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Theasaurus: Uprightness

22 Bible Verses about Uprightness

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Proverbs 14:2

He that walks in his uprightness fears the LORD: but he that is perverse in his ways despises him.

Psalm 11:7

For the righteous LORD loves righteousness; his countenance does behold the upright.

Psalm 97:11

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

Psalm 125:4

Do good, O LORD, unto those that be good, and to them that are upright in their hearts.

Jeremiah 10:5

They are upright as the palm tree, but speak not: they must be borne, because 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 the LORD: therefore will he teach sinners in the way. The meek will he guide in justice: and the meek will he teach his way. All the paths of the LORD are mercy and truth unto such as keep his covenant and his testimonies.

Isaiah 26:7

The way of the just is uprightness: you, most upright, do smooth the path of the just.

Proverbs 2:13

Who leave the paths of uprightness, to walk in the ways of darkness;

Psalm 15:2

He that walks uprightly, and works righteousness, and speaks the truth in his heart.

Micah 7:2

The godly man has perished out of the earth: 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

Be glad in the LORD, and rejoice, you righteous: and shout for joy, all you that are upright in heart.

Psalm 37:37

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

Psalm 49:14

Like sheep they are laid in the grave; death shall feed on them; and the upright shall have dominion over them in the morning; and their beauty shall consume in the grave from their dwelling.

Psalm 64:10

The righteous shall be glad in the LORD, and shall trust in him; and all the upright in heart shall glory.

Proverbs 2:21

For the upright shall dwell in the land, and the blameless shall remain in it.

Proverbs 10:9

He that walks uprightly walks securely: but he that perverts his ways shall be known.

Proverbs 14:11

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

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Earthly » Refused for obedience » Uprightness

Luke 12:16-21

And he spoke a parable unto them, saying, The ground of a certain rich man brought forth plentifully: And he thought within himself, saying, What shall I do, because I have no room to store my crops? And he said, This will I do: I will pull down my barns, and build greater; and there will I store all my crops and my goods. read more.
And I will say to my soul, Soul, you have many goods laid up for many years; take your ease, eat, drink, and be merry. But God said unto him, You fool, this night your soul shall be required of you: then whose shall those things be, which you have prepared? So is he that lays up treasure for himself, and is not rich toward God.

Luke 16:19-31

There was a certain rich man, who was clothed in purple and fine linen, and feasted sumptuously every day: And there was a certain beggar named Lazarus, who was laid at his gate, full of sores, And desiring to be fed with the crumbs which fell from the rich man's table: moreover the dogs came and licked his sores. read more.
And it came to pass, that the beggar died, and was carried by the angels into Abraham's bosom: the rich man also died, and was buried; And in hades he lifted up his eyes, being in torment, and seeing Abraham far off, and Lazarus in his bosom. And he cried and said, Father Abraham, have mercy on me, and send Lazarus, that he may dip the tip of his finger in water, and cool my tongue; for I am tormented in this flame. But Abraham said, Son, remember that you in your lifetime received your good things, and likewise Lazarus evil things: but now he is comforted, and you are tormented. And besides all this, between us and you there is a great gulf fixed: so that they who would pass from here to you cannot; neither can they pass to us, that would come from there. Then he said, I pray you therefore, father, that you would send him to my father's house: For I have five brothers; that he may testify unto them, lest they also come into this place of torment. Abraham said unto him, They have Moses and the prophets; let them hear them. And he said, Nay, father Abraham: but if one went unto them from the dead, they will repent. And he said unto him, If they hear not Moses and the prophets, neither will they be persuaded, though one rose from the dead.

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

1 Chronicles 29:17

I know also, my God, that you test the heart, and have pleasure in uprightness. As for me, in the uprightness of my heart I have willingly offered all these things: and now have I seen with joy your people, who are present here, to offer willingly unto you.

Uprightness » Who the lord shows himself upright toward

2 Samuel 22:21-26

The LORD rewarded me according to my righteousness: according to the cleanness of my hands has he recompensed me. For I have kept the ways of the LORD, and have not wickedly departed from my God. For all his judgments were before me: and as for his statutes, I did not depart from them. read more.
I was also upright before him, and have kept myself from my iniquity. Therefore the LORD has recompensed me according to my righteousness; according to my cleanness in his eyesight. With the merciful you will show yourself merciful, and with the upright man you will show yourself upright.

Psalm 18:24-25

Therefore has the LORD recompensed me according to my righteousness, according to the cleanness of my hands in his eyesight. With the merciful you will show yourself merciful; with an upright man you will show yourself upright;

Uprightness » The reward for being upright

2 Samuel 22:21-26

The LORD rewarded me according to my righteousness: according to the cleanness of my hands has he recompensed me. For I have kept the ways of the LORD, and have not wickedly departed from my God. For all his judgments were before me: and as for his statutes, I did not depart from them. read more.
I was also upright before him, and have kept myself from my iniquity. Therefore the LORD has recompensed me according to my righteousness; according to my cleanness in his eyesight. With the merciful you will show yourself merciful, and with the upright man you will show yourself upright.

