The Righteous Perishing

Most Relevant Verses

Micah 7:2

Godly people have vanished from the land;
there is no one upright among the people.
All of them wait in ambush to shed blood;
they hunt each other with a net.

Job 12:4

I am a laughingstock to my friends,
by calling on God, who answers me.
The righteous and upright man is a laughingstock.

Ecclesiastes 8:14

There is a futility that is done on the earth: there are righteous people who get what the actions of the wicked deserve, and there are wicked people who get what the actions of the righteous deserve. I say that this too is futile.

Ecclesiastes 7:15

In my futile life I have seen everything: there is a righteous man who perishes in spite of his righteousness, and there is a wicked man who lives long in spite of his evil.

Isaiah 57:2

He will enter into peace—
they will rest on their beds—
everyone who lives uprightly.

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