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Lexicon :: Strong's G1342 - dikaios

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TDNT Reference: 2:182,168

Strong’s Definitions

δίκαιος díkaios, dik'-ah-yos; from G1349; equitable (in character or act); by implication, innocent, holy (absolutely or relatively):—just, meet, right(-eous).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 81x

The KJV translates Strong's G1342 in the following manner: righteous (41x), just (33x), right (5x), meet (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 81x
The KJV translates Strong's G1342 in the following manner: righteous (41x), just (33x), right (5x), meet (2x).
  1. righteous, observing divine laws

    1. 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

        1. only Christ truly

      4. approved of or acceptable of God

    2. 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 [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
δίκαιος díkaios, dik'-ah-yos; from G1349; equitable (in character or act); by implication, innocent, holy (absolutely or relatively):—just, meet, right(-eous).
δίκαιος, -αία, -αιον, (from δίκη right), [from Homer down], properly, the Hebrew צַדִּיק, observant of δίκη, righteous, observing divine and human laws; one who is such as he ought to be; (German rechtbeschaffen; in the earlier language, whence appropriated by Luther, gerecht in a broad sense; in Greek writings used even of physical things, as ἵππος, Xenophon, mem. 4, 4, 5; γήδιον δικαιότατον, most fertile, Xenophon, Cyril 8, 3, 38; [ἅρμα δίκαιον, ibid. 2, 2, 26]);
1. in a wide sense, upright, righteous, virtuous, keeping the commands of God;
a. universally: Matthew 1:19 (the meaning is, it was not consistent with his uprightness to expose his betrothed to public reproach); Matthew 10:41; Matthew 13:43, 49; Matthew 23:28; Matthew 25:37, 46; Luke 1:6, 17; Luke 14:14; Luke 18:9; Luke 20:20; Romans 5:7 [cf. Winer's Grammar, 117 (111)]; 1 Timothy 1:9; James 5:6, 16; 1 Peter 3:12; 1 John 3:7, [10 Lachmann]; Revelation 22:11; opposed to ἁμαρτωλοὶ καὶ ἀσεβεῖς, 1 Peter 4:18; δίκαιοι καὶ ἄδικοι, Matthew 5:45; Acts 24:15; used of O. T. characters noted for piety and probity: Matthew 13:17; [Matthew 23:29]; Hebrews 12:23; thus of Abel, Matthew 23:35; Hebrews 11:4; of Lot, 2 Peter 2:7f. (Wis. 10:4f); of those who seem to themselves to be righteous, who pride themselves on their virtues, whether real or imaginary: Matthew 9:13; Mark 2:17; Luke 5:32; Luke 15:7 (Ecclesiastes 7:17 (16)). Joined with εὐλαβής, Luke 2:25 (ἤθη ἐυλαβῆ κ. δίκαια, τὸ δίκαιον κ. ἐυλαβές, Plato, polit., p. 311 a. b.); with ἅγιος, Mark 6:20; with ἀγαθός, Luke 23:50; with φοβούμενος τὸν θεόν, Acts 10:22; ἔργα δίκαια, opposite to πονηρά, 1 John 3:12. Neuter τὸ δίκαιον, that which regard for duty demands, what is right: 2 Peter 1:13; plural Philippians 4:8; δίκαιόν ἐστι, Ephesians 6:1; Philippians 1:7; with the addition of ἐνώπιον τοῦ θεοῦ, God being judge, Acts 4:19.
b. the negative idea predominating: innocent, faultless, guiltless, (for נָקִי, Proverbs 1:11; Job 9:23, etc.); thus used of Christ in the speech of Gentiles: Matthew 27:19, 24 R G L brackets Tr brackets WH marginal reading; Luke 23:47; αἷμα δίκαιον, (Proverbs 6:17; Joel 3:19 (Joel 3:24); Jonah 1:14), Matthew 23:35; [Matthew 27:4 Tr marginal reading WH text]; ἐντολὴ ἁγία κ. δικαία (having no fellowship with sin [others besides, see the commentaries at the passage]) κ. ἀγαθή, Romans 7:12.
c. preeminently, of him whose way of thinking, feeling, and acting is wholly conformed to the will of God, and who therefore needs no rectification in heart or life; in this sense Christ alone can be called δίκαιος: Acts 7:52; Acts 22:14; 1 Peter 3:18; 1 John 2:1; ἅγιος κ. δίκαιος, Acts 3:14; among the rest of mankind it is rightly denied that one δίκαιος can be found, Romans 3:10 (Ecclesiastes 7:21 (20) ἄνθρωπος οὐκ ἔστι δίκαιος ἐν τῇ γῇ, ὃς ποιήσει ἀγαθὸν καὶ οὐχ ἁμαρτήσεται). of God: holy, Romans 3:26 (where it is to be closely rendered just or righteous, on account of the following καὶ τὸν δικαιοῦντα, and the justifier or who pronounces righteous, but the substantial meaning is holy, that quality by virtue of which he hates and punishes sin); 1 John 2:29.
d. contextually, approved of God, acceptable to God, (German gottwohlgefällig): Romans 5:19; with the addition ἐκ πίστεως, acceptable to God by faith [Winer's Grammar, 136 (129)]: Romans 1:17; Galatians 3:11; Hebrews 10:38; δίκ. παρὰ τῷ θεῷ, Romans 2:13.
2. 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: Titus 1:8; so of God recompensing men impartially according to their deeds, Revelation 16:5; in the same sense also in John 17:25 (who does not award the same fate to the loving and faithful disciples of Christ and to 'the world'); 1 John 1:9 (who executes the laws of his government, and therefore also the law concerning the pardon of sins); δίκαιος κριτής, of Christ, 2 Timothy 4:8; κρίσις δίκαια, John 5:30; John 7:24; 2 Thessalonians 1:5; plural, Revelation 16:7; Revelation 19:2; αἱ ὁδοὶ τ. θεοῦ δίκαια κ. ἀληθιναί, Revelation 15:3; neuter τὸ δικαίον, what is due to others, Colossians 4:1; what is agreeable to justice and law, Luke 12:57; δίκαιον namely ἐστίν, it is agreeable to justice, 2 Thessalonians 1:6; accordant with deserts, Matthew 20:4, and Matthew 20:7 Rec. [See references under the word δικαιόω, at the end; cf. ἀγαθός, at the end.]
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

