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Theasaurus: Uprightness

22 Bible Verses about Uprightness

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Proverbs 14:2

Someone whose conduct is upright fears the LORD, but whoever is devious in his ways despises him.

Psalm 11:7

Indeed, the LORD is righteous; he loves righteousness; the upright will see him face-to-face. To the Director: On an eight stringed harp. A Davidic Psalm.

Psalm 97:11

Light shines on the righteous; gladness on the morally upright.

Psalm 125:4

LORD, do good to those who are good, and to those who are upright in heart.

Jeremiah 10:5

Their idols are like scarecrows in a cucumber field. They can't speak! They must always be carried because they can't walk! Don't be afraid of them because they can do no harm, nor can they do any good."

Psalm 25:8-10

The LORD is good and just; therefore he will teach sinners concerning the way. He will guide the humble to justice; he will teach the humble his way. All the paths of the LORD lead to gracious love and truth for those who keep his covenant and his decrees.

Isaiah 26:7

"The path of the righteous is level; O Upright One, you make safe the way of justice.

Proverbs 2:13

and from those who abandon the right path to travel along the ways of darkness;

Psalm 15:2

The one who lives with integrity, who does righteous deeds, and who speaks truth to himself.

Micah 7:2

The faithful have died off, and there is not one upright human being in the land. They all stalk one another with lethal intent, a man will even hunt his own brother with a net.

Psalm 32:11

Righteous ones, be glad in the LORD and rejoice! Shout for joy, all of you who are upright in heart!

Psalm 37:37

Observe the blameless! Take note of the upright! Indeed, the future of that man is peace.

Psalm 49:14

Like sheep, they are destined for the realm of the dead, with death as their shepherd. The upright will have dominion over them in the morning; their strength will be consumed in the afterlife, so that they have no home.

Psalm 64:10

The righteous rejoiced in the LORD, because they had fled to him for refuge. Let all the upright in heart exult. To the Director: A song. Lyrics by David.

Proverbs 2:21

For the upright will live in the land, and people of integrity will remain in it.

Proverbs 10:9

Whoever walks in integrity lives prudently, but whoever perverts his way of life will be exposed.

Proverbs 14:11

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

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Earthly » Refused for obedience » Uprightness

Luke 12:16-21

Then he told them a parable. He said, "The land of a certain rich man produced good crops. So he began to think to himself, "What should I do, since I have no place to store my crops?' Then he said, "This is what I'll do. I'll tear down my barns and build bigger ones, and I'll store all my grain and goods in them. read more.
Then I'll say to myself, "You've stored up plenty of good things for many years. Take it easy, eat, drink, and enjoy yourself."' But God told him, "You fool! This very night your life will be demanded back from you. Now who will get the things you've accumulated?' That's how it is with the person who stores up treasures for himself rather than with God."

Luke 16:19-31

"Once there was a rich man who used to dress in purple and fine linen and live in great luxury every day. A beggar named Lazarus, who was covered with sores, was brought to his gate. He was always trying to satisfy his hunger with what fell from the rich man's table. Even the dogs used to come and lick his sores. read more.
"One day, the beggar died and was carried away by the angels to Abraham's side. The rich man also died and was buried. In the afterlife, where he was in constant torment, he looked up and saw Abraham far away and Lazarus by his side. So he shouted, "Father Abraham, have mercy on me! Send Lazarus to dip the tip of his finger in water to cool off my tongue, because I am suffering in this fire.' "But Abraham said, "My child, remember that during your lifetime you received blessings, while Lazarus received hardships. But now he is being comforted here, while you suffer. Besides all this, a wide chasm has been fixed between us, so that those who want to cross from this side to you cannot do so, nor can they cross from your side to us.' "The rich man said, "Then I beg you, father, send Lazarus to my father's house because I have five brothers to warn them, so that they won't end up in this place of torture, too.' "Abraham said, "They have Moses and the Prophets. They should listen to them!' "But the rich man replied, "No, father Abraham! But if someone from the dead went to them, they would repent.' "Then Abraham told him, "If your brothers do not listen to Moses and the Prophets, they will not be persuaded, even if someone were to rise from the dead.'"

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

1 Chronicles 29:17

And I know, God, that it is you who searches the heart and you who finds pleasure in righteousness. With a righteous heart I have freely given all these things, and now I have seen all of these people of yours giving freely and joyfully to you!

Uprightness » Who the lord shows himself upright toward

2 Samuel 22:21-26

The LORD dealt with me according to my righteousness, rewarding me according to the degree of my innocence, because I have kept the LORD's way I haven't willfully abandoned my God and because all of his decrees remain in my thoughts, I have not turned aside from his statutes, read more.
I have been innocent before him, and I've kept myself from incurring guilt. The Lord has repaid me according to my righteousness, that is, according to my clean standing as he looks at me. In the company of the gracious you demonstrate your gracious love. In the company of the blamelessly valiant you demonstrate your blamelessness.

