Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

O LORD God of Israel, thou art righteous: for we remain yet escaped, as it is this day: behold, we are before thee in our trespasses: for we cannot stand before thee because of this.

Thou art righteous

For we remain

General references

Bible References

Thou art righteous

Nehemiah 9:33
“However, You are just in all that has come upon us;
For You have dealt faithfully, but we have acted wickedly.
Daniel 9:7
Righteousness belongs to You, O Lord, but to us open shame, as it is this day—to the men of Judah, the inhabitants of Jerusalem and all Israel, those who are nearby and those who are far away in all the countries to which You have driven them, because of their unfaithful deeds which they have committed against You.
Romans 10:3
For not knowing about God’s righteousness and seeking to establish their own, they did not subject themselves to the righteousness of God.

For we remain

Lamentations 3:22
The Lord’s lovingkindnesses indeed never cease,
For His compassions never fail.

In our trespasses

Isaiah 64:6
For all of us have become like one who is unclean,
And all our righteous deeds are like a filthy garment;
And all of us wither like a leaf,
And our iniquities, like the wind, take us away.
Ezekiel 33:10
“Now as for you, son of man, say to the house of Israel, ‘Thus you have spoken, saying, “Surely our transgressions and our sins are upon us, and we are rotting away in them; how then can we survive?”’
Zechariah 3:3
Now Joshua was clothed with filthy garments and standing before the angel.
John 8:21
Then He said again to them, “I go away, and you will seek Me, and will die in your sin; where I am going, you cannot come.”
1 Corinthians 15:17
and if Christ has not been raised, your faith is worthless; you are still in your sins.

We cannot

Job 9:2
“In truth I know that this is so;
But how can a man be in the right before God?
Psalm 130:3
If You, Lord, should mark iniquities,
O Lord, who could stand?
Psalm 143:2
And do not enter into judgment with Your servant,
For in Your sight no man living is righteous.
Romans 3:19
Now we know that whatever the Law says, it speaks to those who are under the Law, so that every mouth may be closed and all the world may become accountable to God;

General references

Psalm 119:137
Tsadhe.
Righteous are You, O Lord,
And upright are Your judgments.
Zechariah 3:3
Now Joshua was clothed with filthy garments and standing before the angel.