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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary Greek Lexicon
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, δικαιωσεως, ἡ (from δικαιόω, equivalent to τό δικαιοῦν, the act τοῦ δικαιουντος; in extra-biblical writings from Thucydides on, the justification or defense of a cause; sentence of condemnation; judgment in reference to what is just), the act of God's declaring men free from guilt and acceptable to him; adjudging to be righteous, (A. V. justification): διά τήν δικαίωσιν ἡμῶν, because God wished to declare us righteous Romans 4:25; εἰς δικαίωσιν ζωῆς, unto acquittal, which brings with it the bestowment of life, Romans 5:18. (Cf. references in δικαιόω).
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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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