Usage examples for transgression

  1. By one man sin entered the world, and death by sin, and so death passed on all men, even on those who had not sinned after the likeness of Adam's transgression – Sermons on National Subjects by Charles Kingsley
  2. With regard to the former,- the consequence of this apparently so much isolated transgression of a Mosaic ordinance extended much further than would appear upon a superficial view. – Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions, v. 1 by Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg
  3. Because the rules of fasting, based on reasonable and Christian arguments, have reached us through the Holy Fathers, we will not suffer the scandal arising from their transgression to exist amongst us. – The Life and Times of Ulric Zwingli by Johann Hottinger