Parts of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
TWOT Reference: 1230a
KJV Translation Count — 29x
Outline of Biblical Usage
1. unfaithful or treacherous act, trespass
a. against man
b. against God
ma`al, mah'-al; from 4603; treachery, i.e. sin: — falsehood, grievously, sore, transgression, trespass, X very.
Concordance Results Using KJV
If a soul commit a H4604, and sin through ignorance, in the holy things of the LORD; then he shall bring for his H4604 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 H4604 offering:
If a soul sin, and commit a H4604 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 H4604 which they H4604ed against me, and that also they have walked contrary unto me;
Speak unto the children of Israel, When a man or woman shall commit any sin that men commit, to do a H4604 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 commit a H4604 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 done H4604 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.
Behold, these caused the children of Israel, through the counsel of Balaam, to commit H4604 against the LORD in the matter of Peor, and there was a plague among the congregation of the LORD.
But the children of Israel committed a H4604 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 H4604 is this that ye have committed 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 commit a H4604 in the accursed thing, and wrath fell on all the congregation of Israel? and that man perished not alone in his iniquity.