This is the history of the generations of Noah. Noah was a righteous man, blameless among the people of his time. Noah walked with God.
They were both righteous before God, walking blamelessly in all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord.
and didn't spare the ancient world, but preserved Noah with seven others, a preacher of righteousness, when he brought a flood on the world of the ungodly;
Enoch walked with God after he became the father of Methuselah three hundred years, and became the father of sons and daughters.
Enoch walked with God, and he was not, for God took him.
Yahweh said to Noah, "Come with all of your household into the ship, for I have seen your righteousness before me in this generation.
There was a man in the land of Uz, whose name was Job. That man was blameless and upright, and one who feared God, and turned away from evil.
though these three men, Noah, Daniel, and Job, were in it, they should deliver but their own souls by their righteousness, says the Lord Yahweh.
though Noah, Daniel, and Job, were in it, as I live, says the Lord Yahweh, they should deliver neither son nor daughter; they should but deliver their own souls by their righteousness.
By faith, Noah, being warned about things not yet seen, moved with godly fear, prepared a ship for the saving of his house, through which he condemned the world, and became heir of the righteousness which is according to faith.
When Abram was ninety-nine years old, Yahweh appeared to Abram, and said to him, "I am God Almighty. Walk before me, and be blameless.
Yahweh said to Satan, "Have you considered my servant, Job? For there is none like him in the earth, a blameless and an upright man, one who fears God, and turns away from evil."
This is the history of the generations of the heavens and of the earth when they were created, in the day that Yahweh God made the earth and the heavens.
This is the book of the generations of Adam. In the day that God created man, he made him in God's likeness.
Now this is the history of the generations of the sons of Noah and of Shem, Ham, and Japheth. Sons were born to them after the flood.
He blessed Joseph, and said, "The God before whom my fathers Abraham and Isaac did walk, the God who has fed me all my life long to this day,
Solomon said, "You have shown to your servant David my father great loving kindness, according as he walked before you in truth, and in righteousness, and in uprightness of heart with you. You have kept for him this great loving kindness, that you have given him a son to sit on his throne, as it is this day.
But the high places were not taken away out of Israel: nevertheless the heart of Asa was perfect all his days.
He did that which was right in the eyes of Yahweh, but not with a perfect heart.
I am like one who is a joke to his neighbor, I, who called on God, and he answered. The just, the blameless man is a joke.
Mark the perfect man, and see the upright, for there is a future for the man of peace.
But the path of the righteous is like the dawning light, that shines more and more until the perfect day.
Behold, his soul is puffed up. It is not upright in him, but the righteous will live by his faith.
Behold, there was a man in Jerusalem whose name was Simeon. This man was righteous and devout, looking for the consolation of Israel, and the Holy Spirit was on him.
They said, "Cornelius, a centurion, a righteous man and one who fears God, and well spoken of by all the nation of the Jews, was directed by a holy angel to invite you to his house, and to listen to what you say."
For in it is revealed God's righteousness from faith to faith. As it is written, "But the righteous shall live by faith."
Now that no man is justified by the law before God is evident, for, "The righteous will live by faith."
and be found in him, not having a righteousness of my own, that which is of the law, but that which is through faith in Christ, the righteousness which is from God by faith;