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Theasaurus: Uprightness

22 Bible Verses about Uprightness

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Proverbs 14:2

He that walketh in his uprightness feareth Jehovah; but he that is perverted in his ways despiseth him.

Psalm 11:7

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

Psalm 97:11

Light is sown for the righteous, and joy for the upright in heart.

Psalm 125:4

Do good, O Jehovah, unto the good, and to them that are upright in their hearts.

Jeremiah 10:5

They are as a palm-column of turned work, and they speak not; they are carried, for they cannot go. Be not afraid of them; for they cannot do evil, neither also is it in them to do good.

Psalm 25:8-10

Good and upright is Jehovah; therefore will he instruct sinners in the way: The meek will he guide in judgment, and the meek will he teach his way. All the paths of Jehovah are loving-kindness and truth for such as keep his covenant and his testimonies.

Isaiah 26:7

The way of the just is uprightness: thou, the Upright, dost make the path of the just even.

Proverbs 2:13

from those who leave the paths of uprightness, to walk in the ways of darkness;

Psalm 15:2

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

Micah 7:2

The godly man hath perished out of the land, and there is none upright among men: they all lie in wait for blood, they hunt every man his brother with a net.

Psalm 32:11

Rejoice in Jehovah, and be glad, ye righteous; and shout for joy, all ye upright in heart.

Psalm 37:37

Mark the perfect, and behold the upright, for the end of that man is peace;

Psalm 49:14

Like sheep are they laid in Sheol: Death feedeth on them; and the upright shall have dominion over them in the morning; and their comeliness shall be for Sheol to consume, that there be no habitation for them.

Psalm 64:10

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

Proverbs 2:21

For the upright shall dwell in the land, and the perfect shall remain in it;

Proverbs 10:9

He that walketh in integrity walketh securely; but he that perverteth his ways shall be known.

Proverbs 14:11

The house of the wicked shall be overthrown; but the tent of the upright shall flourish.

Proverbs 28:6

Better is the poor that walketh in his integrity, than he that is perverse, double in ways, though he be rich.

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Luke 12:16-21

And he spoke a parable to them, saying, The land of a certain rich man brought forth abundantly. And he reasoned within himself saying, What shall I do? for I have not a place where I shall lay up my fruits. And he said, This will I do: I will take away my granaries and build greater, and there I will lay up all my produce and my good things; read more.
and I will say to my soul, Soul, thou hast much good things laid by for many years; repose thyself, eat, drink, be merry. But God said to him, Fool, this night thy soul shall be required of thee; and whose shall be what thou hast prepared? Thus is he who lays up treasure for himself, and is not rich toward God.

Luke 16:19-31

Now there was a rich man and he was clothed in purple and fine linen, making good cheer in splendour every day. And there was a poor man, by name Lazarus, who was laid at his gateway full of sores, and desiring to be filled with the crumbs which fell from the table of the rich man; but the dogs also coming licked his sores. read more.
And it came to pass that the poor man died, and that he was carried away by the angels into the bosom of Abraham. And the rich man also died and was buried. And in hades lifting up his eyes, being in torments, he sees Abraham afar off, and Lazarus in his bosom. And he crying out said, Father Abraham, have compassion on me, and send Lazarus that he may dip the tip of his finger in water and cool my tongue, for I am suffering in this flame. But Abraham said, Child, recollect that thou hast fully received thy good things in thy lifetime, and likewise Lazarus evil things. But now he is comforted here, and thou art in suffering. And besides all this, between us and you a great chasm is fixed, so that those who desire to pass hence to you cannot, nor do they who desire to cross from there pass over unto us. And he said, I beseech thee then, father, that thou wouldest send him to the house of my father, for I have five brothers, so that he may earnestly testify to them, that they also may not come to this place of torment. But Abraham says to him, They have Moses and the prophets: let them hear them. But he said, Nay, father Abraham, but if one from the dead should go to them, they will repent. And he said to him, If they hear not Moses and the prophets, not even if one rise from among the dead will they be persuaded.

the Joy of God over his people » On account of their » Uprightness

1 Chronicles 29:17

And I know, my God, that thou triest the heart, and hast pleasure in uprightness. In the uprightness of my heart have I willingly offered all these things; and now have I seen with joy thy people, which are present here, offer willingly to thee.

