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Theasaurus: Righteousness

45 Bible Verses about Righteousness

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Luke 5:32

I am not come to call righteous persons, but sinful ones to repentance.

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Christ, our example » Conformity to, required in » Righteousness

the Gifts of God » Spiritual » Righteousness

Romans 5:16-17

And shall not as by one that has sinned be the gift? For the judgment was of one to condemnation, but the act of favour, of many offences unto justification. For if by the offence of the one death reigned by the one, much rather shall those who receive the abundance of grace, and of the free gift of righteousness, reign in life by the one Jesus Christ:)

Hope » Objects of » Righteousness

Jesus Christ » Names of » Righteousness

New Birth » Evidenced by » Righteousness

spiritual Peace » Accompanies » Righteousness

Prayer » Conditions for successful » Righteousness

Righteousness » Promises concerning » Promises to the righteous

Righteousness » Examples of

Luke 1:6

And they were both just before God, walking in all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord blameless.

Zephaniah 3:13

The remnant of Israel shall not work unrighteousness, nor speak lies; neither shall a deceitful tongue be found in their mouth: but they shall feed and lie down, and none shall make them afraid.

2 Chronicles 29:2

And he did what was right in the sight of Jehovah, according to all that David his father had done.

Righteousness » Encouraged

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.

Acts 24:25

And as he reasoned concerning righteousness, and temperance, and the judgment about to come, Felix, being filled with fear, answered, Go for the present, and when I get an opportunity I will send for thee;

Daniel 4:27

Therefore, O king, let my counsel be acceptable unto thee, and break off thy sins by righteousness, and thine iniquities by shewing mercy to the poor; if it may be a lengthening of thy tranquillity.

Righteousness » Death of seed of » Secured by faith

Galatians 3:24

So that the law has been our tutor up to Christ, that we might be justified on the principle of faith.

Righteousness » Of God

Ezra 9:15

Jehovah, God of Israel, thou art righteous; for we are a remnant that is escaped, as it is this day. Behold, we are before thee in our trespasses; for there is no standing before thee because of this.

Psalm 48:10

According to thy name, O God, so is thy praise unto the ends of the earth: thy right hand is full of righteousness.

Psalm 65:5

By terrible things in righteousness wilt thou answer us, O God of our salvation, thou confidence of all the ends of the earth, and of the distant regions of the sea. ...

Righteousness » Death of seed of » Reward of

Job 29:14

I put on righteousness, and it clothed me; my justice was as a mantle and a turban.

Psalm 132:16

And I will clothe her priests with salvation, and her saints shall shout aloud for joy.

Isaiah 52:1

Awake, awake; put on thy strength, O Zion; put on thy beautiful garments, Jerusalem, the holy city: for henceforth there shall no more come into thee the uncircumcised and the unclean.

Zechariah 3:4

And he spoke and said unto those that stood before him, saying, Take away the filthy garments from off him. And unto him he said, See, I have caused thine iniquity to pass from thee, and I clothe thee with festival-robes.

More verses: Matthew 22:11 Luke 15:22

Righteousness » Of Christ

Isaiah 59:16

And he saw that there was no man, and he wondered that there was no intercessor; and his arm brought him salvation, and his righteousness, it sustained him.

Jeremiah 23:5

Behold, the days come, saith Jehovah, when I will raise unto David a righteous Branch, who shall reign as king, and act wisely, and shall execute judgment and righteousness in the land.

More verses: Isaiah 42:6

Righteousness » They who walk in and follow » Shall never be moved

Proverbs 12:3

A man shall not be established by wickedness; but the root of the righteous shall not be moved.

Psalm 15:2

He that walketh uprightly, and worketh righteousness, and speaketh the truth from his heart.

Proverbs 10:30

The righteous man shall never be moved; but the wicked shall not inhabit the land.

Righteousness » Death of seed of » Sacrifices of

Malachi 3:3

And he shall sit as a refiner and purifier of silver; and he will purify the children of Levi, and purge them as gold and silver; and they shall offer unto Jehovah an oblation in righteousness.

Psalm 51:19

Then shalt thou have sacrifices of righteousness, burnt-offering, and whole burnt-offering; then shall they offer up bullocks upon thine altar.

