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.
Against thee, thee only, have I sinned.Ps. li. 4.
All have sinned, and come short of the glory of God.Rom. iii. 23.
2. To violate human rights, law, or propriety; to commit an offense; to trespass; to transgress.
I am a manShak.
More sinned against than sinning.
Who but wishes to invert the lawsPope.
Of order, sins against the eternal cause.
Si`na*it"ic(?), } a. [From Mount Sinai.] Of or pertaining to Mount Sinai; given or made at Mount Sinai; as, the Sinaitic law.
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
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