Trespass offering
Trespass Tres"pass, n. [OF. trespas, F. tr['e]pas death. See {Trespass}, v.] 1. Any injury or offence done to another. [1913 Webster]

I you forgive all wholly this trespass. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

If ye forgive not men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses. --Matt. vi. 15. [1913 Webster]

2. Any voluntary transgression of the moral law; any violation of a known rule of duty; sin. [1913 Webster]

The fatal trespass done by Eve. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

You . . . who were dead in trespasses and sins. --Eph. if. 1. [1913 Webster]

3. (Law) (a) An unlawful act committed with force and violence (vi et armis) on the person, property, or relative rights of another. (b) An action for injuries accompanied with force. [1913 Webster]

{Trespass offering} (Jewish Antiq.), an offering in expiation of a trespass.

{Trespass on the case}. (Law) See {Action on the case}, under {Case}. [1913 Webster]

Syn: Offense; breach; infringement; transgression; misdemeanor; misdeed. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Trespass offering —    (Heb. asham, debt ), the law concerning, given in Lev. 5:14 6:7; also in Num. 5:5 8. The idea of sin as a debt pervades this legislation. The asham, which was always a ram, was offered in cases where sins were more private. (See Offering.) …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • trespass offering — noun : guilt offering …   Useful english dictionary

  • Trespass — Tres pass, n. [OF. trespas, F. tr[ e]pas death. See {Trespass}, v.] 1. Any injury or offence done to another. [1913 Webster] I you forgive all wholly this trespass. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] If ye forgive not men their trespasses, neither will your …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Trespass on the case — Trespass Tres pass, n. [OF. trespas, F. tr[ e]pas death. See {Trespass}, v.] 1. Any injury or offence done to another. [1913 Webster] I you forgive all wholly this trespass. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] If ye forgive not men their trespasses, neither… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Guilt offering — A guilt offering (Hebrew: asham sin, or ashamot plural sins ‎), also referred to as a trespass offering (KJV, 1611), is a type of Biblical sacrifice, specifically a sacrifice made as a compensation payment. It is distinct from the sin offering.… …   Wikipedia

  • guilt offering — noun Etymology: so called from allusion to Num 5 : an animal sacrifice made in ancient Israel in atonement for trespass against the property of God or man following full restitution of property plus one fifth called also trespass offering …   Useful english dictionary

  • Leviticus 14 — 1 And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, 2 This shall be the law of the leper in the day of his cleansing: He shall be brought unto the priest: 3 And the priest shall go forth out of the camp; and the priest shall look, and, behold, if the plague …   The King James version of the Bible

  • Leviticus 5 — 1 And if a soul sin, and hear the voice of swearing, and is a witness, whether he hath seen or known of it; if he do not utter it, then he shall bear his iniquity. 2 Or if a soul touch any unclean thing, whether it be a carcase of an unclean… …   The King James version of the Bible

  • Leviticus 7 — 1 Likewise this is the law of the trespass offering: it is most holy. 2 In the place where they kill the burnt offering shall they kill the trespass offering: and the blood thereof shall he sprinkle round about upon the altar. 3 And he shall… …   The King James version of the Bible

  • Leviticus 6 — 1 And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, 2 If a soul sin, and commit a trespass 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… …   The King James version of the Bible

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