Deuteronomy 33:19

They shall invite the peoples to the mountain; There they shall offer sacrifices of righteousness; For they will suck the abundance of the seas, And the hidden treasures of the sand.

Righteousness » Christ » Shall judge with

Isaiah 11:4

but with righteousness shall he judge the poor, and reprove with equity the meek of the earth: and he shall smite the earth with the rod of his mouth, and with the breath of his lips shall he slay the wicked.

Psalm 72:2

He will judge thy people with righteousness, and thine afflicted with judgment.

Righteousness » They who walk in and follow » Are objects of God's watchful care

Job 36:7

He withdraweth not his eyes from the righteous, but with kings on the throne doth he even set them for ever; and they are exalted.

Proverbs 10:3

Jehovah suffereth not the soul of the righteous man to famish; but he repelleth the craving of the wicked.

Righteousness » Is obedience to God's law

Luke 1:6

And they were both just before God, walking in all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord blameless.

Romans 10:5

For Moses lays down in writing the righteousness which is of the law, The man who has practised those things shall live by them.

Righteousness » Saints » Have in Christ

Isaiah 54:17

No weapon that is prepared against thee shall prosper; and every tongue that riseth against thee in judgment, thou shalt condemn. This is the inheritance of the servants of Jehovah; and their righteousness is of me, saith Jehovah.

Isaiah 45:24

Only in Jehovah, shall one say, have I righteousness and strength. To him shall men come; and all that are incensed against him shall be ashamed.

Righteousness » Promised to the church

Isaiah 32:16

And judgment shall inhabit the wilderness, and righteousness dwell in the fruitful field.

Isaiah 45:8

Drop down, ye heavens, from above, and let the skies pour down righteousness; let the earth open, and let them bring forth salvation, and with it let righteousness spring up. I, Jehovah, have created it.

Isaiah 61:11-1

For as the earth bringeth forth her bud, and as a garden causeth the things that are sown in it to spring forth, so the Lord Jehovah will cause righteousness and praise to spring forth before all the nations. For Zion's sake will I not hold my peace, and for Jerusalem's sake I will not be still, until her righteousness go forth as brightness, and her salvation as a torch that burneth.

Righteousness » Of saints endures forever

Righteousness » They who walk in and follow » Have their prayers heard

Psalm 34:17

The righteous cry, and Jehovah heareth, and delivereth them out of all their troubles.

Righteousness » No salvation by works of

Ephesians 2:8-9

For ye are saved by grace, through faith; and this not of yourselves; it is God's gift: not on the principle of works, that no one might boast.

Righteousness » The wicked » Slay those who follow

Matthew 23:35

so that all righteous blood shed upon the earth should come upon you, from the blood of righteous Abel to the blood of Zacharias son of Barachias, whom ye slew between the temple and the altar.

Righteousness » Fruitfulness conditions of fruit-bearing » Abiding in Christ

Righteousness » Ministers should » Pray for the fruit of, in their people

Righteousness » Christ » Shall reign in

Isaiah 32:1

Behold, a king shall reign in righteousness, and princes shall rule in judgment.

Righteousness » By faith

Romans 4:13

For it was not by law that the promise was to Abraham, or to his seed, that he should be heir of the world, but by righteousness of faith.

Romans 4:9

Does this blessedness then rest on the circumcision, or also on the uncircumcision? For we say that faith has been reckoned to Abraham as righteousness.

Romans 4:11

And he received the sign of circumcision as seal of the righteousness of faith which he had being in uncircumcision, that he might be the father of all them that believe being in uncircumcision, that righteousness might be reckoned to them also;

Righteousness » None, by nature have

Righteousness » The wicked » Do not obey

Romans 2:8

But to those that are contentious, and are disobedient to the truth, but obey unrighteousness, there shall be wrath and indignation,

Righteousness » How many became righteous

Romans 5:17-19

For if by the offence of the one death reigned by the one, much rather shall those who receive the abundance of grace, and of the free gift of righteousness, reign in life by the one Jesus Christ:) so then as it was by one offence towards all men to condemnation, so by one righteousness towards all men for justification of life. For as indeed by the disobedience of the one man the many have been constituted sinners, so also by the obedience of the one the many will be constituted righteous.