1:11; 6:17
7:16; 7:17; 7:20; 7:21
1:19; 5:45; 9:13; 10:41; 13:17; 13:43; 13:49; 20:4; 20:7; 23:28; 23:29; 23:35; 23:35; 25:37; 25:46; 27:4; 27:19; 27:24
2:17; 6:20
1:6; 1:17; 2:25; 5:32; 12:57; 14:14; 15:7; 18:9; 20:20; 23:47; 23:50
5:30; 7:24; 17:25
3:14; 4:19; 7:52; 10:22; 22:14; 24:15
1:17; 2:13; 3:10; 3:26; 5:7; 5:19; 7:12
1:7; 4:8
2 Thessalonians
1:5; 1:6
1 Timothy
2 Timothy
10:38; 11:4; 12:23
5:6; 5:16
1 Peter
3:12; 3:18; 4:18
2 Peter
1:13; 2:7
1 John
1:9; 2:1; 2:29; 3:7; 3:12
15:3; 16:5; 16:7; 19:2; 22:11

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1342 matches the Greek δίκαιος (dikaios),
which occurs 79 times in 74 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Page 1 / 2 (Mat 1:19–2Th 1:6)

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:19 - And her husband Joseph, since he was a righteous G1342 man G1342 and did not want to disgrace her, planned to [fn]send her away secretly.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:45 - so that you may prove yourselves to be sons of your Father who is in heaven; for He causes His sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous G1342 and the unrighteous.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 9:13 - “Now go and learn [fn]what this means: ‘I DESIRE [fn]COMPASSION, [fn]RATHER THAN SACRIFICE,’ for I did not come to call the righteous G1342, but sinners.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:41 - “The one who [fn]receives a prophet in the name of a prophet shall receive a prophet’s reward; and the one who [fn]receives a righteous G1342 person G1342 in the name of a righteous G1342 person G1342 shall receive a righteous G1342 person’s G1342 reward.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:17 - “For truly I say to you that many prophets and righteous G1342 people G1342 longed to see what you see, and did not see it, and to hear what you hear, and did not hear it.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:43 - “Then THE RIGHTEOUS G1342 WILL SHINE FORTH LIKE THE SUN in the kingdom of their Father. The one who has ears, [fn]let him hear.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:49 - “So it will be at the [fn]end of the age: the angels will come forth and remove the wicked from among the righteous G1342,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 20:4 - and to those he said, ‘You go into the vineyard also, and whatever is right G1342, I will give you.’ And so they went.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:28 - “So you too, outwardly appear righteous G1342 to people, but inwardly you are full of hypocrisy and lawlessness.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:29 -

“Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you build the tombs for the prophets and decorate the monuments of the righteous G1342,

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:35 - so that upon you will fall the guilt of all the righteous G1342 blood shed on earth, from the blood of righteous G1342 Abel to the blood of Zechariah, the son of Berechiah, whom you murdered between the [fn]temple and the altar.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:37 - “Then the righteous G1342 will answer Him, ‘Lord, when did we see You hungry, and feed You, or thirsty, and give You something to drink?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:46 - “These will go away into eternal punishment, but the righteous G1342 into eternal life.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:19 -

And while he was sitting on the judgment seat, his wife sent him a message, saying, “See that you have nothing to do with that righteous G1342 Man G1342; for [fn]last night I suffered greatly in a dream because of Him.”

