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Lexicon :: Strong's H6664 - ṣeḏeq

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masculine noun
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TWOT Reference: 1879a

Strong’s Definitions

צֶדֶק tsedeq, tseh'-dek; from H6663; the right (natural, moral or legal); also (abstractly) equity or (figuratively) prosperity:—× even, (× that which is altogether) just(-ice), (un-)right(-eous) (cause, -ly, -ness).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 116x

The KJV translates Strong's H6664 in the following manner: righteousness (77x), just (11x), justice (10x), righteous (8x), righteously (3x), right (3x), righteous cause (1x), unrighteousness (1x), miscellaneous (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 116x
The KJV translates Strong's H6664 in the following manner: righteousness (77x), just (11x), justice (10x), righteous (8x), righteously (3x), right (3x), righteous cause (1x), unrighteousness (1x), miscellaneous (2x).
  1. justice, rightness, righteousness

    1. what is right or just or normal, rightness, justness (of weights and measures)

    2. 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

    3. righteousness, justice (in case or cause)

    4. rightness (in speech)

    5. righteousness (as ethically right)

    6. 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 [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
צֶדֶק tsedeq, tseh'-dek; from H6663; the right (natural, moral or legal); also (abstractly) equity or (figuratively) prosperity:—× even, (× that which is altogether) just(-ice), (un-)right(-eous) (cause, -ly, -ness).
STRONGS H6664: Abbreviations
צֶ֫דֶק noun masculineIsaiah 1:21 rightness, righteousness; — צ׳ Leviticus 19:36 + 87 times; צִדְקִי Isaiah 41:10 + 8 times, etc.; —
1. what is right, just, normal; rightness, justness, of weights and measures, אֵיפָה, אֶבֶן שְׁלֵמָה וָצֶדֶק Deuteronomy 25:15 a perfect and a just weight, ephah; מאֹזְנֵי צ׳; אַבְנֵי צ׳, אֵיפַת צ׳, הִין צ׳, בַּת צ׳ Leviticus 19:36 (H) Job 31:6; Ezekiel 45:10; מַעְגְּלֵי צ׳ right paths Psalm 23:3; זִבְחֵי צ׳ right peace-offerings Deuteronomy 33:19; Psalm 4:6 [Psalm 4:3]; Psalm 51:21 [Psalm 51:19].
2. righteousness, in government:
a. of judges, rulers, kings, שׁפט בצ׳ Leviticus 19:15(H); שׁפט צ׳ Deuteronomy 1:16; Proverbs 31:9; משׁפט צ׳ Deuteronomy 16:18; רדף צ׳ Deuteronomy 16:20; חוֺקֵק צ׳ Proverbs 8:15; מלך לצ׳ Isaiah 32:1; דבּר צ׳ Psalm 58:2 [Psalm 58:1]; also Proverbs 25:5; Psalm 94:15; Ecclesiastes 5:7 [Ecclesiastes 5:8].
b. of law, as מִשְׁמָּטִים Isaiah 58:2; Psalm 119:7; Psalm 119:62; Psalm 119:75; Psalm 119:106; Psalm 119:160 (Greek Version of the LXX, but MT מִשְׁפַּט), Psalm 119:164; as עֵדוֺת Psalm 119:138; Psalm 119:144; as מִצְוֺר Psalm 119:172.
c. of Davidic king, Messiah Isaiah 11:4, Isaiah 11:5; Isaiah 16:5; Psalm 45:5 [Psalm 45:4], דין דצ׳ Psalm 72:2.
