Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1230

KJV Translation Count — 35x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: trespass (13), commit (11), transgress (10), done (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to act unfaithfully, act treacherously, transgress, commit a trespass
a. (Qal) to act unfaithfully or treacherously
1. against man
2. against God
3. against devoted thing
4. against husband

Strong's Definitions

ma`al, maw-al'; a primitive root; properly, to cover up; used only figuratively, to act covertly, i.e. treacherously: — transgress, (commit, do a) trespass(-ing).

Concordance Results Using KJV

If a soul H4603 a H4603, and sin through ignorance, in the holy things of the LORD; then he shall bring for his H4603 unto the LORD a ram without blemish out of the flocks, with thy estimation by shekels of silver, after the shekel of the sanctuary, for a H4603 offering:


If a soul sin, and H4603 a H4603 against the LORD, and lie unto his neighbour in that which was delivered him to keep, or in fellowship, or in a thing taken away by violence, or hath deceived his neighbour;


If they shall confess their iniquity, and the iniquity of their fathers, with their H4603 which they H4603ed against me, and that also they have walked contrary unto me;


Speak unto the children of Israel, When a man or woman shall H4603 any sin that men H4603, to do a H4603 against the LORD, and that person be guilty;


Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, If any man's wife go aside, and H4603 a H4603 against him,


And when he hath made her to drink the water, then it shall come to pass, that, if she be defiled, and have H4603 H4603 against her husband, that the water that causeth the curse shall enter into her, and become bitter, and her belly shall swell, and her thigh shall rot: and the woman shall be a curse among her people.


Because ye H4603ed against me among the children of Israel at the waters of MeribahKadesh, in the wilderness of Zin; because ye sanctified me not in the midst of the children of Israel.


But the children of Israel H4603ted a H4603 in the accursed thing: for Achan, the son of Carmi, the son of Zabdi, the son of Zerah, of the tribe of Judah, took of the accursed thing: and the anger of the LORD was kindled against the children of Israel.


Thus saith the whole congregation of the LORD, What H4603 is this that ye have H4603ted against the God of Israel, to turn away this day from following the LORD, in that ye have builded you an altar, that ye might rebel this day against the LORD?


Did not Achan the son of Zerah H4603 a H4603 in the accursed thing, and wrath fell on all the congregation of Israel? and that man perished not alone in his iniquity.