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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #1347 - δικαίωσις
- the act of God declaring men free from guilt and acceptable to him
- abjuring to be righteous, justification
δῐκαί-ωσις, εως, ἡ,
I setting right, doing justice to: hence,
1 condemnation, punishment, Th. 8.66, D.C. 40.43 (pl.), cj. in Plu. 2.421d.
2. plea of legal right, justification, Lys. 9.8, cf. Harp.
3. making or accounting righteous, justification, Romans 4:25, etc.
II demand of right or as of right, just claim, Th. 1.141, Plu. Demetr. 18.
III judgement of what is right, ἀντήλλαξαν τῇ δικαιώσει altered at their will and pleasure, Th. 3.82.
δικαίωσις , -εως , ἡ
(< δικαιόω ),
[in LXX for H4941, Leviticus 24:22 *;]
the act of pronouncing righteous, justification, acquittal: Romans 4:25; Romans 5:18 (Cremer, 199).†
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