Righteous, The

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Proverbs 15:28

A heart of righteousness will ponder the answer, but a mouth of wickedness will pour out deceit.

Proverbs 21:25-26

The craving of a lazy person will kill him, for his hands refuse to work. {All day} he craves a craving, but the righteous will give and not hold back.

Matthew 25:31-40

Now when the Son of Man comes in his glory and all the angels with him, then he will sit on his glorious throne. And all the nations will be gathered before him, and he will separate them from one another like a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats. And he will place the sheep on his right and the goats on the left.read more.
Then the king will say to those on his right, 'Come, [you] who are blessed by my Father. Inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world! For I was hungry and you gave me [something] to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me [something] to drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me as a guest, I was naked and you clothed me, I was sick and you cared for me, I was in prison and you came to me.' Then the righteous will answer him, saying, 'Lord, when did we see you hungry and feed [you], or thirsty and give [you something] to drink? And when did we see you a stranger and welcome [you] as a guest, or naked and clothe [you]? And when did we see you sick or in prison and come to you?' And the king will answer [and] say to them, 'Truly I say to you, in as much as you did [it] to one of the least of these brothers of mine, you did [it] to me.'

Genesis 18:20-32

Then Yahweh said, "Because the outcry of Sodom and Gomorrah [is] great and because their sin [is] very {serious}, I will go down and I will see. Have they done altogether according to its cry of distress [which] has come to me? If not, I will know." And the men turned from there and went toward Sodom. And Abraham [was] still standing before Yahweh.read more.
And Abraham drew near [to Yahweh] and said, "Will you also sweep away the righteous with the wicked? If perhaps there are fifty righteous in the midst of the city, will you also sweep [them] away and not forgive the place on account of the fifty righteous in her midst? Far be it from you to do such a thing as this, to kill [the] righteous with [the] wicked, that the righteous would be as the wicked! Far be it from you! Will not the Judge of all the earth do justice?" And Yahweh said, "If I find fifty righteous in Sodom, in the midst of the city, then I will forgive the whole place for their sake." Then Abraham answered and said, "Look, please, I was bold to speak to my Lord, but I [am] dust and ashes. Perhaps the fifty righteous are lacking five--will you destroy the whole city on account of the five?" And he answered, "I will not destroy [it] if I find forty-five there." And {once again he spoke} to him and said, "What if forty are found there?" And he answered, "I will not do [it] on account of the forty." And he said, "Please, let not my Lord be angry, and I will speak. What if thirty be found there?" And he answered, "I will not do [it] if I find thirty there." And he said, "Please, now, I was bold to speak to my Lord. What if twenty be found there?" And he answered, "I will not destroy [it] for the sake of the twenty." And he said, "Please, let not my Lord be angry, and I will speak only once more. What if ten are found there?" And he answered, "I will not destroy [it] for the sake of the ten."

Psalm 1:5-6

Therefore [the] wicked will not stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the congregation of [the] righteous; for Yahweh knows [the] way of [the] righteous, but [the] way of [the] wicked will perish.

Psalm 37:16-17

[The] little belonging to the righteous [is] better than [the] wealth of many wicked. For [the] arms of [the] wicked shall be broken, but Yahweh supports [the] righteous.

Proverbs 10:29

A stronghold for the upright is the way of Yahweh, but ruin [belongs] to {evildoers}.

Proverbs 11:8

The righteous is delivered from trouble, but the wicked enters into it.

Proverbs 12:21

{No evil will happen} to the righteous, but the wicked are filled [with] trouble.

Proverbs 10:3

Yahweh will not cause a righteous person to go hungry, but the craving of the wicked he will thwart.

Proverbs 13:25

The righteous eats to satisfy his life, but the belly of the wicked will lack.

Psalm 5:12

For you bless [the] righteous. O Yahweh, like a shield you surround him [with] good favor.

Job 36:7

He does not withdraw his eyes from [the] righteous, but he sets them forever with kings on the throne, and they are exalted.

Proverbs 3:33

The curse of Yahweh [is] on the house of the wicked, and the abode of the righteous ones he blesses.

Proverbs 10:6-7

Blessings [belong] to the head of the righteous, but the mouth of the wicked conceals violence. The memory of righteousness [is] like a blessing, but the name of the wicked will rot.

Psalm 34:17

They cry out and Yahweh hears and delivers them from all [of] their troubles.

Galatians 3:11

Now [it is] clear that no one is justified in the sight of God by the law, because "the one who is righteous will live by faith."

Hebrews 10:38

But my righteous one will live by faith, and if he shrinks back, my soul is not well pleased with him."

Proverbs 12:3

A person will not be established by wickedness, but the root of the righteous will not be moved.

Proverbs 10:30

The righteous one is forever; he will not be removed. But the wicked will not remain in the land.

Proverbs 12:7

The wicked are overthrown and {are no more}, but the house of the righteous shall stand.

Ezekiel 18:24

And {when the righteous turns} from his righteousness, so that he does injustice, and does all of the detestable things that the wicked do, then will he live [because of] all of his righteousness that he did? [Those things] will not be remembered because of his infidelity that he displayed, and because of his {sin that he committed}. Through them he shall die.