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 2:17 - And hearing this, Jesus *said to them, It is not those who are healthy who need a physician, but those who are sick; I did not come to call the righteous G1342, but sinners.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:20 - for Herod was afraid of John, knowing that he was a righteous G1342 and holy man, and he had been protecting him. And when he heard him, he was very perplexed; and yet he [fn]used to enjoy listening to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:6 - They were both righteous G1342 in the sight of God, walking blamelessly in all the commandments and requirements of the Lord.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:17 - “And it is he who will go as a forerunner before Him in the spirit and power of Elijah, TO TURN THE HEARTS OF FATHERS BACK TO THEIR CHILDREN, and the disobedient to the attitude of the righteous G1342, to make ready a people prepared for the Lord.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:25 -

And there was a man in Jerusalem whose name was Simeon; and this man was righteous G1342 and devout, looking forward to the consolation of Israel; and the Holy Spirit was upon him.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 5:32 - “I have not come to call the righteous G1342 to repentance, but sinners.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:57 -

“And why do you not even judge by yourselves what is right G1342?

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 14:14 - and you will be blessed, since they [fn]do not have the means to repay you; for you will be repaid at the resurrection of the righteous G1342.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:7 - “I tell you that in the same way, there will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous G1342 people G1342 who have no need of repentance.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:9 -

Now He also told this parable to some people who trusted in themselves that they were righteous G1342, and viewed others with contempt:

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:20 - And so they watched Him [fn]closely, and sent spies who pretended to be righteous G1342, in order that they might catch Him in some statement, so that they could hand Him over to the jurisdiction and authority of the governor.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:47 - Now when the centurion saw what had happened, he began praising God, saying, “This Man was in fact [fn]innocent G1342.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:50 -

And a man named Joseph, who was a member of the Council, a good and righteous G1342 man

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 5:30 -

“I can do nothing [fn]on My own. As I hear, I judge; and My judgment is [fn]righteous G1342, because I do not seek My own will but the will of Him who sent Me.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:24 - “Do not judge by the outward appearance, but judge [fn]with righteous G1342 judgment.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:25 -

“Righteous G1342 Father, [fn]although the world has not known You, yet I have known You; and these have known that You sent Me;

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 3:14 - “But you disowned the Holy and Righteous G1342 One G1342, and asked for a murderer to be granted to you,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 4:19 - But Peter and John answered and said to them, “Whether it is right G1342 in the sight of God to listen to you rather than to God, make your own judgment;
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:52 - “Which one of the prophets did your fathers not persecute? They killed those who had previously announced the coming of the Righteous G1342 One G1342, and you have now become betrayers and murderers of Him;
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 10:22 - They said, “Cornelius, a centurion, a righteous G1342 and God-fearing man well spoken of by the entire nation of the Jews, was divinely directed by a holy angel to send for you to come to his house and hear [fn]a message from you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 22:14 - “And he said, ‘The God of our fathers has appointed you to know His will and to see the Righteous G1342 One G1342 and to hear a [fn]message from His mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 24:15 - having a hope in God, which these men cherish themselves, that there shall certainly be a resurrection of both the righteous G1342 and the wicked.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:17 - For in it the righteousness of God is revealed [fn]from faith to faith; as it is written: “[fn]BUT THE RIGHTEOUS G1342 ONE WILL LIVE BY FAITH.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 2:13 - for it is not the hearers [fn]of the Law who are [fn]righteous G1342 before God, but the doers [fn]of the Law who will be justified.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 3:10 - as it is written:


Unchecked Copy BoxRom 3:26 - for the demonstration, that is, of His righteousness at the present time, so that He would be just G1342 and the justifier of the one who [fn]has faith in Jesus.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 5:7 - For one will hardly die for a righteous G1342 person G1342; [fn]though perhaps for the good person someone would even dare to die.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 5:19 - For as through the one man’s disobedience the many were made sinners, so also through the obedience of the One the many will be made righteous G1342.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:12 - So then, the Law is holy, and the commandment is holy and righteous G1342 and good.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 3:11 - Now, that no one is justified [fn]by [fn]the Law before God is evident; for, “[fn]THE RIGHTEOUS G1342 ONE WILL LIVE BY FAITH.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:1 -

Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right G1342.

Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:7 - [fn]For it is only right G1342 for me to feel this way about you all, because I have you in my heart, since both in my [fn]imprisonment and in the defense and confirmation of the gospel, you all are [fn]partakers of grace with me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 4:8 -

Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is right G1342, whatever is pure, whatever is [fn]lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence and if anything worthy of praise, think about these things.

Unchecked Copy BoxCol 4:1 -

Masters, grant your slaves justice G1342 and fairness, knowing that you also have a Master in heaven.

Unchecked Copy Box2Th 1:5 - This is [fn]a plain indication of God’s righteous G1342 judgment so that you will be considered worthy of the kingdom of God, for which you indeed are suffering.
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 1:6 - [fn]For after all it is only right G1342 [fn]for God to repay with affliction those who afflict you,

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