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Lexicon :: Strong's H6666 - ṣᵊḏāqâ

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feminine noun
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TWOT Reference: 1879b

Strong’s Definitions

צְדָקָה tsᵉdâqâh, tsed-aw-kaw'; from H6663; rightness (abstractly), subjectively (rectitude), objectively (justice), morally (virtue) or figuratively (prosperity):—justice, moderately, right(-eous) (act, -ly, -ness).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 157x

The KJV translates Strong's H6666 in the following manner: righteousness (128x), justice (15x), right (9x), righteous acts (3x), moderately (1x), righteously (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 157x
The KJV translates Strong's H6666 in the following manner: righteousness (128x), justice (15x), right (9x), righteous acts (3x), moderately (1x), righteously (1x).
  1. justice, righteousness

    1. righteousness (in government)

      1. of judge, ruler, king

      2. of law

      3. of Davidic king Messiah

    2. righteousness (of God's attribute)

    3. righteousness (in a case or cause)

    4. righteousness, truthfulness

    5. righteousness (as ethically right)

    6. righteousness (as vindicated), justification, salvation

      1. of God

      2. prosperity (of people)

    7. righteous acts

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
צְדָקָה tsᵉdâqâh, tsed-aw-kaw'; from H6663; rightness (abstractly), subjectively (rectitude), objectively (justice), morally (virtue) or figuratively (prosperity):—justice, moderately, right(-eous) (act, -ly, -ness).
STRONGS H6666: Abbreviations
צְדָקָה 157 noun feminine righteousness; — absolute צ׳ Genesis 15:6 + 81 times; construct צִדְקַת Deuteronomy 33:21 +5 times; suffix צִדְקָתִי Genesis 30:33 +, etc.; plural צְדָקוֺת Isaiah 33:15 + 3 times; construct צִדְקוֺת Judges 5:11+; suffix צִדְקֹתֶיךָ Daniel 9:16, etc.; —
1. righteousness, in government:
a. of judge, ruler, king: || משׁפט Isaiah 5:7; Isaiah 9:6; Amos 5:7; Amos 6:12; משׁפט וצ׳ 2 Samuel 8:15, עשׂה David executed justice and righteousness = 1 Chronicles 18:14, compare 1 Kings 10:9 2 Chronicles 9:8; Jeremiah 22:3, 15; Jeremiah 33:15; Ezekiel 45:9; יִכּוֺן כִּסֵּא בּצ׳ Proverbs 16:12, compare Isaiah 54:14; עֲבֹדַת השׂ׳, מַעֲשֵׂה הצ׳ Isaiah 32:17, compare Isaiah 32:16; נֹגְשַׂיִךְ צ׳ Isaiah 60:17.
b. of law, || משׁפטים, צִדְקַת י׳ Deuteronomy 33:21.
c. of Davidic king, Messiah, || משׁפט, Psalm 72:1; Psalm 72:3; Isaiah 9:6; Jeremiah 23:5; Jeremiah 33:15.
