Definitions of righteousness

  1. adhering to moral principles Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. The quality or state of being righteous; holiness; purity; uprightness; rectitude. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. A righteous act, or righteous quality. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. The act or conduct of one who is righteous. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. The state of being right with God; justification; the work of Christ, which is the ground of justification. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Quality or state of being blameless or upright; justice. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. The quality of being righteous; holiness; purity of heart and rectitude of life; uprightness; justice; the active and passive obedience of Christ; perfection of moral character; justification; integrity. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  8. What is right; justice; uprightness; conformity of heart and life to the divine law; integrity; the perfection of God's nature. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  9. See JUSTIFICATION . biblestudytools.com
  10. n. The quality of being righteous; exact rectitude; purity of heart; godliness; virtue;- as applied to God, the holiness and perfection of this nature; his justice, truth, and faithfulness;- the way or means by which a sinner is made right with God: justification;- the cause of it; Christ;- also, justice between man and man; equity; honesty; fair dealing. Cabinet Dictionary