I hold fast to my righteousness and will not let it go; my heart shall not reproach me so long as I live.
Judge me, O LORD, for I have walked in my integrity; I have trusted also in the LORD; therefore I shall not slide.
But as for me, I will walk in my integrity; ransom me and be merciful unto me.
AIN. I have complied with judgment and righteousness; do not leave me to my oppressors.
I put on righteousness, and it clothed me as a robe; and my diadem was judgment.
As for me, I will behold thy face in righteousness; I shall be satisfied when I awake with thy likeness.
Zain A light has shined in the darkness upon the upright: Cheth Gracious and merciful and righteous.
He Wealth and riches shall be in his house; Vau and his righteousness endures for ever.
Pe He has dispersed; he has given to the poor; Tzaddi his righteousness endures for ever; Koph his horn shall be exalted in glory.
2 Corinthians 9:9
As it is written, He has dispersed abroad; he has given to the poor; his righteousness remains for ever.
Tau Integrity and uprightness shall preserve me, for I have waited for thee.
Then the wrath of Elihu, the son of Barachel, the Buzite, of the kindred of Ram, was kindled; against Job was his wrath kindled, because he justified himself rather than God.
Then shall thy light break forth as the morning, and thine health shall spring forth speedily: and thy righteousness shall go before thee; the glory of the LORD shall gather thee.
Hearken unto me, ye that know righteousness, the people in whose heart is my law; do not fear the reproach of men, neither be afraid of their revilings.
O that thou would look unto my commandments! Then thy peace would be as a river and thy righteousness as the waves of the sea:
And the LORD said unto me, The rebellious Israel has justified her soul in comparison to the treacherous Judah.
Thou also, who hast judged thy sisters, bear thine own shame for thy sins that thou hast committed more abominable than they; they are more righteous than thou; be thou confounded also and bear thy shame in that thou hast justified thy sisters.
Neither has Samaria committed half of thy sins, but thou hast multiplied thy abominations more than they and hast justified thy sisters with all thy abominations which thou hast done.
The soul that sins, it shall die. The son shall not bear the iniquity of the father, neither shall the father bear the iniquity of the son; the righteousness of the righteous shall be upon him who is righteous, and the wickedness of the wicked shall be upon him who is wicked.
And thou, son of man, say unto the sons of thy people, The righteousness of the righteous shall not deliver him the day that he rebels; and the wickedness of the wicked shall not impede him in the day that he turns from his wickedness; and the righteous shall not be able to live by his righteousness in the day that he sins.
O my God, incline thine ear and hear; open thine eyes, and behold our desolations, and the city which is called by thy name: for we do not present our supplications before thee confiding in our righteousnesses, but in thy many mercies.
She is terrible and dreadful: from her herself shall go forth their rights and their grandeur.
and Israel, which followed after the law of righteousness, has not attained to the law of righteousness.
but a lover of hospitality, a lover of good men, temperate, just, holy, gentle,