Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #6666: tsdaqah (pronounced tsed-aw-kaw')

from 6663; rightness (abstractly), subjectively (rectitude), objectively (justice), morally (virtue) or figuratively (prosperity):--justice, moderately, right(-eous) (act, -ly, -ness).

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:


1) justice, righteousness

1a) righteousness (in government)

1a1) of judge, ruler, king

1a2) of law

1a3) of Davidic king Messiah

1b) righteousness (of God' s attribute)

1c) righteousness (in a case or cause)

1d) righteousness, truthfulness

1e) righteousness (as ethically right)

1f) righteousness (as vindicated), justification, salvation

1f1) of God

1f2) prosperity (of people)

1g) righteous acts

Part of Speech: noun feminine

Relation: from H6663


This word is used 157 times:

Genesis 15:6: "And he believed in the LORD; and he counted it to him for righteousness."
Genesis 18:19: "him, and they shall keep the way of the LORD, to do justice and judgment; that the LORD"
Genesis 30:33: " So shall my righteousness answer for me in time to come, when it shall come for my hire"
Deuteronomy 6:25: "And it shall be our righteousness, if we observe to do all these"
Deuteronomy 9:4: "hath cast them out from before thee, saying, For my righteousness the LORD hath brought me in"
Deuteronomy 9:5: "Not for thy righteousness, or for the uprightness of thine heart, dost thou go to possess"
Deuteronomy 9:6: "good land to possess it for thy righteousness; for thou art a stiffnecked"
Deuteronomy 24:13: "that he may sleep in his own raiment, and bless thee: and it shall be righteousness unto thee before the LORD thy God."
Deuteronomy 33:21: "with the heads of the people, he executed the justice of the LORD, and his judgments with Israel."
Judges 5:11: "in the places of drawing water, there shall they rehearse the righteous acts of the LORD, even the righteous acts toward the inhabitants of his villages"
Judges 5:11: "there shall they rehearse the righteous acts of the LORD, even the righteous acts toward the inhabitants of his villages in Israel: then"
1 Samuel 12:7: "the LORD of all the righteous acts of the LORD, which he did to"
1 Samuel 26:23: "render to every man his righteousness and his faithfulness: for the LORD delivered"
2 Samuel 8:15: "and David executed judgment and justice unto all his people."
2 Samuel 19:28: "thy servant among them that did eat at thine own table. What right therefore have I yet to cry"
2 Samuel 22:21: "The LORD rewarded me according to my righteousness: according to the cleanness of my hands hath he recompensed"
2 Samuel 22:25: "Therefore the LORD hath recompensed me according to my righteousness; according to my cleanness in his eye sight."
1 Kings 3:6: "he walked before thee in truth, and in righteousness, and in uprightness of heart with thee; and thou hast kept"
1 Kings 8:32: "and justifying the righteous, to give him according to his righteousness."
1 Kings 10:9: "he thee king, to do judgment and justice."
1 Chronicles 18:14: "Israel, and executed judgment and justice among all his people."
2 Chronicles 6:23: "and by justifying the righteous, by giving him according to his righteousness."
2 Chronicles 9:8: "over them, to do judgment and justice."
Nehemiah 2:20: "will arise and build: but ye have no portion, nor right, nor memorial, in Jerusalem."
Job 27:6: " My righteousness I hold fast, and will not let it go: my heart shall not reproach me so long as I live."
Job 33:26: "with joy: for he will render unto man his righteousness."
Job 35:8: "Thy wickedness may hurt a man as thou art; and thy righteousness may profit the son of man."
Job 37:23: "in power, and in judgment, and in plenty of justice: he will not afflict."
Psalms 5:8: "Lead me, O LORD, in thy righteousness because of mine enemies; make thy way straight before my face."
Psalms 11:7: "the righteous LORD loveth righteousness; his countenance doth behold the upright."
Psalms 22:31: "They shall come, and shall declare his righteousness unto a people that shall be born, that he hath done"
Psalms 24:5: "the blessing from the LORD, and righteousness from the God of his salvation."
Psalms 31:1: "let me never be ashamed: deliver me in thy righteousness."
Psalms 33:5: "He loveth righteousness and judgment: the earth is full of the goodness of the LORD."
Psalms 36:6: " Thy righteousness is like the great mountains; thy judgments are a great deep: O LORD, thou preservest"
Psalms 36:10: "O continue thy lovingkindness unto them that know thee; and thy righteousness to the upright in heart."
Psalms 40:10: "I have not hid thy righteousness within my heart; I have declared thy faithfulness and thy salvation:"
Psalms 51:14: "thou God of my salvation: and my tongue shall sing aloud of thy righteousness."
Psalms 69:27: "their iniquity: and let them not come into thy righteousness."
Psalms 71:2: "Deliver me in thy righteousness, and cause me to escape: incline thine ear unto me, and save"
Psalms 71:15: "My mouth shall show forth thy righteousness and thy salvation all the day; for I know"
Psalms 71:16: "of the Lord GOD: I will make mention of thy righteousness, even of thine only."
Psalms 71:19: " Thy righteousness also, O God, is very high, who hast done great things: O God,"
Psalms 71:24: "My tongue also shall talk of thy righteousness all the day long: for they are confounded,"
Psalms 72:1: "the king thy judgments, O God, and thy righteousness unto the king's son."
Psalms 72:3: "peace to the people, and the little hills, by righteousness."
Psalms 88:12: "Shall thy wonders be known in the dark? and thy righteousness in the land of forgetfulness?"
Psalms 89:16: "shall they rejoice all the day: and in thy righteousness shall they be exalted."
Psalms 98:2: "The LORD hath made known his salvation: his righteousness hath he openly showed in the sight of the heathen."
Psalms 99:4: "thou executest judgment and righteousness in Jacob."

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