Parts of Speech

n m

Root Word (Etymology)

from 6663

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1879a

KJV Translation Count — 116x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: righteousness (77), just (11), justice (10), righteous (8), righteously (3), right (3), righteous cause (1), unrighteousness (1), misc (2)

Outline of Biblical Usage

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

Strong's Definitions

tsedeq, tseh'-dek; from 6663; the right (natural, moral or legal); also (abstractly) equity or (figuratively) prosperity: — X even, (X that which is altogether) just(-ice), ((un-)) right(-eous) (cause, -ly, - ness).

Concordance Results Using KJV

Ye shall do no H6664 in judgment: thou shalt not respect the person of the poor, nor honour the person of the mighty: but in H6664 shalt thou judge thy neighbour.


H6664 balances, H6664 weights, a H6664 ephah, and a H6664 hin, shall ye have: I am the LORD your God, which brought you out of the land of Egypt.


And I charged your judges at that time, saying, Hear the H6664s between your brethren, and judge H6664ly between every man and his brother, and the stranger that is with him.


Judges and officers shalt thou make thee in all thy gates, which the LORD thy God giveth thee, throughout thy tribes: and they shall judge the people with H6664 judgment.


That which is altogether H6664 shalt thou follow, that thou mayest live, and inherit the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee.


But thou shalt have a perfect and H6664 weight, a perfect and H6664 measure shalt thou have: that thy days may be lengthened in the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee.


They shall call the people unto the mountain; there they shall offer sacrifices of H6664: for they shall suck of the abundance of the seas, and of treasures hid in the sand.


Return, I pray you, let it not be iniquity; yea, return again, my H6664 is in it.


Doth God pervert judgment? or doth the Almighty pervert H6664ice?


If thou wert pure and upH6664; surely now he would awake for thee, and make the habitation of thy H6664 prosperous.