Hebrews 10:10-14

by which will we have been sanctified through the offering of the body of Jesus Christ once for all. And every priest stands daily ministering, and offering often the same sacrifices, which can never take away sins. But he, having offered one sacrifice for sins, sat down in perpetuity at the right hand of God, read more.
waiting from henceforth until his enemies be set for the footstool of his feet. For by one offering he has perfected in perpetuity the sanctified.

Righteousness » Fruits of » Without defect

Righteousness » They who walk in and follow » Are abundantly provided for

Matthew 6:25-33

For this cause I say unto you, Do not be careful about your life, what ye should eat and what ye should drink; nor for your body what ye should put on. Is not the life more than food, and the body than raiment? Look at the birds of the heaven, that they sow not, nor reap, nor gather into granaries, and your heavenly Father nourishes them. Are ye not much more excellent than they? But which of you by carefulness can add to his growth one cubit? read more.
And why are ye careful about clothing? Observe with attention the lilies of the field, how they grow: they toil not, neither do they spin; but I say unto you, that not even Solomon in all his glory was clothed as one of these. But if God so clothe the herbage of the field, which is to-day, and to-morrow is cast into the oven, will he not much rather you, O ye of little faith? Be not therefore careful, saying, What shall we eat? or What shall we drink? or What shall we put on? for all these things the nations seek after; for your heavenly Father knows that ye have need of all these things. But seek ye first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things shall be added unto you.

Proverbs 13:25

The righteous eateth to the satisfying of his soul; but the belly of the wicked shall want.

Righteousness » Ministers should » Follow after

Righteousness » Cannot come by the law

Galatians 3:21

Is then the law against the promises of God? Far be the thought. For if a law had been given able to quicken, then indeed righteousness were on the principle of law;

Righteousness » Tends to life

Proverbs 11:19

As righteousness tendeth to life, so he that pursueth evil doeth it to his own death.

Righteousness » They who walk in and follow » Think and desire good

Proverbs 11:23

The desire of the righteous is only good; the expectation of the wicked is wrath.

Righteousness » The wicked » Speak contemptuously against those who follow

Matthew 27:39-44

But the passers-by reviled him, shaking their heads and saying, Thou that destroyest the temple and buildest it in three days, save thyself. If thou art Son of God, descend from the cross. And in like manner the chief priests also, mocking, with the scribes and elders, said, read more.
He saved others, himself he cannot save. He is King of Israel: let him descend now from the cross, and we will believe on him. He trusted upon God; let him save him now if he will have him. For he said, I am Son of God. And the robbers also who had been crucified with him cast the same reproaches on him.

Righteousness » The throne of kings established by

Proverbs 25:5

take away the wicked from before the king, and his throne shall be established in righteousness.

Righteousness » Keep saints in the right way

Proverbs 11:5

The righteousness of the perfect maketh plain his way; but the wicked falleth by his own wickedness.

Proverbs 13:6

Righteousness preserveth him that is perfect in the way; but wickedness overthroweth the sinner.

Righteousness » The wicked » Are far from

Isaiah 46:12

Hearken unto me, ye stout-hearted, that are far from righteousness:

Psalm 119:150

They have drawn nigh that follow after mischief: they are far from thy law.

Righteousness » No justification by works of

Romans 9:31-32

But Israel, pursuing after a law of righteousness, has not attained to that law. Wherefore? Because it was not on the principle of faith, but as of works. They have stumbled at the stumblingstone,

Righteousness » Brings its own reward

Isaiah 3:10

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

Righteousness » They who walk in and follow » Are delivered out of all troubles

Proverbs 11:8

The righteous is delivered out of trouble, and the wicked cometh in his stead.

Righteousness » They who walk in and follow » Are the excellent of the earth

Psalm 16:3

To the saints that are on the earth, and to the excellent thou hast said, In them is all my delight.

Righteousness » They who walk in and follow » Know the secret of the lord

Proverbs 3:32

For the perverse is an abomination to Jehovah; but his secret is with the upright.

Righteousness » They who walk in and follow » Are loved by God

Proverbs 15:9

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

Righteousness » They who walk in and follow » Are enriched

Proverbs 15:6

In the house of a righteous man is much treasure; but in the revenue of a wicked man is disturbance.

