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Theasaurus: Uprightness

22 Bible Verses about Uprightness

Most Relevant Verses

Proverbs 14:2

Whoever lives with integrity fears the Lord,
but the one who is devious in his ways despises Him.

Psalm 11:7

For the Lord is righteous; He loves righteous deeds.
The upright will see His face.

Psalm 97:11

Light dawns for the righteous,
gladness for the upright in heart.

Psalm 125:4

Do what is good, Lord, to the good,
to those whose hearts are upright.

Jeremiah 10:5

Like scarecrows in a cucumber patch,
their idols cannot speak.
They must be carried because they cannot walk.
Do not fear them for they can do no harm—
and they cannot do any good.

Psalm 25:8-10

The Lord is good and upright;
therefore He shows sinners the way. He leads the humble in what is right
and teaches them His way. All the Lord’s ways show faithful love and truth
to those who keep His covenant and decrees.

Isaiah 26:7

The path of the righteous is level;
You clear a straight path for the righteous.

Psalm 15:2

The one who lives honestly, practices righteousness,
and acknowledges the truth in his heart—

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.

Psalm 32:11

Be glad in the Lord and rejoice,
you righteous ones;
shout for joy,
all you upright in heart.

Psalm 37:37

Watch the blameless and observe the upright,
for the man of peace will have a future.

Psalm 49:14

Like sheep they are headed for Sheol;
Death will shepherd them.
The upright will rule over them in the morning,
and their form will waste away in Sheol,
far from their lofty abode.

Psalm 64:10

The righteous one rejoices in the Lord
and takes refuge in Him;
all those who are upright in heart
will offer praise.

Proverbs 2:21

For the upright will inhabit the land,
and those of integrity will remain in it;

Proverbs 10:9

The one who lives with integrity lives securely,
but whoever perverts his ways will be found out.

Proverbs 14:11

The house of the wicked will be destroyed,
but the tent of the upright will stand.

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Luke 12:16-21

Then He told them a parable: "A rich man's land was very productive. He thought to himself, 'What should I do, since I don't have anywhere to store my crops? I will do this,' he said. 'I'll tear down my barns and build bigger ones and store all my grain and my goods there. read more.
Then I'll say to myself, "You have many goods stored up for many years. Take it easy; eat, drink, and enjoy yourself." ' "But God said to him, 'You fool! This very night your life is demanded of you. And the things you have prepared-whose will they be?' "That's how it is with the one who stores up treasure for himself and is not rich toward God."

Luke 16:19-31

"There was a rich man who would dress in purple and fine linen, feasting lavishly every day. But a poor man named Lazarus, covered with sores, was left at his gate. He longed to be filled with what fell from the rich man's table, but instead the dogs would come and lick his sores. read more.
One day the poor man died and was carried away by the angels to Abraham's side. The rich man also died and was buried. And being in torment in Hades, he looked up and saw Abraham a long way off, with Lazarus at his side. 'Father Abraham!' he called out, 'Have mercy on me and send Lazarus to dip the tip of his finger in water and cool my tongue, because I am in agony in this flame!' " 'Son,' Abraham said, 'remember that during your life you received your good things, just as Lazarus received bad things, but now he is comforted here, while you are in agony. Besides all this, a great chasm has been fixed between us and you, so that those who want to pass over from here to you cannot; neither can those from there cross over to us.' " 'Father,' he said, 'then I beg you to send him to my father's house- because I have five brothers-to warn them, so they won't also come to this place of torment.' "But Abraham said, 'They have Moses and the prophets; they should listen to them.' " 'No, father Abraham,' he said. 'But if someone from the dead goes to them, they will repent.' "But he told him, 'If they don't listen to Moses and the prophets, they will not be persuaded if someone rises from the dead.' "

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

1 Chronicles 29:17

I know, my God, that You test the heart and that You are pleased with what is right. I have willingly given all these things with an upright heart, and now I have seen Your people who are present here giving joyfully and willingly to You.

Uprightness » Who the lord shows himself upright toward

2 Samuel 22:21-26

The Lord rewarded me according to my righteousness; He repaid me according to the cleanness of my hands. For I have kept the ways of the Lord and have not turned from my God to wickedness. Indeed, I have kept all His ordinances in mind and have not disregarded His statutes. read more.
I was blameless before Him and kept myself from sinning. So the Lord repaid me according to my righteousness, according to my cleanness in His sight. With the faithful You prove Yourself faithful; with the blameless man You prove Yourself blameless;

Psalm 18:24-25

So the Lord repaid me according to my righteousness, according to the cleanness of my hands in His sight. With the faithful You prove Yourself faithful; with the blameless man You prove Yourself blameless;

