G1343 δικαιοσύνη - Strong's Greek Lexicon Number

LSJ Gloss:
righteousness, justice
justice, justness, righteousness
(usually if not always in a Jewish atmosphere), justice, justness, righteousness, righteousness of which God is the source or author, but practically: a divine righteousness.
equity (of character or act); specially (Christian) justification
Derivation: from G1342;

KJV Usage: righteousness.

δικαιοσύνη, -ης, ἡ
(< δίκαιος), [in LXX chiefly for צֶדֶק, and cognates, Gen.15:6, al., rarely for חֶסֶד, Gen.19:19 ;]
the character of ὁ δίκαιος (which see)
__1. in broad sense, righteousness, conformity to the Divine will in purpose, thought and action:
Refs Mat.5:6, Jhn.16:8, Act.13:10, Rom.4:3
; λόγος δικαιοσύνης, teaching of r., Heb.5:13; βασιλεὺς δ. (cf. FlJ, BJ, vi, 10, β. δίκαιος), Heb.7:2; ὅπλα δ., Rom.6:13; ὁδὸς δ., Mat.21:32; θώραξ τῆς δ., Eph.6:14; διὰκονοι δ., 2Co.11:15; ὁσιότης καὶ δ., Luk.1:75, cf. Eph.4:24; ἀγαθωσύνῃ καὶ δ., Eph.5:9; δ. κ. εἰρήνη κ. χαρά, Rom.14:17; δ. κ. ἁγιασμός, 1Co.1:30; opp. to ἁμαρτία, Rom.8:10; ἀνομία, 2Co.6:14; άδικία, Rom.3:5; ποιεῖν τὴν δ.,
Refs 1Jn.2:29 Jn 3:7
; id. as an inclusive term for the active duties of the religious life (ICC, in l; Abbott, Essays, 73 ff), Mat.6:1; ἐργάζεσθαι δ., Act.10:35; διώκειν δ., 1Ti.6:11; πληροῦν πᾶσαν δ., Mat.3:15; ζῆν τῇ δ., 1Pe.2:24; δ. θεοῦ, a righteousness divine in its character and origin,
Refs Mat.6:33, Jas.1:20
, (where it also includes the idea of God's personal r.; see ICC, on
Refs Rom.1:17) Rom.1:17 3:5, 21-26 10:3, 2Co.5:21, Php.3:9
; ἡ δ. τ. πίσιεως, Rom.4:11; ἡ ἐκ π. δ., Rom.9:30; ἡ κατὰ π. δ., Heb.11:7; opp. to this is ἡ ἐκ νόμου δ., Rom.10:5; ἡ δ. ἐν ν., Php.3:6; ἡ ἰδία δ., Rom.10:3, cf. Php.3:9
__2. In narrower sense (cf. δίκαιος), justice:
Refs Act.17:31, 2Pe.1:1, Rev.19:11
(DCG, ii, 529 ff.; Cremer, 190, 690).
1) in a broad sense: state of him who is as he ought to be, righteousness, the condition acceptable to God
1a) the doctrine concerning the way in which man may attain a state approved of God
1b) integrity, virtue, purity of life, rightness, correctness of thinking feeling, and acting
2) in a narrower sense, justice or the virtue which gives each his due

From G1342; equity (of character or act); specifically (Christian) justification

KJV Usage: righteousness.

View how G1343 δικαιοσύνη is used in the Bible

First 30 of 92 occurrences of G1343 δικαιοσύνη

Matthew 3:15 righteousness.
Matthew 5:6 for righteousness:
Matthew 5:10 righteousness' sake:
Matthew 5:20 righteousness
Matthew 6:33 righteousness;
Matthew 21:32 of righteousness,
Luke 1:75 righteousness
John 16:8 righteousness,
John 16:10 righteousness,
Acts 10:35 righteousness,
Acts 13:10 righteousness,
Acts 17:31 righteousness
Acts 24:25 righteousness,
Romans 1:17 the righteousness
Romans 3:5 the justice
Romans 3:21 the righteousness
Romans 3:22 righteousness
Romans 3:25 righteousness
Romans 3:26 righteousness:
Romans 4:3 righteousness.
Romans 4:5 righteousness.
Romans 4:6 righteousness
Romans 4:9 righteousness.
Romans 4:11 of the righteousness
Romans 4:11 righteousness
Romans 4:13 the righteousness
Romans 4:22 righteousness.
Romans 5:17 of righteousness
Romans 5:21 righteousness
Romans 6:13 of righteousness

Distinct usage

20 righteousness
13 righteousness,
11 the righteousness
7 of righteousness,
7 righteousness.
7 of righteousness
4 righteousness:
3 righteousness;
3 of righteousness.
2 of the righteousness
2 of righteousness;
1 for righteousness:
1 righteousness' sake:
1 to the righteousness
1 to righteousness:
1 after righteousness,
1 to righteousness,
1 hath righteousness
1 of righteousness:
1 righteousness?
1 from righteousness.
1 and righteousness,
1 righteousness' sake,
1 the justice

Corresponding Hebrew Words

dikaiosune H571 emet
dikaiosune H2136 zakhu
dikaiosune H2617 chesed
dikaiosune H2896 tov
dikaiosune H4066 madon
dikaiosune H4339 mesharim
dikaiosune H4941 mishpat
dikaiosune H5356 niqqayon
dikaiosune H6612 peti
dikaiosune H6662 tsaddiq
dikaiosune H6664 tsedeq
dikaiosune H7919 sakhal hi.

Related words

G1343 δικαιοσύνη

G1342 δίκαιος

From G1349; equitable (in character or act); by implication innocent, holy (absolutely or relatively)

KJV Usage: just, meet, right (-eous).

G1341 δικαιοκρισία
From G1342 and G2920; a just sentence

KJV Usage: righteous judgment.

G1344 δικαιόω
From G1342; to render (that is, show or regard as) just or innocent

KJV Usage: free, justify (-ier), be righteous.

G1346 δικαίως
Adverb from G1342; equitably

KJV Usage: justify, (to) righteously (-ness).

G3741 ὅσιος
Of uncertain affinity; properly right (by intrinsic or divine character; thus distinguished from G1342, which refers rather to human statutes and relations; from G2413, which denotes formal consecration; and from G40, which relates to purity from defilement), that is, hallowed (pious, sacred, sure)

KJV Usage: holy, mercy, shalt be.