Most Relevant Verses
The mouth of a righteous man is a well of life: but violence covereth the mouth of the wicked.
The desire of the slothful killeth him; for his hands refuse to labour.
The righteous considereth the cause of the poor: but the wicked regardeth not to know it.
When the Son of man shall come in his glory, and all the holy angels with him, then shall he sit upon the throne of his glory:
And the LORD said, Because the cry of Sodom and Gomorrah is great, and because their sin is very grievous;
Therefore the ungodly shall not stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the congregation of the righteous.
A little that a righteous man hath is better than the riches of many wicked.
Cast thy burden upon the LORD, and he shall sustain thee: he shall never suffer the righteous to be moved.
I have been young, and now am old; yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging bread.
Blessings are upon the head of the just: but violence covereth the mouth of the wicked.
For the eyes of the Lord are over the righteous, and his ears are open unto their prayers: but the face of the Lord is against them that do evil.
Behold, his soul which is lifted up is not upright in him: but the just shall live by his faith.
For therein is the righteousness of God revealed from faith to faith: as it is written, The just shall live by faith.
He that trusteth in his riches shall fall: but the righteous shall flourish as a branch.
But when the righteous turneth away from his righteousness, and committeth iniquity, and doeth according to all the abominations that the wicked man doeth, shall he live? All his righteousness that he hath done shall not be mentioned: in his trespass that he hath trespassed, and in his sin that he hath sinned, in them shall he die.
Thou shalt not wrest judgment; thou shalt not respect persons, neither take a gift: for a gift doth blind the eyes of the wise, and pervert the words of the righteous.
Again, When a righteous man doth turn from his righteousness, and commit iniquity, and I lay a stumblingblock before him, he shall die: because thou hast not given him warning, he shall die in his sin, and his righteousness which he hath done shall not be remembered; but his blood will I require at thine hand.
Therefore, thou son of man, say unto the children of thy people, The righteousness of the righteous shall not deliver him in the day of his transgression: as for the wickedness of the wicked, he shall not fall thereby in the day that he turneth from his wickedness; neither shall the righteous be able to live for his righteousness in the day that he sinneth.
The wicked plotteth against the just, and gnasheth upon him with his teeth.
Let me not be ashamed, O LORD; for I have called upon thee: let the wicked be ashamed, and let them be silent in the grave.
The LORD hath accomplished his fury; he hath poured out his fierce anger, and hath kindled a fire in Zion, and it hath devoured the foundations thereof.
Thus saith the LORD; For three transgressions of Israel, and for four, I will not turn away the punishment thereof; because they sold the righteous for silver, and the poor for a pair of shoes;
For I know your manifold transgressions and your mighty sins: they afflict the just, they take a bribe, and they turn aside the poor in the gate from their right.
That ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven: for he maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust.
The righteous shall rejoice when he seeth the vengeance: he shall wash his feet in the blood of the wicked.
The righteous shall flourish like the palm tree: he shall grow like a cedar in Lebanon.
Evil pursueth sinners: but to the righteous good shall be repayed.
The righteous perisheth, and no man layeth it to heart: and merciful men are taken away, none considering that the righteous is taken away from the evil to come.
Then said he also to him that bade him, When thou makest a dinner or a supper, call not thy friends, nor thy brethren, neither thy kinsmen, nor thy rich neighbours; lest they also bid thee again, and a recompence be made thee.
From men which are thy hand, O LORD, from men of the world, which have their portion in this life, and whose belly thou fillest with thy hid treasure: they are full of children, and leave the rest of their substance to their babes.
And they shall be mine, saith the LORD of hosts, in that day when I make up my jewels; and I will spare them, as a man spareth his own son that serveth him.
But this I confess unto thee, that after the way which they call heresy, so worship I the God of my fathers, believing all things which are written in the law and in the prophets: