H6663 צדק - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to be (causatively make) right (in a moral or forensic sense)

KJV Usage: cleanse, clear self, (be, do) just (-ice, -ify, -ify self), (be, turn to) righteous (-ness).

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to be just, be righteous
a. (Qal)
1. to have a just cause, be in the right
2. to be justified
3. to be just (of God)
4. to be just, be righteous (in conduct and character)
b. (Niphal) to be put or made right, be justified
c. (Piel) justify, make to appear righteous, make someone righteous
d. (Hiphil)
1. to do or bring justice (in administering law)
2. to declare righteous, justify
3. to justify, vindicate the cause of, save
4. to make righteous, turn to righteousness
e. (Hithpael) to justify oneself
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 1879
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H6663 צדק is used in the Bible

First 30 of 40 occurrences of H6663 צדק

Genesis 38:26
Genesis 44:16
Exodus 23:7
Deuteronomy 25:1
2 Samuel 15:4
1 Kings 8:32
2 Chronicles 6:23
Job 4:17
Job 9:2
Job 9:15
Job 9:20
Job 10:15
Job 11:2
Job 13:18
Job 15:14
Job 22:3
Job 25:4
Job 27:5
Job 32:2
Job 33:12
Job 33:32
Job 34:5
Job 35:7
Job 40:8
Psalms 19:9
Psalms 51:4
Psalms 82:3
Psalms 143:2
Proverbs 17:15
Isaiah 5:23

Corresponding Greek Words

tsadaq G273 a memptos
tsadaq G1342 dikaios
tsadaq G398 ana phaino
tsadaq hi. G1342 dikaios
tsadaq ni. G2511 katharizo
tsadaq pi.,hi. G1342 dikaios
tsadaq pi.,hi.,qal G1344 dikaioo