2. God's attribute as sovereign Psalm 36:7; Psalm 71:19; in government, עשׂה משׁפט וצ׳ Psalm 99:4; Jeremiah 9:23; administering justice Job 37:23; punishment Isaiah 1:27; Isaiah 5:16; Isaiah 10:22; Isaiah 28:17; Daniel 9:7; vindication of his people Micah 7:9.
3. righteousness, in a case or cause, בצדקתי החזקתי Job 27:6 on my righteousness I hold fast; מה ישׁ לי עוד צ׳ 2 Samuel 19:29 what right have I yet ? of God's judgments, הגיד צ׳ Isaiah 57:12 (irony); השׁיב צ׳ 1 Samuel 26:23; Job 33:26; כּצ׳, השׁיב 2 Samuel 22:25, גמל 2 Samuel 22:21, נתן 1 Kings 8:52 2 Chronicles 6:23.
4. righteousness = truthfulness, באמת ובצ׳ Isaiah 48:1; Zechariah 8:8; in word Isaiah 45:28; Isaiah 63:1, oath Jeremiah 4:2.
5. righteousness, as ethically right: Genesis 30:33 (J) Deuteronomy 6:25; Isaiah 33:5; Isaiah 41:18; Ezekiel 14:14, 20; Proverbs 10:2; Proverbs 11:4, 5, 18, 19 + 17 times, + (ה)צַךִּיק(ים) צִדְקַת Isaiah 5:23; Ezekiel 18:20; Ezekiel 33:12; ישׁרים צ׳ Proverbs 11:6; אֹרַח צ׳ Proverbs 8:20; Proverbs 12:28; דֶּרֶךְ צ׳ Proverbs 16:31; עשׂה צ׳ do righteousness Psalm 106:3; Isaiah 56:1; Isaiah 58:2; Ezekiel 18:22; עשׂה משׁפט וצ׳ Ezekiel 18:5 + 6 times Ezekiel; ומשׁפט עשׂה צ׳ Genesis 18:10 (J) Proverbs 21:8; רדף צ׳ Proverbs 15:9; Proverbs 21:21; הלך באמת ובצ׳ 1 Kings 3:6; חשׁב לוֺ (ל)צ׳ Genesis 15:6 (JE) imputed to him (for) righteousness, Psalm 106:31; וָחֶסֶד צ׳ Proverbs 21:21 (twice in verse) (strike out Greek Version of the LXXA B Toy).
6. righteousness as vindicated, justification, salvation, etc. (compare צֶדֶק 6):
a. of God || יָשַׁע, תְּשׁוּעָה, יְשׁוּעָה Isaiah 45:8; Isaiah 46:13; Isaiah 51:6 + 7 times Isaiah2; || בְּרָכָה Psalm 24:6; || נַחֲלָה Isaiah 54:17; || חֶסֶד Psalm 36:11; Psalm 103:17; שֶׁמֶשׁ צ׳ Malachi 3:20 [Malachi 4:2] sun of righteousness (with healing); בִּצ׳, י׳ delivers, guides, exalts his people Psalm 5:9; Psalm 31:2; Psalm 71:2; Psalm 89:17; Psalm 119:40; Psalm 143:1; Psalm 143:11; אַליָֿבאֹוּ בְּצִדְקָתֶ֑ךָ Psalm 69:28 (of wicked); as accusative after verbs of declaring, etc., his saving (delivering) righteousness Psalm 22:32 [Psalm 22:31]; Psalm 40:11; Psalm 51:16; Psalm 71:15; Psalm 71:16; Psalm 71:24; Psalm 98:2; Psalm 145:7; also יִוָּדַע צ׳ Psalm 88:13; עֹמֶדֶת צ׳ לָעַד his righteousness endureth for ever Psalm 111:3; compare Psalm 119:142.
b. of people, = prosperity, || הון, עשׁר Proverbs 8:18; מוֺרֶה לצ׳ early rain for prosperity Joel 2:23.
7. plural righteous acts:
a. of God Judges 5:11 (twice in verse); 1 Samuel 12:7; Micah 6:5; vindication of right Psalm 103:6; redemptive Isaiah 45:24; Daniel 9:16.
b. of man's moral conduct Isaiah 64:5; Jeremiah 51:10, also probably Ezekiel 3:20; Ezekiel 18:24; Ezekiel 33:13 (Kt singular) Psalm 11:7 (? gloss), Daniel 9:18; as adverb accusative, הֹלֵךְ צְדָקוֺת Isaiah 33:15.

