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צַּדִּיק 'tdaddiq' meaning 'righteous' Strong's 6662

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Introduction 1.1

This is a word study is about the meaning of the Hebrew word צַּדִּיק, 'tdaddiq' meaning 'righteous', Strong's 6662 and gives every verse where the Hebrew word 'tdaddiq' 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 tdaddiq appears in the Hebrew, the translation of it is highlighted with 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.

#1.1 Scriptures for צַּדִּיק 'tdaddiq' meaning 'righteous' Strong's 6662

Genesis 6:9 These are the generations of Noah: Noah was a righteous man and perfect in his generations, and Noah walked with God.
7:1 And Yahweh said to Noah, You and all your house come into the ark; for you have I seen righteous before me in this generation.
18:23 And Abraham drew near, and said, Will you also destroy the righteous with the wicked?
18:24 Peradventure there be fifty righteous within the city: will you also destroy and not spare the place for the fifty righteous that are in it?
18:25 That be far from you to do after this manner, to slay the righteous with the wicked: and that the righteous should be as the wicked, that be far from you: Shall not the Judge of all the earth do right?
18:26 And Yahweh said, If I find in Sodom fifty righteous within the city, then I will spare all the place for their sakes.
18:28 Peradventure there shall lack five of the fifty righteous: will you destroy all the city for lack of five? And he said, If I find there forty five, I will not destroy it.
20:4 But Abimelech had not come near her: and he said, Lord, will you slay also a righteous nation?

Exodus 9:27 And Pharaoh sent, and called for Moses and Aaron, and said to them, I have sinned this time: Yahweh is righteous, and I and my people are wicked.
23:7 Keep you far from a false matter; and do not slay the innocent and righteous: for I will not justify the wicked.
23:8 And you shall take no gift: for the gift blinds the wise, and perverts the words of the righteous.

Deuteronomy 4:8 And what nation is there so great, that has statutes and judgments so righteous as all this law, which I set before you this day?
16:19 You shall not pervert judgment; you shall not respect persons, neither take a gift: for a gift does blind the eyes of the wise, and pervert the words of the righteous.
25:1 If there is a controversy between men, and they come to judgment, that the judges may judge them; then they shall justify the righteous, and condemn the wicked.
32:4 He is the Rock, his work is perfect: for all his ways are judgment: a God of truth and without iniquity, righteous and upright is he.

1 Samuel 24:17 And he said to David, You are more righteous than I: for you have rewarded me good, whereas I have rewarded you evil.

2 Samuel 4:11 How much more, when wicked men have slain a righteous person in his own house upon his bed? shall I not therefore now require his blood of your hand, and take you away from the earth?
23:3 The God of Israel said, the Rock of Israel spoke to me, He who rules over men must be righteous, ruling in the fear of God.

1 Kings 2:32 And Yahweh shall return his blood upon his own head, who fell upon two men more righteous and better than he, and slew them with the sword, my father David not knowing of it, that is, Abner the son of Ner, captain of the host of Israel, and Amasa the son of Jether, captain of the host of Judah.
8:32 Then hear you 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 Kings 10:9 And it came to pass in the morning, that he went out, and stood, and said to all the people, You are righteous: behold, I conspired against my master, and slew him: but who slew all these?

2 Chronicles 6:23 Then you hear from heaven, and do, and judge your 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.
12:6 Upon which the princes of Israel and the king humbled themselves; and they said, Yahweh is righteous.

Ezra 9:15 O Yahweh God of Israel, you are righteous: for we remain yet escaped, as it is this day: behold, we are before you in our trespasses: for we cannot stand before you because of this.

Nehemiah 9:8 And found his heart faithful before you, and made a covenant with him to give the land of the Canaanites, the Hittites, the Amorites, and the Perizzites, and the Jebusites, and the Girgashites, to give it, I say, to his seed, and hast performed your words; for you are righteous:
9:33 However you are righteous in all that is brought upon us; for you have done right, but we have done wickedly:

Job 12:4 I am as one mocked of his neighbour, who calls upon God, and he answers him: the righteous upright man is laughed to scorn.
17:9 The righteous also shall hold on his way, and he who has clean hands shall be stronger and stronger.
22:19 The righteous see it, and are glad: and the innocent laugh them to scorn.
27:17 He may prepare it, but the righteous shall put it on, and the innocent shall divide the silver.
32:1 So these three men ceased to answer Job, because he was righteous in his own eyes.
34:17 Shall even he who hates right govern? And will you condemn him who is most righteous?
36:7 He does not withdraw his eyes from the Righteous: but with kings are they on the throne; yes, he establishes them for ever, and they are exalted.

