1. Exposition

How do "transgression" and "disobedience" relate?

Hebrews 2:2 (ESV)

2 For since the message declared by angels proved to be reliable, and every transgression or disobedience received a just retribution,

These are two related expressions that have an amplifying effect through alliteration (parabasis, parakoē) and together they accentuate a deliberate rejection of God’s will.1