Psalm 18:20-25

The LORD rewarded me according to my righteousness; according to the cleanness of my hands has he recompensed me. For I have kept the ways of the LORD, and have not wickedly departed from my God. For all his judgments were before me, and I did not put away his statutes from me. read more.
I was also upright before him, and I kept myself from my iniquity. Therefore has the LORD recompensed me according to my righteousness, according to the cleanness of my hands in his eyesight. With the merciful you will show yourself merciful; with an upright man you will show yourself upright;

Uprightness » The lord being upright

Psalm 25:8

Good and upright is the LORD: therefore will he teach sinners in the way.

Psalm 92:15

To show that the LORD is upright: he is my rock, and there is no unrighteousness in him.

Isaiah 26:4-7

Trust in the LORD forever: for in the LORD GOD is everlasting strength: For he brings down them that dwell on high; the lofty city, he lays it low; he lays it low, even to the ground; he brings it even to the dust. The foot shall tread it down, even the feet of the poor, and the steps of the needy. read more.
The way of the just is uprightness: you, most upright, do smooth the path of the just.

Uprightness » Should be in » Heart

2 Chronicles 29:34

But the priests were too few, so that they could not skin all the burnt offerings: therefore their brethren the Levites did help them, till the work was ended, and until the other priests had sanctified themselves: for the Levites were more upright in heart to sanctify themselves than the priests.

Psalm 125:4

Do good, O LORD, unto those that be good, and to them that are upright in their hearts.

Uprightness » Who walks uprightly

Proverbs 15:21

Folly is joy to him that is destitute of wisdom: but a man of understanding walks uprightly.

Isaiah 57:1-2

The righteous perishes, and no man lays it to heart: and merciful men are taken away, none considering that the righteous is taken away from the evil to come. He shall enter into peace: they shall rest in their beds, each one walking in his uprightness.

Uprightness » What is upright

Psalm 119:137

[Tsadde] Righteous are you, O LORD, and upright are your judgments.

Isaiah 26:7

The way of the just is uprightness: you, most upright, do smooth the path of the just.

Uprightness » They who walk in » Hated by the wicked

Proverbs 29:10

The bloodthirsty hate the upright: but the just seek his good.

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

Isaiah 57:2

He shall enter into peace: they shall rest in their beds, each one walking in his uprightness.

Psalm 37:37

Mark the perfect man, 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 walks uprightly, and works righteousness, and speaks the truth in his heart.

Psalm 140:13

Surely the righteous shall give thanks unto your name: the upright shall dwell in your presence.

Uprightness » A characteristic of saints

Psalm 111:1

Praise you the LORD. I will praise the LORD with my whole heart, in the assembly of the upright, and in the congregation.

Isaiah 26:7

The way of the just is uprightness: you, most upright, do smooth the path of the just.

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 you were pure and upright; surely now he would awake for you, and make the habitation of your righteousness prosperous.

Uprightness » Should be in » Judging

Psalm 58:1

[To the Chief Musician, altaschith. A michtam of David.] Do you indeed speak righteousness, O congregation? do you judge uprightly, O you sons of men?

Psalm 75:2

When I shall receive the congregation I will judge uprightly.

Uprightness » The wicked » Do not act with

Micah 7:4

The best of them is like a brier: the most upright is sharper than a thorn hedge: the day of your watchmen and your punishment comes; now shall be their perplexity.

Micah 7:2

The godly man has perished out of the earth: 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 you: the king has brought me into his chambers: we will be glad and rejoice in you, we will remember your love more than wine: the upright love you.

Uprightness » The lord having pleasure in uprightness

1 Chronicles 29:17

I know also, my God, that you test the heart, and have pleasure in uprightness. As for me, in the uprightness of my heart I have willingly offered all these things: and now have I seen with joy your people, who are present here, to offer willingly unto you.

Uprightness » God has pleasure in

1 Chronicles 29:17

I know also, my God, that you test the heart, and have pleasure in uprightness. As for me, in the uprightness of my heart I have willingly offered all these things: and now have I seen with joy your people, who are present here, to offer willingly unto you.

Uprightness » Man has deviated from

Ecclesiastes 7:29

Lo, this only have I found, that God has made man upright; but they have sought out many devices.

Uprightness » God created man in

Ecclesiastes 7:29

Lo, this only have I found, that God has made man upright; but they have sought out many devices.