Uprightness » The reward for being upright

2 Samuel 22:21-26

The Lord rewarded me according to my righteousness; He repaid me according to the cleanness of my hands. For I have kept the ways of the Lord and have not turned from my God to wickedness. Indeed, I have kept all His ordinances in mind and have not disregarded His statutes. read more.
I was blameless before Him and kept myself from sinning. So the Lord repaid me according to my righteousness, according to my cleanness in His sight. With the faithful You prove Yourself faithful; with the blameless man You prove Yourself blameless;

Psalm 18:20-25

The Lord rewarded me according to my righteousness; He repaid me according to the cleanness of my hands. For I have kept the ways of the Lord and have not turned from my God to wickedness. Indeed, I have kept all His ordinances in mind and have not disregarded His statutes. read more.
I was blameless toward Him and kept myself from sinning. So the Lord repaid me according to my righteousness, according to the cleanness of my hands in His sight. With the faithful You prove Yourself faithful; with the blameless man You prove Yourself blameless;

Uprightness » The lord being upright

Psalm 25:8

The Lord is good and upright;
therefore He shows sinners the way.

Psalm 92:15

to declare: “The Lord is just;
He is my rock,
and there is no unrighteousness in Him.”

Isaiah 26:4-7

Trust in the Lord forever, because in Yah, the Lord, is an everlasting rock! For He has humbled those who live in lofty places- an inaccessible city. He brings it down; He brings it down to the ground; He throws it to the dust. Feet trample it, the feet of the humble, the steps of the poor. read more.
The path of the righteous is level; You clear a straight path for the righteous.

Uprightness » Should be in » Heart

2 Chronicles 29:34

However, since there were not enough priests, they weren’t able to skin all the burnt offerings, so their Levite brothers helped them until the work was finished and until the priests consecrated themselves. For the Levites were more conscientious to consecrate themselves than the priests were.

Psalm 125:4

Do what is good, Lord, to the good,
to those whose hearts are upright.

Uprightness » Who walks uprightly

Proverbs 15:21

Foolishness brings joy to one without sense,
but a man with understanding walks a straight path.

Isaiah 57:1-2

The righteous one perishes, and no one takes it to heart; faithful men are swept away, with no one realizing that the righteous one is swept away from the presence of evil. He will enter into peace- they will rest on their beds- everyone who lives uprightly.

Uprightness » What is upright

Psalm 119:137

?TsadeYou are righteous, Lord,
and Your judgments are just.

Isaiah 26:7

The path of the righteous is level;
You clear a straight path for the righteous.

Uprightness » They who walk in » Hated by the wicked

Proverbs 29:10

Bloodthirsty men hate an honest person,
but the upright care about him.

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

Isaiah 57:2

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

Psalm 37:37

Watch the blameless and observe the upright,
for the man of peace will have a future.

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

Psalm 15:2

The one who lives honestly, practices righteousness,
and acknowledges the truth in his heart

Psalm 140:13

Surely the righteous will praise Your name;
the upright will live in Your presence.

Uprightness » A characteristic of saints

Psalm 111:1

Hallelujah!
I will praise the Lord with all my heart
in the assembly of the upright and in the congregation.

Isaiah 26:7

The path of the righteous is level;
You clear a straight path for the righteous.

Uprightness » They who walk in » Prospered by God

Proverbs 14:11

The house of the wicked will be destroyed,
but the tent of the upright will stand.

Job 8:6

if you are pure and upright,
then He will move even now on your behalf
and restore the home where your righteousness dwells.

Uprightness » Should be in » Judging

Psalm 58:1

For the choir director: “Do Not Destroy.” A Davidic Miktam.Do you really speak righteously, you mighty ones?
Do you judge people fairly?

Psalm 75:2

“When I choose a time,
I will judge fairly.

Uprightness » The wicked » Do not act with

Micah 7:4

The best of them is like a brier;
the most upright is worse than a hedge of thorns.
The day of your watchmen,
the day of your punishment, is coming;
at this time their panic is here.

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.

Uprightness » They who walk in » Love Christ

Song of Songs 1:4

Take me with you—let us hurry.
Oh, that the king would bring me to his chambers.Y We will rejoice and be glad for you;
we will praise your love more than wine.W It is only right that they adore you.

Uprightness » The lord having pleasure in uprightness

1 Chronicles 29:17

I know, my God, that You test the heart and that You are pleased with what is right. I have willingly given all these things with an upright heart, and now I have seen Your people who are present here giving joyfully and willingly to You.

Uprightness » God has pleasure in

1 Chronicles 29:17

I know, my God, that You test the heart and that You are pleased with what is right. I have willingly given all these things with an upright heart, and now I have seen Your people who are present here giving joyfully and willingly to You.

Uprightness » Man has deviated from

Ecclesiastes 7:29

Only see this: I have discovered that God made people upright, but they pursued many schemes.”

Uprightness » God created man in

Ecclesiastes 7:29

Only see this: I have discovered that God made people upright, but they pursued many schemes.”

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

Proverbs 28:10

The one who leads the upright into an evil way
will fall into his own pit,
but the blameless will inherit what is good.

