Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #5771: `avon (pronounced aw-vone')

or oavown (2 Kings 7:9; Psalm 51:5 (7)) {aw-vone'}; from 5753; perversity, i.e. (moral) evil:--fault, iniquity, mischeif, punishment (of iniquity), sin.

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:



1) perversity, depravity, iniquity, guilt or punishment of iniquity

1a) iniquity

1b) guilt of iniquity, guilt (as great), guilt (of condition)

1c) consequence of or punishment for iniquity

Part of Speech: noun masculine

Relation: from H5753


This word is used 230 times:

Ezekiel 33:6: "from among them, he is taken away in his iniquity; but his blood will I require at the watchman's hand."
Ezekiel 33:8: "from his way, that wicked man shall die in his iniquity; but his blood will I require"
Ezekiel 33:9: "turn from his way, he shall die in his iniquity; but thou hast delivered"
Ezekiel 35:5: "in the time of their calamity, in the time that their iniquity had an end:"
Ezekiel 36:31: "and shall loathe yourselves in your own sight for your iniquities and for your abominations."
Ezekiel 36:33: "In the day that I shall have cleansed you from all your iniquities I will also cause you to dwell in the cities,"
Ezekiel 39:23: "the house of Israel went into captivity for their iniquity: because they trespassed against me, therefore hid"
Ezekiel 43:10: "to the house of Israel, that they may be ashamed of their iniquities: and let them measure the pattern."
Ezekiel 44:10: "went astray away from me after their idols; they shall even bear their iniquity."
Ezekiel 44:12: "and caused the house of Israel to fall into iniquity; therefore have I lifted up"
Ezekiel 44:12: "against them, saith the Lord GOD, and they shall bear their iniquity."
Daniel 9:13: "before the LORD our God, that we might turn from our iniquities, and understand thy truth."
Daniel 9:16: "thy holy mountain: because for our sins, and for the iniquities of our fathers, Jerusalem and thy people"
Daniel 9:24: "and to make an end of sins, and to make reconciliation for iniquity, and to bring in everlasting righteousness, and to seal up"
Hosea 4:8: "and they set their heart on their iniquity."
Hosea 5:5: "therefore shall Israel and Ephraim fall in their iniquity; Judah also shall fall with"
Hosea 7:1: "When I would have healed Israel, then the iniquity of Ephraim was discovered, and the wickedness of Samaria: for"
Hosea 8:13: "them not; now will he remember their iniquity, and visit their sins: they shall return"
Hosea 9:7: "is mad, for the multitude of thine iniquity, and the great hatred."
Hosea 9:9: "themselves, as in the days of Gibeah: therefore he will remember their iniquity, he will visit their sins."
Hosea 12:8: "my labors they shall find none iniquity in me that were sin."
Hosea 13:12: " The iniquity of Ephraim is bound up; his sin is hid."
Hosea 14:1: "thy God; for thou hast fallen by thine iniquity."
Hosea 14:2: "unto him, Take away all iniquity, and receive us graciously: so will we render the calves"
Amos 3:2: "therefore I will punish you for all your iniquities."
Micah 7:18: "is a God like unto thee, that pardoneth iniquity, and passeth by the transgression of the remnant"
Micah 7:19: "He will turn again, he will have compassion upon us; he will subdue our iniquities; and thou wilt cast all their sins into the depths"
Zechariah 3:4: "from him. And unto him he said, Behold, I have caused thine iniquity to pass from"
Zechariah 3:9: "of hosts, and I will remove the iniquity of that land in one day."
Malachi 2:6: "me in peace and equity, and did turn many away from iniquity."

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