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46 Bible Verses about Self Righteousness, And The Gospel

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Job 9:2

Truly I have known that it is so, And what -- is man righteous with God?

1 Samuel 6:20

And the men of Beth-Shemesh say, 'Who is able to stand before Jehovah, this holy God? and unto whom doth He go up from us?'

Job 4:17

'Is mortal man than God more righteous? Than his Maker is a man cleaner?

Job 32:2

and burn doth the anger of Elihu son of Barachel the Buzite, of the family of Ram; against Job hath his anger burned, because of his justifying himself more than God;

Job 40:8

Dost thou also make void My judgment? Dost thou condemn Me, That thou mayest be righteous?

Psalm 130:3

If iniquities Thou dost observe, O Lord, who doth stand?

Romans 9:31

and Israel, pursuing a law of righteousness, at a law of righteousness did not arrive;

Galatians 2:16

having known also that a man is not declared righteous by works of law, if not through the faith of Jesus Christ, also we in Christ Jesus did believe, that we might be declared righteous by the faith of Christ, and not by works of law, wherefore declared righteous by works of law shall be no flesh.'

Galatians 3:11

and that in law no one is declared righteous with God, is evident, because 'The righteous by faith shall live;'

Ephesians 2:8-9

for by grace ye are having been saved, through faith, and this not of you -- of God the gift, not of works, that no one may boast;

2 Chronicles 6:36

When they sin against Thee -- for there is not a man who sinneth not -- and Thou hast been angry with them, and hast given them before an enemy, and taken them captive have their captors, unto a land far off or near;

Ezra 9:15

O Jehovah, God of Israel, righteous art Thou, for we have been left an escape, as it is this day; lo, we are before Thee in our guilt, for there is none to stand before Thee concerning this.'

Psalm 14:3

The whole have turned aside, Together they have been filthy: There is not a doer of good, not even one.

Daniel 9:7

To Thee, O Lord, is the righteousness, and to us the shame of face, as at this day, to the men of Judah, and to the inhabitants of Jerusalem, and to all Israel, who are near, and who are far off, in all the lands whither Thou hast driven them, in their trespass that they have trespassed against Thee.

Psalm 75:2-4

When I receive an appointment, I -- I do judge uprightly. Melted is the earth and all its inhabitants, I -- I have pondered its pillars. Selah. I have said to the boastful, 'Be not boastful,' And to the wicked, 'Raise not up a horn.'

Romans 10:3

for not knowing the righteousness of God, and their own righteousness seeking to establish, to the righteousness of God they did not submit.

Psalm 98:2

Jehovah hath made known His salvation, Before the eyes of the nations, He hath revealed His righteousness,

Isaiah 46:13

I have brought near My righteousness, It is not far off, And My salvation -- it doth not tarry, And I have given in Zion salvation, To Israel My glory!

Isaiah 51:5

Near is My righteousness, Gone out hath My salvation and Mine arms, Peoples they judge, on Me isles do wait, Yea, on Mine arm they do wait with hope.

Jeremiah 9:23-24

Thus said Jehovah: Let not the wise boast himself in his wisdom, Nor let the mighty boast himself in his might, Let not the rich boast himself in his riches, But -- in this let the boaster boast himself, In understanding and knowing Me, For I am Jehovah, doing kindness, Judgment, and righteousness, in the earth, For in these I have delighted, An affirmation of Jehovah.

Acts 13:39

and from all things from which ye were not able in the law of Moses to be declared righteous, in this one every one who is believing is declared righteous;

Luke 18:13-14

And the tax-gatherer, having stood afar off, would not even the eyes lift up to the heaven, but was smiting on his breast, saying, God be propitious to me -- the sinner! I say to you, this one went down declared righteous, to his house, rather than that one: for every one who is exalting himself shall be humbled, and he who is humbling himself shall be exalted.'

Romans 3:27

Where then is the boasting? it was excluded; by what law? of works? no, but by a law of faith:

Romans 4:2

for if Abraham by works was declared righteous, he hath to boast -- but not before God;

2 Corinthians 11:30

if to boast it behoveth me, of the things of my infirmity I will boast;

Galatians 6:13-14

for neither do those circumcised themselves keep the law, but they wish you to be circumcised, that in your flesh they may glory. And for me, let it not be -- to glory, except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, through which to me the world hath been crucified, and I to the world;

Philippians 3:7-9

But what things were to me gains, these I have counted, because of the Christ, loss; yes, indeed, and I count all things to be loss, because of the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord, because of whom of the all things I suffered loss, and do count them to be refuse, that Christ I may gain, and be found in him, not having my righteousness, which is of law, but that which is through faith of Christ -- the righteousness that is of God by the faith,

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