Righteousness, Of Believers

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Deuteronomy 6:25

And it shall be righteousness for us, if we observe to do all these commandments before the LORD our God, as he has commanded us.

Job 27:6

My righteousness I hold fast, and will not let it go: my heart shall not reproach me so long as I live.

1 John 3:7

Little children, let no man deceive you: he that does righteousness is righteous, even as he is righteous.

Deuteronomy 6:17-18

You shall diligently keep the commandments of the LORD your God, and his testimonies, and his statutes, which he has commanded you. And you shall do that which is right and good in the sight of the LORD: that it may be well with you, and that you may go in and possess the good land which the LORD swore unto your fathers,

1 Kings 3:6

And Solomon said, You have shown unto your servant David my father great mercy, according as he walked before you in truth, and in righteousness, and in uprightness of heart with you; and you have kept for him this great kindness, that you have given him a son to sit on his throne, as it is this day.

1 Kings 15:11

And Asa did that which was right in the eyes of the LORD, as did David his father.

2 Chronicles 31:20

And thus did Hezekiah throughout all Judah, and did that which was good and right and true before the LORD his God.

Psalm 7:8

The LORD shall judge the people: judge me, O LORD, according to my righteousness, and according to my integrity that is in me.

Psalm 15:1-5

[A Psalm of David.] LORD, who shall abide in your tabernacle? who shall dwell in your holy hill? He that walks uprightly, and works righteousness, and speaks the truth in his heart. He that backbites not with his tongue, nor does evil to his neighbor, nor takes up a reproach against his neighbor.read more.
In whose eyes a vile person is despised; but he honors them that fear the LORD. He that swears to his own hurt, and changes not. He that puts not out his money at interest, nor takes reward against the innocent. He that does these things shall never be moved.

Psalm 17:1

[A prayer of David.] Hear the right, O LORD, attend unto my cry, give ear unto my prayer, that goes not out of feigned lips.

Psalm 32:11

Be glad in the LORD, and rejoice, you righteous: and shout for joy, all you that are upright in heart.

Isaiah 26:7-9

The way of the just is uprightness: you, most upright, do smooth the path of the just. Yea, in the way of your judgments, O LORD, have we waited for you; the desire of our soul is to your name, and to the remembrance of you. With my soul have I desired you in the night; yea, with my spirit within me will I seek you early: for when your judgments are in the earth, the inhabitants of the world will learn righteousness.

Isaiah 48:18

O that you had hearkened to my commandments! then had your peace been as a river, and your righteousness as the waves of the sea:

Isaiah 51:1

Hearken to me, you that follow after righteousness, you that seek the LORD: look unto the rock from where you were hewn, and to the hole of the pit from which you were dug.

Hosea 14:9

Who is wise, and he shall understand these things? prudent, and he shall know them? for the ways of the LORD are right, and the just shall walk in them: but the transgressors shall stumble in them.

Luke 2:25

And, behold, there was a man in Jerusalem, whose name was Simeon; and the same man was just and devout, waiting for the consolation of Israel: and the Holy Spirit was upon him.

2 Timothy 3:15-16

And that from a child you have known the holy scriptures, which are able to make you wise unto salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus. All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:

Amos 5:24

But let justice run down as waters, and righteousness as a mighty stream.

Isaiah 1:16-17

Wash you, make yourself clean; put away the evil of your doings from before my eyes; cease to do evil; Learn to do good; seek justice, relieve the oppressed, judge the fatherless, plead for the widow.

Isaiah 56:1

Thus says the LORD, Keep justice, and do righteousness: for my salvation is soon to come, and my righteousness to be revealed.

Jeremiah 22:3

Thus says the LORD; Execute justice and righteousness, and deliver the plundered out of the hand of the oppressor: and do no wrong, do no violence to the stranger, the fatherless, nor the widow, neither shed innocent blood in this place.

Hosea 10:12

Sow to yourselves in righteousness, reap in mercy; break up your fallow ground: for it is time to seek the LORD, till he comes and rains righteousness upon you.

Zephaniah 2:3

Seek you the LORD, all you meek of the earth, who have kept his commands; seek righteousness, seek meekness: it may be you shall be hidden in the day of the LORD'S anger.

Psalm 146:8

The LORD opens the eyes of the blind: the LORD raises them that are bowed down: the LORD loves the righteous:

Proverbs 15:9

The way of the wicked is an abomination unto the LORD: but he loves him that follows after righteousness.

Psalm 1:5-6

Therefore the ungodly shall not stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the congregation of the righteous. For the LORD knows the way of the righteous: but the way of the ungodly shall perish.

Psalm 37:6

And he shall bring forth your righteousness as the light, and your justice as the noonday.

Psalm 5:12

For you, LORD, will bless the righteous; with favor will you surround him with a shield.

Psalm 37:16-17

A little that a righteous man has is better than the riches of many wicked. For the arms of the wicked shall be broken: but the LORD upholds the righteous.

Psalm 112:4

Unto the upright there arises light in the darkness: he is gracious, and full of compassion, and righteous.

Proverbs 10:2-3

Treasures of wickedness profit nothing: but righteousness delivers from death. The LORD will not allow the soul of the righteous to famish: but he casts away the desire of the wicked.

Proverbs 11:4-6

Riches profit not in the day of wrath: but righteousness delivers from death. The righteousness of the perfect shall direct his way: but the wicked shall fall by his own wickedness. The righteousness of the upright shall deliver them: but transgressors shall be taken in their own lust.

Isaiah 3:10

Say you to the righteous, that it shall be well with him: for they shall eat the fruit of their deeds.

Isaiah 33:15-16

He that walks righteously, and speaks uprightly; he that despises the gain of oppressions, that keeps his hands from the holding of bribes, that stops his ears from hearing of bloodshed, and shuts his eyes from seeing evil; He shall dwell on high: his place of defense shall be the fortresses of rocks: bread shall be given him; his waters shall be sure.

Psalm 94:21

They gather themselves together against the soul of the righteous, and condemn the innocent blood.

Amos 2:6

Thus says the LORD; For three transgressions of Israel, and for four, I will not turn away its punishment; because they sold the righteous for silver, and the poor for a pair of shoes;

Amos 5:12

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.

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