawless acts I will never again remember.”
Hebrews 10:18 Now where there is forgiveness of these, there is no longer any offering for sin (hamartias | ἁμαρτίας | gen sg fem).
Hebrews 10:26 For if we deliberately persist in sin after receiving the knowledge of the truth, there is no longer any sacrifice for sins (hamartiōn | ἁμαρτιῶν | gen pl fem),
Hebrews 11:25 choosing rather to suffer hardship along with the people of God than to enjoy the transient pleasure of sin (hamartias | ἁμαρτίας | gen sg fem).
Hebrews 12:1 Therefore since we ourselves have so great a cloud of witnesses surrounding us, let us also lay aside every impediment, and the sin (hamartian | ἁμαρτίαν | acc sg fem) that so easily distracts, and let us run with endurance the race that is prescribed for us,
Hebrews 12:4 You have not yet resisted to the point of bloodshed as you struggle against sin (hamartian | ἁμαρτίαν | acc sg fem).
Hebrews 13:11 For while the blood of those animals whose blood is brought into the Most Holy Place by the high priest as a sacrifice for sin (hamartias | ἁμαρτίας | gen sg fem), their bodies are burned outside the camp.
James 1:15 Then desire, when it has conceived, gives birth to sin (hamartian | ἁμαρτίαν | acc sg fem); and sin (hamartia | ἁμαρτία | nom sg fem), when it is full-grown, brings forth death.
James 2:9 But if you show favoritism, you are committing sin (hamartian | ἁμαρτίαν | acc sg fem) and are convicted by the law as transgressors.
James 4:17 So the person who knows what is right to do and fails to do it, for him it is sin (hamartia | ἁμαρτία | nom sg fem).
James 5:15 and the prayer offered in faith will restore the one who is sick and the Lord will raise him up. And if he has committed sins (hamartias | ἁμαρτίας | acc pl fem), he will be forgiven.
James 5:16 Therefore confess your sins (hamartias | ἁμαρτίας | acc pl fem) to one another and pray for one another so that you may be healed. The active prayer of a righteous person has great power.
James 5:20 he should know that the one who brings a sinner back from the error of his way will save that person’s soul from death and cover a multitude of sins (hamartiōn | ἁμαρτιῶν | gen pl fem).
1 Peter 2:22 He did not commit sin (hamartian | ἁμαρτίαν | acc sg fem), nor was deceit found in his mouth.
1 Peter 2:24 He himself bore our sins (hamartias | ἁμαρτίας | acc pl fem) in his body on the tree so that we, having died to sins (hamartiais | ἁμαρτίαις | dat pl fem), might live to righteousness. By his wounds you were healed.
1 Peter 3:18 Because Christ also suffered once for our sins (hamartiōn | ἁμαρτιῶν | gen pl fem), the righteous on behalf of the unrighteous, that he might lead you to God. He was put to death in the flesh but made alive in the spirit,
1 Peter 4:1 Therefore since Christ suffered in the flesh, arm yourselves also with the same way of thinking, that is, that the one who has suffered in the flesh has finished with sin (hamartias | ἁμαρτίας | gen sg fem),
1 Peter 4:8 Above all, maintain a fervent love among yourselves, for love covers a multitude of sins (hamartiōn | ἁμαρτιῶν | gen pl fem).
2 Peter 1:9 For the one who does not have these qualities is blind; he is nearsighted, having forgotten that he was cleansed from his past sins (hamartiōn | ἁμαρτιῶν | gen pl fem).
2 Peter 2:14 They have eyes full of adultery that do not stop sinning (hamartias | ἁμαρτίας | gen sg fem). They seduce unstable souls and have hearts well trained in greed. Accursed brood!
1 John 1:7 But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus his Son cleanses us from all sin (hamartias | ἁμαρτίας | gen sg fem).
1 John 1:8 If we say that we are without sin (hamartian | ἁμαρτίαν | acc sg fem), we are deceiving ourselves and the truth is not in us.
1 John 1:9 If we confess our sins (hamartias | ἁμαρτίας | acc pl fem), he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins (hamartias | ἁμαρτίας | acc pl fem) and cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
1 John 2:2 He is the propitiation for our sins (hamartiōn | ἁμαρτιῶν | gen pl fem), and not for ours only, but also for those of the entire world.
1 John 2:12 I am writing to you, my children, because your sins (hamartiai | ἁμαρτίαι | nom pl fem) are forgiven on account of his name.
1 John 3:4 Everyone who makes a practice of sinning (hamartian | ἁμαρτίαν | acc sg fem) is also breaking the law; indeed, sin (hamartia | ἁμαρτία | nom sg fem) is lawlessness.
1 John 3:5 And you know that he appeared to take away our sins (hamartias | ἁμαρτίας | acc pl fem), and that there is no sin (hamartia | ἁμαρτία | nom sg fem) in him.
1 John 3:8 The one who continues to sin (hamartian | ἁμαρτίαν | acc sg fem) is of the devil, because the devil has been sinning from the beginning. The Son of God appeared for this purpose — that he might destroy the works of the devil.
1 John 3:9 No one born of God makes a practice of sinning (hamartian | ἁμαρτίαν | acc sg fem), because God’s seed abides in him. He cannot keep on sinning, because he has been born of God.
1 John 4:10 In this is love, not that we have loved God but that he loved us and sent his Son as a propitiation for our sins (hamartiōn | ἁμαρτιῶν | gen pl fem).
1 John 5:16 If someone sees his brother committing a sin (hamartian | ἁμαρτίαν | acc sg fem) that does not lead to death, he should ask and God will give him life — to those whose sins do not lead to death. There is sin (hamartia | ἁμαρτία | nom sg fem) that leads to death; I do not say that he should pray about that.
1 John 5:17 All wrongdoing is sin (hamartia | ἁμαρτία | nom sg fem), but there is sin (hamartia | ἁμαρτία | nom sg fem) that does not lead to death.
Revelation 1:5 and from Jesus Christ the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the world. To him who loves us and has freed us from our sins (hamartiōn | ἁμαρτιῶν | gen pl fem) by his blood
Revelation 18:4 Then I heard another voice from heaven saying, “Come out of her, my people, lest you share in her sins (hamartiais | ἁμαρτίαις | dat pl fem), and lest you receive her plagues;
Revelation 18:5 for her sins (hamartiai | ἁμαρτίαι | nom pl fem) are heaped up as high as heaven, and God has remembered her crimes.

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