#2. GREEK WORD STUDIES
δικαιοσύνη (Gtr. dikaiosune) meaning 'Righteousness' Strong's 1344
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- HEBREW OLD TESTAMENT
- #1.1 Scriptures for צַּדִּיק (Htr. tsaddiq) meaning 'righteous' Strong's 6662
- #2.1 Scriptures for צָדַק (Htr. tsadaq) meaning 'justify' Strong's 6663
- #3.1 Scriptures for צֶדֶק (Htr. tsedeq) meaning 'righteousness' Strong's 6664
- #4.1 Scriptures for צְדָקָה (Htr. tsedaqa) meaning 'righteousness' Strong's 6666
- GREEK NEW TESTAMENT
- #2.1 Scriptures for δίκαιος (Gtr. dikaios) meaning 'righteous' Strong's 1342
- Introduction 2.2
- #2.2 Scriptures for δικαιοσύνη (Gtr. dikaiosune) meaning 'righteousness' Strong's 1343
- #2.3 Scriptures for δικαιόω (Gtr. dikaioo) meaning 'justify' Strong's 1344
This is a bible study about the meaning of the Greek word δικαιοσύνη, 'dikaiosune' (Strong's 1343) meaning 'Righteousness'. It gives every verse where the word "dikaiosune" appears in the New Testament. To obtain a true understanding of this word these scriptures need to be meditated on and notes made of their meaning in different contexts. This requires putting scriptures together where they seem to have a similar meaning, and then meditating even more. The truth will be revealed by the Holy Spirit, who has been given to guide us into all truth (John 16:13). Wherever this word dikaiosune appears in the Greek, the translation of it is highlighted with bold and yellow. In Greek the suffixes and some prepositions are not added to the basic word to enhance the meaning, except for case endings, so the associated suffix or preposition has not been included in highlighted text. Every blessing be to those who seek the truth of God's word.
Matthew 3:15 And Jesus answering said to him, Permit it to be so now: for thus it becomes us to fulfil all righteousness. Then he permitted him.
5:6 Blessed are those who hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled.
5:10 Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness' sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
5:20 For I say to you, That except your righteousness shall exceed the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees, you shall in no way enter into the kingdom of heaven.
6:33 But seek first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added to you.
21:32 For John came to you in the way of righteousness, and you did not believe him: but the publicans and the harlots believed him: and you, when you had seen it, did not repent afterwards to believe him.
Luke 1:75 In holiness and righteousness before him, all the days of our life.
John 16:8 And when he has come, he will reprove the world of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgement:
16:9 Of sin, because they do not believe in me;
16:10 Of righteousness, because I go to my Father, and you see me no more;
Acts 10:35 But in every nation he who fears him, and works righteousness, is accepted with him.
13:10 And said, O full of all subtlety and all mischief, you child of the Devil, you enemy of all righteousness, will you not cease to pervert the right ways of the Lord?
17:31 Because he has appointed a day, in which he will judge the world in righteousness by that man whom he has ordained; and he has given assurance to all men, in that he has raised him from the dead.
24:25 And as he reasoned of righteousness, self control, and judgement to come, Felix trembled, and answered, Go your way for this time; when I have a convenient season, I will call for you.
Romans 1:17 For in it is the righteousness of God revealed from faith to faith: as it is written, The righteous shall live by faith.
3:5 But if our unrighteousness commend the righteousness of God, what shall we say? Is God unrighteous who takes vengeance? (I speak as a man)
3:21 But now the righteousness of God without the law is manifested, being witnessed by the law and the prophets;
3:22 Even the righteousness of God which is by faith of Jesus Christ to all and upon all those who believe: for there is no difference:
3:23 For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God;
3:24 Being justified freely by his grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus:
3:25 Whom God has set forth to be a propitiation through faith in his blood, to declare his righteousness for the remission of sins that are past, through the forbearance of God;
3:26 To declare, I say, at this time his righteousness: that he might be just, and the justifier of him who believes in Jesus.
