24 Bible Verses about People In Righteousness
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I will maintain my righteousness and never let it go; my conscience will not reproach me for as long as I live.
By David. Vindicate me, O Lord, for I have integrity, and I trust in the Lord without wavering.
But I have integrity! Rescue me and have mercy on me!
(Ayin) I do what is fair and right. Do not abandon me to my oppressors!
I put on righteousness and it clothed me, my just dealing was like a robe and a turban;
As for me, because I am innocent I will see your face; when I awake you will reveal yourself to me.
In the darkness a light shines for the godly, for each one who is merciful, compassionate, and just.
His house contains wealth and riches; his integrity endures.
He generously gives to the needy; his integrity endures. He will be vindicated and honored.
Just as it is written, "He has scattered widely, he has given to the poor; his righteousness remains forever."
May integrity and godliness protect me, for I rely on you!
Then Elihu son of Barakel the Buzite, of the family of Ram, became very angry. He was angry with Job for justifying himself rather than God.
Then your light will shine like the sunrise; your restoration will quickly arrive; your godly behavior will go before you, and the Lord's splendor will be your rear guard.
Listen to me, you who know what is right, you people who are aware of my law! Don't be afraid of the insults of men; don't be discouraged because of their abuse!
If only you had obeyed my commandments, prosperity would have flowed to you like a river, deliverance would have come to you like the waves of the sea.
Then the Lord said to me, "Under the circumstances, wayward Israel could even be considered less guilty than unfaithful Judah.
So now, bear your disgrace, because you have given your sisters reason to justify their behavior. Because the sins you have committed were more abominable than those of your sisters; they have become more righteous than you. So now, be ashamed and bear the disgrace of making your sisters appear righteous.
Samaria has not committed half the sins you have; you have done more abominable deeds than they did. You have made your sisters appear righteous with all the abominable things you have done.
The person who sins is the one who will die. A son will not suffer for his father's iniquity, and a father will not suffer for his son's iniquity; the righteous person will be judged according to his righteousness, and the wicked person according to his wickedness.
"And you, son of man, say to your people, 'The righteousness of the righteous will not deliver him if he rebels. As for the wicked, his wickedness will not make him stumble if he turns from it. The righteous will not be able to live by his righteousness if he sins.'
Listen attentively, my God, and hear! Open your eyes and look on our desolated ruins and the city called by your name. For it is not because of our own righteous deeds that we are praying to you, but because your compassion is abundant.
They are frightening and terrifying; they decide for themselves what is right.
but Israel even though pursuing a law of righteousness did not attain it.
Instead he must be hospitable, devoted to what is good, sensible, upright, devout, and self-controlled.