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:

2 Samuel 3:8: "of David, that thou chargest me today with a fault concerning this woman?"
2 Samuel 14:9: "the king, My lord, O king, the iniquity be on me, and on my father's house:"
2 Samuel 14:32: "therefore let me see the king's face; and if there be any iniquity in me, let him kill"
2 Samuel 19:19: "Let not my lord impute iniquity unto me, neither do thou remember that which"
2 Samuel 22:24: "I was also upright before him and have kept myself from mine iniquity."
2 Samuel 24:10: "O LORD, take away the iniquity of thy servant; for I have done very foolishly."
1 Kings 17:18: "art thou come unto me to call my sin to remembrance, and to slay my son?"
2 Kings 7:9: "till the morning light, some mischief will come upon us: now therefore come, that we may go"
1 Chronicles 21:8: "I beseech thee, do away the iniquity of thy servant; for I have done very foolishly."
Ezra 9:6: "to thee, my God: for our iniquities are increased over our head, and our trespass"
Ezra 9:7: "trespass unto this day; and for our iniquities have we, our kings, and our priests,"
Ezra 9:13: "our God hast punished us less than our iniquities deserve, and hast given us such deliverance as this;"
Nehemiah 4:5: "And cover not their iniquity, and let not their sin be blotted out from before"
Nehemiah 9:2: "strangers, and stood and confessed their sins, and the iniquities of their fathers."
Job 7:21: "my transgression, and take away mine iniquity? for now shall I sleep in the dust;"
Job 10:6: "That thou inquirest after mine iniquity, and searchest after my sin?"
Job 10:14: "then thou markest me, and thou wilt not acquit me from mine iniquity."
Job 11:6: "therefore that God exacteth of thee less than thine iniquity"
Job 13:23: "How many are mine iniquities and sins? make me to know my transgression and my sin."
Job 13:26: "bitter things against me, and makest me to possess the iniquities of my youth."
Job 14:17: "is sealed up in a bag, and thou sewest up mine iniquity."
Job 15:5: "For thy mouth uttereth thine iniquity, and thou choosest the tongue of the crafty."
Job 19:29: "of the sword: for wrath bringeth the punishments of the sword, that ye may know"
Job 20:27: "The heaven shall reveal his iniquity; and the earth shall rise up"
Job 22:5: "Is not thy wickedness great? and thine iniquities infinite?"
Job 31:11: "this is a heinous crime; yea, it is an iniquity to be punished by the judges."
Job 31:28: "This also were an iniquity to be punished by the judge: for I should have denied the God that is above."
Job 31:33: "my transgressions as Adam, by hiding mine iniquity in my bosom:"
Job 33:9: "I am innocent; neither is there iniquity"
Psalms 18:23: "also upright before him, and I kept myself from mine iniquity."
Psalms 25:11: "For thy name's sake, O LORD, pardon mine iniquity; for it is great."
Psalms 31:10: "with sighing: my strength faileth because of mine iniquity, and my bones are consumed."
Psalms 32:2: "unto whom the LORD imputeth not iniquity, and in whose spirit there is no guile."
Psalms 32:5: "I acknowledged my sin unto thee, and mine iniquity have I not hid. I said, I will confess my transgressions"
Psalms 32:5: "my transgressions unto the LORD; and thou forgavest the iniquity of my sin. Selah."
Psalms 36:2: "For he flattereth himself in his own eyes, until his iniquity be found to be hateful."
Psalms 38:4: "For mine iniquities are gone over mine head: as a heavy burden they are too heavy for"
Psalms 38:18: "For I will declare mine iniquity; I will be sorry for my sin."
Psalms 39:11: "dost correct man for iniquity, thou makest his beauty to consume away like a moth: surely"
Psalms 40:12: "innumerable evils have compassed me about: mine iniquities have taken hold"
Psalms 49:5: "should I fear in the days of evil, when the iniquity of my heels shall compass me about?"
Psalms 51:2: "Wash me throughly from mine iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin."
Psalms 51:5: "Behold, I was shapen in iniquity; and in sin did my mother conceive"
Psalms 51:9: "from my sins, and blot out all mine iniquities."
Psalms 59:4: "They run and prepare themselves without my fault: awake to help me, and behold."
Psalms 65:3: " Iniquities prevail against me: as for our transgressions, thou shalt purge them away."
Psalms 69:27: "Add iniquity unto their iniquity: and let them not come into thy righteousness."
Psalms 69:27: "Add iniquity unto their iniquity: and let them not come into thy righteousness."
Psalms 78:38: "But he, being full of compassion, forgave their iniquity, and destroyed them not: yea, many a time turned he his anger away,"
Psalms 79:8: "O remember not against us former iniquities: let thy tender mercies speedily prevent us: for"

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