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Lexicon :: Strong's H6662 - ṣadîq

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TWOT Reference: 1879c

Strong’s Definitions

צַדִּיק tsaddîyq, tsad-deek'; from H6663; just:—just, lawful, righteous (man).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 206x

The KJV translates Strong's H6662 in the following manner: righteous (162x), just (42x), righteous man (1x), lawful (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 206x
The KJV translates Strong's H6662 in the following manner: righteous (162x), just (42x), righteous man (1x), lawful (1x).
  1. just, lawful, righteous

    1. just, righteous (in government)

    2. just, right (in one's cause)

    3. just, righteous (in conduct and character)

    4. righteous (as justified and vindicated by God)

    5. right, correct, lawful

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
צַדִּיק tsaddîyq, tsad-deek'; from H6663; just:—just, lawful, righteous (man).
STRONGS H6662: Abbreviations
צַדִּיק 206 adjective just, righteous; — absolute צ׳ Genesis 6:9+; plural צַדִּיקִים Exodus 23:8+, etc.; —
1. just, righteous, in government:
a. of Davidic king 2 Samuel 23:3; צֶמַהּ Jeremiah 23:5; Zechariah 9:9 (|| victorious).
b. of judges, Ezekiel 23:45; Proverbs 29:2 (see Toy; Kau questions this meaning in all these).
c. of law, צ׳מִשְׁפָּטִים Deuteronomy 4:8.
2. just in one's cause, right: Exodus 23:7, 8 (E) Deuteronomy 16:19; Deuteronomy 25:1; 1 Kings 8:32 2 Chronicles 6:23; Isaiah 5:23; Isaiah 29:21; Job 32:1; Job 36:7; Proverbs 17:15, 26; Proverbs 18:5, 17; Proverbs 24:24; Amos 2:6; Amos 5:12; Habakkuk 1:4, 13; right in law, not under penalty 2 Samuel 4:11; 1 Kings 2:32; innocent of specific offence 2 Kings 10:9; with מְן compare 1 Samuel 24:18.
3. just, righteous, in conduct and character:
a. towards God Genesis 7:1; Genesis 18:23, 24 (twice in verse); Genesis 18:25 (twice in verse); Genesis 18:26, 28 (J) Genesis 20:4 (E), Habakkuk 2:4; Malachi 3:18.
b. in general, ethically: Psalm 5:13; Psalm 7:10; Psalm 11:3; Psalm 11:5 + 21 times Psalms (+below), Proverbs 2:20; Proverbs 3:33; Proverbs 4:18; Proverbs 9:9 + 56 times Proverbs; Ecclesiastes 3:17 + 7 times Ecclesiastes; Isaiah 3:10; Isaiah 57:1 (twice in verse); Jeremiah 20:12; Lamentations 4:13; Ezekiel 3:20, 21 (twice in verse) + 12 times Ezekiel; Hosea 14:10; || תמים Genesis 6:9 (P) Job 12:4; || נָקִי Job 17:9; Job 22:19; Job 27:17; Psalm 94:21; || יִשְׁרֵי לֵב Psalm 32:11; Psalm 64:11; Psalm 97:11.
4. righteous, as justified and vindicated by י׳, especially servant of י׳ Isaiah 53:11, so his people, usually plural Isaiah 60:21; Psalm 33:1 + 8 times Psalms (see also above); אָהֳלֵי צ׳ Psalm 118:15 tents of the righteous; גּוֺרַל צ׳ Psalm 125:3; עֲדִת צ׳ Psalm 1:5; דֶּרֶךְ צ׳ Psalm 1:6; singular collective Psalm 34:20, 22; Psalm 75:11; Isaiah 24:16; Isaiah 26:7 (twice in verse); גּוֺי צַדִּיק Isaiah 26:2 (|| שֹׁמֵר אֱמֻנִים).
5. right, correct, Isaiah 41:26 (compare אֱמֶת Isaiah 43:9); lawful שְׁבִי צ׳ Isaiah 49:24 EV; but read H6184 עָרִיץ.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


