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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 -

‘You shall do no injustice in judgment; you shall not be partial to the poor nor defer to the great, but you shall judge your neighbor in righteousness H6664.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 19:36 - ‘You shall have [fn]just H6664 balances, [fn]just H6664 weights, a [fn]just H6664 [fn]ephah, and a [fn]just H6664 [fn]hin; I am Yahweh your God, who brought you out from the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 1:16 -

“Then I commanded your judges at that time, saying, ‘Hear the cases between your brothers, and judge righteously H6664 between a man and his brother or the sojourner who is with him.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 16:18 -

“You shall appoint for yourself judges and officers in all your gates of the towns which Yahweh your God is giving you, according to your tribes, and they shall judge the people with righteous H6664 judgment.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 16:20 - “Righteousness H6664! Righteousness H6664, you shall pursue, that you may live and possess the land which Yahweh your God is giving you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:15 - “You shall have a full and just H6664 weight; you shall have a full and just H6664 [fn]measure, that your days may be prolonged in the [fn]land which Yahweh your God gives you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:19 -

“They will call peoples to the mountain;

There they will offer righteous H6664 sacrifices;

For they will [fn]draw out the abundance of the seas,

And the hidden treasures of the sand.”

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:29 -

“Now turn from this, let there be no unrighteousness;

Even turn from this, my righteousness H6664 is yet in it.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:3 -

“Does God pervert justice?

Or does [fn]the Almighty pervert what H6664 is H6664 right H6664?

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:6 -

If you are pure and upright,

Indeed now He would rouse Himself for you

And make your righteous H6664 abode at peace.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 29:14 -

“I clothed myself with righteousness H6664, and it clothed me;

My justice was like a robe and a turban.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:6 -

Let Him weigh me with [fn]just H6664 scales,

And let God know my integrity.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 35:2 -

“Do you think this is according to justice?

Do you say, ‘My righteousness H6664 is more than God’s’?

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:3 -

“I will take up my knowledge from afar,

And I will ascribe righteousness H6664 to my Maker.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 4:1 -

[fn]For the choir director. With stringed instruments. A Psalm of David.

Answer me when I call, O God [fn]of my righteousness H6664!

You have [fn]relieved me in my distress;

Be gracious to me and hear my prayer.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 4:5 -

Offer [fn]the sacrifices of righteousness H6664,

And trust in Yahweh.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 7:8 -

Yahweh judges the peoples;

[fn]Give justice to me, O Yahweh, according to my righteousness H6664 and my integrity that is in me.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 7:17 -

I will give thanks to Yahweh according to His righteousness H6664

And will sing praise to the name of Yahweh Most High.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 9:4 -

For You have maintained my [fn]justice and my cause;

You have sat on the throne [fn]judging righteously H6664.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 9:8 -


And He will judge the world in righteousness H6664;

He will render justice for the peoples with equity.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 15:2 -

He who walks blamelessly, and works righteousness H6664,

And speaks truth in his heart.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:1 -

A Prayer of David.

Hear a righteous H6664 cause H6664, O Yahweh, give heed to my cry of lamentation;

Give ear to my prayer, which is not from deceitful lips.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:15 -

As for me, I shall behold Your face in righteousness H6664;

I will be satisfied [fn]with Your likeness when I awake.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:20 -

Yahweh has rewarded me according to my righteousness H6664;

According to the cleanness of my hands He has recompensed me.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:24 -

Therefore Yahweh has recompensed me according to my righteousness H6664,

According to the cleanness of my hands before His eyes.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 23:3 -

He restores my soul;

He guides me in the [fn]paths of righteousness H6664

For His name’s sake.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:24 -

Judge me, O Yahweh my God, according to Your righteousness H6664,

And do not let them be glad over me.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:27 -

Let them shout for joy and be glad, who delight in my righteousness H6664;

And let them say continually, “Yahweh be magnified,

Who delights in the peace of His slave.”

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:28 -

And my tongue shall utter Your righteousness H6664

And Your praise all day long.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 37:6 -

He will bring forth your righteousness H6664 as the light

And your judgment as the noonday.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 40:9 -

I proclaim good news of righteousness H6664 in the great assembly;

Behold, I do not restrain my lips,

O Yahweh, You know.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 45:4 -

And in Your majesty ride on victoriously,

For the cause of truth and meekness and righteousness H6664;

Let Your right hand teach You [fn]awesome things.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 45:7 -

You have loved righteousness H6664 and hated wickedness;

Therefore God, Your God, has anointed You

With the oil of joy above Your companions.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 48:10 -

As is Your name, O God,

So is Your praise to the ends of the earth;

Your right hand is full of righteousness H6664.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 50:6 -

And the heavens declare His righteousness H6664,

For God Himself is judge. [fn]Selah.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 51:19 -

Then You will delight in [fn]righteous H6664 sacrifices,

In burnt offering and whole burnt offering;

Then [fn]young bulls will be offered on Your altar.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 52:3 -

You love evil more than good,

Falsehood more than speaking what H6664 is H6664 right H6664. [fn]Selah.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 58:1 -

For the choir director. [fn]Al-tashheth. Of David. A [fn]Mikhtam.

Do you indeed [fn]speak righteousness H6664, O [fn]gods?

Do you judge [fn]with equity, O sons of men?

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 65:5 -

By [fn]fearsome deeds You answer us in righteousness H6664, O God of our salvation,

You who are the trust of all the ends of the earth and of the farthest [fn]sea;

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 72:2 -

[fn]May [fn]he render judgment to Your people with righteousness H6664

And Your [fn]afflicted with justice.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 85:10 -

Lovingkindness and [fn]truth have met together;

Righteousness H6664 and peace have kissed each other.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 85:11 -

[fn]Truth springs up from the earth,

And righteousness H6664 looks down from heaven.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 85:13 -

Righteousness H6664 will go before Him

And will establish the way of His steps.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:14 -

Righteousness H6664 and justice are the foundation of Your throne;

Lovingkindness and [fn]truth go before You.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 94:15 -

For [fn]judgment will [fn]again be righteous H6664,

And all the upright in heart will [fn]follow it.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 96:13 -

Before Yahweh, for He is coming,

For He is coming to judge the earth.

He will judge the world in righteousness H6664

And the peoples in His faithfulness.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 97:2 -

Clouds and thick darkness are all around Him;

Righteousness H6664 and justice are the foundation of His throne.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 97:6 -

The heavens declare His righteousness H6664,

And all the peoples see His glory.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 98:9 -

Before Yahweh, for He is coming to judge the earth;

He will judge the world with righteousness H6664

And the peoples with [fn]equity.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 118:19 -

Open to me the gates of righteousness H6664;

I shall enter through them, I shall give thanks to Yah.

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