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δίκαιος, -αία, -αιον
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right, righteous, upright; in the NT this refers to God's proper standards and actions, expressed in the covenants; as a noun it refers to a person in accord with God's standards, in proper relationship with God
just, equitable, fair, Mt. 20:4; Lk. 12:57; Jn. 5:30; Col. 4:1; of persons, just, righteous, absolutely, Jn. 17:25; Rom. 3:10, 26; 2 Tim. 4:8; 1 Pet. 3:18; 1 Jn. 1:9; 2:1, 29; Rev. 16:5; righteous by account and acceptance, Rom. 2:13; 5:19; in ordinary usage, just, upright, innocent, pious, Mt. 5:45; 9:13, et al. freq.; ὁ δικαιος, the Just One, one of the distinctive titles of the Messiah, Acts 3:14; 7:52; 22:14

Greek-English Concordance for δίκαιος

Matthew 1:19 Because her husband Joseph was a just (dikaios | δίκαιος | nom sg masc) man and unwilling to disgrace her in public, he planned to release her quietly.
Matthew 5:45 so that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven, for he makes his sun rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just (dikaious | δικαίους | acc pl masc) and on the unjust.
Matthew 9:13 Go and learn what this means, ‘I desire mercy, not sacrifice.’ For I did not come to call the pious (dikaious | δικαίους | acc pl masc), but sinners, to repentance.”
Matthew 10:41 Whoever welcomes a prophet because he is a prophet will receive a prophet’s reward, and whoever welcomes a righteous (dikaion | δίκαιον | acc sg masc) person because he is a righteous (dikaiou | δικαίου | gen sg masc) person will receive a righteous (dikaiou | δικαίου | gen sg masc) person’s (dikaiou | δικαίου | gen sg masc) reward.
Matthew 13:17 I tell you the truth, many prophets and righteous (dikaioi | δίκαιοι | nom pl masc) people longed to see the things you are seeing but did not see them, and to hear the things you are hearing but did not hear them.
Matthew 13:43 Then the righteous (dikaioi | δίκαιοι | nom pl masc) will shine like the sun in the kingdom of their Father. He who has ears, let him hear!
Matthew 13:49 So it will be at the end of the age; the angels will go out and separate the wicked from the righteous (dikaiōn | δικαίων | gen pl masc)
Matthew 20:4 And to them he said, “You go into the vineyard as well, and whatever is fair (dikaion | δίκαιον | nom sg neut) I will pay you.’
Matthew 23:28 So you also outwardly appear to others as righteous (dikaioi | δίκαιοι | nom pl masc) but within you are full of hypocrisy and lawlessness.
Matthew 23:29 “Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, because you build the tombs of the prophets and decorate the graves of the righteous (dikaiōn | δικαίων | gen pl masc),
Matthew 23:35 so that upon you will come all the righteous (dikaion | δίκαιον | nom sg neut) blood shed on earth, from the blood of righteous (dikaiou | δικαίου | gen sg masc) Abel to the blood of Zechariah son of Barachiah, whom you murdered between the sanctuary and the altar.
Matthew 25:37 Then the righteous (dikaioi | δίκαιοι | nom pl masc) will answer him, saying, ‘Lord, when did we see you hungry and feed you, or thirsty and give you drink?
Matthew 25:46 And these will depart to eternal punishment, but the righteous (dikaioi | δίκαιοι | nom pl masc) to eternal life.”
Matthew 27:19 But while Pilate was sitting on the judgment seat, his wife sent him a message, saying, “Have nothing to do with that innocent (dikaiō | δικαίῳ | dat sg masc) man; for I have suffered many things in a dream today on account of him.”
Mark 2:17 When Jesus heard Jesus this he said to them, “Those who are in good health have no need have “Those who are in good health of a doctor, but those who are physically ill. who are I have not come to call the pious (dikaious | δικαίους | acc pl masc), but sinners, to repentance.”
Mark 6:20 because Herod feared John, knowing him to be man, a just (dikaion | δίκαιον | acc sg masc) and holy man, and he protected him.
Luke 1:6 And they were both righteous (dikaioi | δίκαιοι | nom pl masc) before God, walking blamelessly in all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord.
Luke 1:17 He will go on before him, in the spirit and power of Elijah, to turn the hearts of fathers toward their children, and the disobedient to the wisdom of the righteous (dikaiōn | δικαίων | gen pl masc), in order to establish for the Lord a people who are prepared for him.”
Luke 2:25 Now there was a man in Jerusalem, whose name was Simeon, and this man was righteous (dikaios | δίκαιος | nom sg masc) and devout, waiting expectantly for the consolation of Israel, and the Holy Spirit was upon him.
Luke 5:32 I have not come to call righteous (dikaious | δικαίους | acc pl masc) people, but sinners, to repentance.”
