Number 1342

Transliteration:
dikaios {dik'-ah-yos}
Word Origin:
from 1349
TDNT:
2:182,168
Part of Speech:
adjective
Usage in the KJV:
righteous 41, just 33, right 5, meet 2

Total: 81
Definition:
  1. righteous, observing divine laws
    1. in a wide sense, upright, righteous, virtuous, keeping the commands of God
      1. of those who seem to themselves to be righteous, who pride themselves to be righteous, who pride themselves in their virtues, whether real or imagined
      2. innocent, faultless, guiltless
      3. used of him whose way of thinking, feeling, and acting is wholly conformed to the will of God, and who therefore needs no rectification in the heart or life
        1. only Christ truly
      4. approved of or acceptable of God
    2. in a narrower sense, rendering to each his due and that in a judicial sense, passing just judgment on others, whether expressed in words or shown by the manner of dealing with them