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righteous ~ (A) ~ very good (only God is really righteous). God says that the people who love and obey him are righteous. Sometimes we say that they are 'the righteous', meaning 'righteous people'.
righteous ~ (A) ~ when God makes a person right with him; people whom God sees as clean and not as his enemies.
righteous ~ (B) ~ being right with God; people whom God sees as clean and not his enemies; people who do what is right; just, good.
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