Word: dikaiosunh

Pronounce: dik-ah-yos-oo'-nay

Strongs Number: G1343

Orig: from 1342; equity (of character or act); specially (Christian) justification:--righteousness. G1342

Use: TDNT-2:192,168 Noun Feminine

Heb Strong: H571 H2136 H2617 H2896 H4066 H4339 H4941 H5356 H6612 H6662 H6664 H7919

    1) in a broad sense: state of him who is as he ought to be, righteousness, the condition acceptable to God
    1a) the doctrine concerning the way in which man may attain a state approved of God
    1b) 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