d. of Jerusalem, as seat of just government, עִיר הַצֶּדֶק Isaiah 1:26 city of righteousness; נְוֵה צ׳ Jeremiah 31:23; Jeremiah 50:7 (possibly these reflect an original god צֶדֶק, see מַלְכִּי צֶדֶק); יָלִין בָּהּ צ׳ Isaiah 1:21 righteousness used to lodge in her; compare מְקוֺם הצ׳ Ecclesiastes 3:16 the place of righteousness.
e. of God's attribute as sovereign Job 36:3, husband of Israel Hosea 2:21; צ׳ his personified agent Psalm 85:11 [Psalm 85:10]; Psalm 85:12 [Psalm 85:11]; Psalm 85:14 [Psalm 85:13], foundation of his throne Psalm 89:15 [Psalm 89:14] = Psalm 97:2; in his government Psalm 9:9 [Psalm 9:8]; Psalm 65:6 [Psalm 65:5]; Psalm 96:13 = Psalm 98:9, promise Isaiah 45:19, administration of justice Job 8:3; Jeremiah 11:20; Psalm 7:18 [Psalm 7:17]; Psalm 48:11 [Psalm 48:10]; Psalm 50:6 = Psalm 97:6, vindication of his people Psalm 9:5 [Psalm 9:4]; Psalm 35:24; Psalm 35:28; raising up Cyrus Isaiah 45:13, calling his servant Isaiah 42:6; אֱלֹהֵי צִדְקִי Psalm 4:2 [Psalm 4:1] God of my righteousness (who vindicates me); his צ׳ is everlasting Psalm 119:142.
3. righteousness, justice, in a case or cause Job 6:29; Job 8:6; Job 29:14; Psalm 35:27; Isaiah 59:4; God שׁפט כצ׳ Psalm 7:9 [Psalm 7:8] judges according to righteousness; גמל כצ׳ Psalm 18:21 [Psalm 18:20]; השׁיב כצ׳ Psalm 18:25 [Psalm 18:24]; שׁמע צ׳ Psalm 17:1 הוציא צ׳ Psalm 37:6.
4. rightness, in speech, דבּר צ׳ Psalm 52:5 [Psalm 52:3] (opposed to שֶׁקֶר); יַגִּיד צ׳ Proverbs 12:17; כל אמרי פי בצ׳ Proverbs 8:8; שִׂפְתֵי צ׳ Proverbs 16:13.
5. righteousness, as ethically right Job 35:2; Psalm 17:15; Psalm 45:8 [Psalm 45:7]; Proverbs 1:3; Proverbs 2:9; Ecclesiastes 7:15; Jeremiah 22:13; Ezekiel 3:20; Hosea 10:12 (read צ׳פְּרִי, so Greek Version of the LXX We Now); עלמים צ׳ Daniel 9:24; עשׂה צ׳ Isaiah 64:4 [Isaiah 64:5]; Psalm 119:121; פעל צ׳ Psalm 15:2; למד צ׳ Isaiah 26:6 [Isaiah 26:9] , Isaiah 26:10; בקּשׁ צ׳ Zephaniah 2:3; רדף צ׳ Isaiah 51:1; ידע צ׳ Isaiah 51:7.
6. righteousness as vindicated, justification in controversy with enemies and troubles, deliverance, victory, prosperity:
a. of God as covenant-keeping, in redemption, בִּימִין צִדְקִי Isaiah 41:10, || יֵשַׁע Isaiah 45:8; Isaiah 51:5, compare Isaiah 42:21; בשּׂר צ׳ Psalm 40:10 [Psalm 40:9]; אִמְרַת צ׳ Psalm 119:123.
b. in name יהוה צִדְקֵנוּ, of Messianic king (vindicating people's cause and giving victory) [H3072 Jeremiah 23:6]; of city [H3072 Jeremiah 33:16].
c. of people as enjoying צ׳ of salvation, || יְשׁוּעָה Isaiah 62:1; || כָּבוֺד Isaiah 58:8; Isaiah 62:2; כהנים יִלְבְּשׁוּ צ׳ Psalm 132:9; שַׁעֲרֵי צ׳ Psalm 118:19; אֵילֵי הצ׳ Isaiah 61:3.
d. of Cyrus, יִקְרָאֵהוּ לְרַגְלוֺ צ׳ Isaiah 41:2 (who) in victory calleth him at every step (CheHpt on whose steps attends victory, so Di Du).
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Strong's Number H6664 matches the Hebrew צֶדֶק (ṣeḏeq),
which occurs 119 times in 112 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 3 (Lev 19:15–Psa 118:19)

