Sin - EasyEnglish Bible Dictionary

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Easy English definition for 'sin':

sin ~ (A) ~ not obeying God, or what you do when you do not obey God.

sin ~ (A) ~ when a person does bad things against God or other people.

sin ~ (A) ~ when people do things against God or other people; when we do not follow the rules of God; when we do not do what God wants us to do; the bad that is in us which we have from birth.

sin ~ (A) ~ when we do not obey the rules of God.

sin ~ (B) ~ something bad that a person does against God or other people.

sin ~ (B) ~ to sin is to do wrong, bad or evil things; not to obey God. Sins are the wrong things that we do.

sin ~ (B) ~ when people do things against God or other people; when we do not obey the commands of God; when we do not do what God wants us to do; the evil things that are in us which we have from birth/were born with.

sins ~ (A) ~ bad things that we do against God or other people.

sins ~ (B) ~ to sin is to do wrong, bad or evil things; not to obey God; sins are the wrong things that we do.

sins ~ (B) ~ evil deeds. The Bible says that we are all guilty (Romans 3:23). But Jesus died to suffer the punishment for our sins. So we need to confess our sins to God. And we should invite God into our lives. Then God will forgive our sins (Romans 6:23).

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