KJV Dictionary Definition: iniquity


INIQ'UITY, n. L. iniquitas; in and oequitas, equity.

1. Injustice; unrighteousness; a deviation from rectitude; as the iniquity of war; the iniquity of the slave trade.

2. Want of rectitude in principle; as a malicious prosecution originating in the iniquity of the author.

3. A particular deviation from rectitude; a sin or crime; wickedness; any act of injustice.

Your iniquities have separated between you and your God. Is.59.

4. Original want of holiness or depravity.

I was shapen in iniquity. Ps.51.