• (verb): Pass beyond (limits or boundaries).
    Synonyms: trespass, overstep
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on transgress:

Non Serviam - Scriptural Discussion
... Some English language Bibles may translate "non serviam" as "I will not transgress" this seems to be an alternate reading of certain manuscripts ... a scribal error because the difference between "serve" (עבד) and "transgress" (עבר) in late Hebrew characters is so minute that it would be easy to mistake one for the other when hand-copying ... translations (such as the Revised Standard Version) choose "serve" over "transgress" as the proper reading because the context calls for a statement of disobedience, not of obedience ...
Self-sacrifice In Jewish Law - The Requirement of Self-sacrifice - Three Exceptional Sins
... There are three sins for which one is always required to die rather than transgress idolatry sexual misconduct such as incest, adultery, (see sexual immorality prohibited by Torah ... in Lod For all the sins in the Torah, if a person is told, 'Transgress and you will not be killed,' they should transgress and not be killed, except for idol worship, sexual relations and bloodshed.’” A ...
Acharei - In Classical Rabbinic Interpretation - Leviticus Chapter 18
... that a person should live by the laws, not die by them, and thus one could transgress a commandment to avoid death ... a majority in the house of Nithza in Lod voted that a person could transgress any laws to avoid death, except idolatry, incest, or murder ... the Torah, but in times of such a decree, one needed to suffer martyrdom rather than transgress even a minor precept ...

More definitions of "transgress":

  • (verb): Spread over land, especially along a subsiding shoreline.
    Example: "The sea transgresses along the West coast of the island"
  • (verb): Commit a sin; violate a law of God or a moral law.
    Synonyms: sin, trespass