I will cling to my righteousness and never let it go.
My conscience will not accuse me as long as I live!
Davidic.Vindicate me, Lord,
because I have lived with integrity
and have trusted in the Lord without wavering.
But I live with integrity;
redeem me and be gracious to me.
?AyinI have done what is just and right;
do not leave me to my oppressors.
I clothed myself in righteousness,
and it enveloped me;
my just decisions were like a robe and a turban.
But I will see Your face in righteousness;
when I awake, I will be satisfied with Your presence.
Light shines in the darkness for the upright.
He is gracious, compassionate, and righteous.
Wealth and riches are in his house,
and his righteousness endures forever.
He distributes freely to the poor;
his righteousness endures forever.
His horn will be exalted in honor.
2 Corinthians 9:9
As it is written:He scattered;
He gave to the poor;
His righteousness endures forever.
May integrity and what is right
watch over me,
for I wait for You.
Then Elihu son of Barachel the Buzite from the family of Ram became angry. He was angry at Job because he had justified himself rather than God.
Then your light will appear like the dawn,
and your recovery will come quickly.
Your righteousness will go before you,
and the Lord’s glory will be your rear guard.
Listen to Me, you who know righteousness,
the people in whose heart is My instruction:
do not fear disgrace by men,
and do not be shattered by their taunts.
If only you had paid attention to My commands.
Then your peace would have been like a river,
and your righteousness like the waves of the sea.
The Lord announced to me, “Unfaithful Israel has shown herself more righteous than treacherous Judah.
You must also bear your disgrace, since you have been an advocate for your sisters. For they appear more righteous than you because of your sins, which you committed more abhorrently than they did. So you also, be ashamed and bear your disgrace, since you have made your sisters appear righteous.
But Samaria did not commit even half your sins. You have multiplied your detestable practices beyond theirs and made your sisters appear righteous by all the detestable things you have committed.
The person who sins is the one who will die. A son won’t suffer punishment for the father’s iniquity, and a father won’t suffer punishment for the son’s iniquity. The righteousness of the righteous person will be on him, and the wickedness of the wicked person will be on him.
“Now, son of man, say to your people: The righteousness of the righteous person will not save him on the day of his transgression; neither will the wickedness of the wicked person cause him to stumble on the day he turns from his wickedness. The righteous person won’t be able to survive by his righteousness on the day he sins.
Listen, my God, and hear. Open Your eyes and see our desolations and the city called by Your name. For we are not presenting our petitions before You based on our righteous acts, but based on Your abundant compassion.
They are fierce and terrifying;
their views of justice and sovereignty
stem from themselves.
But Israel, pursuing the law for righteousness, has not achieved the righteousness of the law.
but hospitable, loving what is good, sensible, righteous, holy, self-controlled,