Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

from 1349

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 2:182

KJV Translation Count — 81x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: righteous (41), just (33), right (5), meet (2)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. righteous, observing divine laws
a. in a wide sense, upright, righteous, virtuous, keeping the commands of God
1. of those who seem to themselves to be righteous, who pride themselves to be righteous, who pride themselves in their virtues, whether real or imagined
2. innocent, faultless, guiltless
3. used of him whose way of thinking, feeling, and acting is wholly conformed to the will of God, and who therefore needs no rectification in the heart or life
a. only Christ truly
4. approved of or acceptable of God
b. in a narrower sense, rendering to each his due and that in a judicial sense, passing just judgment on others, whether expressed in words or shown by the manner of dealing with them

Strong's Definitions

dik'-ah-yos; from (1349) (δίκη); equitable (in character or act); by implication innocent, holy (absolute or relative): — just, meet, right (-eous).

Concordance Results Using KJV

Then Joseph her husband, being a G1342 man, and not willing to make her a publick example, was minded to put her away privily.


That ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven: for he maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the G1342 and on the unG1342.


But go ye and learn what that meaneth, I will have mercy, and not sacrifice: for I am not come to call the G1342, but sinners to repentance.


He that receiveth a prophet in the name of a prophet shall receive a prophet's reward; and he that receiveth a G1342 man in the name of a G1342 man shall receive a G1342 man's reward.


For verily I say unto you, That many prophets and G1342 men have desired to see those things which ye see, and have not seen them; and to hear those things which ye hear, and have not heard them.


Then shall the G1342 shine forth as the sun in the kingdom of their Father. Who hath ears to hear, let him hear.


So shall it be at the end of the world: the angels shall come forth, and sever the wicked from among the G1342,


And said unto them; Go ye also into the vineyard, and whatsoever is G1342 I will give you. And they went their way.


They say unto him, Because no man hath hired us. He saith unto them, Go ye also into the vineyard; and whatsoever is G1342, that shall ye receive.


Even so ye also outwardly appear G1342 unto men, but within ye are full of hypocrisy and iniquity.