Psalm 1:5 Therefore the ungodly shall not stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the congregation of the righteous.
1:6 For Yahweh knows the way of the righteous: but the way of the ungodly shall perish.
5:12 For you, Yahweh, will bless the righteous; with favour you will encompass him as with a shield.
7:9 Oh let the wickedness of the wicked come to an end; but establish the righteous: for the righteous God tries the hearts and reins.
7:11 God judges the righteous, and God is angry with the wicked every day.
11:3 If the foundations are destroyed, what can the righteous do?
11:5 Yahweh tries the righteous: but the wicked and him who loves violence his soul hates.
11:7 For righteous Yahweh loves righteousness; his countenance does behold the upright.
14:5 There were they in great fear: for God is in the generation of the righteous.
31:18 Let the lying lips be put to silence; which speak grievous things proudly and contemptuously against the righteous.
32:11 Be glad in Yahweh, and rejoice, you righteous: and shout for joy, all who are upright upright in heart.
33:1 Rejoice in Yahweh, you righteous: for praise is comely for the upright.
34:15 The eyes of Yahweh are upon the righteous, and his ears are open unto their cry.
34:19 Many are the afflictions of the righteous: but Yahweh delivers him out of them all.
34:21 Evil shall slay the wicked: and those who that hate the righteous shall be desolate.
34:22 Yahweh redeems the soul of his servants: and none of those who trust in him shall be desolate.
37:12 The wicked plots against the righteous, and gnashes upon him with his teeth.
37:16 A little belonging to the righteous is better than the riches of many wicked.
37:17 For the arms of the wicked shall be broken: but Yahweh upholds the righteous.
37:21 The wicked borroweth, and pays not again: but the righteous shows mercy, and gives.
37:25 I have been young, and now am old; yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging bread.
37:29 The righteous shall inherit the land, and dwell in it for ever.
Psa 37:30 The mouth of the righteous speaks wisdom, and his tongue talks of judgment.
37:31 The law of his God is in his heart; none of his steps shall slide.
37:32 The wicked watches the righteous, and seeks to slay him.
37:39 But the salvation of the righteous is of Yahweh: he is their strength in the time of trouble.
52:6 The righteous also shall see, and fear, and shall laugh at him:
55:22 Cast your burden upon Yahweh, and he shall sustain you: he shall never suffer the righteous to be moved.
58:10 The righteous shall rejoice when he sees the vengeance: he shall wash his feet in the blood of the wicked.
58:11 So that a man shall say, Truly there is a reward for the righteous: truly he is a God who judges in the earth.
64:10 The righteous shall be glad in Yahweh, and shall trust in him; and all the upright in heart shall glory.
68:3 But let the righteous be glad; let them rejoice before God: yes, let them exceedingly rejoice.
69:28 Let them be blotted out of the book of the living, and not be written with the righteous.
72:7 In his days shall the righteous flourish; and abundance of peace so long as the moon endures.
75:10 All the horns of the wicked also will I cut off; but the horns of the righteous shall be exalted.
92:12 The righteous shall flourish like the palm tree: he shall grow like a cedar in Lebanon.
94:21 They gather themselves together against the soul of the righteous, and condemn the innocent blood.
97:11 Light is sown for the righteous, and gladness for the upright in heart.
97:12 Rejoice in Yahweh, you righteous; and give thanks at the remembrance of his holiness.
112:4 To the upright there arises light in the darkness: he is gracious, and full of compassion, and righteous.
112:6 Surely he shall not be moved for ever: the righteous shall be in everlasting remembrance.
116:5 Gracious is Yahweh, and righteous; yes, our God is merciful.
118:15 The voice of rejoicing and salvation is in the tabernacles of the righteous: the right hand of Yahweh does valiantly.
118:20 This gate of Yahweh, into which the righteous shall enter.
119:137 Righteous are you, O Yahweh, and upright are your judgments.
125:3 For the rod of the wicked shall not rest upon the lot of the righteous; lest the righteous put forth their hands unto iniquity.
129:4 Yahweh is righteous: he has cut asunder the cords of the wicked.
140:13 Surely the righteous shall give thanks to your name: the upright shall dwell in your presence.
141:5 Let the righteous strike me; it shall be a kindness: and let him reprove me; it shall be an excellent oil, which shall not break my head: for yet my prayer also shall be in their calamities.
142:7 Bring my soul out of prison, that I may praise your name: the righteous shall surround me; for you shall deal bountifully with me.
145:17 Yahweh is righteous in all his ways, and holy in all his works.
146:8 Yahweh opens the eyes of the blind: Yahweh raises those who are bowed down: Yahweh loves the righteous:

