Justify
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v.) To prove or show to be just; to vindicate; to maintain or defend as conformable to law, right, justice, propriety, or duty.

2. (v.) To pronounce free from guilt or blame; to declare or prove to have done that which is just, right, proper, etc.; to absolve; to exonerate; to clear.

3. (v.) To treat as if righteous and just; to pardon; to exculpate; to absolve.

4. (v.) To prove; to ratify; to confirm.

5. (v.) To make even or true, as lines of type, by proper spacing; to adjust, as type. See Justification, 4.

6. (v. i.) To form an even surface or true line with something else; to fit exactly.

7. (v. i.) To take oath to the ownership of property sufficient to qualify one's self as bail or surety.

Greek
1344. dikaioo -- to show to be righteous, declare righteous
... Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: dikaioo Phonetic Spelling: (dik-ah-yo'-o)
Short Definition: I make righteous, defend the cause of, justify Definition: I ...
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1347. dikaiosis -- the act of pronouncing righteous, acquittal
... Cognate: 1347 (a feminine noun derived from 1344 , "to approve, justify") --
justification (divine approval), emphasizing Christ's full payment of the debt for ...
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4275. proeido -- to foresee
... 8 The Scripture, (4275a) that God would justify the Gentiles by (4102 ), preached
the gospel beforehand to Abraham, saying, " all the nations will be blessed ...
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Strong's Hebrew
6663. tsadeq -- to be just or righteous
... Usage acquit (1), acquitted (1), declare you right (1), do justice (1), give him
justice (1), just (2), justified (5), justifies (1), justify (5), justifying (2 ...
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2135. zakah -- to be clear, clean or pure
... root Definition to be clear, clean or pure NASB Word Usage blameless (1), clean
(1), cleansed (1), justify (1), keep his pure (1), kept my pure (1), make ...
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3198. yakach -- to decide, adjudge, prove
... A primitive root; to be right (ie Correct); reciprocal, to argue; causatively, to
decide, justify or convict -- appoint, argue, chasten, convince, correct(-ion ...
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Library

Faustus Seeks to Justify the Docetism of the Manich├Žans. Augustin ...
... Book XXIX. Faustus seeks to justify the docetism of the Manich├Žans. Augustin
insists that there is nothing disgraceful in being born. ...
/.../faustus seeks to justify the.htm

How Does Faith Justify a Sinner in the Sight of God?
... Question 73: How does faith justify a sinner in the sight of God? Answer:
Faith justifies a sinner in the sight of God, not because ...
/.../anonymous/the westminster larger catechism/question 73 0 0 how does faith.htm

The Marcionite Interpretation of God and Mammon Refuted the ...
... Chapter XXXIII."The Marcionite Interpretation of God and Mammon Refuted The Prophets
Justify Christ's Admonition Against Covetousness and Pride. ...
/.../chapter xxxiii the marcionite interpretation of.htm

The Idea of Communications through Angels Involves yet Wilder ...
... Section 21. The idea of communications through angels involves yet wilder inconsistency,
nor does it, even if true, justify the worship of the image. ...
/.../athanasius/select works and letters or athanasius/section 21 the idea of.htm

Faith
... There must be an acknowledgment, but that is not sufficient to justify. ... (3.)
In its being the grace which God honours to justify and save. ...
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Justification
... grace. God does not justify us because we are worthy, but by justifying us
makes us worthy. ... indivisa. God the Father is said to justify. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/watson/a body of divinity/3 justification.htm

Its Meaning
... Between Protestants and Romanists there is a wide difference of opinion as to the
meaning of the term "justify": they affirming that to justify is to make ...
//christianbookshelf.org/pink/the doctrine of justification/2 its meaning.htm

Faith is not an Effect of Election, but is a Necessary Requisite ...
... For it either signifies "the election by which God determines to justify believers,
while those who are unbelievers or workers are rejected from righteousness ...
/.../arminius/the works of james arminius vol 1/article iv faith is not.htm

Rationalism and Its Effects
... the religious revolution of the sixteenth century, and more especially the dangerous
principles formulated by Luther and his companions to justify them in ...
/.../chapter viii rationalism and its.htm

The Suffering Servant --V
... THE SUFFERING SERVANT"V. 'He shall see of the travail of His soul, and shall be
satisfied: by His knowledge shall My righteous servant justify many; and He ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture h/the suffering servantv.htm

