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Righteousness is the quality or state of being morally correct and justifiable. It can be considered synonymous with "rightness" or being "upright". It can be found in various religions, among other religions, as a theological concept. For example, from various perspectives in Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, and of course Christianity it is considered an attribute that implies that a person's actions are justified, and can have the connotation that the person has been "judged" or "reckoned" as leading a life that is pleasing to God. William Tyndale remodelled the word after an earlier word rihtwis, which would have yielded modern English "rightwise" or "rightways". He used it to translate the ancient words such as "tzedek", which appears over five hundred times in The Bible, and the ancient Greek word δίκαιος, which appears more than two hundred times in the New Testament. Etymologically, it comes from Old English rihtwīs, from riht ‘right' + wīs ‘manner, state, condition'.