Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #6662: tsaddiyq (pronounced tsad-deek')

from 6663; just:--just, lawful, righteous (man).

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:



1) just, lawful, righteous

1a) just, righteous (in government)

1b) just, right (in one' s cause)

1c) just, righteous (in conduct and character)

1d) righteous (as justified and vindicated by God)

1e) right, correct, lawful

Part of Speech: adjective

Relation: from H6663


This word is used 206 times:

Genesis 6:9: "of Noah: Noah was a just man and perfect in his generations, and Noah"
Genesis 7:1: "the ark; for thee have I seen righteous before me in this generation."
Genesis 18:23: "and said, Wilt thou also destroy the righteous with the wicked?"
Genesis 18:24: "Peradventure there be fifty righteous within the city: wilt thou also destroy"
Genesis 18:24: "the place for the fifty righteous that are therein?"
Genesis 18:25: "from thee to do after this manner, to slay the righteous with the wicked: and that the righteous"
Genesis 18:25: "to slay the righteous with the wicked: and that the righteous should be as the wicked, that be far"
Genesis 18:26: "I find in Sodom fifty righteous within the city, then I will spare all"
Genesis 18:28: "there shall lack five of the fifty righteous: wilt thou destroy all the city"
Genesis 20:4: "her: and he said, Lord, wilt thou slay also a righteous nation?"
Exodus 9:27: "them, I have sinned this time: the LORD is righteous, and I and my people are wicked."
Exodus 23:7: "Keep thee far from a false matter; and the innocent and righteous slay thou not:"
Exodus 23:8: "the wise, and perverteth the words of the righteous."
Deuteronomy 4:8: "that hath statutes and judgments so righteous as all this law, which"
Deuteronomy 16:19: "of the wise, and pervert the words of the righteous."
Deuteronomy 25:1: "that the judges may judge them; then they shall justify the righteous, and condemn the wicked."
Deuteronomy 32:4: "of truth and without iniquity, just and right is he."
1 Samuel 24:17: "to David, Thou art more righteous than I: for thou hast rewarded"
2 Samuel 4:11: "men have slain a righteous person in his own house upon his bed?"
2 Samuel 23:3: "spoke to me, He that ruleth over men must be just, ruling in the fear of God."
1 Kings 2:32: "fell upon two men more righteous and better than he, and slew them with the sword,"
1 Kings 8:32: "his way upon his head; and justifying the righteous, to give him according to his righteousness."
2 Kings 10:9: "all the people, Ye be righteous: behold, I conspired against"
2 Chronicles 6:23: "his way upon his own head; and by justifying the righteous, by giving him according to his righteousness."
2 Chronicles 12:6: "humbled themselves; and they said, The LORD is righteous."
Ezra 9:15: "God of Israel, thou art righteous: for we remain yet escaped, as it is this"
Nehemiah 9:8: "thy words; for thou art righteous:"
Nehemiah 9:33: "Howbeit thou art just in all that is brought upon us; for thou hast done"
Job 12:4: "who calleth upon God, and he answereth him: the just upright man is laughed to scorn."
Job 17:9: " The righteous also shall hold on his way, and he that hath clean hands shall be stronger and stronger."
Job 22:19: " The righteous see it, and are glad: and the innocent laugh them to scorn."
Job 27:17: "He may prepare it, but the just shall put it on, and the innocent shall divide the silver."
Job 32:1: "Job, because he was righteous in his own eyes."
Job 34:17: "govern? and wilt thou condemn him that is most just?"
Job 36:7: "He withdraweth not his eyes from the righteous: but with kings are they on the throne;"
Psalms 1:5: "stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the congregation of the righteous."
Psalms 1:6: "the LORD knoweth the way of the righteous: but the way of the ungodly shall perish."
Psalms 5:12: "thou, LORD, wilt bless the righteous; with favor wilt thou compass him as with a shield."
Psalms 7:9: "of the wicked come to an end; but establish the just: for the righteous God trieth the hearts"
Psalms 7:9: "come to an end; but establish the just: for the righteous God trieth the hearts and reins."
Psalms 7:11: "God judgeth the righteous, and God is angry with the wicked every day."
Psalms 11:3: "the foundations be destroyed, what can the righteous do?"
Psalms 11:5: "The LORD trieth the righteous: but the wicked and him that loveth violence his soul hateth."
Psalms 11:7: "For the righteous LORD loveth righteousness; his countenance doth behold the upright."
Psalms 14:5: "were they in great fear: for God is in the generation of the righteous."
Psalms 31:18: "proudly and contemptuously against the righteous."
Psalms 32:11: "Be glad in the LORD, and rejoice, ye righteous: and shout for joy, all ye that are upright in heart."
Psalms 33:1: "Rejoice in the LORD, O ye righteous: for praise is comely for the upright."
Psalms 34:15: "The eyes of the LORD are upon the righteous, and his ears are open unto their cry."
Psalms 34:19: "Many are the afflictions of the righteous: but the LORD delivereth him out of them all."

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