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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 or defer to the great, but in righteousness shall you judge your neighbor.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 19:36 - You shall have just balances, just weights, a just ephah, and a just hin: I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 1:16 - And I charged your judges at that time, 'Hear the cases between your brethren, and judge righteously between a man and his brother or the alien that is with him.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 16:18 - "You shall appoint judges and officers in all your towns which the LORD your God gives you, according to your tribes; and they shall judge the people with righteous judgment.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 16:20 - Justice, and only justice, you shall follow, that you may live and inherit the land which the LORD your God gives you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:15 - A full and just weight you shall have, a full and just measure you shall have; that your days may be prolonged in the land which the LORD your God gives you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:19 - They shall call peoples to their mountain; there they offer right sacrifices; for they suck the affluence of the seas and the hidden treasures of the sand."
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:29 - Turn, I pray, let no wrong be done. Turn now, my vindication is at stake.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:3 - Does God pervert justice? Or does the Almighty pervert the right?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:6 - if you are pure and upright, surely then he will rouse himself for you and reward you with a rightful habitation.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 29:14 - I put on righteousness, and it clothed me; my justice was like a robe and a turban.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:6 - (Let me be weighed in a just balance, and let God know my integrity!)
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 35:2 - "Do you think this to be just? Do you say, 'It is my right before God,'
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:3 - I will fetch my knowledge from afar, and ascribe righteousness to my Maker.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 4:1 - To the choirmaster: with stringed instruments. A Psalm of David. Answer me when I call, O God of my right! Thou hast given me room when I was in distress. Be gracious to me, and hear my prayer.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 4:5 - Offer right sacrifices, and put your trust in the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 7:8 - The LORD judges the peoples; judge me, O LORD, according to my righteousness and according to the integrity that is in me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 7:17 - I will give to the LORD the thanks due to his righteousness, and I will sing praise to the name of the LORD, the Most High.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 9:4 - For thou hast maintained my just cause; thou hast sat on the throne giving righteous judgment.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 9:8 - and he judges the world with righteousness, he judges the peoples with equity.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 15:2 - He who walks blamelessly, and does what is right, and speaks truth from his heart;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:1 - A Prayer of David. Hear a just cause, O LORD; attend to my cry! Give ear to my prayer from lips free of deceit!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:15 - As for me, I shall behold thy face in righteousness; when I awake, I shall be satisfied with beholding thy form.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:20 - The LORD rewarded me according to my righteousness; according to the cleanness of my hands he recompensed me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:24 - Therefore the LORD has recompensed me according to my righteousness, according to the cleanness of my hands in his sight.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 23:3 - he restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name's sake.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:24 - Vindicate me, O LORD, my God, according to thy righteousness; and let them not rejoice over me!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:27 - Let those who desire my vindication shout for joy and be glad, and say evermore, "Great is the LORD, who delights in the welfare of his servant!"
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:28 - Then my tongue shall tell of thy righteousness and of thy praise all the day long.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 37:6 - He will bring forth your vindication as the light, and your right as the noonday.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 40:9 - I have told the glad news of deliverance in the great congregation; lo, I have not restrained my lips, as thou knowest, O LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 45:4 - In your majesty ride forth victoriously for the cause of truth and to defend the right; let your right hand teach you dread deeds!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 45:7 - you love righteousness and hate wickedness. Therefore God, your God, has anointed you with the oil of gladness above your fellows;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 48:10 - As thy name, O God, so thy praise reaches to the ends of the earth. Thy right hand is filled with victory;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 50:6 - The heavens declare his righteousness, for God himself is judge! Selah
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 51:19 - then wilt thou delight in right sacrifices, in burnt offerings and whole burnt offerings; then bulls will be offered on thy altar.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 52:3 - You love evil more than good, and lying more than speaking the truth. Selah
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 58:1 - To the choirmaster: according to Do Not Destroy. A Miktam of David. Do you indeed decree what is right, you gods? Do you judge the sons of men uprightly?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 65:5 - By dread deeds thou dost answer us with deliverance, O God of our salvation, who art the hope of all the ends of the earth, and of the farthest seas;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 72:2 - May he judge thy people with righteousness, and thy poor with justice!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 85:10 - Steadfast love and faithfulness will meet; righteousness and peace will kiss each other.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 85:11 - Faithfulness will spring up from the ground, and righteousness will look down from the sky.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 85:13 - Righteousness will go before him, and make his footsteps a way.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:14 - Righteousness and justice are the foundation of thy throne; steadfast love and faithfulness go before thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 94:15 - for justice will return to the righteous, and all the upright in heart will follow it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 96:13 - before the LORD, for he comes, for he comes to judge the earth. He will judge the world with righteousness, and the peoples with his truth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 97:2 - Clouds and thick darkness are round about him; righteousness and justice are the foundation of his throne.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 97:6 - The heavens proclaim his righteousness; and all the peoples behold his glory.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 98:9 - before the LORD, for he comes to judge the earth. He will judge the world with righteousness, and the peoples with equity.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 118:19 - Open to me the gates of righteousness, that I may enter through them and give thanks to the LORD.

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