Righteousness » The wicked » Though favored, will not learn

Isaiah 26:10

If favour be shewn to the wicked, he doth not learn righteousness: in the land of uprightness he dealeth unjustly, and beholdeth not the majesty of Jehovah.

Psalm 106:43

Often did he deliver them; but as for them they provoked him by their counsel, and they were brought low by their iniquity.

Righteousness » Saints » Characterized by

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.

Righteousness » Christ » Shall execute

Psalm 99:4

And the strength of the king that loveth justice. Thou hast established equity: it is thou that executest judgment and righteousness in Jacob.

Righteousness » Promised to saints

Isaiah 60:21

Thy people also shall be all righteous: they shall possess the land for ever the branch of my planting, the work of my hands, that I may be glorified.

Righteousness » Saints » Are servants of

Romans 6:16

Know ye not that to whom ye yield yourselves bondmen for obedience, ye are bondmen to him whom ye obey, whether of sin unto death, or of obedience unto righteousness?

Righteousness » Saints » Should live in

Righteousness » Saints » Have, imputed

Romans 4:11

And he received the sign of circumcision as seal of the righteousness of faith which he had being in uncircumcision, that he might be the father of all them that believe being in uncircumcision, that righteousness might be reckoned to them also;

Romans 4:22

wherefore also it was reckoned to him as righteousness.

Righteousness » Christ » Loves

Righteousness » Saints » Do

Righteousness » Saints » Offer the sacrifice of

Psalm 51:19

Then shalt thou have sacrifices of righteousness, burnt-offering, and whole burnt-offering; then shall they offer up bullocks upon thine altar.

Righteousness » Garment of

Job 29:14

I put on righteousness, and it clothed me; my justice was as a mantle and a turban.

Matthew 22:11-14

And the king, having gone in to see the guests, beheld there a man not clothed with a wedding garment. And he says to him, My friend, how camest thou in here not having on a wedding garment? But he was speechless. Then said the king to the servants, Bind him feet and hands, and take him away, and cast him out into the outer darkness: there shall be the weeping and the gnashing of teeth. read more.
For many are called ones, but few chosen ones.

Righteousness » Unregenerate man seeks justification by works of

Romans 10:3

For they, being ignorant of God's righteousness, and seeking to establish their own righteousness, have not submitted to the righteousness of God.

Righteousness » They who walk in and follow » Are heard by God

Righteousness » The wicked » Leave off

Psalm 36:3

The words of his mouth are wickedness and deceit: he hath left off to be wise, to do good.

Amos 5:7

Ye who turn judgment to wormwood, and cast down righteousness to the earth,

Righteousness » The wicked » Should awake to

Righteousness » Awaking to righteousness

Righteousness » Christ » Is made unto his people

Righteousness » Counted (regarded) for the sake of obedience

Job 33:26

He shall pray unto +God, and he will receive him with favour; and he shall see his face with shoutings, and he will render unto man his righteousness.

Righteousness » Symbolized

Ezekiel 47:12

And by the river, upon its bank, on the one side and on the other, shall grow all trees for food, whose leaf shall not fade, nor their fruit fail: it shall bring forth new fruit every month, for its waters issue out of the sanctuary; and the fruit thereof shall be for food, and the leaf thereof for medicine.

Revelation 22:2

In the midst of its street, and of the river, on this side and on that side, the tree of life, producing twelve fruits, in each month yielding its fruit; and the leaves of the tree for healing of the nations.

Righteousness » Has no fellowship with unrighteousness

Righteousness » Ministers should » Be armed with

Righteousness » Fruits of » Varieties

Galatians 5:22-23

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, long-suffering, kindness, goodness, fidelity, meekness, self-control: against such things there is no law.

Righteousness » Saints » Put no trust in their own

Philippians 3:6-8

as to zeal, persecuting the assembly; as to righteousness which is in the law, found blameless; but what things were gain to me these I counted, on account of Christ, loss. But surely I count also all things to be loss on account of the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord, on account of whom I have suffered the loss of all, and count them to be filth, that I may gain Christ;

Righteousness » They who walk in and follow » Dwell in security

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.

