3847. parabasis
Strong's Concordance
parabasis: a going aside, a transgression
Original Word: παράβασις, εως, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: parabasis
Phonetic Spelling: (par-ab'-as-is)
Definition: a going aside, a transgression
Usage: a transgression, overstepping, deviation.
HELPS Word-studies

3847 parábasis (from 3844 /pará, "contrary" and bainō, "go") – properly, an "overstepping" (BAGD); a deliberate going over "the line." 3847 ("a stepping over the line") in the NT refers to the willful disregard (breaking) of God's law which defies His drawn-lines (boundaries); an arrogant "over-stepping."

[In classical Greek, 3847 (parábasis) likewise means "a going aside, a deviation (Aristotle) – in later writers, an overstepping; metaphorically, transgression (Plutarch, etc.)" (A-S).]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from parabainó
a going aside, a transgression
NASB Translation
breaking (1), offense (1), transgression (2), transgressions (2), violation (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3847: παράβασις

παράβασις, παραβάσεως, (παραβαίνω, which see), properly, a going over; metaphorically, a disregarding, violating; Vulg.praevaricario, and once (Galatians 3:19)transgressio; (A. V. transgression): with a genitive of the object, τῶν ὅρκων, 2 Macc. 15:10; τῶν δικαίων, Plutarch, comparative, Ages. and Pomp. 1; τοῦ νόμου, of the Mosaic law, Romans 2:23 (Josephus, Antiquities 18, 8, 2); absolutely, the breach of a definite, promulgated, tariffed law: Romans 5:14; 1 Timothy 2:14 (but ἁμαρτία is wrong-doing which even a man ignorant of the law may be guilty of (cf. Trench, N. T. Synonyms, § lxvi.)); τῶν παραβάσεων χάριν, to create transgressions, i. e. that sins might take on the character of transgressions, and thereby the consciousness of sin be intensified and the desire for redemption be aroused, Galatians 3:19; used of the transgression of the Mosaic law, Romans 4:15; Hebrews 2:2; Hebrews 9:15; Psalm 100:3 (); with a genitive of the subjunctive, τῶν ἀδίκων, Wis. 14:31.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
breaking, transgression.

From parabaino; violation -- breaking, transgression.

see GREEK parabaino

Forms and Transliterations
παραβασει παραβάσει παραβάσεις παραβασεων παραβάσεων παραβασεως παραβάσεως παραβασις παράβασις parabasei parabásei parabaseon parabaseōn parabáseon parabáseōn parabaseos parabaseōs parabáseos parabáseōs parabasis parábasis
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Englishman's Concordance
Romans 2:23 N-GFS
GRK: διὰ τῆς παραβάσεως τοῦ νόμου
NAS: through your breaking the Law,
KJV: through breaking the law
INT: through the transgression of the law

Romans 4:15 N-NFS
GRK: νόμος οὐδὲ παράβασις
NAS: law, there also is no violation.
KJV: is, [there is] no transgression.
INT: law neither [is] transgression

Romans 5:14 N-GFS
GRK: ὁμοιώματι τῆς παραβάσεως Ἀδάμ ὅς
NAS: in the likeness of the offense of Adam,
KJV: of Adam's transgression, who
INT: likeness of the transgression of Adam who

Galatians 3:19 N-GFP
GRK: νόμος τῶν παραβάσεων χάριν προσετέθη
NAS: because of transgressions, having been ordained
KJV: because of transgressions, till
INT: law the transgressions for the sake of it was added

1 Timothy 2:14 N-DFS
GRK: ἐξαπατηθεῖσα ἐν παραβάσει γέγονεν
NAS: fell into transgression.
KJV: was in the transgression.
INT: having been deceived in transgression has become

Hebrews 2:2 N-NFS
GRK: καὶ πᾶσα παράβασις καὶ παρακοὴ
NAS: and every transgression and disobedience
KJV: every transgression and
INT: and every transgression and disobedience

Hebrews 9:15 N-GFP
GRK: πρώτῃ διαθήκῃ παραβάσεων τὴν ἐπαγγελίαν
NAS: for the redemption of the transgressions that were [committed] under
KJV: the redemption of the transgressions [that were] under
INT: first covenant transgressions the promise

Strong's Greek 3847
7 Occurrences

παραβάσει — 1 Occ.
παραβάσεων — 2 Occ.
παραβάσεως — 2 Occ.
παράβασις — 2 Occ.

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