n.1.An offender.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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(12) Therefore Augustine said, Quasi non hoc ipsum in illis maxime puniendum est, quia artem nequitiae delegerunt unde viverent, et inde se volunt pascere, unde offendant eum a quo omnes pascuntur: "As if they were not therefore most worthy to be punished, because they have chosen a trade of wickedness to live by, and will maintain themselves by that thing with which they displease him by whom all are maintained." How much better would it be with them, if they did serve God truly in such place and calling wherein they might most set forth his glory, and do such things as should be profitable for themselves and others!
(71) Modestos praecipit patres debere esse filiis, ne coarctati ab eis, delinquant in illos, et Deum offendant, quod nolunt.