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Tsedeq

The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   6664  
Original WordWord Origin
qdcfrom (06663)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
TsedeqTWOT - 1879a
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
tseh'-dek   Noun Masculine
 Definition
  1. justice, rightness, righteousness
    1. what is right or just or normal, rightness, justness (of weights and measures)
    2. righteousness (in government)
      1. of judges, rulers, kings
      2. of law
      3. of Davidic king, Messiah
      4. of Jerusalem as seat of just government
      5. of God's attribute
    3. righteousness, justice (in case or cause)
    4. rightness (in speech)
    5. righteousness (as ethically right)
    6. righteousness (as vindicated), justification (in controversy), deliverance, victory, prosperity
      1. of God as covenant-keeping in redemption
      2. in name of Messianic king
      3. of people enjoying salvation
      4. of Cyrus
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 119
accurate 1, fairly 1, just 10, just cause 1, justice 3, righteous 15, righteously 6, righteousness 76, righteousness' 1, rightly 1, vindication 1, what is right 3
 
NAS Verse Count
Leviticus2
Deuteronomy5
Job7
Psalms49
Proverbs9
Ecclesiastes3
Isaiah25
Jeremiah6
Ezekiel2
Daniel1
Hosea2
Zephaniah1


Total112
The Hebrew lexicon is Brown, Driver, Briggs, Gesenius Lexicon; this is keyed to the "Theological Word Book of the Old Testament." These files are considered public domain.

Bibliography Information

Brown, Driver, Briggs and Gesenius. "Hebrew Lexicon entry for Tsedeq". "The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .