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Definition of Transgression

Transgression

  1. The act of transgressing, or of passing over or beyond any law, civil or moral; the violation of a law or known principle of rectitude; breach of command; fault; offense; crime; sin.

Transgression Quotations

The preservation of peace and the guaranteeing of man's basic freedoms and rights require courage and eternal vigilance: courage to speak and act - and if necessary, to suffer and die - for truth and justice; eternal vigilance, that the least transgression of international morality shall not go undetected and unremedied.
Haile Selassie

There are times when even the most potent governor must wink at transgression, in order to preserve the laws inviolate for the future.
Herman Melville

Yes, one can repent of moral transgression. The miracle of forgiveness is real, and true repentance is accepted of the Lord.
Ezra Taft Benson

Justice prevails over transgression when she comes to the end of the race.
Hesiod

The members of such a society consider that the transgression of a religious ordinance should be punished by civil penalties, and that the violation of a civil duty exposes the delinquent to divine correction.
Henry James Sumner Maine
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Transgression Translations

transgression in Afrikaans is oortreding, sonde
transgression in Dutch is zonde
transgression in Finnish is synti

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