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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 - And he believed in the LORD; and he counted it to him for righteousness. H6666
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:19 - For I know him, that he will command his children and his household after him, and they shall keep the way of the LORD, to do justice H6666 and judgment; that the LORD may bring upon Abraham that which he hath spoken of him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:33 - So shall my righteousness H6666 answer for me in time to come, when it shall come for my hire before thy face: every one that is not speckled and spotted among the goats, and brown among the sheep, that shall be counted stolen with me.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 6:25 - And it shall be our righteousness, H6666 if we observe to do all these commandments before the LORD our God, as he hath commanded us.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 9:4 - Speak not thou in thine heart, after that the LORD thy God hath cast them out from before thee, saying, For my righteousness H6666 the LORD hath brought me in to possess this land: but for the wickedness of these nations the LORD doth drive them out from before thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 9:5 - Not for thy righteousness, H6666 or for the uprightness of thine heart, dost thou go to possess their land: but for the wickedness of these nations the LORD thy God doth drive them out from before thee, and that he may perform the word which the LORD sware unto thy fathers, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 9:6 - Understand therefore, that the LORD thy God giveth thee not this good land to possess it for thy righteousness; H6666 for thou art a stiffnecked people.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 24:13 - In any case thou shalt deliver him the pledge again when the sun goeth down, that he may sleep in his own raiment, and bless thee: and it shall be righteousness H6666 unto thee before the LORD thy God.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:21 - And he provided the first part for himself, because there, in a portion of the lawgiver, was he seated; and he came with the heads of the people, he executed the justice H6666 of the LORD, and his judgments with Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:11 - They that are delivered from the noise of archers in the places of drawing water, there shall they rehearse the righteous acts H6666 of the LORD, even the righteous acts H6666 toward the inhabitants of his villages in Israel: then shall the people of the LORD go down to the gates.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 12:7 - Now therefore stand still, that I may reason with you before the LORD of all the righteous acts H6666 of the LORD, which he did to you and to your fathers.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 26:23 - The LORD render to every man his righteousness H6666 and his faithfulness: for the LORD delivered thee into my hand to day, but I would not stretch forth mine hand against the LORD'S anointed.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:15 - And David reigned over all Israel; and David executed judgment and justice H6666 unto all his people.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 19:28 - For all of my father's house were but dead men before my lord the king: yet didst thou set thy servant among them that did eat at thine own table. What right H6666 therefore have I yet to cry any more unto the king?
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:21 - The LORD rewarded me according to my righteousness: H6666 according to the cleanness of my hands hath he recompensed me.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:25 - Therefore the LORD hath recompensed me according to my righteousness; H6666 according to my cleanness in his eye sight.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 3:6 - And Solomon said, Thou hast shewed unto thy servant David my father great mercy, according as he walked before thee in truth, and in righteousness, H6666 and in uprightness of heart with thee; and thou hast kept for him this great kindness, that thou hast given him a son to sit on his throne, as it is this day.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 8:32 - Then hear thou in heaven, and do, and judge thy servants, condemning the wicked, to bring his way upon his head; and justifying the righteous, to give him according to his righteousness. H6666
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 10:9 - Blessed be the LORD thy God, which delighted in thee, to set thee on the throne of Israel: because the LORD loved Israel for ever, therefore made he thee king, to do judgment and justice. H6666
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 18:14 - So David reigned over all Israel, and executed judgment and justice H6666 among all his people.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 6:23 - Then hear thou from heaven, and do, and judge thy servants, by requiting the wicked, by recompensing his way upon his own head; and by justifying the righteous, by giving him according to his righteousness. H6666
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:8 - Blessed be the LORD thy God, which delighted in thee to set thee on his throne, to be king for the LORD thy God: because thy God loved Israel, to establish them for ever, therefore made he thee king over them, to do judgment and justice. H6666
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 2:20 - Then answered I them, and said unto them, The God of heaven, he will prosper us; therefore we his servants will arise and build: but ye have no portion, nor right, H6666 nor memorial, in Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:6 - My righteousness H6666 I hold fast, and will not let it go: my heart shall not reproach me so long as I live.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 33:26 - He shall pray unto God, and he will be favourable unto him: and he shall see his face with joy: for he will render unto man his righteousness. H6666
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 35:8 - Thy wickedness may hurt a man as thou art; and thy righteousness H6666 may profit the son of man.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:23 - Touching the Almighty, we cannot find him out: he is excellent in power, and in judgment, and in plenty of justice: H6666 he will not afflict.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 5:8 - Lead me, O LORD, in thy righteousness H6666 because of mine enemies; make thy way straight before my face.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 11:7 - For the righteous LORD loveth righteousness; H6666 his countenance doth behold the upright.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:31 - They shall come, and shall declare his righteousness H6666 unto a people that shall be born, that he hath done this.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 24:5 - He shall receive the blessing from the LORD, and righteousness H6666 from the God of his salvation.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 31:1 - [[To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.]] In thee, O LORD, do I put my trust; let me never be ashamed: deliver me in thy righteousness. H6666
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 33:5 - He loveth righteousness H6666 and judgment: the earth is full of the goodness of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 36:6 - Thy righteousness H6666 is like the great mountains; thy judgments are a great deep: O LORD, thou preservest man and beast.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 36:10 - O continue thy lovingkindness unto them that know thee; and thy righteousness H6666 to the upright in heart.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 40:10 - I have not hid thy righteousness H6666 within my heart; I have declared thy faithfulness and thy salvation: I have not concealed thy lovingkindness and thy truth from the great congregation.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 51:14 - Deliver me from bloodguiltiness, O God, thou God of my salvation: and my tongue shall sing aloud of thy righteousness. H6666
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 69:27 - Add iniquity unto their iniquity: and let them not come into thy righteousness. H6666
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:2 - Deliver me in thy righteousness, H6666 and cause me to escape: incline thine ear unto me, and save me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:15 - My mouth shall shew forth thy righteousness H6666 and thy salvation all the day; for I know not the numbers thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:16 - I will go in the strength of the Lord GOD: I will make mention of thy righteousness, H6666 even of thine only.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:19 - Thy righteousness H6666 also, O God, is very high, who hast done great things: O God, who is like unto thee!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:24 - My tongue also shall talk of thy righteousness H6666 all the day long: for they are confounded, for they are brought unto shame, that seek my hurt.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 72:1 - [[A Psalm for Solomon.]] Give the king thy judgments, O God, and thy righteousness H6666 unto the king's son.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 72:3 - The mountains shall bring peace to the people, and the little hills, by righteousness. H6666
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 88:12 - Shall thy wonders be known in the dark? and thy righteousness H6666 in the land of forgetfulness?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:16 - In thy name shall they rejoice all the day: and in thy righteousness H6666 shall they be exalted.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 98:2 - The LORD hath made known his salvation: his righteousness H6666 hath he openly shewed in the sight of the heathen.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 99:4 - The king's strength also loveth judgment; thou dost establish equity, thou executest judgment and righteousness H6666 in Jacob.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:6 - The LORD executeth righteousness H6666 and judgment for all that are oppressed.

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