Uprightness » Who the lord shows himself upright toward

2 Samuel 22:21-26

Jehovah hath rewarded me according to my righteousness, According to the cleanness of my hands hath he recompensed me. For I have kept the ways of Jehovah, And have not wickedly departed from my God. For all his ordinances were before me, And his statutes, I did not depart from them, read more.
And I was upright before him, And kept myself from mine iniquity. And Jehovah hath recompensed me according to my righteousness, According to my cleanness in his sight. With the gracious thou dost shew thyself gracious; With the upright man thou dost shew thyself upright;

Psalm 18:24-25

And Jehovah hath recompensed me according to my righteousness, according to the cleanness of my hands in his sight. With the gracious thou dost shew thyself gracious; with the upright man thou dost shew thyself upright;

Uprightness » The reward for being upright

2 Samuel 22:21-26

Jehovah hath rewarded me according to my righteousness, According to the cleanness of my hands hath he recompensed me. For I have kept the ways of Jehovah, And have not wickedly departed from my God. For all his ordinances were before me, And his statutes, I did not depart from them, read more.
And I was upright before him, And kept myself from mine iniquity. And Jehovah hath recompensed me according to my righteousness, According to my cleanness in his sight. With the gracious thou dost shew thyself gracious; With the upright man thou dost shew thyself upright;

Psalm 18:20-25

Jehovah hath rewarded me according to my righteousness; according to the cleanness of my hands hath he recompensed me. For I have kept the ways of Jehovah, and have not wickedly departed from my God. For all his ordinances were before me, and I did not put away his statutes from me; read more.
And I was upright with him, and kept myself from mine iniquity. And Jehovah hath recompensed me according to my righteousness, according to the cleanness of my hands in his sight. With the gracious thou dost shew thyself gracious; with the upright man thou dost shew thyself upright;

Uprightness » The lord being upright

Psalm 25:8

Good and upright is Jehovah; therefore will he instruct sinners in the way:

Psalm 92:15

To shew that Jehovah is upright: he is my rock, and there is no unrighteousness in him.

Isaiah 26:4-7

Confide ye in Jehovah for ever; for in Jah, Jehovah, is the rock of ages. For he bringeth down them that dwell on high; the lofty city, he layeth it low, he layeth it low to the ground, he bringeth it even to the dust. The foot shall tread it down, the feet of the afflicted, the steps of the poor. read more.
The way of the just is uprightness: thou, the Upright, dost make the path of the just even.

Uprightness » Should be in » Heart

2 Chronicles 29:34

Only the priests were too few, and they could not flay all the burnt-offerings; therefore their brethren the Levites helped them, until the work was ended, and until the priests had hallowed themselves; for the Levites were more upright in heart to hallow themselves than the priests.

Psalm 125:4

Do good, O Jehovah, unto the good, and to them that are upright in their hearts.

Uprightness » Who walks uprightly

Proverbs 15:21

Folly is joy to him that is void of sense; but a man of understanding regulateth his walk.

Isaiah 57:1-2

The righteous perisheth, and no man layeth it to heart; and merciful men are taken away, none considering that the righteous is taken away from before the evil. He entereth into peace: they rest in their beds, each one that hath walked in his uprightness.

Uprightness » What is upright

Psalm 119:137

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

Isaiah 26:7

The way of the just is uprightness: thou, the Upright, dost make the path of the just even.

Uprightness » They who walk in » Hated by the wicked

Proverbs 29:10

The bloodthirsty hate the perfect, but the upright care for his soul.

Uprightness » They who walk in, shall » Enter into peace

Isaiah 57:2

He entereth into peace: they rest in their beds, each one that hath walked in his uprightness.

Psalm 37:37

Mark the perfect, and behold the upright, for the end of that man is peace;

Uprightness » They who walk in, shall » Dwell with God

Psalm 15:2

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

Psalm 140:13

Yea, the righteous shall give thanks unto thy name; the upright shall dwell in thy presence.

Uprightness » A characteristic of saints

Psalm 111:1

Hallelujah! I will celebrate Jehovah with my whole heart, in the council of the upright, and in the assembly.

