Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And, behold, there was a man in Jerusalem, whose name was Simeon; and the same man was just and devout, waiting for the consolation of Israel: and the Holy Ghost was upon him.
They were upright in the eyes of God, keeping all the rules and orders of God, and doing no wrong.
These are the generations of Noah. Noah was an upright man and without sin in his generation: he went in the ways of God.
There was a man in the land of Uz whose name was Job. He was without sin and upright, fearing God and keeping himself far from evil.
My God has sent his angel to keep the lions' mouths shut, and they have done me no damage: because I was seen to be without sin before him; and further, before you, O King, I have done no wrong.
He has made clear to you, O man, what is good; and what is desired from you by the Lord; only doing what is right, and loving mercy, and walking without pride before your God.
A serious-minded man, fearing God with all his family; he gave much money to the poor, and made prayer to God at all times.
And in this, I do my best at all times to have no reason for shame before God or men.
For the grace of God has come, giving salvation to all men,
And coming up at that time, she gave praise to God, talking of him to all those who were waiting for the freeing of Jerusalem.
And in that day it will be said, See, this is our God; we have been waiting for him, and he will be our saviour: this is the Lord in whom is our hope; we will be glad and have delight in his salvation.
Give comfort, give comfort, to my people, says your God.
There came Joseph of Arimathaea, a responsible man in high honour, who was himself waiting for the kingdom of God; and he went in to Pilate without fear, and made a request for the body of Jesus.