Righteousness » The blessing of God is not to be attributed to our works of

Deuteronomy 9:5

Not for thy righteousness, or for the uprightness of thy heart, dost thou enter in to possess their land, but for the wickedness of these nations doth Jehovah thy God dispossess them from before thee, and that he may perform the word which Jehovah swore unto thy fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob.

Righteousness » Judgment should be executed in

Leviticus 19:15

Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment; thou shalt not respect the person of the lowly, nor honour the person of the great; in righteousness shalt thou judge thy neighbour.

Righteousness » They who walk in and follow » Find it with life and honor

Righteousness » They who walk in and follow » Have their desires granted

Proverbs 10:24

The fear of a wicked man, it shall come upon him; but the desire of the righteous shall be granted.

Righteousness » They who walk in and follow » Shall flourish as a branch

Righteousness » Exemplified » David

2 Samuel 22:21

Jehovah hath rewarded me according to my righteousness, According to the cleanness of my hands hath he recompensed me.

Righteousness » Fruits of » Produced » In life

Psalm 92:13-14

Those that are planted in the house of Jehovah shall flourish in the courts of our God: They are still vigorous in old age, they are full of sap and green;

Righteousness » Saints » Should have on the breast-plate of

Righteousness » Saints » Are renewed in

Righteousness » Is a crown of glory to the aged

Righteousness » The scriptures instruct in

Righteousness » Nations exalted by

Righteousness » Fruits of » Perennial

Ezekiel 47:12

And by the river, upon its bank, on the one side and on the other, shall grow all trees for food, whose leaf shall not fade, nor their fruit fail: it shall bring forth new fruit every month, for its waters issue out of the sanctuary; and the fruit thereof shall be for food, and the leaf thereof for medicine.

Righteousness » Fruitfulness conditions of fruit-bearing » Spiritual receptivity

Matthew 13:23

But he that is sown upon the good ground this is he who hears and understands the word, who bears fruit also, and produces, one a hundred, one sixty, and one thirty.

Righteousness » They who walk in and follow » Are bold as a lion

Righteousness » Exemplified » jacob

Genesis 30:33

And my righteousness shall answer for me hereafter, when thou comest about my hire, before thy face: all that is not speckled and spotted among the goats, and brown among the lambs, let that be stolen with me.

Righteousness » The wicked » Vainly wish to die as those who follow

Numbers 23:10

Who can count the dust of Jacob, and the number of the fourth part of Israel? Let my soul die the death of the righteous, and let my end be like his!

Righteousness » Saints » Shall receive a crown of

Righteousness » Saints » Wait for the hope of

Righteousness » Saints » Work, by faith

Hebrews 11:33

who by faith overcame kingdoms, wrought righteousness, obtained promises, stopped lions' mouths,

Righteousness » Saints » Should seek

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.

Righteousness » fruit of the Spirit

Righteousness » Chastisements yield the fruit of

Righteousness » Blessedness of » Being persecuted for

Righteousness » Blessedness of » Suffering for

Righteousness » Exemplified » Abel

Hebrews 11:4

By faith Abel offered to God a more excellent sacrifice than Cain, by which he obtained testimony of being righteous, God bearing testimony to his gifts, and by it, having died, he yet speaks.

Righteousness » Fruits of » Grown » Good ground,

Matthew 13:8

and others fell upon the good ground, and produced fruit, one a hundred, one sixty, and one thirty.

Righteousness » Saints » Are covered with the robe of

Righteousness » Christ » Put on, as breast-plate

Isaiah 59:17

And he put on righteousness as a breastplate, and a helmet of salvation upon his head; and he put on garments of vengeance for clothing, and was clad with zeal as a cloak.

Righteousness » Christ » Was sustained by

Isaiah 59:16

And he saw that there was no man, and he wondered that there was no intercessor; and his arm brought him salvation, and his righteousness, it sustained him.

Righteousness » Christ » Fulfilled all

Matthew 3:15

But Jesus answering said to him, Suffer it now; for thus it becometh us to fulfil all righteousness. Then he suffers him.