Isaiah 26:7

The way of the just is uprightness: thou, the Upright, dost make the path of the just even.

Uprightness » They who walk in » Prospered by God

Proverbs 14:11

The house of the wicked shall be overthrown; but the tent of the upright shall flourish.

Job 8:6

If thou be pure and upright, surely now he will awake for thee, and make the habitation of thy righteousness prosperous;

Uprightness » Should be in » Judging

Psalm 58:1

{To the chief Musician. 'Destroy not.' Of David. Michtam.} Is righteousness indeed silent? Do ye speak it? Do ye judge with equity, ye sons of men?

Psalm 75:2

When I shall receive the assembly, I will judge with equity.

Uprightness » The wicked » Do not act with

Micah 7:4

The best of them is as a briar; the most upright, worse than a thorn-fence. The day of thy watchmen, thy visitation is come; now shall be their perplexity.

Micah 7:2

The godly man hath perished out of the land, and there is none upright among men: they all lie in wait for blood, they hunt every man his brother with a net.

Uprightness » They who walk in » Love Christ

Song of Songs 1:4

Draw me, we will run after thee! The king hath brought me into his chambers We will be glad and rejoice in thee, We will remember thy love more than wine. They love thee uprightly.

Uprightness » The lord having pleasure in uprightness

1 Chronicles 29:17

And I know, my God, that thou triest the heart, and hast pleasure in uprightness. In the uprightness of my heart have I willingly offered all these things; and now have I seen with joy thy people, which are present here, offer willingly to thee.

Uprightness » God has pleasure in

1 Chronicles 29:17

And I know, my God, that thou triest the heart, and hast pleasure in uprightness. In the uprightness of my heart have I willingly offered all these things; and now have I seen with joy thy people, which are present here, offer willingly to thee.

Uprightness » Man has deviated from

Ecclesiastes 7:29

Only see this which I have found: that God made man upright, but they have sought out many devices.

Uprightness » God created man in

Ecclesiastes 7:29

Only see this which I have found: that God made man upright, but they have sought out many devices.

Uprightness » They who walk in, shall » Possess good things

Proverbs 28:10

Whoso causeth the upright to go astray in an evil way, shall himself fall into his own pit; but the perfect shall inherit good.

Uprightness » They who walk in, shall » Be saved

Proverbs 28:18

Whoso walketh in integrity shall be saved; but he that is perverted in his double ways, shall fall in one of them.

Uprightness » They who walk in » Find strength in God's way

Proverbs 10:29

The way of Jehovah is strength to the perfect man, but destruction to the workers of iniquity.

Uprightness » They who walk in » Abominated by the wicked

Proverbs 29:21

He that delicately bringeth up his servant from a child, shall in the end have him as a son.

Uprightness » They who walk in » A blessing to others

Uprightness » They who walk in » Delighted in by God

Uprightness » They who walk in » Recompensed by God

Psalm 18:23-24

And I was upright with him, and kept myself from mine iniquity. And Jehovah hath recompensed me according to my righteousness, according to the cleanness of my hands in his sight.

Uprightness » They who walk in » Direct their way

Proverbs 21:29

A wicked man hardeneth his face; but as for the upright, he establisheth his way.

Uprightness » What is done in uprightness

Psalm 111:4-8

He hath made his wonders to be remembered: Jehovah is gracious and merciful. He hath given meat unto them that fear him; he is ever mindful of his covenant. He hath shewn his people the power of his works, to give them the heritage of the nations. read more.
The works of his hands are truth and judgment; all his precepts are faithful: Maintained for ever and ever, done in truth and uprightness.

Uprightness » The way of, is to depart from evil

Proverbs 16:17

The highway of the upright is to depart from evil: he that taketh heed to his way keepeth his soul.

Uprightness » Reprove those who deviate from

Galatians 2:14

But when I saw that they do not walk straightforwardly, according to the truth of the glad tidings, I said to Peter before all, If thou, being a Jew, livest as the nations and not as the Jews, how dost thou compel the nations to Judaize?

Uprightness » The truly wise walk in

Proverbs 15:21

Folly is joy to him that is void of sense; but a man of understanding regulateth his walk.

Uprightness » They who walk in, shall » Be delivered by righteousness

Proverbs 11:6

The righteousness of the upright delivereth them; but the treacherous are taken in their own craving.

