tzedek, tzedek tirdof

Definitions

  • "justice, justice, you will pursue." (Deuteronomy 16:20)

Example Sentences

  • In a sermon by a Reform rabbi: "We must take action because we were given the charge 'tzedek, tzedek, tirdof' - 'justice, justice shall you pursue'."

Languages of Origin

Textual Hebrew

Etymology

צדק צדק תרדוף

Who Uses This

Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

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