Deuteronomy 16:19

You shall not subvert justice; you shall not {show partiality}; and you shall not take a bribe, for the bribe makes blind [the] eyes of [the] wise and misrepresents [the] words of [the] righteous.

Psalm 125:3

For the scepter of wickedness shall not rest on the {land} of the righteous, lest the righteous stretch out their hands to do wickedness.

Ezekiel 3:20

And {when the righteous turns from his righteousness} and does injustice, and I place a stumbling block {before him}, he will die, for you did not warn him. Because of his sin he will die, and his righteousness that he did will not be remembered, and his blood I shall seek from your hand.

Ezekiel 33:12-13

"So you, son of man, say to {your people} [that] the righteousness of the righteous shall not save him in the day of his transgression, and the wickedness of the wicked {will not cause him to stumble} on the day of his returning from his wickedness; and [the] righteous will not be able to live by it on the day when he returns to his sin. When I say to the righteous, 'Certainly he will live,' and he trusted in his righteousness, and he [turns and he] does injustice, all of his righteousness will not be remembered, and because of his injustice that he did, because of it he will die.

Psalm 37:12-13

[The] wicked plans [evil] against the righteous, and gnashes at him [with] his teeth. [The] Lord laughs at him, for he sees that his day is coming.

Psalm 31:17-18

O Yahweh, let me not be put to shame, for I call on you. Let the wicked be put to shame. Let them [go] silently to Sheol. Let lying lips be dumb, that speak against [the] righteous unrestrained with arrogance and contempt.

Psalm 94:21

They band together against [the] life of [the] righteous, and declare [the] blameless guilty of blood.

Lamentations 4:11-13

Yahweh has completed his anger, he has poured out {his fierce anger}; he has kindled a fire in Zion, it consumed her foundations. [The] kings of [the] earth did not believe, and all [the] inhabitants of [the] world, that a foe and an enemy could enter into the gates of Jerusalem. Because of the sins of her prophets, the guilt of her priests, who shed blood in her midst, of righteous people.

Amos 2:6-7

Thus says Yahweh: "For three transgressions of Israel and for four I will not revoke [the punishment], because they sell the righteous for money and the poor for a pair of sandals! Those who trample the heads of the powerless into the dust of the ground and turn aside the way of the destitute, a man and his father {have sexual relations with} the same girl, so that [they] profane my holy name.

Amos 5:12

For I know your transgressions [are] many and your sins [are] numerous, [you] foes of [the] righteous, those who take a bribe, and {those who} push aside [the] poor [ones] in the gate!

Habakkuk 1:4

Therefore the law is paralyzed, and justice does not go forth perpetually. For the wicked surround the righteous; therefore justice goes forth perverted.

Psalm 37:29

[The] righteous will possess [the] land and abide in it forever.

Psalm 58:10-11

[The] righteous will rejoice when he sees [the] vengeance; he will wash his feet in the blood of the wicked. And people will say, "Surely [there is] a {reward} for the righteous. Surely there is a God [who] judges in the land."

Psalm 92:12-15

[The] righteous will flourish like the date palm. They will grow like a cedar in Lebanon. Planted in the house of Yahweh, they will flourish in the courts of our God. They will still prosper in old age. They will be fat and luxuriant,read more.
to declare that Yahweh [is] upright. [He is] my rock, and [there is] no injustice in him.

Proverbs 11:23

The desire of the righteous [is] only good, but the expectation of the wicked, wrath.

Proverbs 13:21-22

Misfortune will pursue sinners, but the righteous {will be rewarded with prosperity}. He who is good will leave an inheritance to {his grandchildren}, and stored up for the righteous [is] the wealth of a sinner.

Proverbs 15:6

[In] the house of the righteous [there is] much treasure, but the income of the wicked brings trouble.

Isaiah 3:10

Tell [the] innocent that [it is] good for they shall eat the fruit of their deeds.

Luke 14:12-14

And he also said to the one who had invited him, "When you give a dinner or a banquet, do not invite your friends or your brothers or your relatives or wealthy neighbors, lest they also invite you [in return], and repayment come to you. But whenever you give a banquet, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, the blind, and you will be blessed, because they are not able to repay you. For it will be paid back to you at the resurrection of the righteous."

Psalm 17:14-15

from men by your hand, O Yahweh, from men of [this] world. Their share [is] in {this life}, and you fill their stomach [with] your treasure. They are satisfied [with] children. They bequeath their excess to their children. [By contrast,] I in righteousness shall see your face. Upon awakening I will be satisfied [seeing] your form.

Malachi 3:17-18

"They will be mine," says Yahweh of hosts, "on the day that I [am] acting, [my] treasured possession. I will have compassion on them as a man has compassion on his son who serves him. You will return and see [the difference] between [the] righteous and [the] wicked, between [the one who] serves God and the one who does not serve him.

Acts 24:14-16

But I do confess this to you, that according to the Way (which they call a sect), so I worship the God of our fathers, believing all things [that are] in accordance with the law and that are written in the prophets, having a hope in God which these [men] also themselves await: [that] there is going to be a resurrection of both the righteous and the unrighteous. {For this reason} also myself {always} do my best to have a clear conscience toward God and people.

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Job 36:7

He does not withdraw his eyes from [the] righteous, but he sets them forever with kings on the throne, and they are exalted.