Righteousness, Of Believers

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Deuteronomy 6:25

Righteousness will be ours if we are careful to follow every one of these commands before the Lord our God, as He has commanded us.'

Job 27:6

I will cling to my righteousness and never let it go. My conscience will not accuse [me] as long as I live!

1 John 3:7

Little children, let no one deceive you! The one who does what is right is righteous, just as He is righteous.

Deuteronomy 6:17-18

Carefully observe the commands of the Lord your God, the decrees and statutes He has commanded you. Do what is right and good in the Lord's sight, so that you may prosper and so that you may enter and possess the good land the Lord your God swore to [give] your fathers,

1 Kings 3:6

And Solomon replied, "You have shown great and faithful love to Your servant, my father David, because he walked before You in faithfulness, righteousness, and integrity. You have continued this great and faithful love for him by giving him a son to sit on his throne, as it is today.

1 Kings 15:11

Asa did what was right in the Lord's eyes, as his ancestor David had done.

2 Chronicles 31:20

Hezekiah did this throughout all Judah. He did what was good and upright and true before the Lord his God.

Psalm 7:8

The Lord judges the peoples; vindicate me, Lord, according to my righteousness and my integrity.

Psalm 15:1-5

Lord, who can dwell in Your tent? Who can live on Your holy mountain? The one who lives honestly, practices righteousness, and acknowledges the truth in his heart- who does not slander with his tongue, who does not harm his friend or discredit his neighbor,read more.
who despises the one rejected by the Lord, but honors those who fear the Lord, who keeps his word whatever the cost, who does not lend his money at interest or take a bribe against the innocent- the one who does these things will never be moved.

Psalm 17:1

Lord, hear a just cause; pay attention to my cry; listen to my prayer- from lips free of deceit.

Psalm 32:11

Be glad in the Lord and rejoice, you righteous ones; shout for joy, all you upright in heart.

Isaiah 26:7-9

The path of the righteous is level; You clear a straight path for the righteous. Yes, Lord, we wait for You in the path of Your judgments. Our desire is for Your name and renown. I long for You in the night; yes, my spirit within me diligently seeks You, for when Your judgments are [in] the land, the inhabitants of the world will learn righteousness.

Isaiah 48:18

If only you had paid attention to My commands. Then your peace would have been like a river, and your righteousness like the waves of the sea.

Isaiah 51:1

Listen to Me, you who pursue righteousness, you who seek the Lord: Look to the rock from which you were cut, and to the quarry from which you were dug.

Hosea 14:9

Let whoever is wise understand these things, and whoever is insightful recognize them. For the ways of the Lord are right, and the righteous walk in them, but the rebellious stumble in them.

Luke 2:25

There was a man in Jerusalem whose name was Simeon. This man was righteous and devout, looking forward to Israel's consolation, and the Holy Spirit was on him.

2 Timothy 3:15-16

and that from childhood you have known the sacred Scriptures, which are able to instruct you for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus. All Scripture is inspired by God and is profitable for teaching, for rebuking, for correcting, for training in righteousness,

Amos 5:24

But let justice flow like water, and righteousness, like an unfailing stream.

Isaiah 1:16-17

"Wash yourselves. Cleanse yourselves. Remove your evil deeds from My sight. Stop doing evil. Learn to do what is good. Seek justice. Correct the oppressor. Defend the rights of the fatherless. Plead the widow's cause.

Isaiah 56:1

This is what the Lord says: Preserve justice and do what is right, for My salvation is coming soon, and My righteousness will be revealed.

Jeremiah 22:3

This is what the Lord says: Administer justice and righteousness. Rescue the victim of robbery from the hand of his oppressor. Don't exploit or brutalize the alien, the fatherless, or the widow. Don't shed innocent blood in this place.

Hosea 10:12

Sow righteousness for yourselves and reap faithful love; break up your untilled ground. It is time to seek the Lord until He comes and sends righteousness on you like the rain.

Zephaniah 2:3

Seek the Lord, all you humble of the earth, who carry out what He commands. Seek righteousness, seek humility; perhaps you will be concealed on the day of the Lord's anger.

Psalm 146:8

The Lord opens [the eyes of] the blind. The Lord raises up those who are oppressed. The Lord loves the righteous.

Proverbs 15:9

The Lord detests the way of the wicked, but He loves the one who pursues righteousness.

Psalm 1:5-6

Therefore the wicked will not survive the judgment, and sinners will not be in the community of the righteous. For the Lord watches over the way of the righteous, but the way of the wicked leads to ruin.

Psalm 14:5

Then they will be filled with terror, for God is with those who are righteous.

Psalm 37:6

making your righteousness shine like the dawn, your justice like the noonday.

Psalm 5:12

For You, Lord, bless the righteous one; You surround him with favor like a shield.

Psalm 37:16-17

Better the little that the righteous man has than the abundance of many wicked people. For the arms of the wicked will be broken, but the Lord supports the righteous.

Proverbs 10:2-3

Ill-gotten gains do not profit anyone, but righteousness rescues from death. The Lord will not let the righteous go hungry, but He denies the wicked what they crave.

Proverbs 11:4-6

Wealth is not profitable on a day of wrath, but righteousness rescues from death. The righteousness of the blameless clears his path, but the wicked person will fall because of his wickedness. The righteousness of the upright rescues them, but the treacherous are trapped by their own desires.

Isaiah 3:10

Tell the righteous that it will go well [for them], for they will eat the fruit of their deeds.

Isaiah 33:15-16

The one who lives righteously and speaks rightly, who refuses gain from extortion, whose hand never takes a bribe, who stops his ears from listening to murderous plots and shuts his eyes to avoid endorsing evil- he will dwell on the heights; his refuge will be the rocky fortresses, his food provided, his water assured.

Psalm 94:21

They band together against the life of the righteous and condemn the innocent to death.

Amos 2:6

The Lord says: I will not relent from punishing Israel for three crimes, even four, because they sell a righteous person for silver and a needy person for a pair of sandals.

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