Righteousness » The effect of, shall be quietness and assurance for ever

Righteousness » The work of, shall be peace

Righteousness » The kingdom of God is

Righteousness » They who walk in and follow » Are never forsaken by God

Righteousness » They who walk in and follow » Shall be ever remembered

Psalm 112:6

For he shall not be moved for ever: the righteous shall be in everlasting remembrance.

Righteousness » Ministers should » Be preachers of

Righteousness » Ministers should » Be clothed with

Psalm 132:9

Let thy priests be clothed with righteousness, and let thy saints shout for joy.

Righteousness » Blessedness of » Hungering and thirsting after

Righteousness » Blessedness of » Turning others to

Righteousness » Blessedness of » Doing

Righteousness » The wicked » Should break off their sins by

Daniel 4:27

Therefore, O king, let my counsel be acceptable unto thee, and break off thy sins by righteousness, and thine iniquities by shewing mercy to the poor; if it may be a lengthening of thy tranquillity.

Righteousness » The wicked » Should sow to themselves in

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.

Righteousness » The wicked » Make mention of God, not it

Isaiah 48:1

Hear ye this, house of Jacob, who are called by the name of Israel, and are come forth out of the waters of Judah, who swear by the name of Jehovah, and make mention of the God of Israel, not in truth, nor in righteousness.

Righteousness » The wicked » Hate those who follow

Righteousness » The wicked » Follow not after

Romans 9:30

What then shall we say? That they of the nations, who did not follow after righteousness, have attained righteousness, but the righteousness that is on the principle of faith.

Righteousness » The wicked » Are free from

Romans 6:20

For when ye were bondmen of sin ye were free from righteousness.

Righteousness » The wicked » Do not

Righteousness » Saints » Should yield their members servants to

Romans 6:19

I speak humanly on account of the weakness of your flesh. For even as ye have yielded your members in bondage to uncleanness and to lawlessness unto lawlessness, so now yield your members in bondage to righteousness unto holiness.

Righteousness » Saints » Count their own, as filthy rags

Righteousness » Christ » Has brought in everlasting

Daniel 9:24

Seventy weeks are apportioned out upon thy people and upon thy holy city, to close the transgression, and to make an end of sins, and to make expiation for iniquity, and to bring in the righteousness of the ages, and to seal the vision and prophet, and to anoint the holy of holies.

Righteousness » Christ » Is the end of the law for

Righteousness » Saints » Hunger and thirst after

Righteousness » Saints » Shall see God's face in

Righteousness » Saints » Pray for the spirit of

Righteousness » Christ » Was girt with

Righteousness » Christ » Is the son of

Righteousness » Saints » Know

Isaiah 51:7

Hearken unto me, ye that know righteousness, the people in whose heart is my law; fear not the reproach of men, and be not afraid of their revilings.

Righteousness » Saints » Should yield their members as instruments of

Righteousness » Saints » Walk before God in

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.

Righteousness » Saints » Follow after

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.

Righteousness » Judgments designed to lead to

Isaiah 26:9

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.

Righteousness » Shall be glad in the lord

Psalm 64:10

The righteous shall rejoice in Jehovah, and trust in him; and all the upright in heart shall glory.

Righteousness » An evidence of the new birth

Righteousness » Fruitfulness conditions of fruit-bearing » Death of the old life

Righteousness » They who walk in and follow » Are accepted with God

Acts 10:35

but in every nation he that fears him and works righteousness is acceptable to him.

Righteousness » They who walk in and follow » Are tried by God

Righteousness » They who walk in and follow » Are blessed by God

Psalm 5:12

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

Righteousness » They who walk in and follow » Are righteous

Righteousness » Ministers should » Reason of

Acts 24:25

And as he reasoned concerning righteousness, and temperance, and the judgment about to come, Felix, being filled with fear, answered, Go for the present, and when I get an opportunity I will send for thee;

Righteousness » Blessedness of » Having imputed, without works

Romans 4:6

Even as David also declares the blessedness of the man to whom God reckons righteousness without works:

Righteousness » The wicked » Love lying rather than

Psalm 52:3

Thou hast loved evil rather than good, lying rather than to speak righteousness. Selah.

Righteousness » The wicked » Are enemies of

Acts 13:10

said, O full of all deceit and all craft: son of the devil, enemy of all righteousness; wilt thou not cease perverting the right paths of the Lord?

