Sins vs Trespass - What's the difference?

sins | trespass |


As nouns the difference between sins and trespass

is that sins is while trespass is sin.

As verbs the difference between sins and trespass

is that sins is (sin) while trespass is to commit an offence; to sin.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

sins

English

Noun

(head)
  • Verb

    (head)
  • (sin)
  • ----

    trespass

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) .

    Noun

    (es)
  • sin
  • Forgive us our trespasses , as we forgive those who trespass against us
  • (legal) Any of various torts involving interference to another's enjoyment of his property, especially the act of being present on another's land without lawful excuse.
  • Etymology 2

    From (etyl) .

    Verb

    (es)
  • To commit an offence; to sin.
  • * Bible, 2 Chron. xxviii. 22
  • In the time of his distress did he trespass yet more against the Lord.
  • (obsolete) To offend against, to wrong (someone).
  • * 1526 , Bible , tr. William Tyndale, Matthew VI:
  • And forgeve us oure trespases, even as we forgeve them which trespas us.
  • To go too far; to put someone to inconvenience by demand or importunity; to intrude.
  • to trespass upon the time or patience of another
  • (legal) To enter someone else's property illegally.
  • (obsolete) To pass beyond a limit or boundary; hence, to depart; to go.
  • * Ld. Berners
  • Soon after this, noble Robert de Bruce trespassed out of this uncertain world.
    Derived terms
    * trespasser