Word: dikaioj

Pronounce: dik'-ah-yos

Strongs Number: G1342

Orig: from 1349; equitable (in character or act); by implication, innocent, holy (absolutely or relatively):--just, meet, right(-eous). G1349

Use: TDNT-2:182,168 Adjective

Heb Strong: H57 H571 H1779 H2617 H2889 H3474 H3477 H4941 H5081 H5355 H5359 H6662 H6663 H6663 H6663 H8003 H8549

    1) righteous, observing divine laws
    1a) in a wide sense, upright, righteous, virtuous, keeping the commands of God
    1a1) 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
    1a2) innocent, faultless, guiltless
    1a3) 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
    1a3a) only Christ truly
    1a4) approved of or acceptable of God
    1b) 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