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
Part of Speech: noun feminine
Citing in TDNT: 2:192, 168
From G1342; equity (of character or act); specifically (Christian) justification: - righteousness.
|b be put right with||34.46|
|c religious observances||53.4|
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