See related Aramaic BDB entry H6665.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


15:6; 15:6; 18:10; 30:33; 30:33


6:25; 33:21; 33:21


5:11; 5:11

1 Samuel

12:7; 26:23

2 Samuel

8:15; 19:29; 22:21; 22:25

1 Kings

3:6; 8:52; 10:9

1 Chronicles


2 Chronicles

6:23; 9:8


27:6; 33:26; 37:23


5:9; 11:7; 22:31; 24:6; 31:2; 36:7; 36:11; 40:11; 51:16; 69:28; 71:2; 71:15; 71:16; 71:19; 71:24; 72:1; 72:3; 88:13; 89:17; 98:2; 99:4; 103:6; 103:17; 106:3; 106:31; 111:3; 119:40; 119:142; 143:1; 143:11; 145:7


8:18; 8:20; 10:2; 11:4; 11:5; 11:6; 11:18; 11:19; 12:28; 15:9; 16:12; 16:31; 21:8; 21:21; 21:21


1:27; 5:7; 5:16; 5:23; 9:6; 9:6; 10:22; 28:17; 32:16; 32:17; 33:5; 33:15; 33:15; 41:18; 45:8; 45:24; 46:13; 48:1; 51:6; 54:14; 54:17; 56:1; 57:12; 58:2; 60:17; 63:1; 64:5


