|Trespass offering |
(Heb. 'asham, "debt"), the law concerning, given in Leviticus 5:14-6:7;; also in Numbers 5:5-8. The idea of sin as a "debt" pervades this legislation. The
Asham , which was always a ram, was offered in cases where sins were more private. (See OFFERING .)
These dictionary topics are from M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for 'Trespass offering'". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".