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 19:15 - Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment: thou shalt not respect the person of the poor, nor honour the person of the mighty: but in righteousness H6664 shalt thou judge thy neighbour.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 19:36 - Just H6664 balances, just H6664 weights, a just H6664 ephah, and a just H6664 hin, shall ye have: I am the LORD your God, which brought you out of the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 1:16 - And I charged your judges at that time, saying, Hear the causes between your brethren, and judge righteously H6664 between every man and his brother, and the stranger that is with him.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 16:18 - 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 just H6664 judgment.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 16:20 - That which is altogether H6664 just H6664 shalt thou follow, that thou mayest live, and inherit the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:15 - But thou shalt have a perfect and just H6664 weight, a perfect and just H6664 measure shalt thou have: that thy days may be lengthened in the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:19 - They shall call the people unto the mountain; there they shall offer sacrifices of righteousness: H6664 for they shall suck of the abundance of the seas, and of treasures hid in the sand.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:29 - Return, I pray you, let it not be iniquity; yea, return again, my righteousness H6664 is in it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:3 - Doth God pervert judgment? or doth the Almighty pervert justice? H6664
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:6 - If thou wert pure and upright; surely now he would awake for thee, and make the habitation of thy righteousness H6664 prosperous.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 29:14 - I put on righteousness, H6664 and it clothed me: my judgment was as a robe and a diadem.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:6 - Let me be weighed in an even H6664 balance, that God may know mine integrity.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 35:2 - Thinkest thou this to be right, that thou saidst, My righteousness H6664 is more than God's?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:3 - I will fetch my knowledge from afar, and will ascribe righteousness H6664 to my Maker.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 4:1 - [[To the chief Musician on Neginoth, A Psalm of David.]] Hear me when I call, O God of my righteousness: H6664 thou hast enlarged me when I was in distress; have mercy upon me, and hear my prayer.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 4:5 - Offer the sacrifices of righteousness, H6664 and put your trust in the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 7:8 - The LORD shall judge the people: judge me, O LORD, according to my righteousness, H6664 and according to mine integrity that is in me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 7:17 - I will praise the LORD according to his righteousness: H6664 and will sing praise to the name of the LORD most high.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 9:4 - For thou hast maintained my right and my cause; thou satest in the throne judging right. H6664
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 9:8 - And he shall judge the world in righteousness, H6664 he shall minister judgment to the people in uprightness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 15:2 - He that walketh uprightly, and worketh righteousness, H6664 and speaketh the truth in his heart.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:1 - [[A Prayer of David.]] Hear the right, H6664 O LORD, attend unto my cry, give ear unto my prayer, that goeth not out of feigned lips.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:15 - As for me, I will behold thy face in righteousness: H6664 I shall be satisfied, when I awake, with thy likeness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:20 - The LORD rewarded me according to my righteousness; H6664 according to the cleanness of my hands hath he recompensed me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:24 - Therefore hath the LORD recompensed me according to my righteousness, H6664 according to the cleanness of my hands in his eyesight.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 23:3 - He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness H6664 for his name's sake.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:24 - Judge me, O LORD my God, according to thy righteousness; H6664 and let them not rejoice over me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:27 - Let them shout for joy, and be glad, that favour my righteous cause: H6664 yea, let them say continually, Let the LORD be magnified, which hath pleasure in the prosperity of his servant.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:28 - And my tongue shall speak of thy righteousness H6664 and of thy praise all the day long.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 37:6 - And he shall bring forth thy righteousness H6664 as the light, and thy judgment as the noonday.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 40:9 - I have preached righteousness H6664 in the great congregation: lo, I have not refrained my lips, O LORD, thou knowest.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 45:4 - And in thy majesty ride prosperously because of truth and meekness and righteousness; H6664 and thy right hand shall teach thee terrible things.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 45:7 - Thou lovest righteousness, H6664 and hatest wickedness: therefore God, thy God, hath anointed thee with the oil of gladness above thy fellows.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 48:10 - According to thy name, O God, so is thy praise unto the ends of the earth: thy right hand is full of righteousness. H6664
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 50:6 - And the heavens shall declare his righteousness: H6664 for God is judge himself. Selah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 51:19 - Then shalt thou be pleased with the sacrifices of righteousness, H6664 with burnt offering and whole burnt offering: then shall they offer bullocks upon thine altar.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 52:3 - Thou lovest evil more than good; and lying rather than to speak righteousness. H6664 Selah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 58:1 - [[To the chief Musician, Altaschith, Michtam of David.]] Do ye indeed speak righteousness, H6664 O congregation? do ye judge uprightly, O ye sons of men?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 65:5 - By terrible things in righteousness H6664 wilt thou answer us, O God of our salvation; who art the confidence of all the ends of the earth, and of them that are afar off upon the sea:
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 72:2 - He shall judge thy people with righteousness, H6664 and thy poor with judgment.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 85:10 - Mercy and truth are met together; righteousness H6664 and peace have kissed each other.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 85:11 - Truth shall spring out of the earth; and righteousness H6664 shall look down from heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 85:13 - Righteousness H6664 shall go before him; and shall set us in the way of his steps.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:14 - Justice H6664 and judgment are the habitation of thy throne: mercy and truth shall go before thy face.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 94:15 - But judgment shall return unto righteousness: H6664 and all the upright in heart shall follow it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 96:13 - Before the LORD: for he cometh, for he cometh to judge the earth: he shall judge the world with righteousness, H6664 and the people with his truth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 97:2 - Clouds and darkness are round about him: righteousness H6664 and judgment are the habitation of his throne.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 97:6 - The heavens declare his righteousness, H6664 and all the people see his glory.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 98:9 - Before the LORD; for he cometh to judge the earth: with righteousness H6664 shall he judge the world, and the people with equity.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 118:19 - Open to me the gates of righteousness: H6664 I will go into them, and I will praise the LORD:

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