4:3 For what says the scripture? Abraham believed God, and it was counted to him for righteousness.
4:4 Now to him who works the reward is not reckoned of grace, but of debt.
4:5 But to him who does not work, but believes on him who justifies the ungodly, his faith is counted for righteousness.
4:6 Even as David also describes the blessedness of the man, to whom God imputes righteousness without works,
4:9 Is this blessedness then on the circumcision only, or on the uncircumcision also? For we say that faith was reckoned to Abraham for righteousness.
4:10 How was it then reckoned? When he was in circumcision, or in uncircumcision? Not in circumcision, but in uncircumcision.
4:11 And he received the sign of circumcision, a seal of the righteousness of the faith which he had yet being uncircumcised: that he might be the father of all those who believe, though they are not circumcised; that righteousness might be imputed to them also:
4:12 And the father of circumcision to those who are not of the circumcision only, but who also walk in the steps of that faith of our father Abraham, which he had being yet uncircumcised.
4:13 For the promise, that he should be the heir of the world, was not to Abraham, or to his seed, through the law, but through the righteousness of faith.
4:22 And therefore it was imputed to him for righteousness.
5:17 For if through the offence of the one man, death reigned through the one; much more those who receive abundance of grace and of the gift of righteousness shall reign in life by one, Jesus Christ.)
5:21 That as sin has reigned in death, even so might grace reign through righteousness to eternal life by Jesus Christ our Lord.
6:13 Nor yield you your members as instruments of unrighteousness to sin: but yield yourselves to God, as those who are alive from the dead, and your members as instruments of righteousness to God.
6:16 Do you not know, that to whom you yield yourselves servants to obey, his servants you are to whom you obey; whether of sin to death, or of obedience to righteousness?
6:17 But God be thanked, that you were the servants of sin, but you have obeyed from the heart that form of doctrine which was delivered you.
6:18 Being then made free from sin, you became the servants of righteousness.
6:19 I speak after the manner of men because of the infirmity of your flesh: for as you have yielded your members servants to uncleanness and to iniquity to iniquity; even so now yield your members servants to righteousness to holiness.
6:20 For when you were the servants of sin, you were free from righteousness.
8:10 And if Christ is in you, the body is dead because of sin; but the Spirit is life because of righteousness.
9:28 For he will finish the work, and cut it short in righteousness: because a short work will the Lord make upon the earth.
9:30 What shall we say then? That the Gentiles, who did not follow after righteousness, have attained to righteousness, even the righteousness which is of faith.
9:31 But Israel, who followed after the law of righteousness, has not attained to the law of righteousness.
10:3 For they being ignorant of God's righteousness, and going about to establish their own righteousness, have not submitted themselves to the righteousness of God.
10:4 For Christ is the end of the law for righteousness to everyone who believes.
10:5 For Moses describes the righteousness which is of the law, That the man who does those things shall live by them.
10:6 But the righteousness which is of faith speaks on this way, Do not say in your heart, Who shall ascend into heaven? (that is, to bring Christ down from above:)
10:10 For with the heart man believes to righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made to salvation.
14:17 For the kingdom of God is not food and drink; but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Spirit.
1 Corinthians 1:30 But of him are you in Christ Jesus, who of God is made to us wisdom, and righteousness, and sanctification, and redemption:
2 Corinthians 3:9 For if the ministration of condemnation be glory, much more does the ministration of righteousness exceed in glory.
5:21 For he has made him who knew no sin; a sin offering for us, that we might be made the righteousness of God in him.
6:7 By the word of truth, by the power of God, by the armour of righteousness on the right hand and on the left,
6:14 Do not be unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship has righteousness with unrighteousness? And what communion has light with darkness?
9:9 (As it is written, He has dispersed abroad; he has given to the poor: his righteousness remains for ever.