Proverbs 2:20 That you may walk in the way of good men, and keep the paths of the righteous.
3:33 The curse of Yahweh is in the house of the wicked: but he blesses the habitation of the righteous.
4:18 But the path of the righteous is as the shining light, that shines more and more to the perfect day.
9:9 Give instruction to a wise man, and he will be yet wiser: teach a righteous man, and he will increase in learning.
10:3 Yahweh will not suffer the soul of the righteous to famish: but he casts away the substance of the wicked.
10:6 Blessings are upon the head of the righteous: but violence covers the mouth of the wicked.
10:7 The memory of the righteous is blessed: but the name of the wicked shall rot.
10:11 The mouth of a righteous man is a well of life: but violence covers the mouth of the wicked.
10:16 The labour of the righteous tends to life: the fruit of the wicked to sin.
10:20 The tongue of the righteous is as choice silver: the heart of the wicked is little worth.
10:21 The lips of the righteous feed many: but fools die for want of wisdom.
10:24 The fear of the wicked, it shall come upon him: but the desire of the righteous shall be granted.
10:25 As the whirlwind passes, so is the wicked no more: but the righteous is an everlasting foundation.
10:28 The hope of the righteous shall be gladness: but the expectation of the wicked shall perish.
Pro 10:30 The righteous shall never be removed: but the wicked shall not inhabit the earth.
10:31 The mouth of the righteous brings forth wisdom: but the froward tongue shall be cut out.
10:32 The lips of the righteous know what is acceptable: but the mouth of the wicked perverseness.
11:8 The righteous is delivered out of trouble, and the wicked comes in his place.
11:9 An hypocrite with his mouth destroys his neighbour: but through knowledge the righteous shall be delivered.
11:10 When it goes well with the righteous, the city rejoices: and when the wicked perish, there is shouting.
11:21 Though hand join in hand, the wicked shall not be unpunished: but the seed of the righteous shall be delivered.
11:23 The desire of the righteous is only good: but the expectation of the wicked is wrath.
11:28 He who trusts in his riches shall fall: but the righteous shall flourish as a branch.
11:30 The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life; and he who wins souls is wise.
11:31 Behold, the righteous shall be recompensed in the earth: much more the wicked and the sinner.
12:3 A man shall not be established by wickedness: but the root of the righteous shall not be moved.
12:5 The thoughts of the righteous are right: but the counsels of the wicked are deceit.
12:7 The wicked are overthrown, and are not: but the house of the righteous shall stand.
12:10 A righteous man regards the life of his beast: but the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel.
12:12 The wicked desires the net of evil men: but the root of the righteous yields fruit.
12:13 The wicked is snared by the transgression of his lips: but the righteous shall come out of trouble.
12:21 There shall no evil happen to the righteous: but the wicked shall be filled with mischief.
12:26 The righteous is more excellent than his neighbour: but the way of the wicked seduces them.
13:5 A righteous man hates lying: but a wicked man is loathsome, and comes to shame.
13:9 The light of the righteous rejoiceth: but the lamp of the wicked shall be put out.
13:21 Evil pursues sinners: but to the righteous good shall be repayed.
13:22 A good man leaves an inheritance to his children's children: and the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the righteous.
13:25 The righteous eats to the satisfying of his soul: but the belly of the wicked shall want.
14:19 The evil bow before the good; and the wicked at the gates of the righteous.
14:32 The wicked is driven away in his wickedness: but the righteous has hope in his death.
15:6 In the house of the righteous is much treasure: but in the revenues of the wicked is trouble.
15:28 The heart of the righteous studies to answer: but the mouth of the wicked pours out evil things.
15:29 Yahweh is far from the wicked: but he hears the prayer of the righteous.
17:15 He who justifies the wicked, and he who condemns the righteous, even they both are abomination to Yahweh.
17:26 Also to punish the righteous is not good, nor to strike princes for equity.
18:5 It is not good to accept the person of the wicked, to overthrow the righteous in judgment.
18:10 The name of Yahweh is a strong tower: the righteous runs into it, and is safe.
18:17 He who is first in his own cause seems righteous; but his neighbour comes and searches him.
20:7 The righteous man walks in his integrity: his children are blessed after him.
21:12 The righteous man wisely considers the house of the wicked: but God overthrows the wicked for their wickedness.
21:15 It is joy to the righteous to do judgment: but destruction shall be to the workers of iniquity.
21:18 The wicked shall be a ransom for the righteous, and the transgressor for the upright.
21:26 He covets greedily all the day long: but the righteous gives and does not spares.
23:24 The father of the righteous shall greatly rejoice: and he who begets a wise child shall have joy of him.
24:15 Do not lay wait, O wicked man, against the dwelling of the righteous; do not plunder his resting place:
24:16 For a righteous man falls seven times, and rises up again: but the wicked shall fall into mischief.
24:24 He who says to the wicked, You are righteous; him shall the people curse, nations shall abhor him:
25:26 A righteous man falling down before the wicked is as a troubled fountain, and a corrupt spring.
28:1 The wicked flee when no man pursueth: but the righteous are bold as a lion.
28:12 When righteous men rejoice, there is great glory: but when the wicked rise, a man is hidden.
28:28 When the wicked rise, men hide themselves: but when they perish, the righteous increase.
29:2 When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice: but when the wicked bears rule, the people mourn.
29:6 In the transgression of an evil man there is a snare: but the righteous does sing and rejoice.
29:7 The righteous considers the cause of the poor: but the wicked regards not to know it.
29:16 When the wicked are multiplied, transgression increases: but the righteous shall see their fall.
29:27 An unjust man is an abomination to the righteous: and he who is upright in the way is abomination to the wicked.

