δικαιοσύνην, [10 verses](noun sg fem acc) "Righteousness" is dikaiosyne, which means "righteousness", "justice", "fulfillment of the law," and "the business of a judge." It carries the sense of virtue but specifically that of fulfilling legal or social requirements. -- The word translated as "righteousness" also means "justice" and generally "fulfillment of the law". When applied to God or any judge, it works best as "justice," but when applied to people "virtue" or "law-abiding" works better since we don't use "righteousness" must anymore.