G266 – hamartia – ἁμαρτία a sin

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noun feminine
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Equip God’s People Greek Lexicon

a sin

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The etymology reveals this to literally mean “without part,” meaning that sinners have no part in the Kingdom of God ([bibleLink to="1 Corinthians 6:9–10"]), unless cleansed by the blood of Christ ([bibleLink to="1 Corinthians 6:11"]).

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Strong’s Greek Lexicon

from ; a sin (properly abstract):—offence, sin(-ful).

Owing to changes in the enumeration while in progress, there were no words left for numbers 2717 and 3203–3302, which were therefore silently dropped out of the vocabulary and references as redundant.

Thayer’s Greek Definitions

1) equivalent to
1a) to be without a share in
1b) to miss the mark
1c) to err, be mistaken
1d) to miss or wander from the path of uprightness and honour,to do or go wrong
1e) to wander from the law of God, violate God’s law, sin
2) that which is done wrong, sin, an offence, a violation of the divine law in thought or in act
3) collectively, the complex or aggregate of sins committed either by a single person or by many

Thayer’s Definitions are as edited by the Online Bible of Winterbourne, Ontario. They removed the etymology, cross-references, and Greek phrases and changed some of Thayer’s Unitarian doctrinal positions concerning the work and person of Christ.