Ecclesiastes 3:17 I said in my heart, God shall judge the righteous and the wicked: for there is a time there for every purpose and for every work.
7:15 All things have I seen in the days of my vanity: there is a righteous man who perishes in his righteousness, and there is a wicked man that prolongs his life in his wickedness.
7:16 Do not be overly righteous; nor make yourself over wise: why should you destroy yourself?
7:20 For there is not a righteous man upon earth, who does good, and does not sin.
8:14 There is a vanity which is done upon the earth; that there are righteous men, unto whom it happens according to the work of the wicked; again, there are wicked men, to whom it happens according to the work of the righteous: I said that this also is vanity.
9:1 For all this I considered in my heart even to declare all this, that the righteous, and the wise, and their works, are in the hand of God: no man knows either love or hatred by all that is before them.
9:2 All things come alike to all: there is one event to the righteous, and to the wicked; to the good and to the clean, and to the unclean; to him who sacrifices, and to him who sacrifices not: as is the good, so is the sinner; and he who swears, as he who fears an oath.

Isaiah 3:10 Say you to the righteous, that it shall be well with him: for they shall eat the fruit of their doings.
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!
24:16 From the uttermost part of the earth have we heard songs, even glory to the righteous. But I said, My leanness, my leanness, woe to me! the treacherous dealers have dealt treacherously; yes, the treacherous dealers have dealt very treacherously.
26:2 Open you the gates, that a righteous nation which keeps the truth may enter in.
26:7 The way of the righteous is uprightness: you, most upright, do weigh the path of the righteous
29:21 That make a man an offender for a word, and lay a snare for him who reproves in the gate, and turn aside the righteous for a thing of nothing.
41:26 Who has declared from the beginning, that we may know? And beforetime, that we may say, He is righteous? Yes, there is none who shows, yes, there is none who declareth, yes, there is none who hears your words.
45:21 Tell you, and bring them near; yes, let them take counsel together: who has declared this from ancient time? who has told it from that time? have not I Yahweh? And there is no other God besides me; a righteous God and a Saviour; there is none besides me.
49:24 Shall the prey be taken from the mighty, or the captivity of the righteous delivered?
53:11 He shall see of the travail of his soul, and shall be satisfied: by his knowledge shall my righteous servant justify many; for he shall bear their iniquities.
57:1 The righteous perishes, and no man lays it to heart: and merciful men are taken away, none considering that the righteous is taken away from the evil to come.
60:21 Your people also shall be all righteous: they shall inherit the land for ever, the branch of my planting, the work of my hands, that I may be glorified.

