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 both righteous before God, walking blamelessly in all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord.
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.
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.
My God has sent his angel, and has shut the lions' mouths, and they have not hurt me; because before him innocence was found in me; and also before you, O king, have I done no wrong."
He has shown you, O man, what is good. What does the LORD require of you, but to act justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God?
a devout man, and one who feared God with all his house, who gave gifts for the needy generously to the people, and always prayed to God.
Herein I also practice always having a conscience void of offense toward God and men.
For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all mankind,
Coming up at that very hour, she gave thanks to God, and spoke of him to all those who were looking for the redemption of Jerusalem.
It shall be said in that day, "Behold, this is our God. We have waited for him, and he will save us. This is the LORD. We have waited for him. We will be glad and rejoice in his salvation."
"Comfort, comfort my people," says your God.
Joseph of Arimathaea, a prominent council member who also himself was looking for the Kingdom of God, came. He boldly went in to Pilate, and asked for the body of Jesus.