Psalm 18:24-25

So the LORD restored me according to my righteousness, because my hands were clean in his sight. To the holy, you show your gracious love, to the upright, you show yourself upright;

Uprightness » The reward for being upright

2 Samuel 22:21-26

The LORD dealt with me according to my righteousness, rewarding me according to the degree of my innocence, because I have kept the LORD's way I haven't willfully abandoned my God and because all of his decrees remain in my thoughts, I have not turned aside from his statutes, read more.
I have been innocent before him, and I've kept myself from incurring guilt. The Lord has repaid me according to my righteousness, that is, according to my clean standing as he looks at me. In the company of the gracious you demonstrate your gracious love. In the company of the blamelessly valiant you demonstrate your blamelessness.

Psalm 18:20-25

The LORD will reward me because I am righteous; because my hands are clean he will restore me; because I have kept the ways of the LORD, and I have not wickedly departed from my God; because all his judgments were always before me, and I did not cast off his statutes. read more.
I was upright before him, and I kept myself from iniquity. So the LORD restored me according to my righteousness, because my hands were clean in his sight. To the holy, you show your gracious love, to the upright, you show yourself upright;

Uprightness » The lord being upright

Psalm 25:8

The LORD is good and just; therefore he will teach sinners concerning the way.

Psalm 92:15

They will proclaim: "The LORD is upright; my rock, in whom there is no injustice."

Isaiah 26:4-7

"Trust in the LORD forever, for in the LORD GOD you have an everlasting rock. For he has made drunk the inhabitants of the height, the lofty city. He lays it low to the ground casting it down to the dust, by the feet of the oppressed who trample it, by the footsteps of the needy. read more.
"The path of the righteous is level; O Upright One, you make safe the way of justice.

Uprightness » Should be in » Heart

2 Chronicles 29:34

Because there weren't enough priests, they were unable to prepare all the burnt offerings until other priests came forward after having consecrated themselves, so their descendant of Levi relatives assisted them until the services were complete. (The descendants of Levi had been more conscientious in consecrating themselves than had been the priests.)

Psalm 125:4

LORD, do good to those who are good, and to those who are upright in heart.

Uprightness » Who walks uprightly

Proverbs 15:21

Stupidity is the delight of the senseless, but an understanding man walks uprightly.

Isaiah 57:1-2

"Also the righteous are perishing, but no one takes it to heart; devout people are taken away, while no one understands that the righteous person is taken away from calamity. Then he enters into peace, and they'll rest on his couches, each one living righteously.

Uprightness » What is upright

Psalm 119:137

LORD, you are righteous, and your judgments are right.

Isaiah 26:7

"The path of the righteous is level; O Upright One, you make safe the way of justice.

Uprightness » They who walk in » Hated by the wicked

Proverbs 29:10

Bloodthirsty men hate the innocent person, but the upright show concern for his life.

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

Isaiah 57:2

Then he enters into peace, and they'll rest on his couches, each one living righteously.

Psalm 37:37

Observe the blameless! Take note of the upright! Indeed, the future of that man is peace.

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

Psalm 15:2

The one who lives with integrity, who does righteous deeds, and who speaks truth to himself.

Psalm 140:13

Surely the righteous will give thanks to your name, while the upright live in your presence. A Davidic Song

Uprightness » A characteristic of saints

Psalm 111:1

Hallelujah! I will give thanks to the LORD with all of my heart in the assembled congregation of the upright.

Isaiah 26:7

"The path of the righteous is level; O Upright One, you make safe the way of justice.

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 flourish.

Job 8:6

if you are clean and upright, surely then, he'll act on your behalf and restore your rightful place.

Uprightness » Should be in » Judging

Psalm 58:1

How is it that by remaining silent you can speak righteously? How can you judge people fairly?

Psalm 75:2

"At the time that I choose I will judge the righteous.

Uprightness » The wicked » Do not act with

Micah 7:4

The best of them is like a thorn, and their most upright like a hedge of thorns. The day announced by your watchmen and by your own calculations approaches. Now it's your time to be confused!

Micah 7:2

The faithful have died off, and there is not one upright human being in the land. They all stalk one another with lethal intent, a man will even hunt his own brother with a net.

Uprightness » They who walk in » Love Christ

Song of Songs 1:4

Take me with you! Let's run away! Let the king bring me into his private chambers. The daughters of Jerusalem will rejoice and be happy for you. We will value your love more than wine. They love you appropriately.

Uprightness » The lord having pleasure in uprightness

1 Chronicles 29:17

And I know, God, that it is you who searches the heart and you who finds pleasure in righteousness. With a righteous heart I have freely given all these things, and now I have seen all of these people of yours giving freely and joyfully to you!

Uprightness » God has pleasure in

1 Chronicles 29:17

And I know, God, that it is you who searches the heart and you who finds pleasure in righteousness. With a righteous heart I have freely given all these things, and now I have seen all of these people of yours giving freely and joyfully to you!

Uprightness » Man has deviated from

Ecclesiastes 7:29

I have discovered only this: God made human beings for righteousness, but they seek many alternatives."

Uprightness » God created man in

Ecclesiastes 7:29

I have discovered only this: God made human beings for righteousness, but they seek many alternatives."

