98 occurrences

'Righteous Man' in the Bible

That be far from thee to do after this manner, to slay a righteous man with a wicked man, that so the righteous man should be as the wicked man. Far be it from thee. Shall not the Judge of all the earth do right?

Keep thee far from a FALSE matter. And do not kill an innocent and righteous man, for I will not justify a wicked man.

How much more, when evil men have slain a righteous man in his own house upon his bed, shall I not now require his blood of your hand, and take you away from the earth?

For thou will bless the righteous man, O LORD. Thou will encompass him with favor as with a shield. Selah.

O let the wickedness of the wicked man come to an end, but establish thou the righteous man. For the righteous God tries the minds and hearts.

The wicked man plots against the righteous man, and gnashes upon him with his teeth.

The mouth of a righteous man talks of wisdom, and his tongue speaks justice.

A righteous man shall rejoice when he sees the vengeance. He shall wash his feet in the blood of the wicked,

so that men shall say, Truly there is a reward for the righteous man. Truly there is a God who judges in the earth.

A righteous man shall be glad in LORD, and shall take refuge in him. And all the upright in heart shall glory.

All the horns of the wicked I will also cut off, but the horns of a righteous man shall be lifted up.

for he shall never be moved. A righteous man shall be had in everlasting remembrance.

Let a righteous man smite me, [as] a kindness. And let him reprove me, [as] oil upon the head. Let not my head refuse it. For even in their wickedness my prayer shall continue.

Give opportunity to a wise man, and he will be yet wiser. Teach a righteous man, and he will increase in learning.

LORD will not allow the soul of a righteous man to famish, but he thrusts away the desire of the wicked.

Blessings are upon the head of a righteous man, but violence covers the mouth of the wicked.

The tongue of a righteous man is choice silver. The heart of the wicked is little worth.

The lips of a righteous man feeds many, but the foolish die for lack of understanding.

A righteous man shall never be removed, but the wicked shall not dwell in the land.

The mouth of a righteous man brings forth wisdom, but the perverse tongue shall be cut off.

The lips of a righteous man knows what is acceptable, but the mouth of the wicked [is] perverseness.

A righteous man is delivered out of trouble, and a wicked man comes in his stead.

Behold, a righteous man shall be recompensed in the earth, how much more the wicked man and the sinner!

A righteous man eats to the satisfying of his soul, but the belly of the wicked shall want.

Also to punish a righteous man is not good, [nor] to smite nobles for uprightness.

To respect the person of a wicked man is not good, [nor] to turn aside a righteous man in judgment.

A righteous man considers the house of the wicked: the wicked are overthrown to ruin.

A wicked man is a ransom for a righteous man, and the treacherous dealer for the upright.

For a righteous man falls seven times, and rises up again, but the wicked are overthrown by calamity.

A troubled fountain, and a corrupted spring, [is] a righteous man who gives way before the wicked.

In the transgression of an evil man there is a snare, but a righteous man sings and rejoices.

I said in my heart, God will judge the righteous man and the wicked man, for there is a time there for every purpose and for every work.

All this I have seen in my days of vanity. There is a righteous man who perishes in his righteousness, and there is a wicked man who prolongs [his life] in his evil-doing.

All things come alike to all. There is one event to the righteous man and to the wicked man, to the good man and to the clean man and to the unclean man, to him who sacrifices and to him who does not sacrifice, as is the good man,

who justify the wicked for rewards, and take away the justice of the righteous man from him!

Let the wicked man forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts. And let him return to LORD, and he will have mercy upon him, and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon.

Again, when a righteous man turns from his righteousness, and commits iniquity, and I lay a stumbling block before him, he shall die. Because thou have not given him warning, he shall die in his sin, and his righteous deeds which h

Nevertheless if thou warn the righteous man, that the righteous man not sin, and he does not sin, he shall surely live, because he took warning, and thou have delivered thy soul.

The soul that sins, it shall die. The son shall not bear the iniquity of the father, nor shall the father bear the iniquity of the son. The righteousness of a righteous man shall be upon him, and the wickedness of a wicked man shal

But when a righteous man turns away from his righteousness, and commits iniquity, and does according to all the abominations that a wicked man does, shall he live? None of his righteous deeds that he has done shall be remembered. I

When a righteous man turns away from his righteousness, and commits iniquity, and dies in it, in his iniquity that he has done, he shall die.

And thou, son of man, say to the sons of thy people, The righteousness of the righteous man shall not deliver him in the day of his transgression. And as for the wickedness of the wicked man, he shall not fall by it in the day that

When I say to the righteous man, that he shall surely live, if he trusts his righteousness, and commits iniquity, none of his righteous deeds shall be remembered, but in his iniquity that he has committed, in it he shall die.

When the righteous man turns from his righteousness, and commits iniquity, he shall even die in it.

Thus says LORD: For three transgressions of Israel, yea, for four, I will not turn away the punishment of it, because they have sold a righteous man for silver, and a needy man for a pair of shoes--

Therefore the law is slacked, and justice never goes forth. For the wicked man surrounds the righteous man, therefore justice goes forth perverted.

Then ye shall return and discern between the righteous man and the wicked man, between him who serves God and him who does not serve him.

He who receives a prophet in the name of a prophet will receive a prophet's reward, and he who receives a righteous man in the name of a righteous man will receive a righteous man's reward.

And while he was sitting on the judgment seat, his wife sent to him, saying, There is nothing for thee and that righteous man. For I suffered many things this day in a dream because of him.

And when Pilate saw that he was accomplishing nothing, but rather an uproar was developing, after taking water, he washed his hands in front of the multitude, saying, I am innocent of the blood of this righteous man. See ye to it.

And his lord commended the unrighteous manager because he did shrewdly. Because the sons of this age are shrewder in their own generation than the sons of the light.

And behold a man named Joseph, a council member, being a good and righteous man

Which of the prophets did your fathers not persecute? And they killed those who foretold about the coming of the Righteous man, of whom ye now have become betrayers and murderers,

And they said, Cornelius, a centurion, a righteous man, and fearing God, and being well testified by the whole nation of the Jews, was divinely warned by a holy agent to summon thee to his house, and to hear sayings from thee.

And he said, The God of our fathers appointed thee to know his will, and to see the Righteous man, and to hear a voice from his mouth,

But the righteous man will live from faith, and if he should withdraw, my soul is not pleased with him.

And if the righteous man is scarcely saved, where will the irreverent and sinful man appear?

(for that righteous man dwelling among them day after day, in the sight and hearing of their lawless deeds, it anguished his righteous soul),

Let the man doing wrong still do wrong, and let the filthy man still be filthy. And let the righteous man still do righteousness, and let the holy man still be holy.