Thesaurus
Justify (19 Occurrences)
...Justify (19 Occurrences). Luke 10:29 But he, desiring to justify himself, asked
Jesus, "Who is my neighbor?" (WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV). ...
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Justifying (9 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Justify. Multi-Version Concordance
Justifying (9 Occurrences). Luke 10:29 But he, desirous ...
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Hebrews (24 Occurrences)
... model. And the presence of long, abstract arguments does not justify the
excision or explaining away of undoubted personal passages. ...
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Vindicate (18 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (vt) To justify; to clear from accusation;
prove to be real or true. 2. (vt) To maintain or defend ...
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Excuse (13 Occurrences)
... 1. (vt) To free from accusation, or the imputation of fault or blame; to clear from
guilt; to release from a charge; to justify by extenuating a fault; to ...
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Principle (32 Occurrences)
... (WEY RSV NIV). Romans 3:30 since indeed it is one God who shall justify the
circumcision on the principle of faith, and uncircumcision by faith. (DBY). ...
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Jael (6 Occurrences)
... It is really impossible to justify Jael's act, though it is not impossible to
understand it or properly to appreciate Deborah's approval of the act as found in ...
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Innocent (97 Occurrences)
... NAS). Exodus 23:7 "Keep far from a false charge, and don't kill the innocent
and righteous: for I will not justify the wicked. (WEB ...
/i/innocent.htm - 37k

Justification (6 Occurrences)
... jus-ti-fi-ka'-shun (tsedheq, verb tsadheq; Septuagint and New Testament dikaioma,
dikaiosis, verb dikaioo, "justification" "to justify," in a legal sense, the ...
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Magus
... he gives of the Simonians shows that by the time when Irenaeus lived, their system
had developed into Gnosticism; but this fact does not justify Irenaeus in ...
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Bible Concordance
Justify (19 Occurrences)

Luke 10:29 But he, desiring to justify himself, asked Jesus, "Who is my neighbor?"
(WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Luke 16:15 He said to them, "You are those who justify yourselves in the sight of men, but God knows your hearts. For that which is exalted among men is an abomination in the sight of God.
(WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Acts 19:40 For in connexion with to-day's proceedings there is danger of our being charged with attempted insurrection, there having been no real reason for this riot; nor shall we be able to justify the behaviour of this disorderly mob."
(WEY RSV)

Romans 3:26 for the shewing forth of his righteousness in the present time, so that he should be just, and justify him that is of the faith of Jesus.
(DBY)

Romans 3:30 since indeed there is one God who will justify the circumcised by faith, and the uncircumcised through faith.
(WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Galatians 3:8 The Scripture, foreseeing that God would justify the Gentiles by faith, preached the Good News beforehand to Abraham, saying, "In you all the nations will be blessed."
(WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Genesis 44:16 And Judah said, What shall we say to my lord? what shall we speak, and how justify ourselves? God has found out the iniquity of thy servants; behold, we are my lord's bondmen, both we, and he in whose hand the cup has been found.
(DBY YLT NAS)

Exodus 23:7 "Keep far from a false charge, and don't kill the innocent and righteous: for I will not justify the wicked.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT)

Deuteronomy 25:1 If there be a controversy between men, and they come to judgment, and the judges judge them; then they shall justify the righteous, and condemn the wicked;
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS)

Esther 7:4 For we are sold, I and my people, to be destroyed, to be slain, and to perish. But if we had been sold for bondservants and bondmaids, I would have held my peace, although the adversary could not have compensated for the king's loss."
(See NIV)

Job 9:20 If I justify myself, mine own mouth shall condemn me: if I say, I am perfect, it shall also prove me perverse.
(KJV WBS)

Job 27:5 Far be it from me that I should justify you. Until I die I will not put away my integrity from me.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT)

Job 33:32 If you have anything to say, answer me. Speak, for I desire to justify you.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Job 40:8 Wilt thou even make void My judgment? Wilt thou condemn Me, that thou mayest be justified?
(See NIV)

Isaiah 5:23 Which justify the wicked for reward, and take away the righteousness of the righteous from him!
(KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS)

Isaiah 43:9 All the nations are gathered together, and the peoples are assembled; who among them can declare this, and announce to us former things? Let them bring their witnesses, that they may be justified; and let them hear, and say: 'It is truth.'
(See RSV)

Isaiah 53:11 After the suffering of his soul, he will see the light and be satisfied. My righteous servant will justify many by the knowledge of himself; and he will bear their iniquities.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS NAS NIV)

Ezekiel 16:51 As to Samaria, as the half of thy sins -- she hath not sinned, And thou dost multiply thine abominations more than they, And dost justify thy sisters by all thy abominations that thou hast done.
(YLT)

Micah 6:11 Shall I be pure with dishonest scales, and with a bag of deceitful weights?
(See NAS)

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