Sin

Sin

, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Sinned (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Sinning.] [OE. sinnen, singen, sinegen, AS. syngian. See Sin, n.] 1. To depart voluntarily from the path of duty prescribed by God to man; to violate the divine law in any particular, by actual transgression or by the neglect or nonobservance of its injunctions; to violate any known rule of duty; -- often followed by against.
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Against thee, thee only, have I sinned.
Ps. li. 4.
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All have sinned, and come short of the glory of God.
Rom. iii. 23.
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2. To violate human rights, law, or propriety; to commit an offense; to trespass; to transgress.
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I am a man
More sinned against than sinning.
Shak.
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Who but wishes to invert the laws
Of order, sins against the eternal cause.
Pope.
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Si*na"ic

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Si`na*it"ic

(?), } a. [From Mount Sinai.] Of or pertaining to Mount Sinai; given or made at Mount Sinai; as, the Sinaitic law.
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Sinaitic manuscript, a fourth century Greek manuscript of the part Bible, discovered at Mount Sinai (the greater part of it in 1859) by Tisschendorf, a German Biblical critic; -- called also Codex Sinaiticus.
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