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δικαιόω 'dikaioo' meaning 'justify' Strong's 1344

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Introduction 2.3

This is a word study of the Greek word δικαιόω, 'dikaioo' meaning 'justify', Strong's 1344. It includes every verse where the word 'δικαιόω' 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 dikaioo appears in the Greek, the translation of it is highlighted with yellow. In Greek, with the exception of case endings, the suffixes and prepositions are not added to the basic word as in Hebrew, so these have not been been included in highlighted text. Every blessing be to those who seek the truth of God's word.

#2.3 Scriptures for δικαιόω 'dikaioo' meaning 'justify' Strong's 1344

Matthew 11:19 The Son of man came eating and drinking, and they say, Behold a man gluttonous, and a wine drinker, a friend of publicans and sinners. But wisdom was justified by her children.
12:37 For by your words you shall be justified, and by your words you shall be condemned.

Luke 7:29 And all the people, having heard him, and the publicans, justified God, being baptised with the baptism of John.
7:35 But wisdom was justified by all her children.
10:29 But he, willing to justify himself, said to Jesus, And who is my neighbour?
16:15 And he said to them, You are those who justify yourselves before men; but God knows your hearts: for that which is highly esteemed among men is abomination in the sight of God.
18:14 I tell you, this man went down to his house more justified than the other: for every one who exalts himself shall be abased; and he who humbles himself shall be exalted.

Acts 13:39 And by him every man who believe is being justified from all things, from which you could not be justified by the law of Moses.

Romans 2:13 (For not the hearers of the law are righteous before God, but the doers of the law shall be justified.
3:4 Let it not be: yes, let God be true, but every man a liar; as it is written, That you might be justified in your sayings, and might overcome when you are judged.
3:20 Therefore by the deeds of the law no flesh shall be justified in his sight: for through the law is knowledge of sin.
3:24 Being justified freely by his grace through the redemption which 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 at the present time his righteousness: that he might be righteous, and justifying the man of the faith of Jesus.
3:27 Where is boasting then? It is excluded. By what law? of works? No: but by the law of faith.
3:28 Therefore we reckon a man to be justified by faith without the works of the law.
3:29 Is he the God of the Jews only? Is he not also of the Gentiles? Yes, of the Gentiles also:
3:30 Seeing it is one God, who shall justify the circumcision by faith, and uncircumcision through faith.
4:2 For if Abraham was justified by works, he has a basis to glory; but not before God.
4:5 But to him who does not work, but believes on him who justifies the ungodly, his faith is counted for righteousness.
5:1 Therefore having been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ:
5:9 Much more then, now having been justified by his blood, we shall be saved from wrath through him.
6:7 For he who died has been justified from sin.
8:30 Furthermore whom he predestined, these he also called: and whom he called, these he also justified: and whom he justified, those he also glorified.
8:33 Who shall lay any thing to the charge of God's elect? It is God who justifies.

1 Corinthians 4:4 For I am conscious of nothing in myself; but I have not been justified by this: but he who judges me is the Lord.
6:11 And some of you were these things: but you were washed, but you were sanctified, but you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus, and by the Spirit of our God.

Galatians 2:16 Knowing that a man is not being justified by the works of the law, but by the faith of Jesus Christ, even we have believed in Jesus Christ, that we might be justified by the faith of Christ, and not by the works of the law: for by the works of the law no flesh shall be justified.
2:17 But if, while we seek to be justified by Christ, we ourselves also are found sinners, is therefore Christ the minister of sin? May it not be!
3:8 And the scripture, foreseeing that God would justify the nations through faith, preached before the gospel to Abraham, saying, In you shall all nations be blessed.
3:11 But that no man is being justified by the law in the sight of God, it is evident: for, The righteous shall live by faith.
3:24 Therefore the law was our tutor to bring us to Christ, that we might be justified by faith.
5:4 Christ is become of no effect to you, whoever of you are being justified by the law; you have fallen from grace.

1 Timothy 3:16 And without controversy great is the mystery of godliness: God was manifest in the flesh, justified in the Spirit, seen by angels, preached to the Gentiles, believed on in the world, received up into glory.

Titus 3:7 That having been justified by his grace, we should become heirs according to the hope of eternal life.

James 2:21 Was not Abraham our father justified by works, when he had offered Isaac his son upon the altar?
2:24 You see then how that by works a man is being justified, and not by faith only.
2:25 Likewise also was not Rahab the harlot justified by works, when she had received the messengers, and had sent them out another way?

Revelation 22:11 He who is unrighteous, let him be unrighteous still: and he who is filthy, let him be filthy still: and he who is righteous, let him be righteous still: and he who is holy, let him be holy still.

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