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JUST, a. L. justus. The primary sense is probably straight or close, from the sense of setting, erecting, or extending.

1. Regular orderly due suitable.

When all

The war shall stand ranged in its just array.

2. Exactly proportioned proper.

Pleaseth your lordship

To meet his grace,just distance 'tween our armies?

3. Full complete to the common standard.

He was a comely personage, a little above just stature.

4. Full true a sense allied to the preceding, or the same.

--So that once the skirmish was like to have come to a just battle.

5. In a moral sense, upright honest having principles of rectitude or conforming exactly to the laws, and to principles of rectitude in social conduct equitable in the distribution of justice as a just judge.
6. In an evangelical sense, righteous religious influenced by a regard to the laws of God or living in exact conformity to the divine will.

There is not a just man on earth, that doeth good, and sinneth not. Ecclesiastes 7

7. Conformed to rules of justice doing equal justice.

Just balances, just weights, a just ephah and a just him shall ye have. Leviticus 19

8. Conformed to truth exact proper accurate as just thoughts just expressions just images or representations a just description a just inference.
9. True founded in truth and fact as a just charge or accusation.
10. Innocent blameless without guilt.

How should man be just with God? Job 9

11. Equitable due merited as a just recompense or reward.

--Whose damnation is just. Romans 3

12. True to promises faithful as just to one's word or engagements.
13. Impartial allowing what is due giving fair representation of character, merit or demerit.

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Material presented was supplied by Brandon Staggs and was derived from the KJV Dictionary found on his website located at
The unabridged 1828 version of this dictionary in the SwordSearcher Bible Software.

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