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

Proverbs 28:10

Whosoever causes the righteous to go astray in an evil way, he shall fall himself into his own pit: but the upright shall have good things in possession.

Uprightness » They who walk in, shall » Be saved

Proverbs 28:18

Whosoever walks uprightly shall be saved: but he that is perverse in his ways shall fall at once.

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

Proverbs 10:29

The way of the LORD is strength to the upright: but destruction shall be to the workers of iniquity.

Uprightness » They who walk in » Abominated by the wicked

Proverbs 29:21

He that carefully brings up his servant from a child shall have him become his son in the end.

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 also upright before him, and I kept myself from my iniquity. Therefore has the LORD recompensed me according to my righteousness, according to the cleanness of my hands in his eyesight.

Uprightness » They who walk in » Direct their way

Proverbs 21:29

A wicked man hardens his face: but as for the upright, he considers his way.

Uprightness » What is done in uprightness

Psalm 111:4-8

He has made his wonderful works to be remembered: the LORD is gracious and full of compassion. He has given food unto them that fear him: he will ever be mindful of his covenant. He has shown his people the power of his works, that he may give them the heritage of the nations. read more.
The works of his hands are truth and justice; all his commandments are sure. They stand fast forever and ever, and are 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 keeps his way preserves his soul.

Uprightness » Reprove those who deviate from

Galatians 2:14

But when I saw that they walked not uprightly according to the truth of the gospel, I said unto Peter before them all, If you, being a Jew, live after the manner of Gentiles, and not as do the Jews, why compel you the Gentiles to live as do the Jews?

Uprightness » The truly wise walk in

Proverbs 15:21

Folly is joy to him that is destitute of wisdom: but a man of understanding walks uprightly.

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

Proverbs 11:6

The righteousness of the upright shall deliver them: but transgressors shall be taken in their own lust.

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

Proverbs 12:6

The words of the wicked are to lie 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 blameless 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 the LORD: but the prayer of the upright is his delight.

Uprightness » They who walk in » Kept by righteousness

Proverbs 13:6

Righteousness keeps him that is upright in the way: but wickedness overthrows the sinner.

Uprightness » They who walk in » Guided by integrity

Proverbs 11:3

The integrity of the upright shall guide them: but the perverseness of transgressors shall destroy them.

Uprightness » They who walk in » Walk surely

Proverbs 10:9

He that walks uprightly walks securely: but he that perverts his ways shall be known.

Uprightness » They who walk in » Fear God

Proverbs 14:2

He that walks in his uprightness fears the LORD: but he that is perverse in his ways despises him.

Uprightness » Should be in » Walk

Proverbs 14:2

He that walks in his uprightness fears the LORD: but he that is perverse in his ways despises him.

Uprightness » The wicked » Leave not the path of

Proverbs 2:13

Who leave the paths of uprightness, to walk in 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

He shall dwell on high: his place of defense shall be the fortresses of rocks: bread shall be given him; his waters shall be sure.

Uprightness » They who walk in » Defended by God

Uprightness » Should be in » Speech

Isaiah 33:15

He that walks righteously, and speaks uprightly; he that despises the gain of oppressions, that keeps his hands from the holding of bribes, that stops his ears from hearing of bloodshed, and shuts 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 they are laid in the grave; death shall feed on them; and the upright shall have dominion over them in the morning; and their beauty shall consume in the grave from their dwelling.

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

Psalm 37:18

The LORD knows the days of the upright: and their inheritance shall be 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 out the sword, and have bent their bow, to cast down the poor and needy, and to slay such as be of upright behavior.

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

Psalm 41:12

And as for me, you uphold me in my integrity, and set me before your face forever.

Uprightness » Should be in » Ruling

Psalm 78:72

So he fed them according to the integrity of his heart; and guided them by the skillfulness of his hands.

Uprightness » The being kept from presumptuous sins is necessary to

Psalm 19:13

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

Uprightness » Saints should resolve to walk in

Psalm 26:11

But as for me, I will walk in my integrity: redeem me, and be merciful unto me.

Uprightness » Pray for those who walk in

Psalm 125:4

Do good, O LORD, unto those that be 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: you, most upright, do smooth the path of the just.

Uprightness » They who walk in » Praise is comely for

Psalm 33:1

Rejoice in the LORD, O you righteous: for praise is fitting for the upright.

Uprightness » They who walk in » Countenanced by God

Psalm 11:7

For the righteous LORD loves righteousness; his countenance does behold the upright.

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

Micah 2:7

O you that are named the house of Jacob : Is the spirit of the LORD restricted? are these his doings? do not my words do good to him that walks uprightly?

Uprightness » They who walk in » Scorned by the wicked

Job 12:4

I am as one mocked of his neighbor, who calls upon God, and he answers him: the just upright man is laughed to scorn.