Righteousness, Of Believers

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Deuteronomy 6:25

It will be credited as righteousness for us, if we're careful to obey the entire Law in the presence of the LORD our God, as he commanded.'"

1 John 3:7

Little children, don't let anyone deceive you. The person who practices righteousness is righteous, just as the Messiah is righteous.

Deuteronomy 6:17-18

Be sure to observe the commands of the LORD your God, his testimonies and his decrees that he gave you. Do what is good and right in the LORD's sight so it may go well with you. Then you'll enter and possess the good land that the LORD your God promised to your ancestors,

1 Kings 15:11

Asa practiced what the LORD considered to be right, just like his ancestor David.

2 Chronicles 31:20

Hezekiah did this throughout all of Judah, and he acted well, doing what the LORD his God considered to be right and true.

Psalm 7:8

For the LORD will judge the nations. Judge me according to my righteousness, LORD, and according to my integrity, Exalted One.

Psalm 15:1-5

LORD, who may stay in your tent? Who may dwell on your holy mountain? The one who lives with integrity, who does righteous deeds, and who speaks truth to himself. The one who does not slander with his tongue, who does no evil to his neighbor, and who does not destroy his friend's reputation.read more.
The one who despises those who are utterly wicked, but who honors the one who fears the LORD, who keeps his word even when it hurts and does not change, who does not loan his money with interest, and who does not take a bribe against those who are innocent. The one who does these things will stand firm forever. A special Davidic Psalm.

Psalm 17:1

LORD, hear my just plea! Pay attention to my cry! Listen to my prayer, since it does not come from lying lips.

Psalm 32:11

Righteous ones, be glad in the LORD and rejoice! Shout for joy, all of you who are upright in heart!

Isaiah 26:7-9

"The path of the righteous is level; O Upright One, you make safe the way of justice. Yes, LORD, in the path of your judgments we wait; your name and your Law are the soul's desire. My soul yearns for you in the night; my spirit within me searches for you. For when your judgments come upon the earth, the world's inhabitants learn righteousness.

Isaiah 48:18

Now if only you had paid attention to my commandments! Then your peace would have been like a river, and your success 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, to the quarry from which you were hewn.

Hosea 14:9

Whoever is wise, let him understand these things. Whoever is discerning, let him know them. For the ways of the LORD are right: the righteous follow his example, but the rebellious stumble in them.

Luke 2:25

Now a man named Simeon was in Jerusalem. This man was righteous and devout. He was waiting for the one who would comfort Israel, and the Holy Spirit was upon him.

2 Timothy 3:15-16

From infancy you have known the Holy Scriptures that are able to give you the wisdom you need for salvation through faith in the Messiah Jesus. All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness,

Amos 5:24

"But let justice roll on like many waters, and righteousness like an ever-flowing river.

Isaiah 1:16-17

"Wash yourselves, and make yourselves clean; remove your evil behavior from my presence; stop practicing what is evil. Learn to practice what is good; seek justice, alleviate oppression, defend orphans in court, and plead the widow's case.

Isaiah 56:1

For this is what the LORD says: "Maintain justice, and do what is right, for soon my salvation will come, and soon my deliverance will be revealed.

Jeremiah 22:3

This is what the LORD says: "Uphold justice and righteousness. Deliver from their oppressor those who have been robbed. Don't mistreat or do violence to the alien, the orphan, or the widow, or shed the blood of innocent people in this place.

Hosea 10:12

Sow in righteousness in your own interest, reap in gracious love, break up your own unprepared ground; It is now time to inquire of the LORD, until he comes to pour out righteousness for you.

Zephaniah 2:3

seek the LORD, all you humble people of the land, who do what he commands. Seek righteousness! Seek humility! Maybe you will be protected in the Day of the LORD's anger."

Psalm 146:8

the LORD gives sight to the blind. The LORD lifts up those who are weighed down. The LORD loves the righteous.

Proverbs 15:9

The lifestyle of the wicked is detestable to the LORD, but he loves those who ardently pursue righteousness.

Psalm 1:5-6

Therefore the wicked will not escape judgment, nor will sinners have a place in the assembly of the righteous. For the LORD knows the way of the righteous, but the way of the wicked will be destroyed.

Psalm 14:5

There they are seized with terror, because God is with those who are righteous.

Psalm 37:6

He will bring forth your righteousness as a light, and your justice as the noonday sun.

Psalm 5:12

Indeed, you will bless the righteous one, LORD, like a large shield, you will surround him with favor. To the Director: With stringed instruments. On an eight-stringed harp. A Davidic Psalm

Psalm 37:16-17

Better is the little that the righteous have than the abundance of many wicked people. For the arms of the wicked will be broken, but the LORD upholds the righteous.

Psalm 112:4

A light shines in the darkness for the upright, for the one who is gracious, compassionate, and just.

Proverbs 10:2-3

Nothing good comes from ill-gotten wealth, but righteousness delivers from death. The LORD won't cause the righteous to hunger, but he will reject what the wicked crave.

Proverbs 11:4-6

Wealth won't help in the time of judgment, but righteousness will deliver from death. The righteousness of the innocent creates a level path, but the wicked fall by their wickedness. The righteousness of the upright delivers them, but the treacherous are trapped by their evil desires.

Isaiah 3:10

"Tell the righteous that things will go well, because they will enjoy the fruit of their actions."

Isaiah 33:15-16

The one who walks righteously and has spoken sincere words, who rejects gain from extortion and waves his hand, rejecting bribes, who blocks his ears from hearing plots of murder and shuts his eyes against seeing evil this is the one who will live on the heights; his refuge will be a mountain fortress. His food will be supplied, and his water will be guaranteed.

Amos 2:6

This is what the LORD says: "For three transgressions of Israel and now for a fourth I will not turn away; because they sold the righteous for money, and the poor for sandals,

Amos 5:12

and because I know that your transgressions are many, and your sins are numerous as you oppose the righteous, taking bribes as a ransom, and turning away the poor in court

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