Uprightness » They who walk in, shall » Be saved

Proverbs 28:18

The one who lives with integrity will be helped,
but one who distorts right and wrong
will suddenly fall.

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

Proverbs 10:29

The way of the Lord is a stronghold for the honorable,
but destruction awaits the malicious.

Uprightness » They who walk in » Abominated by the wicked

Proverbs 29:21

A slave pampered from his youth
will become arrogant later on.

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

I was blameless toward Him and kept myself from sinning. So the Lord repaid 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 puts on a bold face,
but the upright man considers his way.

Uprightness » What is done in uprightness

Psalm 111:4-8

He has caused His wonderful works to be remembered. The Lord is gracious and compassionate. He has provided food for those who fear Him; He remembers His covenant forever. He has shown His people the power of His works by giving them the inheritance of the nations. read more.
The works of His hands are truth and justice; all His instructions are trustworthy. They are established forever and ever, enacted in truth and uprightness.

Uprightness » The way of, is to depart from evil

Proverbs 16:17

The highway of the upright avoids evil;
the one who guards his way protects his life.

Uprightness » Reprove those who deviate from

Galatians 2:14

But when I saw that they were deviating from the truth of the gospel, I told Cephas in front of everyone, “If you, who are a Jew, live like a Gentile and not like a Jew, how can you compel Gentiles to live like Jews?”

Uprightness » The truly wise walk in

Proverbs 15:21

Foolishness brings joy to one without sense,
but a man with understanding walks a straight path.

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

Proverbs 11:6

The righteousness of the upright rescues them,
but the treacherous are trapped by their own desires.

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

Proverbs 12:6

The words of the wicked are a deadly ambush,
but the speech of the upright rescues them.

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

Proverbs 2:21

For the upright will inhabit the land,
and those of integrity will remain in it;

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

Proverbs 15:8

The sacrifice of the wicked is detestable to the Lord,
but the prayer of the upright is His delight.

Uprightness » They who walk in » Kept by righteousness

Proverbs 13:6

Righteousness guards people of integrity,
but wickedness undermines the sinner.

Uprightness » They who walk in » Guided by integrity

Proverbs 11:3

The integrity of the upright guides them,
but the perversity of the treacherous destroys them.

Uprightness » They who walk in » Walk surely

Proverbs 10:9

The one who lives with integrity lives securely,
but whoever perverts his ways will be found out.

Uprightness » They who walk in » Fear God

Proverbs 14:2

Whoever lives with integrity fears the Lord,
but the one who is devious in his ways despises Him.

Uprightness » Should be in » Walk

Proverbs 14:2

Whoever lives with integrity fears the Lord,
but the one who is devious in his ways despises Him.

Uprightness » The wicked » Leave not the path of

Uprightness » With poverty, is better than sin with riches

Uprightness » With poverty, is better than folly

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

Isaiah 33:16

he will dwell on the heights;
his refuge will be the rocky fortresses,
his food provided, his water assured.

Uprightness » They who walk in » Defended by God

Uprightness » Should be in » Speech

Isaiah 33:15

The one who lives righteously
and speaks rightly,
who refuses gain from extortion,
whose hand never takes a bribe,
who stops his ears from listening to murderous plots
and shuts his eyes to avoid endorsing evil

Uprightness » The wicked » Have not, in heart

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

Psalm 49:14

Like sheep they are headed for Sheol;
Death will shepherd them.
The upright will rule over them in the morning,
and their form will waste away in Sheol,
far from their lofty abode.

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

Psalm 37:18

The Lord watches over the blameless all their days,
and their inheritance will last forever.

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 the sword and strung the bow
to bring down the afflicted and needy
and to slaughter those whose way is upright.

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

Uprightness » Should be in » Ruling

Psalm 78:72

He shepherded them with a pure heart
and guided them with his skillful hands.

Uprightness » The being kept from presumptuous sins is necessary to

Psalm 19:13

Moreover, keep Your servant from willful sins;
do not let them rule over me.
Then I will be innocent
and cleansed from blatant rebellion.

Uprightness » Saints should resolve to walk in

Uprightness » Pray for those who walk in

Psalm 125:4

Do what is good, Lord, to the good,
to those whose hearts are upright.

Uprightness » God is perfect in

Isaiah 26:7

The path of the righteous is level;
You clear a straight path for the righteous.

Uprightness » They who walk in » Praise is comely for

Psalm 33:1

Rejoice in the Lord, you righteous ones;
praise from the upright is beautiful.

Uprightness » They who walk in » Countenanced by God

Psalm 11:7

For the Lord is righteous; He loves righteous deeds.
The upright will see His face.

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

Micah 2:7

House of Jacob, should it be asked,
“Is the Spirit of the Lord impatient?
Are these the things He does?”
Don’t My words bring good
to the one who walks uprightly?

Uprightness » They who walk in » Scorned by the wicked

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.

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