Dictionary Source

These definitions come from the Funk & Wagnal Dictionary 1895 Edition.

Strongs Concordance Definitions

Hebrew

1. H6662 as in a just man

צַדִּיק
tsaddı̂yq
tsad-deek'
From H6663; just: - just, lawful, righteous (man).

2. H6663 as in be just with god

צָדַק
tsâdaq
tsaw-dak'
A primitive root; to be (causatively make) right (in a moral or forensic sense):

3. H6664 as in just judgment

צֶדֶק
tsedeq
tseh'-dek
From H6663; the right (natural, moral or legal); also (abstractly) equity or (figuratively) prosperity:

Greek

1. G1342 as in a just man

δίκαιος
dikaios
dik'-ah-yos
From G1349; equitable (in character or act); by implication innocent, holy (absolutely or relatively):

2. G1349

δίκη
dikē
dee'-kay
Probably from G1166; right (as self evident), that is, justice (the principle, a decision, or its execution):


Dictionary Definitions

  1. Doing or actuated by justice;
    conforming to the requirements of right or positive law;
    giving or rendering exactly what is due and no more, as in punishment or reward;
    doing no wrong;
    righteous;
    upright;
    honest;
    as, a just man.
    Just may apply, in nearly all senses,
    to either ethics or law,
    denoting that which is morally right and fair,
    and sometimes that which is right and fair according to positive law,
  2. Based on or conforming to the principles of justice;
    impartial;
    fair;
    legitimate;
    as, a just claim.
  3. Agreeing with a required standard;
    legally correct;
    true;
    exactly;
    as a just weight.
  4. Consistent with what is proper or reasonable;
    not extreme, extraordinary, or unusual;
    of fair size, amount, etc.;
    as, a just price.
  5. [Archaic]
    Faithful to ones engagements;
    true;
    used with to, formerly with of;
    as, just to one's word.
  6. Mus.
  7. Having harmonic correctness or purity;
    in exact tune;
    not tempered.

Synonyms:

equitable
even
exact
fair
fitting
honest
honorable
impartial
incorrupt
incorruptible
lawful
responsible
right
righteous
rightful
square
straightforward
true
trusty
upright
virtuous

See:

moral
right
virtuous

Antonyms:

corrupt
dishonest
dishonorable
faithless
false
inequitable
one-sided
partial
perfidious
treacherous
unfair
unfaithful
unjust
unreasonable
unjust
unreasonable
unrighteous
venal