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צַדִּיק

Graham S. Ogden

(1) adj | ‏ צדק
(a) Just (State/Process) | ‏ טוֹב, נָקִי , תָּמִים | ‏ רָּשָׁע
= pertaining to acting according to the requirements of the law, either in a matter that is under dispute or as one's general mode of behavior  - righteous; just; right; in the right; innocent  (GEN.6:9; 1:1; 1:23; PSA.112:4a; ISA.49:24b; ZEC.9:9c ...)
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(b) Right (State/Process)
= pertaining to being in accordance with the requirements of the law or with accepted standards; used for God's law itself  - righteous; just  (DEU.4:8)
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(a) RSV LXX "YHWH"; NIV NJPS NJB NRSV REB GNT CEV "a person"; the former interpretation is to be preferred as terms such as and are attributes of God alone.
(b) MT NJPS "victor"; HOTTP-C RSV NIV NJB NRSV REB GNT CEV עָרִיץ
(c) RSV, NRSV, NJPS suggest "triumphant," NJB has "vindicated," REB has "his cause won." These all relate to an aspect of meaning, "victorious." Other versions (KJV, NIV, NAB etc.) prefer the traditional "just."