6:9; 6:9; 7:1; 18:23; 18:24; 18:25; 18:26; 18:28; 20:4


9:27; 23:7; 23:8; 23:8


4:8; 16:19; 25:1; 32:4

1 Samuel


2 Samuel

4:11; 23:3

1 Kings

2:32; 8:32

2 Kings


2 Chronicles

6:23; 12:6




9:8; 9:33


12:4; 17:9; 22:19; 27:17; 32:1; 34:17; 36:7


1:5; 1:6; 7:10; 7:10; 7:12; 11:3; 11:5; 11:7; 32:11; 33:1; 34:20; 34:22; 94:21; 97:11; 116:5; 118:15; 119:137; 125:3; 129:4; 145:17


2:20; 3:33; 4:18; 9:9; 17:15; 17:26; 18:5; 18:17; 24:24; 29:2




3:10; 5:23; 24:16; 26:2; 26:7; 29:21; 41:26; 43:9; 45:21; 49:24; 53:11; 57:1; 60:21


12:1; 20:12; 23:5


1:18; 4:13


3:20; 3:21; 23:45




2:6; 5:12


1:4; 1:13; 2:4







Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6662 matches the Hebrew צַדִּיק (ṣadîq),
which occurs 206 times in 197 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 4 (Gen 6:9–Psa 37:16)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 6:9 -

These are the generations of Noah. Noah was a righteous H6662 man, [fn]blameless among those in his generations; Noah walked with God.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:1 -

Then Yahweh said to Noah, “Enter the ark, you and all your household, for you alone I have seen to be righteous H6662 before Me in this generation.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:23 - Then Abraham came near and said, “Will You indeed sweep away the righteous H6662 with the wicked?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:24 - “Suppose there are fifty righteous H6662 within the city; will You indeed sweep it away and not [fn]spare the place for the sake of the fifty righteous H6662 who are in it?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:25 - “Far be it from You to do [fn]such a thing, to put to death the righteous H6662 with the wicked, so that the righteous H6662 and the wicked are treated alike. Far be it from You! Shall not the Judge of all the earth do justice?”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:26 - So Yahweh said, “If I find in Sodom fifty righteous H6662 within the city, then I will [fn]spare the whole place on their account.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:28 - “Suppose the fifty righteous H6662 are lacking five, will You destroy the whole city because of five?” And He said, “I will not destroy it if I find forty-five there.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:4 - (Now Abimelech had not come near her.) Then he said, “Lord, will You kill a nation, even though righteous H6662?
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 9:27 -

Then Pharaoh sent and called for Moses and Aaron and said to them, “I have sinned this time; Yahweh is the righteous H6662 one H6662, and I and my people are the wicked ones.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:7 - “Keep far from a [fn]false charge, and do not kill the innocent or the righteous H6662, for I will not justify the guilty.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:8 -

“And you shall not take a bribe, for a bribe blinds the clear-sighted and [fn]subverts the cause of the [fn]just H6662.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:8 - “Or what great nation is there that has statutes and judgments as righteous H6662 as this whole law which I am setting before you today?
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 16:19 - “You shall not distort justice; you shall not [fn]be partial, and you shall not take a bribe, for a bribe blinds the eyes of the wise and perverts the words of the righteous H6662.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:1 -

“If there is a dispute between men and they go to court for judgment, and [fn]the judges judge their case, and they justify the righteous H6662 and condemn the wicked,

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:4 -

“The Rock! His work is [fn]perfect,

For all His ways are [fn]just;

A God of faithfulness and without injustice,

Righteous H6662 and upright is He.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 24:17 - And he said to David, “You are more righteous H6662 than I; for you have dealt well with me, while I have dealt evil with you.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 4:11 - “How much more, when wicked men have killed a righteous H6662 man in his own house on his bed, shall I not now require his blood from your hand and purge you from the earth?”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 23:3 -

