63 occurrences in 37 translations

'Good Man' in the Bible

All these cities were fortified with high walls, gates, and bars; besides a good many unwalled towns.

and that a man doth find his enemy, and hath sent him away in a good manner; and Jehovah doth repay thee good for that which thou didst to me this day.

And the watchman said, Me thinketh the running of the foremost is like the running of Ahimaaz the son of Zadok. And the king said, He is a good man, and cometh with good tidings.

Therefore shall every good man sing of thy praise without ceasing. O my God, I will give thanks unto thee forever.

The mouth of the good man says words of wisdom; the talk of his tongue is of righteousness.

Give attention to the good man, and take note of the upright; because the end of that man is peace.

The righteousness of the good man will make his way straight, but the sin of the evil-doer will be the cause of his fall.

From the fruit of his mouth a [wise] man enjoys good,But the desire of the treacherous is for violence.

The evil-doer will be given as a price for the life of the good man, and the worker of deceit in the place of the upright.

Men of blood are haters of the good man, and evil-doers go after his soul.

These two have I seen in my life which is to no purpose: a good man coming to his end in his righteousness, and an evil man whose days are long in his evil-doing.

It is the same for all. There is one fate for the righteous and for the wicked; for the good, for the clean and for the unclean; for the man who offers sacrifices and for the one who does not sacrifice. As the good man is, so is the sinner; as he who swears an oath is, so is he who is afraid to swear an oath.

The way of the good man is straight; the road of the upright is made smooth by you.

The good man is gone from the earth, there is no one upright among men: they are all waiting secretly for blood, every man is going after his brother with a net.

The person who welcomes a prophet because he is a prophet will receive the [same] reward the prophet gets. And the person who welcomes a good man because he is good will receive the [same] reward the good man gets.

And when they had received it, they murmured against the good man of the house, saying,

Of this be sure, that if the good man of the house knew what hour the thief would come: he would surely watch, and not suffer his house to be broken up.

"I did wrong in betraying a good man to his death," he said. "What has that to do with us?" they replied. "You must see to that yourself."

While he was still on the Bench, his wife sent this message to him--"Do not have anything to do with that good man, for I have been very unhappy to-day in a dream on account of him."

Now when Pilate saw that instead of him doing any good a riot was rising, he took some water and washed his hands in presence of the crowd, saying, "I am innocent of this good man's blood. It is your affair!"

because Herod had a respect for John, knowing him to be a very honest good man, and therefore protected him; having reform'd many things upon his remonstrances, which he us'd to receive very graciously.

and when they come from market they will not eat without bathing first; and they have a good many other customs which they have received traditionally and cling to, such as the rinsing of cups and pots and of bronze utensils, and the washing of beds.)

And whithersoever he goeth in, say ye to the good man of the house, 'The master asketh where is the guest chamber, where I shall eat the Easter lamb with my disciples?'

Now there was there, a herd of a good many swine, feeding in the mountain; and they besought him, that he would suffer them, into those, to enter; and he suffered them.

This shall ye understand, that if the good man of the house knew what hour the thief would have come, he would surely have watched: and not suffer his house to be broken up.

When the good man of the house is risen up, and hath shut to the door, ye shall begin to stand without, and to knock at the door saying, 'Lord, Lord, open unto us.' And he shall answer and say unto you, 'I know you not whence ye are.'

And the servant went again, and brought his master word thereof. Then was the good man of the house displeased, and said to his servant, 'Go out quickly into the streets and quarters of the city, and bring in hither the poor, and the maimed, and the halt, and the blind.'

and ye shall say unto the good man of the house, 'The master sayeth unto thee, Where is the guest chamber where I shall eat mine Easter lamb with my disciples?'

And, behold, there was a man named Joseph, a counseller; and he was a good man, and a just:

Of the Samaritan population of that town a good many believed in Him because of the woman's statement when she declared, "He has told me all that I have ever done."

They said, "Cornelius, a captain, a good man who reverences God and enjoys a good reputation among the whole Jewish nation, was instructed by a holy angel to send for you to his house and to listen to what you had to say."

And Paul having remained yet a good many days, having taken leave of the brethren, was sailing to Syria -- and with him are Priscilla and Aquilas -- having shorn his head in Cenchera, for he had a vow;

And, a good many of them who had practised the curious arts, bringing together the books, were burning them before all; and they reckoned up the prices of them, and found them fifty thousand pieces of silver.

Now there were a good many lamps in the room upstairs where we all were,

And as we tarried there a good many days, there came a certain prophet from Jewry, named Agabus.

And, for a good many days sailing slowly, and getting with difficulty over against Cnidus, the wind not suffering us to get on, we sailed under the lee of Crete, over against Salmone;

But, now, no longer having place in these regions, and having had, a longing, to come unto you a good many years, -

but he must remember that the Law is not enacted for a good man, but for the lawless and rebellious, for the irreligious and sinful, for the godless and profane, for parricides and murderers,

And if it is hard for even the good man to get salvation, what chance has the man without religion or the sinner?

for whilst this good man was among them, it daily pierc'd his virtuous soul, to see and hear of their detestable behaviour: this consider'd,

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