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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  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  man  More  sinned  against  than  sinning.  --Shak. 
 
  Who  but  wishes  to  invert  the  laws  Of  order  sins 
  against  the  eternal  cause  --Pope. 




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