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 the righteousness of God is revealed in the gospel from faith to faith, just as it is written, "The righteous by faith will live."
Psalm 71:15
I will tell about your justice, and all day long proclaim your salvation, though I cannot fathom its full extent.
Isaiah 51:6
Look up at the sky! Look at the earth below! For the sky will dissipate like smoke, and the earth will wear out like clothes; its residents will die like gnats. But the deliverance I give is permanent; the vindication I provide will not disappear.
Isaiah 56:1
This is what the Lord says, "Promote justice! Do what is right! For I am ready to deliver you; I am ready to vindicate you openly.
Jeremiah 23:5
"I, the Lord, promise that a new time will certainly come when I will raise up for them a righteous branch, a descendant of David. He will rule over them with wisdom and understanding and will do what is just and right in the land.
Daniel 9:24
"Seventy weeks have been determined concerning your people and your holy city to put an end to rebellion, to bring sin to completion, to atone for iniquity, to bring in perpetual righteousness, to seal up the prophetic vision, and to anoint a most holy place.
John 16:9
concerning sin, because they do not believe in me;
2 Corinthians 5:21
God made the one who did not know sin to be sin for us, so that in him we would become the righteousness of God.
2 Peter 1:1
From Simeon Peter, a slave and apostle of Jesus Christ, to those who through the righteousness of our God and Savior, Jesus Christ, have been granted a faith just as precious as ours.

To establish

Romans 9:31
but Israel even though pursuing a law of righteousness did not attain it.
Isaiah 57:12
I will denounce your so-called righteousness and your deeds, but they will not help you.
Isaiah 64:6
We are all like one who is unclean, all our so-called righteous acts are like a menstrual rag in your sight. We all wither like a leaf; our sins carry us away like the wind.
Luke 10:29
But the expert, wanting to justify himself, said to Jesus, "And who is my neighbor?"
Luke 16:15
But Jesus said to them, "You are the ones who justify yourselves in men's eyes, but God knows your hearts. For what is highly prized among men is utterly detestable in God's sight.
Luke 18:9
Jesus also told this parable to some who were confident that they were righteous and looked down on everyone else.
Galatians 5:3
And I testify again to every man who lets himself be circumcised that he is obligated to obey the whole law.
Philippians 3:9
and be found in him, not because I have my own righteousness derived from the law, but because I have the righteousness that comes by way of Christ's faithfulness -- a righteousness from God that is in fact based on Christ's faithfulness.
Revelation 3:17
Because you say, "I am rich and have acquired great wealth, and need nothing," but do not realize that you are wretched, pitiful, poor, blind, and naked,

Submitted

Leviticus 26:41
(and I myself will walk in hostility against them and bring them into the land of their enemies), and then their uncircumcised hearts become humbled and they make up for their iniquity,
Nehemiah 9:33
You are righteous with regard to all that has happened to us, for you have acted faithfully. It is we who have been in the wrong!
Job 33:27
That person sings to others, saying: 'I have sinned and falsified what is right, but I was not punished according to what I deserved.
Lamentations 3:22
(Khet) The Lord's loyal kindness never ceases; his compassions never end.
Daniel 9:6
We have not paid attention to your servants the prophets, who spoke by your authority to our kings, our leaders, and our ancestors, and to all the inhabitants of the land as well.
Luke 15:17
But when he came to his senses he said, 'How many of my father's hired workers have food enough to spare, but here I am dying from hunger!

General references

Genesis 3:12
The man said, "The woman whom you gave me, she gave me some fruit from the tree and I ate it."
Deuteronomy 6:25
We will be innocent if we carefully keep all these commandments before the Lord our God, just as he demands."
Judges 17:13
Micah said, "Now I know God will make me rich, because I have this Levite as my priest."
Job 9:30
If I wash myself with snow water, and make my hands clean with lye,
Isaiah 57:12
I will denounce your so-called righteousness and your deeds, but they will not help you.
Luke 18:21
The man replied, "I have wholeheartedly obeyed all these laws since my youth."

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