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7 Bible Verses about The Righteous Perishing

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Micah 7:2

The godly man has perished from the earth, and there is none upright among men. They all lie in wait for blood; each hunts his brother with a net.

Job 12:4

I am become one who is a laughingstock to his friend; I, one whom God answered when he called upon Him -- "a just, upright (blameless) man -- "laughed to scorn!

Ecclesiastes 8:14

Here also is a futility that goes on upon the earth: there are righteous men who fare as though they were wicked, and wicked men who fare as though they were righteous. I say that this also is vanity (emptiness, falsity, and futility)!

Ecclesiastes 7:15

I have seen everything in the days of my vanity (my emptiness, falsity, vainglory, and futility): there is a righteous man who perishes in his righteousness, and there is a wicked man who prolongs his life in [spite of] his evildoing.

Isaiah 57:2

He [in death] enters into peace; they rest in their beds, each one who walks straight and in his uprightness.

James 5:6

You have condemned and have murdered the righteous (innocent man), [while] he offers no resistance to you.

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