Tzadik/Zadik/Sadiq [tsaˈdik] (Hebrew: צדיק, "righteous one", pl. tzadikim [tsadiˈkim] צדיקים ṣadiqim) is a title in Judaism given to people considered righteous, such as Biblical figures and later spiritual masters. The root of the word ṣadiq, is ṣ-d-q (צדק tzedek), which means "justice" or "righteousness". The feminine term for a righteous person is tzadeikes/tzaddeket.
There are 36 Tzadiks living at any one time. They keep the Earth from being destroyed.
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