LORD, you are good, and do what is good; teach me your statutes.
The LORD is good to everyone and his mercies extend to everything he does.
Do not both good and evil things proceed from the mouth of the Most High?
so that you will become children of your Father in heaven, because he makes his sun rise on both evil and good people, and he lets rain fall on the righteous and the unrighteous.
LORD, do good to those who are good, and to those who are upright in heart.
I'll look at them with good intentions, and I'll bring them back to this land. I'll build them up. I won't tear them down; I'll plant them and not rip them up.
"It is said, house of Jacob, "The Spirit of the LORD is limited, if he acts this way, is he not?' "But my words benefit those who live righteously, do they not?
And we know that for those who love God, that is, for those who are called according to his purpose, all things are working together for good.
Amazed beyond measure, they kept on saying, "He does everything well! He even makes deaf people hear and mute people talk!"
yet he has not abandoned his witness: he continues to do good, to give you rain from heaven, to give you fruitful seasons, and to fill you with food and your hearts with joy."
Then Jacob prayed, "O God of my father Abraham, O God of my father Isaac, O LORD, you who told me, "Return to your country and to your relatives and I'll cause things to go well for you.'
Now, you promised me that "I'm certainly going to cause things to go well with you, and I'm going to make your offspring as numerous as the sand of the sea, which cannot be counted.'"
God was pleased with the midwives, and the people multiplied and became very strong.
LORD, you have dealt well with your servant, according to your word.
Jethro rejoiced over all the good that the LORD had done for Israel in delivering them from the hand of the Egyptians.
Then Moses told Reuel's son Hobab, Moses' relative by marriage from Midian, "We are traveling to the place about which the LORD said "I will give it to you.' So come with us and we'll be good to you, because the LORD has spoken good things about Israel."
so I have decided at this time to do good things for Jerusalem and for the house of Judah. So stop being afraid.
I'll rejoice over them to do good for them, and I'll faithfully plant them in this land with all my heart and soul.'
Jerusalem will be for me a name of joy, praise, and glory to all the nations of the earth that hear about all the good that I'm doing for them. They'll fear and tremble because of all the good and because of all the peace that I'm bringing to Jerusalem.'
"Indeed, this is what the LORD says: "Just as I'm bringing all this great disaster on this people, so I'll bring on them all the good things that I'm promising concerning them.
I'll make both the population and the livestock increase throughout your territories. They'll increase and be fruitful. I'll make your territories to be settled like you were in the past, and you will be treated better than you ever were before. At that time you will know that I am the LORD.
God is indeed good to Israel, to those pure in heart.
Show favor to Zion in your good pleasure; and rebuild the walls of Jerusalem.
And when you come with us, the good things that the LORD will grant us, we'll give you as well."
As far as you're concerned, you were planning evil against me, but God intended it for good, planning to bring about the present result so that many people would be preserved alive.
Truly, goodness and gracious love will pursue me all the days of my life, and I will remain in the LORD's Temple forever. A Davidic Psalm.
I told the LORD, "You are my master, I have nothing good apart from you."
Tell us what the future holds, so we may know that you are gods! Yes, do something good or something bad, so we may hear and gaze at it together.'"
But if that nation does evil in my eyes by not obeying me, I'll change my mind about the good that I said I would bring on it.