What is transgress?

  • (verb): Spread over land, especially along a subsiding shoreline.
    Example: "The sea transgresses along the West coast of the island"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on transgress:

Acharei - In Classical Rabbinic Interpretation - Leviticus Chapter 18
... live by the laws, not die by them, and thus one could transgress a commandment to avoid death ... of Nithza in Lod voted that a person could transgress any laws to avoid death, except idolatry, incest, or murder ... one needed to suffer martyrdom rather than transgress even a minor precept ...
Self-sacrifice In Jewish Law - The Requirement of Self-sacrifice - Three Exceptional 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) murder The above three ... of the house of Nitezeh 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 ...
Non Serviam - Scriptural Discussion
... 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 a manuscript ... Revised Standard Version) choose "serve" over "transgress" as the proper reading because the context calls for a statement of disobedience, not of obedience ...

More definitions of "transgress":

  • (verb): Commit a sin; violate a law of God or a moral law.
    Synonyms: sin, trespass