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#1.2 HEBREW WORD STUDIES
צָדַק (Htr. tsadaq) meaning 'justify'
Strong's 6663

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Introduction 1.2

This bible study is about the meaning of the Hebrew word צָדַק, 'tsadaq' meaning 'justify', and gives every verse where the Hebrew word 'tsadaq' appears. 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 tsadaq appears in the Hebrew, the translation of it is highlighted with bold and yellow. In Hebrew the suffixes and some prepositions are added to the basic word to enhance the meaning, and where this has been done the meaning of the suffix or preposition has been included in highlighted text. Every blessing be to those who seek the truth of God's word.

#1.2 Scriptures for צָדַק (Htr. tsadaq) meaning 'Justify' Strong's 6663

Genesis 38:26 And Judah acknowledged them, and said, She has been more righteous than I; because that I did not give her to Shelah my son. And he knew her again no more.
44:16 And Judah said, What shall we say unto my lord? what shall we speak? or how shall we clear ourselves? God has found out the iniquity of your servants: behold, we are my lord's servants, both we, and he also with whom the cup is found.

Exodus 23:7 Keep away from a false matter; and do not slay the innocent and righteous: for I will not justify the wicked.

Deuteronomy 25:1 If there is a controversy between men, and they come for judgment, that the judges may judge them; then they shall justify the righteous, and condemn the wicked.

2 Samuel 15:4 Absalom said moreover, Oh that I were made judge in the land, that every man who has any suit or cause might come to me, and I would justify him!

1 Kings 8:32 Then hear in heaven, and do, and judge your servants, condemning the wicked, to bring his way upon his head; and justifying the righteous, to give him according to his righteousness.

2 Chronicles 6:23 Then hear from heaven, and do, and judge your servants, by requiting the wicked, by recompensing his way upon his own head; and justifying the righteous, by giving him according to his righteousness.

Job 4:17 Shall mortal man be more just than God? shall a man be more pure than his maker?
9:2 I know it is so of a truth: but how should man be just with God?
9:15 Whom, though I were righteous, yet would I not answer, but I would make supplication to my judge.
9:20 If I justify myself, my own mouth shall condemn me: if I say, I am perfect, it shall also prove me perverse.
11:2 Should not the multitude of words be answered? and should a man full of talk be justified?
13:18 Behold now, I have ordered my cause; I know that I shall be justified.
15:14 What is man, that he should be clean? and he who is born of a woman, that he should be righteous?
22:3 Is it any pleasure to the Almighty, that you are righteous? or is it gain to him, that you make your ways perfect?
25:4 How then can man be justified with God? or how can he be clean who is born of a woman?
27:5 God forbid that I should justify you: till I die I will not remove my integrity from me.
32:2 Then the wrath of Elihu the son of Barachel the Buzite, of the kindred of Ram was kindled: his was wrath kindled against Job, because he justified himself rather than God.
33:12 Behold, in this you are not just: I will answer you, that God is greater than man.
33:32 If you have any thing to say, answer me: speak, for I desire to justify you.
34:5 For Job has said, I am righteous: and God has taken away my judgment.
35:7 If you are righteous, what do you give him? or what does he receive of your hand?
40:8 Will you also disannul my judgment? will you condemn me, that you may be righteous?

Psalm 19:9 The fear of Yahweh is clean, enduring for ever: the judgments of Yahweh are true and righteous altogether.
82:3 Defend the poor and fatherless: do justice to the afflicted and needy.
143:2 And do not enter into judgment with your servant: for in your sight no man living shall be justified.

Proverbs 17:15 He who justifies the wicked, and he that condemns the just, even they both are abomination to Yahweh.

Isaiah 5:22 Woe to those who are mighty to drink wine, and men of strength to mingle strong drink:
5:23 Who justify the wicked for reward, and take away the righteousness of the righteous from him!
43:9 Let all the nations be gathered together, and let the people be assembled: who among them can declare this, and show us former things? let them bring forth their witnesses, that they may be justified: or let them hear, and say, It is truth.
43:26 Put me in remembrance: let us plead together: sum up for yourself, that you may be justified.
45:25 In Yahweh all the seed of Israel shall be justified, and shall glory.
50:8 He is near who justifies me; who will contend with me? let us stand together: who is my adversary? let him come near to me.
53:11 He shall see of the travail of his soul, and shall be satisfied: by his knowledge my righteous servant shall justify many; for he shall bear their iniquities.

Jeremiah 3:11 And Yahweh said to me, The backsliding Israel has justified herself more than treacherous Judah.

Ezekiel 16:51 Neither has Samaria committed half of your sins; but you have multiplied your abominations more than them, and have justified your sisters in all your abominations which you have done.
16:52 You also, who has judged your sisters, bear your own shame for your sins that you have committed more abominable than them: they are more righteous than you: and also you be ashamed, and bear your shame, in that you have justified your sisters.

Daniel 8:14 And he said to me, To two thousand and three hundred offerings, evening - morning; then the sanctuary shall be cleansed.
12:3 And those who are wise shall shine as the brightness of the firmament; and those who turn many to righteousness as the stars for ever and ever.

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