Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

For they being ignorant of God's righteousness, and going about to establish their own righteousness, have not submitted themselves unto the righteousness of God.

Bible References

God's righteousness

Romans 1:17
For therein is revealed a righteousness of God from faith unto faith: as it is written, But the righteous shall live by faith.
Psalm 71:15
My mouth shall tell of thy righteousness, And of thy salvation all the day; For I know not the numbers thereof .
Isaiah 51:6
Lift up your eyes to the heavens, and look upon the earth beneath; for the heavens shall vanish away like smoke, and the earth shall wax old like a garment; and they that dwell therein shall die in like manner: but my salvation shall be for ever, and my righteousness shall not be abolished.
Isaiah 56:1
Thus saith Jehovah, Keep ye justice, and do righteousness; for my salvation is near to come, and my righteousness to be revealed.
Jeremiah 23:5
Behold, the days come, saith Jehovah, that I will raise unto David a righteous Branch, and he shall reign as king and deal wisely, and shall execute justice and righteousness in the land.
Daniel 9:24
Seventy weeks are decreed upon thy people and upon thy holy city, to finish transgression, and to make an end of sins, and to make reconciliation for iniquity, and to bring in everlasting righteousness, and to seal up vision and prophecy, and to anoint the most holy.
John 16:9
of sin, because they believe not on me;
2 Corinthians 5:21
Him who knew no sin he made to be'sin on our behalf; that we might become the righteousness of God in him.
2 Peter 1:1
Simon Peter, a servant and apostle of Jesus Christ, to them that have obtained a like precious faith with us in the righteousness of our God and the'saviour Jesus Christ:

To establish

Romans 9:31
but Israel, following after a law of righteousness, did not arrive at that law.
Isaiah 57:12
I will declare thy righteousness; and as for thy works, they shall not profit thee.
Isaiah 64:6
For we are all become as one that is unclean, and all our righteousnesses are as a polluted garment: and we all do fade as a leaf; and our iniquities, like the wind, take us away.
Luke 10:29
But he, desiring to justify himself, said unto Jesus, And who is my neighbor?
Luke 16:15
And he said unto them, Ye are they that justify yourselves in the sight of men; but God knoweth your hearts: for that which is exalted among men is an abomination in the sight of God.
Luke 18:9
And he spake also this parable unto certain who trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and set all others at nought:
Galatians 5:3
Yea, I testify again to every man that receiveth circumcision, that he is a debtor to do the whole law.
Philippians 3:9
and be found in him, not having a righteousness of mine own, even that which is of the law, but that which is through faith in Christ, the righteousness which is from God by faith:
Revelation 3:17
Because thou sayest, I am rich, and have gotten riches, and have need of nothing; and knowest not that thou art the wretched one and miserable and poor and blind and naked:

Submitted

Leviticus 26:41
I also walked contrary unto them, and brought them into the land of their enemies: if then their uncircumcised heart be humbled, and they then accept of the punishment of their iniquity;
Nehemiah 9:33
Howbeit thou art just in all that is come upon us; for thou hast dealt truly, but we have done wickedly;
Job 33:27
He singeth before men, and saith, I have sinned, and perverted that which was right, And it profited me not:
Lamentations 3:22
It is of Jehovah's lovingkindnesses that we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not.
Daniel 9:6
neither have we hearkened unto thy servants the prophets, that spake in thy name to our kings, our princes, and our fathers, and to all the people of the land.
Luke 15:17
But when he came to himself he said, How many hired servants of my father's have bread enough and to spare, and I perish here with hunger!

General references

Genesis 3:12
And the man said, The woman whom thou gavest to be with me, she gave me of the tree, and I did eat.
Deuteronomy 6:25
And it shall be righteousness unto us, if we observe to do all this commandment before Jehovah our God, as he hath commanded us.
Judges 17:13
Then said Micah, Now know I that Jehovah will do me good, seeing I have a Levite to my priest.
Job 9:30
If I wash myself with snow water, And make my hands never so clean;
Isaiah 57:12
I will declare thy righteousness; and as for thy works, they shall not profit thee.
Luke 18:21
And he said, All these things have I observed from my youth up.