“The God of Israel said,

The Rock of Israel spoke to me,

‘He who rules over men as a righteous H6662 one,

Who rules in the fear of God,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 2:32 - “And Yahweh will return his blood on his own head, because he fell upon two men more righteous H6662 and better than he and killed them with the sword, but my father David did not know it: Abner the son of Ner, commander of the army of Israel, and Amasa the son of Jether, commander of the army of Judah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 8:32 - then listen in heaven and act and judge Your slaves, condemning the wicked by [fn]bringing his way on his own head and justifying the righteous H6662 by [fn]bringing him reward according to his righteousness.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 10:9 - Now it happened in the morning that he went out and stood and said to all the people, “You are righteous H6662; behold, I conspired against my master and killed him, but who struck down all these?
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 6:23 - then listen from heaven and act and judge Your slaves, [fn]punishing the wicked by [fn]bringing his way on his own head and justifying the righteous H6662 by [fn]bringing him reward according to his righteousness.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 12:6 - So the princes of Israel and the king humbled themselves and said, “Yahweh is righteous H6662.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 9:15 - “O Yahweh, the God of Israel, You are righteous H6662, for we have been left an escaped remnant, as it is this day; behold, we are before You in our guilt, for no one can stand before You because of this.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:8 -

“You found his heart faithful before You,

And cut a covenant with him

To give him the land of the Canaanite,

Of the Hittite and the Amorite,

Of the Perizzite, the Jebusite, and the Girgashite

To give it to his seed.

And You have established Your promise,

For You are righteous H6662.

Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:33 -

“However, You are righteous H6662 in all that has come upon us;

For You have dealt in truth, but we have acted wickedly.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:4 -

“I am a laughingstock to [fn]my friends,

The one who called on God and He answered him;

The righteous H6662 and blameless man is a laughingstock.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 17:9 -

“Nevertheless the righteous H6662 will hold to his way,

And he who has clean hands will grow mightier and mightier.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:19 -

“The righteous H6662 see and are glad,

And the innocent mock them,

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:17 -

He may prepare it, but the righteous H6662 will wear it,

And the innocent will divide the silver.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 32:1 -

Then these three men ceased answering Job because he was righteous H6662 in his own eyes.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 34:17 -

“Shall one who hates justice [fn]rule?

And will you condemn the righteous H6662 mighty One,

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:7 -

“He does not withdraw His eyes from the righteous H6662;

But with kings on the throne

He has seated them forever, and they are exalted.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 1:5 -

Therefore the wicked will not rise in the judgment,

Nor sinners in the congregation of the righteous H6662.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 1:6 -

For Yahweh [fn]knows the way of the righteous H6662,

But the way of the wicked will perish.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 5:12 -

For it is You who blesses the righteous H6662 one H6662, O Yahweh,

You surround him with favor as with a large shield.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 7:9 -

O let the evil of the wicked come to an end, but establish the righteous H6662;

For the righteous H6662 God tests the hearts and [fn]minds.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 7:11 -

God is a righteous H6662 judge,

And a God who has indignation every day.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 11:3 -

“If the foundations are destroyed,

What can the righteous H6662 do?”

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 11:5 -

Yahweh tests the righteous H6662,

But the wicked and the one who loves violence His soul hates.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 11:7 -

For Yahweh is righteous H6662, He loves [fn]righteousness;

The upright will behold His face.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 14:5 -

There they are in great dread,

For God is with the righteous H6662 generation.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 31:18 -

Let the lying lips be mute,

Which speak arrogantly against the righteous H6662

With lofty pride and contempt.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 32:11 -

Be glad in Yahweh and rejoice, you righteous H6662 ones H6662;

And shout for joy, all you who are upright in heart.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 33:1 -

Sing for joy in Yahweh, O righteous H6662 ones H6662;

Praise is becoming to the upright.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 34:15 -


The eyes of Yahweh are toward the righteous H6662

And His ears are open to their cry for help.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 34:19 -


Many are the evils against the righteous H6662,

But Yahweh delivers him out of them all.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 34:21 -


Evil shall slay the wicked,

And those who hate the righteous H6662 will be [fn]condemned.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 37:12 -


The wicked schemes against the righteous H6662

And gnashes at him with his teeth.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 37:16 -


Better is the little of the righteous H6662

Than the abundance of many wicked.

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