Uprightness » They who walk in, shall » Be delivered by their wisdom

Proverbs 12:6

The words of the wicked are a lying-in-wait for blood; but the mouth of the upright shall deliver them.

Uprightness » They who walk in, shall » Dwell in the land

Proverbs 2:21

For the upright shall dwell in the land, and the perfect shall remain in it;

Uprightness » They who walk in » Their prayer delighted in by God

Proverbs 15:8

The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to Jehovah; but the prayer of the upright is his delight.

Uprightness » They who walk in » Kept by righteousness

Proverbs 13:6

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

Uprightness » They who walk in » Guided by integrity

Proverbs 11:3

The integrity of the upright guideth them; but the crookedness of the unfaithful destroyeth them.

Uprightness » They who walk in » Walk surely

Proverbs 10:9

He that walketh in integrity walketh securely; but he that perverteth his ways shall be known.

Uprightness » They who walk in » Fear God

Proverbs 14:2

He that walketh in his uprightness feareth Jehovah; but he that is perverted in his ways despiseth him.

Uprightness » Should be in » Walk

Proverbs 14:2

He that walketh in his uprightness feareth Jehovah; but he that is perverted in his ways despiseth him.

Uprightness » The wicked » Leave not the path of

Proverbs 2:13

from those who leave the paths of uprightness, to walk in the ways of darkness;

Uprightness » With poverty, is better than sin with riches

Proverbs 28:6

Better is the poor that walketh in his integrity, than he that is perverse, double in ways, though he be rich.

Uprightness » With poverty, is better than folly

Uprightness » They who walk in, shall » Dwell on high and be provided for

Isaiah 33:16

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.

Uprightness » They who walk in » Defended by God

Uprightness » Should be in » Speech

Isaiah 33:15

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:

Uprightness » The wicked » Have not, in heart

Uprightness » They who walk in, shall » Have dominion over the wicked

Psalm 49:14

Like sheep are they laid in Sheol: Death feedeth on them; and the upright shall have dominion over them in the morning; and their comeliness shall be for Sheol to consume, that there be no habitation for them.

Uprightness » They who walk in, shall » Have an inheritance for ever

Psalm 37:18

Jehovah knoweth the days of the perfect; and their inheritance shall be for ever:

Uprightness » They who walk in, shall » Have nothing good withheld

Uprightness » They who walk in, shall » Be blessed

Uprightness » They who walk in » Obtain light in darkness

Uprightness » They who walk in » Persecuted by the wicked

Psalm 37:14

The wicked have drawn out the sword, and have bent their bow, to cast down the afflicted and needy, to slay those that are upright in the way:

Uprightness » They who walk in » Upheld in it by God

Psalm 41:12

But as for me, thou upholdest me in mine integrity, and settest me before thy face for ever.

Uprightness » Should be in » Ruling

Psalm 78:72

And he fed them according to the integrity of his heart, and led them by the skilfulness of his hands.

Uprightness » The being kept from presumptuous sins is necessary to

Psalm 19:13

Keep back thy servant also from presumptuous sins; let them not have dominion over me: then shall I be perfect, and I shall be innocent from great transgression.

Uprightness » Saints should resolve to walk in

Psalm 26:11

But as for me, I will walk in mine integrity. Redeem me, and be gracious unto me.

Uprightness » Pray for those who walk in

Psalm 125:4

Do good, O Jehovah, unto the good, and to them that are upright in their hearts.

Uprightness » God is perfect in

Isaiah 26:7

The way of the just is uprightness: thou, the Upright, dost make the path of the just even.

Uprightness » They who walk in » Praise is comely for

Psalm 33:1

Exult, ye righteous, in Jehovah: praise is comely for the upright.

Uprightness » They who walk in » Countenanced by God

Psalm 11:7

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

Uprightness » They who walk in » Obtain good from God's work

Micah 2:7

O thou that art named the house of Jacob, Is Jehovah impatient? are these his doings? Do not my words do good to him that walketh uprightly?

Uprightness » They who walk in » Scorned by the wicked

Job 12:4

I am to be one that is a derision to his friend, I who call upon +God, and whom he will answer: a derision is the just upright man.