4:2; 9:23; 22:3; 22:15; 23:5; 33:15; 33:15; 51:10


3:20; 14:14; 14:20; 18:5; 18:20; 18:22; 18:24; 33:12; 33:13; 45:9


9:7; 9:16; 9:16; 9:18




5:7; 6:12


6:5; 7:9





Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6666 matches the Hebrew צְדָקָה (ṣᵊḏāqâ),
which occurs 159 times in 150 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 3 (Gen 15:6–Psa 103:6)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:6 - He believed in the LORD; and he reckoned it to him for righteousness.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:19 - For I have known him, to the end that he may command his children and his household after him, that they may keep the way of the LORD, to do righteousness and justice; to the end that the LORD may bring on Avraham that which he has spoken of him."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:33 - So my righteousness will answer for me hereafter, when you come concerning my hire that is before you. Everyone that is not speckled and spotted among the goats, and black among the sheep, that might be with me, will be counted stolen."
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 6:25 - It shall be righteousness to us, if we observe to do all this mitzvah before the LORD our God, as he has commanded us.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 9:4 - Don't speak in your heart, after that the LORD your God has thrust them out from before you, saying, For my righteousness the LORD has brought me in to possess this land; whereas for the wickedness of these nations the LORD does drive them out from before you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 9:5 - Not for your righteousness, or for the uprightness of your heart, do you go in to possess their land; but for the wickedness of these nations the LORD your God does drive them out from before you, and that he may establish the word which the LORD swore to your fathers, to Avraham, to Yitzchak, and to Ya`akov.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 9:6 - Know therefore, that the LORD your God doesn't give you this good land to possess it for your righteousness; for you are a stiff-necked people.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 24:13 - you shall surely restore to him the pledge when the sun goes down, that he may sleep in his garment, and bless you: and it shall be righteousness to you before the LORD your God.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:21 - He provided the first part for himself, For there was the lawgiver's portion reserved; He came with the heads of the people; He executed the righteousness of the LORD, His ordinances with Yisra'el.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:11 - Far from the noise of archers, in the places of drawing water, There shall they rehearse the righteous acts of the LORD, Even the righteous acts of his rule in Yisra'el. Then the people of the LORD went down to the gates.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 12:7 - Now therefore stand still, that I may plead with you before the LORD concerning all the righteous acts of the LORD, which he did to you and to your fathers.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 26:23 - The LORD will render to every man his righteousness and his faithfulness; because the LORD delivered you into my hand today, and I wouldn't put forth my hand against the LORD's anointed.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:15 - David reigned over all Yisra'el; and David executed justice and righteousness to all his people.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 19:28 - For all my father's house were but dead men before my lord the king; yet you set your servant among those who ate at your own table. What right therefore have I yet that I should cry any more to the king?
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:21 - The LORD rewarded me according to my righteousness; According to the cleanness of my hands has he recompensed me.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:25 - Therefore has the LORD recompensed me according to my righteousness, According to my cleanness in his eyesight.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 3:6 - Shlomo said, You have shown to your servant David my father great lovingkindness, according as he walked before you in truth, and in righteousness, and in uprightness of heart with you; and you have kept for him this great lovingkindness, that you have given him a son to sit on his throne, as it is this day.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 8:32 - then hear you in heaven, and do, and judge your servants, condemning the wicked, to bring his way on his own head, and justifying the righteous, to give him according to his righteousness.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 10:9 - Blessed be the LORD your God, who delighted in you, to set you on the throne of Yisra'el: because the LORD loved Yisra'el forever, therefore made he you king, to do justice and righteousness.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 18:14 - David reigned over all Yisra'el; and he executed justice and righteousness to all his people.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 6:23 - then hear from heaven, and do, and judge your servants, requiting the wicked, to bring his way on his own head; and justifying the righteous, to give him according to his righteousness.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:8 - Blessed be the LORD your God, who delighted in you, to set you on his throne, to be king for the LORD your God: because your God loved Yisra'el, to establish them forever, therefore made he you king over them, to do justice and righteousness.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 2:20 - Then answered I them, and said to them, The God of heaven, he will prosper us; therefore we his servants will arise and build: but you have no portion, nor right, nor memorial, in Yerushalayim.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:6 - I hold fast to my righteousness, and will not let it go. My heart shall not reproach me so long as I live.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 33:26 - He prays to God, and he is favorable to him, So that he sees his face with joy: He restores to man his righteousness.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 35:8 - Your wickedness may hurt a man as you are; And your righteousness may profit a son of man.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:23 - We can't reach Shaddai, He is exalted in power; In justice and great righteousness he will not oppress.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 5:8 - Lead me, LORD, in your righteousness because of my enemies. Make your way straight before my face.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 11:7 - For the LORD is righteous. He loves righteousness. The upright shall see his face.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:31 - They shall come and shall declare his righteousness to a people that shall be born, For he has done it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 24:5 - He shall receive a blessing from the LORD, Righteousness from the God of his salvation.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 31:1 - For the Chief Musician. A Psalm by David. In you, LORD, I take refuge. Let me never be disappointed: Deliver me in your righteousness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 33:5 - He loves righteousness and justice. The eretz is full of the lovingkindness of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 36:6 - Your righteousness is like the mountains of God. Your judgments are like a great deep. LORD, you preserve man and animal.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 36:10 - Oh continue your lovingkindness to those who know you, Your righteousness to the upright in heart.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 40:10 - I have not hidden your righteousness within my heart. I have declared your faithfulness and your salvation. I have not concealed your lovingkindness and your truth from the great assembly.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 51:14 - Deliver me from bloodguiltiness, O God, the God of my salvation. My tongue shall sing aloud of your righteousness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 69:27 - Charge them with crime upon crime. Don't let them come into your righteousness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:2 - Deliver me in your righteousness, and rescue me. Turn your ear to me, and save me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:15 - My mouth will tell about your righteousness, And of your salvation all day, Though I don't know its full measure.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:16 - I will come with the mighty acts of the Lord GOD. I will make mention of your righteousness, even of yours alone.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:19 - Your righteousness also, God, reaches to the heavens; You have done great things. God, who is like you?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:24 - My tongue will also talk about your righteousness all day long, For they are disappointed, and they are confounded, who want to harm me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 72:1 - By Shlomo. God, give the king your justice; Your righteousness to the royal son.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 72:3 - The mountains shall bring prosperity to the people. The hills bring the fruit of righteousness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 88:12 - Are your wonders made known in the dark? Or your righteousness in the land of forgetfulness?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:16 - In your name they rejoice all day. In your righteousness, they are exalted.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 98:2 - The LORD has made known his yeshu`ah. He has openly shown his righteousness in the sight of the nations.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 99:4 - The King's strength also loves justice. You do establish equity. You execute justice and righteousness in Ya`akov.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:6 - The LORD executes righteous acts, And justice for all who are oppressed.

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