Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

from 1342

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 2:211

KJV Translation Count — 40x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: justify (37), be freed (1), be righteous (1), justifier (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to render righteous or such he ought to be
2. to show, exhibit, evince, one to be righteous, such as he is and wishes himself to be considered
3. to declare, pronounce, one to be just, righteous, or such as he ought to be

Strong's Definitions

dik-ah-yo'-o; from (1342) (δίκαιος); to render (i.e. show or regard as) just or innocent: — free, justify (-ier), be righteous.

Concordance Results Using KJV

The Son of man came eating and drinking, and they say, G1344hold a man gluttonous, and a winebibG1344r, a friend of publicans and sinners. But wisdom is justified of her children.


For by thy words thou shalt G1344 justified, and by thy words thou shalt G1344 condemned.


And all the people that heard him, and the publicans, justified God, G1344ing baptized with the baptism of John.


But wisdom is justified of all her children.


But he, willing to G1344 himself, said unto Jesus, And who is my neighbour?


And he said unto them, Ye are they which G1344 yourselves G1344fore men; but God knoweth your hearts: for that which is highly esteemed among men is abomination in the sight of God.


I tell you, this man went down to his house justified rather than the other: for every one that exalteth himself shall G1344 abased; and he that humbleth himself shall G1344 exalted.


And by him all that G1344lieve are justified from all things, from which ye could not G1344 justified by the law of Moses.


(For not the hearers of the law are just G1344fore God, but the doers of the law shall G1344 justified.


God forbid: yea, let God G1344 true, but every man a liar; as it is written, That thou mightest G1344 justified in thy sayings, and mightest overcome when thou art judged.