Righteousness

  • 1 RIGHTEOUSNESS — RIGHTEOUSNESS, the fulfillment of all legal and moral obligations. Righteousness is not an abstract notion but rather consists in doing what is just and right in all relationships; …keep justice and do righteousness at all times (Ps. 106:3; cf.… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 2 Righteousness — in this article refers to the important theological concept in Christianity, Islam, and Judaism. It is an attribute that implies that a person s actions are justified, and can have the connotation that the person has been judged or reckoned as… …

    Wikipedia

  • 3 Righteousness — Right eous*ness, n. [AS. rihtw[=i]snes.] 1. The quality or state of being righteous; holiness; purity; uprightness; rectitude. [1913 Webster] Note: Righteousness, as used in Scripture and theology, in which it chiefly occurs, is nearly equivalent …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 righteousness — index equity (justice), ethics, honor (good reputation), integrity, justice, merit, principle ( …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 righteousness — In Hebrew, the quality of being found right or innocent; it is what describes a good king (Isa. 32:1) or a fair partner or neighbour (Amos 5:6–7). God is righteous because he observes his covenant, delivering Israel from enemies and offering hope …

    Dictionary of the Bible

  • 6 righteousness —    This term (from Old English for just way ) is used in two different senses: (1) righteousness is the divine attribute whereby God treats all created beings with justice and fairness, and (2) in regard to human beings, righteousness is… …

    Glossary of theological terms

  • 7 righteousness — /ruy cheuhs nis/, n. 1. the quality or state of being righteous. 2. righteous conduct. 3. the quality or state of being just or rightful: They came to realize the righteousness of her position on the matter. [bef. 900; ME rightwisnes(se), OE… …

    Universalium

  • 8 righteousness — noun a) The quality or state of being righteous; holiness; purity; uprightness; rectitude. Righteousness, as used in Scripture and theology, in which it chiefly occurs, is nearly equivalent to holiness, comprehending holy principles and… …

    Wiktionary

  • 9 righteousness —   Pono.    ♦ The life of the land is perpetuated in righteousness, ua mau ke ea o ka āina i ka pono (motto of Hawai i) …

    English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • 10 righteousness — righteous ► ADJECTIVE ▪ morally right or justifiable. DERIVATIVES righteously adverb righteousness noun …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 righteousness — noun see righteous …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 12 Righteousness — Vertu Voir « vertu » sur le Wiktionnaire …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 13 Righteousness —    See Justification …

    Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • 14 righteousness — Synonyms and related words: Christianity, Christlikeness, Christliness, angelicalness, appropriateness, assured probity, beauty of holiness, blamelessness, character, cleanness, correctitude, correctness, decencies, decency, decorousness, decorum …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 15 righteousness — I (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Justice] Syn. uprightness, fairness, justness, rectitude; see fairness , honor 1 , virtue 1 . 2. [Devotion to a sinless life] Syn. piety, saintliness, devoutness, devotion, reverence, religiousness, godliness, spirituality,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 16 righteousness — sb. Ps. iv. 2 …

    Oldest English Words

  • 17 righteousness — right·eous·ness || raɪtʃənɪs n. honesty, justness, fairness; virtuousness, morality …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 18 righteousness — rihtwisnes …

    English to the Old English

  • 19 righteousness — n. 1. Piety, godliness, holiness, sanctity, purity, virtue, goodness, integrity, honesty, justice, uprightness, equity, rightfulness, faithfulness. 2. Rectitude of conduct, practice of right, doing right, acting from principle, uprightness,… …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 20 righteousness — n 1. blamelessness, goodness, virtuousness, holiness, saintliness, nobleness, honor, rep utability, faithfulness; purity, innocence, virtue, honesty, integrity, probity, rectitude, morality, uprightness, incorruptibility, decency; scrupulousness …

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