The steps of a [good] man are directed and established by the Lord when He delights in his way [and He busies Himself with his every step].
The good man from his inner good treasure flings forth good things, and the evil man out of his inner evil storehouse flings forth evil things.
For he was a good man [ good in himself and also at once for the good and the advantage of other people], full of and controlled by the Holy Spirit and full of faith (of his belief that Jesus is the Messiah, through Whom we obtain eternal salvation). And a large company was added to the Lord.
As it is written, None is righteous, just and truthful and upright and conscientious, no, not one.
For a righteous man falls seven times and rises again, but the wicked are overthrown by calamity.
A good man leaves an inheritance [of moral stability and goodness] to his children's children, and the wealth of the sinner [finds its way eventually] into the hands of the righteous, for whom it was laid up.
Man's steps are ordered by the Lord. How then can a man understand his way?
Which I am still seeking but have not found -- "one upright man among a thousand have I found, but an upright woman among all those [one thousand in my harem] have I not found.
Many a man proclaims his own loving-kindness and goodness, but a faithful man who can find?
Better is the little that the [uncompromisingly] righteous have than the abundance [of possessions] of many who are wrong and wicked.
For the man is not at home; he is gone on a long journey;
Mark the blameless man and behold the upright, for there is a happy end for the man of peace.
Many plans are in a man's mind, but it is the Lord's purpose for him that will stand.
A good man obtains favor from the Lord, but a man of wicked devices He condemns.
Surely there is not a righteous man upon earth who does good and never sins.
1 Timothy 1:8
Now we recognize and know that the Law is good if anyone uses it lawfully [for the purpose for which it was designed],
A man's mind plans his way, but the Lord directs his steps and makes them sure.
So shall you find favor, good understanding, and high esteem in the sight [or judgment] of God and man.
Now it is an extraordinary thing for one to give his life even for an upright man, though perhaps for a noble and lovable and generous benefactor someone might even dare to die.
O Lord [pleads Jeremiah in the name of the people], I know that [the determination of] the way of a man is not in himself; it is not in man [even in a strong man or in a man at his best] to direct his [own] steps.
Now the Lord God said, It is not good (sufficient, satisfactory) that the man should be alone; I will make him a helper (suitable, adapted, complementary) for him.
The righteous man walks in his integrity; blessed (happy, fortunate, enviable) are his children after him.
The Lord is far from the wicked, but He hears the prayer of the [consistently] righteous (the upright, in right standing with Him).
A man shall not be established by wickedness, but the root of the [uncompromisingly] righteous shall never be moved.
2 Timothy 3:17
So that the man of God may be complete and proficient, well fitted and thoroughly equipped for every good work.
It is well with the man who deals generously and lends, who conducts his affairs with justice.
Run to and fro through the streets of Jerusalem, and see now and take notice! Seek in her broad squares to see if you can find a man [as Abraham sought in Sodom], one who does justice, who seeks truth, sincerity, and faithfulness; and I will pardon [Jerusalem -- "for one uncompromisingly righteous person].
He will not be moved forever; the [uncompromisingly] righteous (the upright, in right standing with God) shall be in everlasting remembrance.
Take care not to do your good deeds publicly or before men, in order to be seen by them; otherwise you will have no reward [ reserved for and awaiting you] with and from your Father Who is in heaven.
1 Corinthians 11:9
Neither was man created on account of or for the benefit of woman, but woman on account of and for the benefit of man.
And the Lord said, If I find in the city of Sodom fifty righteous (upright and in right standing with God), I will spare the whole place for their sake.
O taste and see that the Lord [our God] is good! Blessed (happy, fortunate, to be envied) is the man who trusts and takes refuge in Him.
1 Corinthians 11:3
But I want you to know and realize that Christ is the Head of every man, the head of a woman is her husband, and the Head of Christ is God.
Knowing that for whatever good anyone does, he will receive his reward from the Lord, whether he is slave or free.
A [consistently] righteous man regards the life of his beast, but even the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel.
So may you walk in the way of good men, and keep to the paths of the [consistently] righteous (the upright, in right standing with God).
1 Corinthians 7:1
Now as to the matters of which you wrote me. It is well [and by that I mean advantageous, expedient, profitable, and wholesome] for a man not to touch a woman [to cohabit with her] but to remain unmarried.
His [spiritual] offspring shall be mighty upon earth; the generation of the upright shall be blessed.
It is better to trust and take refuge in the Lord than to put confidence in man.
The Lord will not allow the [uncompromisingly] righteous to famish, but He thwarts the desire of the wicked.
Say to the righteous that it shall be well with them, for they shall eat the fruit of their deeds.
Jesus said to him, Why do you call Me [ essentially and perfectly morally] good? No one is [ essentially and perfectly morally] good -- "except God only.
The righteous man perishes, and no one lays it to heart; and merciful and devout men are taken away, with no one considering that the uncompromisingly upright and godly person is taken away from the calamity and evil to come [even through wickedness].
A man's gift makes room for him and brings him before great men.
The [uncompromisingly] righteous is delivered out of trouble, and the wicked gets into it instead.
Help, Lord! For principled and godly people are here no more; faithfulness and the faithful vanish from among the sons of men.
Every way of a man is right in his own eyes, but the Lord weighs and tries the hearts.
The godly man has perished from the earth, and there is none upright among men. They all lie in wait for blood; each hunts his brother with a net.