Righteousness » Fruits of » Product of » Heavenly wisdom

Righteousness » Saints » Are led in the paths of

Righteousness » Saints » Receive, from God

Psalm 24:5

He shall receive blessing from Jehovah, and righteousness from the God of his salvation.

Righteousness » Christ » Preached

Psalm 40:9

I have published righteousness in the great congregation: behold, I have not withheld my lips, Jehovah, thou knowest.

Righteousness » Righteousness belonging to the lord

Daniel 9:7

Thine, O Lord, is the righteousness, but unto us confusion of face, as at this day, to the men of Judah, and to the inhabitants of Jerusalem, and unto all Israel, that are near, and that are far off, in all the countries whither thou hast driven them, because of their unfaithfulness in which they have been unfaithful against thee.

Righteousness » God looks for

Isaiah 5:7

For the vineyard of Jehovah of hosts is the house of Israel, and the men of Judah the plant of his delight: and he looked for justice, and behold, blood-shedding; for righteousness, and behold, a cry.

Righteousness » God loves

Psalm 11:7

For righteous is Jehovah; he loveth righteousness, his countenance doth behold the upright.

Righteousness » Fruitfulness conditions of fruit-bearing » Contact with living water

Righteousness » Fruitfulness conditions of fruit-bearing » Chastening, or pruning

Righteousness » Saints » Should serve God in

Luke 1:75

in piety and righteousness before him all our days.

Righteousness » Saints » Put on

Job 29:14

I put on righteousness, and it clothed me; my justice was as a mantle and a turban.

Righteousness » They who walk in and follow » Shall hold on their way

Job 17:9

But the righteous shall hold on his way, and he that hath clean hands shall increase in strength.

Righteousness » They who walk in and follow » Are exalted by God

Job 36:7

He withdraweth not his eyes from the righteous, but with kings on the throne doth he even set them for ever; and they are exalted.

Righteousness » Not letting your righteousness go

Sacrifices » Illustrative of » Righteousness

Psalm 51:19

Then shalt thou have sacrifices of righteousness, burnt-offering, and whole burnt-offering; then shall they offer up bullocks upon thine altar.

Topics on Righteousness

Christ Our Righteousness

46;1;30

But of him are ye in Christ Jesus, who has been made to us wisdom from God, and righteousness, and holiness, and redemption;

Civic Righteousness

20;11;11

By the blessing of the upright the city is exalted; but it is overthrown by the mouth of the wicked.

Clothed With Righteousness

18;29;14

I put on righteousness, and it clothed me; my justice was as a mantle and a turban.

Distinctives Of Righteousness

20;11;10

When it goeth well with the righteous, the city rejoiceth; and when the wicked perish, there is shouting.

Fruits Of Righteousness

19;1;3

And he is as a tree planted by brooks of water, which giveth its fruit in its season, and whose leaf fadeth not; and all that he doeth prospereth.

God, Righteousness Of

19;119;137

TZADE. Righteous art thou, Jehovah, and upright are thy judgments.

Imputed Righteousness

23;46;13

I bring near my righteousness; it shall not be far off, and my salvation shall not delay; and I will give salvation in Zion, and unto Israel my glory.

Paths Of Righteousness

20;4;11

I will teach thee in the way of wisdom, I will lead thee in paths of uprightness.

People In Righteousness

18;27;6

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

Righteousness imputed

47;5;21

Him who knew not sin he has made sin for us, that we might become God's righteousness in him.

Righteousness Of Christ

23;53;11

He shall see of the fruit of the travail of his soul, and shall be satisfied: by his knowledge shall my righteous servant instruct many in righteousness; and he shall bear their iniquities.

Righteousness, As Faith

23;64;6

And we are all become as an unclean thing, and all our righteousnesses are as filthy rags; and we all fade as a leaf, and our iniquities, like the wind, have carried us away;

Righteousness, Of Believers

5;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.

Self Righteousness, And The Gospel

18;9;2

Of a truth I know it is so; but how can man be just with God?

Self Righteousness, Nature Of

45;10;3

For they, being ignorant of God's righteousness, and seeking to establish their own righteousness, have not submitted to the righteousness of God.