Strong's Concordance, Greek Dictionary

Righteousness, equity (of character or act)

Greek: δικαιοσύνη, dikaiosynē (G1343)

85 King James Bible Verses


Here is righteousness in the Bible. What does the source Greek word δικαιοσύνη mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance[1].

Definition Details

Strong's Number: G1343

Greek Base Word: δικαιοσύνη

Usage: Righteousness

Definition: Equity (of character or act); specially (Christian) justification.

Detailed definition:

  1. In a broad sense: state of him who is as he ought to be, righteousness, the condition acceptable to God.
    1. The doctrine concerning the way in which man may attain a state approved of God.
    2. Integrity, virtue, purity of life, rightness, correctness of thinking feeling, and acting.
  2. In a narrower sense, justice or the virtue which gives each his due.

Derived terms: From G1342.

See also:

  1. G1342


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: ði.kɛ.oˈ
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: ðˈ̞
  3. Transliteration: dikaiosynē
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: thee-keh-oh-SOO-nay
  5. Modern Pronunciation: thee-kay-oh-SYOO-nay

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