Transgressor - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words

Transgressor

[ 1,,G3848, parabates ]
lit. and primarily, one who stands beside," then, "one who oversteps the prescribed limit, a transgressor" (akin to parabaino, "to transgress," See above); so Romans 2:25, RV (AV, "a breaker"); Romans 2:27, RV, "a transgressor" (AV, "dost transgress"); Galatians 2:18; James 2:9, James 2:11.

Note: Hamartolos, "a sinner, one who misses the mark," is applicable to all men without distinction; parabates stresses the positive side of sin, and is applicable to those who received the Law.

[ 2,,G459, anomos ]
"without law" (a, negative), is translated "transgressors" in Luke 22:37 (in some texts, Mark 15:28), in a quotation from Isaiah 53:12. See LAW, C, No. 3, LAWLESS, A.

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