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King James Bible Dictionary

 

Hebrew - English Dictionary

H6664 - Righteousness

Strong's No.:H6664

Hebrew:צֶדֶק

Transliteration:tsedeq

Phonetic:tseh'-dek

Word Origin:From H6663

Bible Usage:X-(idiom) {even} (X that which is altogether) just ({-ice}) ([un-]) right (-eous) ({cause} {-ly} -ness).

Part of Speech:Noun Masculine

Strongs
Definition:

the right ({natural} moral or legal); also (abstractly) equity or (figuratively) prosperity


Brown Driver
Biggs Definition:

1. justice, rightness, righteousness

a. what is right or just or normal, rightness, justness (of weights and measures)

b. righteousness (in government)

1. of judges, rulers, kings

2. of law

3. of Davidic king, Messiah

4. of Jerusalem as seat of just government

5. of God's attribute

c. righteousness, justice (in case or cause)

d. rightness (in speech)

e. righteousness (as ethically right)

f. righteousness (as vindicated), justification (in controversy), deliverance, victory, prosperity

1. of God as covenant-keeping in redemption

2. in name of Messianic king

3. of people enjoying salvation

4. of Cyrus


Bible References:
Righteousness

Translation
Occurrences:
cause ( 1 )
even ( 1 )
Just ( 11 )
justice ( 10 )
right ( 3 )
righteous ( 8 )
righteously ( 3 )
righteousness ( 77 )

 

Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.