Trench, Synonyms, 244, 245; J. Schneider, TDNT, V, 739, 740.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)
trans-gresh’-un: From "transgress," to pass over or beyond; to overpass, as any rule prescribed as the limit of duty; to break or violate, as a law, civil or moral; the act of transgressing; the violation of a law or known principle of rectitude; breach of command; offense; crime; sin. In the Pr 17:11). Here the wise man contemplates an evil heart, looking for an excuse or opportunity to rebel.
The Ga 3:19); "Where there is no law, neither is there transgression" (Ro 4:15); "for the redemption of the transgressions that were under the first covenant" (Heb 9:15).