חטא

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Aramaic[edit]

Pronunciation 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

חטא ‎(transliteration neededf pl ‎(singular חטתא)

  1. wheat

Pronunciation 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

חטא ‎(transliteration needed)

  1. to sin

Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ח־ט־א . Cognate to Arabic خَطِئَ ‎(ḵaṭiʾa, to err, to sin).

Verb[edit]

חָטָא ‎(khatá) ‎(pa'al construction, infinitive לחטוא \ לַחֲטֹא, future יֶחֱטָא)

  1. to sin, to transgress

Noun[edit]

חֵטְא ‎(khetm (plural indefinite form חֲטָאִים, singular construct form חֵטְא, plural construct form חֲטָאֵי)

  1. sin, transgression
    • a. 217 CE, Mishnah, Avot 3:9:
      רַבִּי חֲנִינָא בֶן דּוֹסָא אוֹמֵר, כָּל שֶׁיִּרְאַת חֶטְאוֹ קוֹדֶמֶת לְחָכְמָתוֹ, חָכְמָתוֹ מִתְקַיֶּמֶת. וְכָל שֶׁחָכְמָתוֹ קוֹדֶמֶת לְיִרְאַת חֶטְאוֹ, אֵין חָכְמָתוֹ מִתְקַיֶּמֶת.
      Rabbi Chanina son of Dosa says: Anyone whose fear of sin precedes his wisdom, his wisdom endures. And anyone whose wisdom precedes his fear of sin, his wisdom does not endure.

Noun[edit]

חַטָּא ‎(khatám

  1. sinner; one who transgresses or has transgressed.