Righteousness, Of Believers

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Deuteronomy 6:25

And it shall be our righteousness if we take heed to do all these commandments before Jehovah our God, as he hath commanded us.

Job 27:6

My righteousness I hold fast, and will not let it go: my heart reproacheth me not one of my days.

1 John 3:7

Children, let no man lead you astray; he that practises righteousness is righteous, even as he is righteous.

Deuteronomy 6:17-18

Ye shall diligently keep the commandments of Jehovah your God, and his testimonies, and his statutes, which he hath commanded thee. And thou shalt do what is right and good in the sight of Jehovah, that it may be well with thee, and that thou mayest enter in and possess the good land which Jehovah swore unto thy fathers,

1 Kings 3:6

And Solomon said, Thou hast shewn unto thy servant David my father great loving-kindness, according as he walked before thee in truth, and in righteousness, and in uprightness of heart with thee; and thou hast kept for him this great loving-kindness, that thou hast given him a son who sits upon his throne, as it is this day.

1 Kings 15:11

And Asa did what was right in the sight of Jehovah, as David his father.

2 Chronicles 31:20

And thus did Hezekiah throughout Judah, and wrought what was good and right and true before Jehovah his God.

Psalm 7:8

Jehovah shall minister judgment to the peoples. Judge me, Jehovah, according to my righteousness, and according to mine integrity which is in me.

Psalm 15:1-5

{A Psalm of David.} Jehovah, who shall sojourn in thy tent? who shall dwell in the hill of thy holiness? He that walketh uprightly, and worketh righteousness, and speaketh the truth from his heart. He that slandereth not with his tongue, doeth not evil to his companion, nor taketh up a reproach against his neighbour;read more.
In whose eyes the depraved person is contemned, and who honoureth them that fear Jehovah; who, if he have sworn to his own hurt, changeth it not; He that putteth not out his money to usury, nor taketh reward against the innocent. He that doeth these things shall never be moved.

Psalm 17:1

{A Prayer of David.} Hear the right, O Jehovah, attend unto my cry; give ear unto my prayer, which is not out of feigned lips.

Psalm 32:11

Rejoice in Jehovah, and be glad, ye righteous; and shout for joy, all ye upright in heart.

Isaiah 26:7-9

The way of the just is uprightness: thou, the Upright, dost make the path of the just even. Yea, in the way of thy judgments, O Jehovah, have we waited for thee; the desire of our soul is to thy name, and to thy memorial. With my soul have I desired thee in the night; yea, with my spirit within me I seek thee early: for when thy judgments are in the earth, the inhabitants of the world learn righteousness.

Isaiah 48:18

Oh that thou hadst hearkened to my commandments! Then would thy peace have been as a river, and thy righteousness as the waves of the sea;

Isaiah 51:1

Hearken unto me, ye that follow after righteousness, ye that seek Jehovah: look unto the rock whence ye were hewn, and to the hole of the pit whence ye were digged.

Hosea 14:9

Who is wise, and he shall understand these things? intelligent, and he shall know them? For the ways of Jehovah are right, and the just shall walk in them; but the transgressors shall fall therein.

Luke 2:25

And behold, there was a man in Jerusalem whose name was Simeon; and this man was just and pious, awaiting the consolation of Israel, and the Holy Spirit was upon him.

2 Timothy 3:15-16

and that from a child thou hast known the sacred letters, which are able to make thee wise unto salvation, through faith which is in Christ Jesus. Every scripture is divinely inspired, and profitable for teaching, for conviction, for correction, for instruction in righteousness;

Amos 5:24

but let judgment roll down as waters, and righteousness as an ever-flowing stream.

Isaiah 1:16-17

Wash you, make you clean; put away the evil of your doings from before mine eyes; cease to do evil, learn to do well: seek judgment, gladden the oppressed, do justice to the fatherless, plead for the widow.

Isaiah 56:1

Thus saith Jehovah: Keep ye judgment and do righteousness; for my salvation is near to come, and my righteousness to be revealed.

Jeremiah 22:3

Thus saith Jehovah: Execute judgment and righteousness, and deliver the spoiled out of the hand of the oppressor; and do no wrong, do no violence to the stranger, the fatherless, or the widow, and shed not innocent blood in this place.

Hosea 10:12

Sow to yourselves in righteousness, reap according to mercy; break up your fallow ground: for it is time to seek Jehovah, till he come and rain righteousness upon you.

Zephaniah 2:3

Seek Jehovah, all ye meek of the land, who have performed his ordinance; seek righteousness, seek meekness: it may be ye shall be hid in the day of Jehovah's anger.

Psalm 146:8

Jehovah openeth the eyes of the blind; Jehovah raiseth up them that are bowed down; Jehovah loveth the righteous;

Proverbs 15:9

The way of a wicked man is an abomination to Jehovah; but him that pursueth righteousness he loveth.

Psalm 1:5-6

Therefore the wicked shall not stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the assembly of the righteous. For Jehovah knoweth the way of the righteous, but the way of the wicked shall perish.

Psalm 37:6

and he will bring forth thy righteousness as the light, and thy judgment as the noonday.

Psalm 5:12

For thou, Jehovah, wilt bless the righteous man; with favour wilt thou surround him as with a shield.

Psalm 37:16-17

The little that the righteous hath is better than the abundance of many wicked; for the arms of the wicked shall be broken, but Jehovah upholdeth the righteous.

Proverbs 10:2-3

Treasures of wickedness profit nothing; but righteousness delivereth from death. Jehovah suffereth not the soul of the righteous man to famish; but he repelleth the craving of the wicked.

Proverbs 11:4-6

Wealth profiteth not in the day of wrath; but righteousness delivereth from death. The righteousness of the perfect maketh plain his way; but the wicked falleth by his own wickedness. The righteousness of the upright delivereth them; but the treacherous are taken in their own craving.

Isaiah 3:10

Say ye of the righteous that it shall be well with him, for they shall eat the fruit of their doings.

Isaiah 33:15-16

He that walketh righteously, and speaketh uprightly; he that despiseth the gain of oppressions, that shaketh his hands from taking hold of bribes, that stoppeth his ears from hearing of blood, and shutteth his eyes from seeing evil: he shall dwell on high, the fortresses of the rocks shall be his high retreat; bread shall be given him, his water shall be sure.

Amos 2:6

Thus saith Jehovah: For three transgressions of Israel, and for four, I will not revoke its sentence; because they have sold the righteous for silver, and the needy for a pair of shoes;

Amos 5:12

For I know how manifold are your transgressions and your sins mighty: they afflict the just, they take a bribe, and they turn aside the right of the needy in the gate.

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