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

Proverbs 28:10

Whoever misleads the upright along an evil way will himself fall into his own pit, but the blameless will inherit what is good.

Uprightness » They who walk in, shall » Be saved

Proverbs 28:18

Whoever lives blamelessly will be delivered, but whoever is perverted will fall without warning.

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

Proverbs 10:29

To the upright, the way of the LORD is a place of safety, but it's a place of ruin to those who practice evil.

Uprightness » They who walk in » Abominated by the wicked

Proverbs 29:21

If you pamper a servant from his childhood, later on he'll become ungrateful.

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 upright before him, and I kept myself from iniquity. So the LORD restored me according to my righteousness, because my hands were clean in his sight.

Uprightness » They who walk in » Direct their way

Proverbs 21:29

The wicked man puts up a bold appearance, but the upright thinks about what he is doing.

Uprightness » What is done in uprightness

Psalm 111:4-8

He is remembered for his awesome deeds; the LORD is gracious and compassionate. He prepares food for those who fear him; he is ever mindful of his covenant. He revealed his mighty deeds to his people by giving them a country of their own. read more.
Whatever he does is reliable and just, and all his precepts are trustworthy, sustained through all eternity, and fashioned in both truth and righteousness.

Uprightness » The way of, is to depart from evil

Proverbs 16:17

The road of the upright circumvents evil, and whoever watches how he lives preserves his life.

Uprightness » Reprove those who deviate from

Galatians 2:14

But when I saw that they were not acting consistently with the truth of the gospel, I told Cephas in front of everyone, "Though you are a Jew, you have been living like a gentile and not like a Jew. So how can you insist that the gentiles must live like Jews?"

Uprightness » The truly wise walk in

Proverbs 15:21

Stupidity is the delight of the senseless, but an understanding man walks uprightly.

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

Proverbs 11:6

The righteousness of the upright delivers them, but the treacherous are trapped by their evil desires.

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

Proverbs 12:6

The words of the wicked lead to bloodshed, but the speech of the upright delivers them.

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

Proverbs 2:21

For the upright will live in the land, and people 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

Uprightness » They who walk in » Guided by integrity

Proverbs 11:3

The integrity of the righteous guides them, but the hypocrisy of the treacherous destroys them.

Uprightness » They who walk in » Walk surely

Proverbs 10:9

Whoever walks in integrity lives prudently, but whoever perverts his way of life will be exposed.

Uprightness » They who walk in » Fear God

Proverbs 14:2

Someone whose conduct is upright fears the LORD, but whoever is devious in his ways despises him.

Uprightness » Should be in » Walk

Proverbs 14:2

Someone whose conduct is upright fears the LORD, but whoever is devious in his ways despises him.

Uprightness » The wicked » Leave not the path of

Proverbs 2:13

and from those who abandon the right path to travel along the ways of darkness;

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

this is the one who will live on the heights; his refuge will be a mountain fortress. His food will be supplied, and his water will be guaranteed.

Uprightness » They who walk in » Defended by God

Uprightness » Should be in » Speech

Isaiah 33:15

The one who walks righteously and has spoken sincere words, who rejects gain from extortion and waves his hand, rejecting bribes, who blocks his ears from hearing plots of murder and shuts his eyes against 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, they are destined for the realm of the dead, with death as their shepherd. The upright will have dominion over them in the morning; their strength will be consumed in the afterlife, so that they have no home.

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

Psalm 37:18

The LORD knows the day of the blameless, 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 take out a sword and bend the bow, to bring down the humble and the poor to slay those who are righteous in conduct.

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

Psalm 41:12

As for me, you will maintain my just cause, and you will cause me to stand in your presence forever.

Uprightness » Should be in » Ruling

Psalm 78:72

David shepherded them with a devoted heart, and led them with skillful hands. A Psalm of Asaph

Uprightness » The being kept from presumptuous sins is necessary to

Psalm 19:13

Preserve your servant from arrogant people; do not let them rule over me. Then I will be upright and acquitted of great wickedness.

Uprightness » Saints should resolve to walk in

Psalm 26:11

But as for me, I walk in my integrity. Redeem me and be gracious to me!

Uprightness » Pray for those who walk in

Psalm 125:4

LORD, do good to those who are good, and to those who are upright in heart.

Uprightness » God is perfect in

Isaiah 26:7

"The path of the righteous is level; O Upright One, you make safe the way of justice.

Uprightness » They who walk in » Praise is comely for

Psalm 33:1

Rejoice in the LORD, righteous ones; for the praise of the upright is beautiful.

Uprightness » They who walk in » Countenanced by God

Psalm 11:7

Indeed, the LORD is righteous; he loves righteousness; the upright will see him face-to-face. To the Director: On an eight stringed harp. A Davidic Psalm.

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

Micah 2:7

"It is said, house of Jacob, "The Spirit of the LORD is limited, if he acts this way, is he not?' "But my words benefit those who live righteously, do they not?

Uprightness » They who walk in » Scorned by the wicked

Job 12:4

"I'm a laughingstock to my friends, someone who called on God. But then he answered this upright and blameless man, and I have become a laughingstock.

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