Righteousness, Of Believers

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Deuteronomy 6:25

And it shall be righteousness for us if we diligently observe [and] do all [of] this commandment {before} Yahweh our God, as he has commanded us.'

Job 27:6

I hold fast to my righteousness, and I will not let it go; my heart will not blame [any] of my days.

1 John 3:7

Little children, let no one deceive you: the one who practices righteousness is righteous, just as that one is righteous.

Deuteronomy 6:17-18

You shall diligently keep the commandments of Yahweh your God and his legal provisions and his rules that he has commanded you. And you shall do [what is] right and good in the eyes of Yahweh, so that {it shall go well} for you and [so that] you may go and you may take possession of the good land that Yahweh swore for your ancestors,

1 Kings 3:6

Then Solomon said, "You have shown great loyal love with your servant David my father, as he walked before you in faithfulness and in righteousness and in uprightness of heart with you. You have shown for him this great loyal love, and you have given a son to him who is sitting on his throne as [it is] this day.

1 Kings 15:11

Asa did right in the eyes of Yahweh, like David his ancestor.

2 Chronicles 31:20

And Hezekiah did according to this throughout all Judah. And he did what [is] good and what [is] right and what [is] faithful before Yahweh his God.

Psalm 7:8

Yahweh judges the nations. O Yahweh, vindicate me according to my innocence and according to my integrity within me.

Psalm 15:1-5

O Yahweh, who may reside in your tent? Who may dwell on your holy mountain? He who walks blamelessly and does what is right. He who speaks honestly in his heart. He does not slander with his tongue. He does not harm his friend, nor {bring up} a disgrace against his neighbor.read more.
In his eyes a rejected one [is] contemptible, but he honors those who respect Yahweh. He takes an oath to [his own] injury and does not retract it. He does not lend his money at interest, and does not take a bribe against [the] innocent. He who does these [things] will never be shaken.

Psalm 17:1

O Yahweh, hear a just cause. Hear my cry; heed my prayer [I make] without deceitful lips.

Psalm 32:11

Be glad in Yahweh and rejoice, [you] righteous, and shout for joy, all [you] upright of heart.

Isaiah 26:7-9

[The] way of the righteous [is] a straight path; {you clear the level path of the righteous}. Surely we wait for you [in] the path of your judgments, Yahweh, for your name and renown [are the] desire of [the] soul. I desire you [with all] my soul in the night; also I seek you [with] my spirit within me, for when your judgments [are] {upon} the earth, [the] inhabitants of [the] world learn righteousness.

Isaiah 48:18

O that you had listened attentively to my commandments! Then your prosperity would have been like river, and your righteousness like the waves of the sea.

Isaiah 51:1

"Listen to me, you who pursue righteousness, who seek Yahweh. Look to [the] rock [from which] you were hewn, and to [the] excavation of [the] pit [from which] you were quarried.

Hosea 14:9

Who [is] wise that he can understand these [things]? Who is discerning that he knows them? The ways of Yahweh [are] right, and [the] righteous walk in them; but transgressors stumble in them.

Luke 2:25

And behold, there was a man in Jerusalem {whose name was} Simeon, and this man [was] righteous and devout, looking forward to the consolation of Israel, and the Holy Spirit was upon him.

2 Timothy 3:15-16

and that from childhood you have known the holy writings that are able [to make] you wise for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus. All scripture [is] inspired by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for training in righteousness,

Amos 5:24

But let justice roll on like the water, and righteousness like an ever-flowing stream.

Isaiah 1:16-17

Wash! Make yourselves clean! Remove the evil of your doings from before my eyes! Cease to do evil! Learn to do good! Seek justice! Rescue [the] oppressed! Defend [the] orphan! Plead for [the] widow!

Isaiah 56:1

Thus says Yahweh: "Observe justice and do righteousness, for my salvation [is] close to coming, and my justice to being revealed.

Jeremiah 22:3

Thus says Yahweh, "Act [with] justice and righteousness, and deliver [the] one who has been seized from the hand of [the] oppressor. And you must not oppress [the] immigrant, [the] orphan, and [the] widow. And you must not shed innocent blood in this place.

Hosea 10:12

Sow for yourselves righteousness; {reap loyal love}. Break up for yourself fallow ground; [it is] time to seek Yahweh so he will come and rain righteousness upon you.

Zephaniah 2:3

Seek Yahweh, all you afflicted of the land who have fulfilled his law; seek righteousness; seek humility. Perhaps you will be concealed on the day of the anger of Yahweh.

Psalm 146:8

Yahweh opens [the eyes of the] blind; Yahweh raises up [those] bowed down; Yahweh loves [the] righteous;

Proverbs 15:9

An abomination of Yahweh is the way of the wicked, but he who pursues righteousness he will love.

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 14:5

There {they are very fearful} because God [is] with [the] generation of [the] righteous.

Psalm 37:6

Then he will bring forth your righteousness like the light, and your justice like the noonday.

Psalm 5:12

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

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.

Psalm 112:4

[His] light rises in the darkness for the upright; [he is] gracious and compassionate and righteous.

Proverbs 10:2-3

Treasures of wickedness do not profit, but righteousness delivers from death. Yahweh will not cause a righteous person to go hungry, but the craving of the wicked he will thwart.

Proverbs 11:4-6

Wealth does not profit on the day of wrath, but righteousness will deliver from death. The righteousness of the blameless will keep his ways straight, but the wicked will fall by his wickedness. The righteousness of the upright will save them, but by a scheme the treacherous will be taken captive.

Isaiah 3:10

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

Isaiah 33:15-16

He who walks [in] righteousness and speaks uprightness, who rejects [the] gain of extortion, who {refuses} bribe, who stops up his ears from hearing {bloodshed} and shuts his eyes from seeing evil. That one will live [on the] heights; [the] fortresses of rocks [will be] his refuge. His food [will] be given; his waters [will] endure.

Psalm 94:21

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

Amos 2:6

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!

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!

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