Luke 12:57 “Why, indeed, do you not judge for yourselves what is right (dikaion | δίκαιον | acc sg neut)?
Luke 14:14 Then you will be blessed, because they do not have a way to pay you back, for there will be a repayment for you at the resurrection of the righteous.“ (dikaiōn | δικαίων | gen pl masc)
Luke 15:7 I tell you, in the same way there will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous (dikaiois | δικαίοις | dat pl masc) people who have no need of repentance.
Luke 18:9 He also told this parable to some who were confident in themselves, because they were righteous (dikaioi | δίκαιοι | nom pl masc), and treated others with contempt.
Luke 20:20 So they watched him closely and sent spies who pretended to be righteous (dikaious | δικαίους | acc pl masc) so they could catch him in his word, and in this way deliver him to the jurisdiction and authority of the governor.
Luke 23:47 Now when the centurion saw what had happened, he praised God, saying, “Truly this man was righteous!” (dikaios | δίκαιος | nom sg masc)
Luke 23:50 Now there was a man named Joseph, a member of the Council, a good and righteous (dikaios | δίκαιος | nom sg masc) man.
John 5:30 I can do nothing on my own; I judge only as I hear, and my judgment is just (dikaia | δικαία | nom sg fem) because I seek not my own will but the will of him who sent me.
John 7:24 Do not judge according to appearance, but judge with proper (dikaian | δικαίαν | acc sg fem) judgment.”
John 17:25 Righteous (dikaie | δίκαιε | voc sg masc) Father, although the world does not know you, I know you, and these men know that you sent me.
Acts 3:14 But you denied the Holy and Righteous (dikaion | δίκαιον | acc sg masc) One, and asked that a man who was a murderer be released to you,
Acts 4:19 But Peter and John said in answer to them, “Whether it is right (dikaion | δίκαιον | nom sg neut) before God to obey you rather than God, you must judge,
Acts 7:52 Which of the prophets did not your fathers persecute? They killed those who announced beforehand concerning the coming of the Righteous (dikaiou | δικαίου | gen sg masc) One, of whom you have now become betrayers and murderers!
Acts 10:22 And they said, “Cornelius, a centurion, an upright (dikaios | δίκαιος | nom sg masc) man and one who fears God, who is well spoken of by the whole nation of the Jews, was directed by a holy angel to send for you to come to his house and to hear words from you.”
Acts 22:14 And he said, ‘The God of our fathers has chosen you to know his will, to see the Righteous (dikaion | δίκαιον | acc sg masc) One and to hear a voice from his mouth.
Acts 24:15 having a hope in God, which these men themselves accept, that there is to be a resurrection both of the just (dikaiōn | δικαίων | gen pl masc) and of the unjust.
Romans 1:17 For in it the righteousness of God is revealed from faith to faith; as it is written, “The righteous (dikaios | δίκαιος | nom sg masc) by faith will live.”
Romans 2:13 for it is not the hearers of the law who are righteous (dikaioi | δίκαιοι | nom pl masc) before God, but the doers of the law who will be declared righteous.
Romans 3:10 as it is written, “No one is righteous (dikaios | δίκαιος | nom sg masc), not even one;
Romans 3:26 It was also to demonstrate his righteousness at the present time, that he might be just (dikaion | δίκαιον | acc sg masc) and the justifier of the one who has faith in Jesus.
Romans 5:7 For rarely will one die for an upright (dikaiou | δικαίου | gen sg masc) person — though perhaps for a genuinely good person one might actually dare to die.
Romans 5:19 For just as through one man’s disobedience the many were made sinners, so also through the one man’s obedience the many will be made righteous (dikaioi | δίκαιοι | nom pl masc).
Romans 7:12 So then, the law is holy, and the commandment is holy and righteous (dikaia | δικαία | nom sg fem) and good.
Galatians 3:11 Now it is clear that no one is justified before God by the law, because “it is by faith that the righteous (dikaios | δίκαιος | nom sg masc) person will live.”
Ephesians 6:1 Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right (dikaion | δίκαιον | nom sg neut).
Philippians 1:7 It is right (dikaion | δίκαιον | nom sg neut) for me to feel this way about all of you, because I have you in my heart, since both in my imprisonment and in the defense and confirmation of the gospel, you all share with me in the grace of God.
Philippians 4:8 Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just (dikaia | δίκαια | nom pl neut), whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, let your mind dwell on these things.
Colossians 4:1 Masters, treat your slaves justly (dikaion | δίκαιον | acc sg neut) and fairly, your slaves treat knowing that you too have a Master in heaven.
2 Thessalonians 1:5 This is evidence of the righteous (dikaias | δικαίας | gen sg fem) judgment of God, and results in your being considered worthy of the kingdom of God, for which you are indeed suffering.
2 Thessalonians 1:6 For it is a righteous thing (dikaion | δίκαιον | nom sg neut) for God to repay with affliction those who afflict you,