9:10 Now he who ministers seed to the sower both minister bread for your food, and multiply your seed sown, and increase the fruits of your righteousness;)
11:15 Therefore it is no great thing if his ministers also be transformed as the ministers of righteousness; whose end shall be according to their works.
Galatians 2:21 I do not set aside the grace of God: for if righteousness comes by the law, then Christ died in vain.
3:6 Even as Abraham believed God, and it was accounted to him for righteousness.
3:21 Is the law then against the promises of God? Let it not be: for if there had been a law given which could have given life, indeed righteousness would have been by the law.
5:5 For we through the Spirit wait for the hope of righteousness by faith.
Ephesians 4:24 And that you put on the new man, who after God is created in righteousness and true holiness.
5:9 (For the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness and righteousness and truth;)
6:14 Stand therefore, having your loins girded about with truth, and having on the breastplate of righteousness;
Philippians 1:11 Being filled with the fruits of righteousness, which are by Jesus Christ, to the glory and praise of God.
3:6 According to zeal, persecuting the church; according to the righteousness which is in the law, blameless.
3:9 And be found in him, not having my own righteousness, which is of the law, but that which is through the faith of Christ, the righteousness which is of God by faith:
1 Timothy 6:11 But you, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness.
2 Timothy 2:22 Flee also youthful lusts: but follow righteousness, faith, love, peace, with those who call on the Lord out of a pure heart.
3:16 All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:
4:8 from now on there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day: and not to me only, but to all them also that love his appearing.
Titus 3:5 Not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to his mercy he saved us, by the washing of regeneration, and renewing of the Holy Spirit;
Hebrews 1:9 You have loved righteousness, and hated iniquity; therefore God, even your God, has anointed you with the oil of gladness above your fellows.
5:13 For every one who uses milk is unskilful in the word of righteousness: for he is a babe.
7:2 To whom also Abraham gave a tenth part of all; first being by interpretation King of righteousness, and after that also King of Salem, which is, King of peace;
11:7 By faith Noah, being warned of God of things not seen as yet, having been moved with fear, prepared an ark for the salvation of his house; by which he condemned the world, and became heir of the righteousness which is by faith.
11:33 Who through faith subdued kingdoms, worked righteousness, obtained promises, stopped the mouths of lions,
12:11 Now no chastening for the present seems to be joyous, but grievous: nevertheless afterwards it yields the peaceable fruit of righteousness to those who are exercised by it.
James 1:20 For the wrath of man does not work the righteousness of God.
2:23 And the scripture was fulfilled which says, Abraham believed God, and it was imputed to him for righteousness: and he was called the Friend of God.
3:18 And the fruit of righteousness is sown in peace of those who make peace.
1 Peter 2:24 Who his own self bore our sins in his own body on the tree, that we, being dead to sins, should live in righteousness: by whose stripes you were healed.
3:14 But and if you suffer for righteousness' sake, happy are you: and do not be afraid of their terror, nor be troubled;
2 Peter 1:1 Simon Peter, a servant and an apostle of Jesus Christ, to those who have obtained like precious faith with us through the righteousness of God and our Saviour Jesus Christ:
2:5 And did not spare the old world, but saved Noah the eighth person, a preacher of righteousness, bringing in the flood upon the world of the ungodly;
2:21 For it had been better for them not to have known the way of righteousness, than after they have known it, to turn from the holy commandment delivered to them.
3:13 Nevertheless we, according to his promise, look for new heavens and a new earth, in which dwells righteousness.
1 John 2:29 If you know that he is righteous, you know that everyone who does righteousness is born of him.
3:7 Little children, let no man deceive you: he who does righteousness is righteous, even as he is righteous.
3:10 In this the children of God are manifest, and the children of the Devil: whoever does not do righteousness is not of God, nor he who does not love his brother.
Revelation 19:11 And I saw heaven opened, and behold a white horse; and he who sat upon him was called Faithful and True, and in righteousness he judges and makes war.
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