Jeremiah 12:1 Righteous are you, O Yahweh, when I plead with you: yet let me talk with you of your judgments: Why does the way of the wicked prosper? why are all they happy that deal very treacherously?
20:12 But, O Yahweh of hosts, that tests the righteous, and see the reins and the heart, let me see your vengeance on them: for to you have I opened my cause.
23:5 Behold, the days come, says Yahweh, that I will raise unto David a righteous Branch, and a King shall reign and prosper, and shall execute judgment and justice in the earth.

Lamentations 1:18 Yahweh is righteous; for I have rebelled against his commandment: hear, I pray you, all people, and behold my sorrow: my virgins and my young men are gone into captivity.
4:13 For the sins of her prophets, and the iniquities of her priests, who have shed the blood of the righteous in the midst of her,

Ezekiel 3:20 Again, When a righteous man does turn from his righteousness, and commit iniquity, and I lay a stumblingblock before him, he shall die: because you have not given him warning, he shall die in his sin, and his righteousness which he has done shall not be remembered; but his blood will I require at your hand.
3:21 Nevertheless if you warn the righteous man, that the righteous does not sin, and he does not sin, he shall surely live, because he is warned; also you have delivered your soul.
13:22 Because with lies you have made the heart of the righteous sad, whom I have not made sad; and strengthened the hands of the wicked, that he should not return from his wicked way, by promising him life:
18:5 But if a man is righteous, and does that which is lawful and right,
18:9 Has walked in my statutes, and has kept my judgments, to deal truly; he is righteous, he shall surely live, says the Lord Yahweh.
18:20 The soul that sins, it shall die. The son shall not bear the iniquity of the father, neither shall the father bear the iniquity of the son: the righteousness of the righteous shall be upon him, and the wickedness of the wicked shall be upon him.
18:24 But when the righteous turns away from his righteousness, and commits iniquity, and does according to all the abominations that the wicked man does, shall he live? All his righteousness that he has done shall not be mentioned: in his trespass that he has trespassed, and in his sin that he has sinned, in them shall he die.
18:26 When a righteous man turns away from his righteousness, and commits iniquity, and dies in them; for his iniquity that he has done shall he die.
21:3 And say to the land of Israel, Thus says Yahweh; Behold, I am against you, and will draw forth my sword out of his sheath, and will cut off from you the righteous and the wicked.
23:45 And the righteous men, they shall judge them after the manner of adulteresses, and after the manner of women that shed blood; because they are adulteresses, and blood is in their hands.
33:12 Therefore, you son of man, say to the children of your people, The righteousness of the righteous shall not deliver him in the day of his transgression: as for the wickedness of the wicked, he shall not fall thereby in the day that he turns from his wickedness; nor shall the righteous be able to live for his righteousness in the day that he sins.
33:13 When I shall say to the righteous, that he shall surely live; if he trust to his own righteousness, and commit iniquity, all his righteousnesses shall not be remembered; but for his iniquity that he has committed, he shall die for it.
33:18 When the righteous turns from his righteousness, and commits iniquity, he shall even die thereby.

Daniel 9:14 Therefore has Yahweh watched upon the evil, and brought it upon us: for Yahweh our God is righteous in all his works which he does: for we obeyed not his voice.

Hosea 14:9 Who is wise, and he shall understand these things ? prudent, and he shall know them? For the ways of Yahweh are right, and the righteous shall walk in them: but the transgressors shall fall in them.

Amos 2:6 Thus says Yahweh; For three transgressions of Israel, and for four, I will not turn away its punishment; because they sold the righteous for silver, and the poor for a pair of shoes;
5:12 For I know your manifold transgressions and your mighty sins: they afflict the righteous, they take a bribe, and they turn aside the poor in the gate from their right.

Habakkuk 1:4 Therefore the law is slacked, and judgment never goes forth: for the wicked surrounds the righteous; therefore wrong judgment proceeds.
1:13 You are of purer eyes than to behold evil, and can not look on iniquity: why lookest you upon those who deal treacherously, and hold your tongue when the wicked devours the man who is more righteous than him?
2:4 Behold, his soul which is lifted up is not upright in him: but the righteous shall live by his faithfulness.

Zephaniah 3:5 The righteous Yahweh is in its midst; he will not do iniquity: every morning does he bring his judgment to light, he fails not; but the unjust knows no shame.

Zechariah 9:9 Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion; shout, O daughter of Jerusalem: behold, your King comes to you: he is righteous, and having salvation; lowly, and riding upon an ass, and upon a colt the foal of an ass.

Malachi 3:18 Then shall you return, and discern between the righteous and the wicked, between him who serves God and him who serves him not.

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