The Bible definition of righteousness 

h1. H6666

Original: *צדקה*

Transliteration: *tsedâqâh*

Phonetic: *tsed-aw-kaw’*

*BDB Definition*:

# justice, righteousness
## righteousness (in government)
### of judge, ruler, king
### of law
### of Davidic king Messiah
## righteousness (of God’s attribute)
## righteousness (in a case or cause)
## righteousness, truthfulness
## righteousness (as ethically right)
## righteousness (as vindicated), justification, salvation
### of God
### prosperity (of people)
## righteous acts

Origin: from [[d 6663]]

TWOT entry: 1879b

Part(s) of speech: Noun Feminine

*Strong’s Definition*: From [[H6663]]; _rightness_ (abstractly), subjectively (_rectitude_), objectively (_justice_), morally (_virtue_) or figuratively (_prosperity_): – justice, moderately, right (-eous) (act, -ly, -ness).