Dictionary Source

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

Strong's Concordance Definitions

Hebrew

1. H6666 as in the justice of the LORD

צְדָקָה
tsedâqâh
tsed-aw-kaw'
From H6663; rightness (abstractly), subjectively (rectitude), objectively (justice), morally (virtue) or figuratively (prosperity):

2. H6663 as in do him justice

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

3. H6664 as in to pervert justice

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

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Dictionary Definitions

  1. conforming in conduct or practice to the principles of right or of positive law,
    especially for the latter as distinguished from equity;
    strictly uprightness;
    regard for the fulfillment of obligations;
    rectitude;
    honesty;
    also, the body of principles by which actions are determined as right or wrong;
    as, he is a man of strict justice;
    acts in violation of justice.
    The word justice, or righteousness, is used in Scripture sometimes as a wider and sometimes a more restricted sense.
    In theology it is often distinguished as justitia externa, or rectitude of conduct. C. Hodge, Systematic Theology vol1. pti, ch 5, p416,572
  2. Adherence to truth or fact;
    impartiality;
    as the justice of a statement or report;
    the portrait does not do him justice.
  3. The rendering of what is due or merited, or that which is merited or due;
    reward or punishement allotted according to desert, or in vindication of law or right;
    just requitel;
    as, to administer justice;
    cours of justice.
  4. Personification of impartial judgment or administration, usually represented in art as a blind folded woman holding evenly balanced scales;
    the goddess of justice (Justitia of Roman Mythology).
  5. The quality of being just or reasonable;
    equitableness;
    as, the justice of a demand.
  6. law
    Specifically, a judicial officer;
    a judge.
  7. The right of authority;
    also, formerly, jurisdiction or authority.
  8. Exactness or precision;
    justness.

Synonyms

equity
fairness
fairplay
faithfulness
honor
impartiality
integrety
justness
law
lawfulness
rectitude
right
righteousness
fightfullness
truth
uprightness
virtue