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Theasaurus: Uprightness

22 Bible Verses about Uprightness

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Proverbs 14:2

He who walks in uprightness fears Yahweh, but he who is devious [in] his ways displeases him.

Psalm 11:7

For Yahweh [is] righteous; he loves righteous deeds. [The] upright shall see his face.

Psalm 97:11

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

Psalm 125:4

Do good, O Yahweh, to the good, and to [those] upright in their hearts.

Jeremiah 10:5

They [are] like scarecrows in a cucumber field, they cannot speak. Indeed, they must be carried, for they cannot march. You must not be afraid of them, for they cannot do evil; furthermore, to do good [is] not in them."

Psalm 25:8-10

Good and right [is] Yahweh; therefore he instructs sinners in the way. He causes [the] humble to walk in justice, and teaches [the] humble his way. All the paths of Yahweh [are] loyal love and faithfulness for those who keep his covenant and statutes.

Isaiah 26:7

[The] way of the righteous [is] a straight path; {you clear the level path of the righteous}.

Proverbs 2:13

those who forsake the paths of uprightness to walk in ways of darkness,

Psalm 15:2

He who walks blamelessly and does what is right. He who speaks honestly in his heart.

Micah 7:2

The faithful [person] has perished from the land, and there is none who is upright among humankind. All of them lie in wait; each hunts his brother [with] a net.

Psalm 32:11

Be glad in Yahweh and rejoice, [you] righteous, and shout for joy, all [you] upright of heart.

Psalm 37:37

Observe [the] blameless and look at [the] upright, for [there is] a future for a man of peace.

Psalm 49:14

Like sheep they are destined to Sheol; death will shepherd them. But the upright will rule over them in the morning, and their forms [will be for] Sheol to consume, [far from] his lofty abode.

Psalm 64:10

[The] righteous will rejoice in Yahweh and take refuge in him, and all [the] upright in heart will boast.

Proverbs 2:21

For those who are upright will dwell [in the] land, and those who are blameless will remain in it.

Proverbs 10:9

Whoever walks in integrity will walk securely, but whoever follows perversity, his ways will be made known.

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

And he told a parable to them, saying, "The land of a certain rich man yielded an abundant harvest. And he reasoned to himself, saying, 'What should I do? For I do not have anywhere I can gather in my crops.' And he said, 'I will do this: I will tear down my barns and build larger ones, and I will gather in there all my grain and possessions. read more.
And I will say to my soul, "Soul, you have many possessions stored up for many years. Relax, eat, drink, celebrate!" ' But God said to him, 'Fool! This night your life is demanded from you, and [the things] which you have prepared--whose will they be?' So [is] the one who stores up treasure for himself, and who is not rich toward God!"

Luke 16:19-31

"Now a certain man was rich, and dressed [in] purple cloth and fine linen, feasting sumptuously every day. And a certain poor man {named} Lazarus, covered with sores, lay at his gate, and was longing to be filled with what fell from the table of the rich man. But even the dogs came [and] licked his sores. read more.
Now it happened that the poor man died, and he was carried away by the angels to {Abraham's side}. And the rich man also died and was buried. And in Hades he lifted up his eyes [as he] was in torment [and] saw Abraham from a distance, and Lazarus {at his side}. And he called out [and] said, 'Father Abraham, have mercy on me, and send Lazarus so that he could dip the tip of his finger in water and cool my tongue, because I am suffering pain in this flame!' But Abraham said, 'Child, remember that you received your good [things] during your life, and Lazarus likewise bad [things]. But now he is comforted here, but you are suffering pain. And in [addition to] all these [things], a great chasm has been established between us and you, so that those who want to cross over from here to you are not able [to do so], nor can they cross over from there to us.' So he said, 'Then I ask you, father, that you send him to my father's house, for I have five brothers, so that he could warn them, in order that they also should not come to this place of torment!' But Abraham said, 'They have Moses and the prophets; they must listen to them.' And he said, 'No, father Abraham, but if someone from the dead goes to them, they will repent!' But he said to him, 'If they do not listen to Moses and the prophets, neither will they be convinced if someone rises from the dead.'"

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

1 Chronicles 29:17

And I know, my God, that you yourself test the heart and are pleased with uprightness. I, in the uprightness of my heart, have willingly offered all these [things], and now I have seen your people who are found here willingly offer to you.

Uprightness » Who the lord shows himself upright toward

2 Samuel 22:21-26

Yahweh rewarded me according to my righteousness, according to the cleanness of my hands he recompensed me. For I have kept the ways of Yahweh; I have not acted wickedly against my God. For all of his ordinances [were] before me, and I did not turn aside from his statutes. read more.
I was blameless before him, and I kept myself from my iniquity. Yahweh has recompensed me according to my righteousness, according to my cleanness before his eyes. With the loyal, you act as loyal, and with the blameless, you show yourself blameless.

Psalm 18:24-25

Therefore Yahweh has repaid me according to my righteousness, according to the cleanness of my hands in his sight. To [the] loyal you show yourself loyal. To [the] blameless you show yourself blameless.

Uprightness » The reward for being upright

2 Samuel 22:21-26

Yahweh rewarded me according to my righteousness, according to the cleanness of my hands he recompensed me. For I have kept the ways of Yahweh; I have not acted wickedly against my God. For all of his ordinances [were] before me, and I did not turn aside from his statutes. read more.
I was blameless before him, and I kept myself from my iniquity. Yahweh has recompensed me according to my righteousness, according to my cleanness before his eyes. With the loyal, you act as loyal, and with the blameless, you show yourself blameless.

Psalm 18:20-25

Yahweh has rewarded me according to my righteousness; According to the cleanness of my hands he has repaid me. Because I have kept the ways of Yahweh, and have not acted wickedly against my God, because all his ordinances [are] before me, and his statutes I have not removed from me, read more.
and I was blameless before him, and I kept myself from my guilt. Therefore Yahweh has repaid me according to my righteousness, according to the cleanness of my hands in his sight. To [the] loyal you show yourself loyal. To [the] blameless you show yourself blameless.

Uprightness » The lord being upright

Psalm 25:8

Good and right [is] Yahweh; therefore he instructs sinners in the way.

Psalm 92:15

to declare that Yahweh [is] upright. [He is] my rock, and [there is] no injustice in him.

Isaiah 26:4-7

Trust in Yahweh forever, for in Yah, Yahweh [you have] an everlasting rock. For he has thrown down [the] inhabitants of [the] height, he lays low [the] lofty city. He lays it low to [the] ground; he throws her to [the] dust. [The] foot tramples it, [the] feet of [the] poor, [the] steps of [the] needy." read more.
[The] way of the righteous [is] a straight path; {you clear the level path of the righteous}.

Uprightness » Should be in » Heart

2 Chronicles 29:34

But the priests were too few, and they were not able to offer all the burnt offerings, so their brothers, the Levites, strengthened them to finish the work, and until the [rest of] the priests consecrated themselves. (For the Levites [were] {more conscientious} to sanctify themselves than the priests.)

Psalm 125:4

Do good, O Yahweh, to the good, and to [those] upright in their hearts.

Uprightness » Who walks uprightly

Proverbs 15:21

Folly is a joy to him who lacks {sense}, and a person of understanding {will walk upright}.

Isaiah 57:1-2

The righteous [one] perishes, and there is no one who takes [it] to heart. And men of faithfulness [are] gathered, while there is no one who understands, for the righteous is gathered from the presence of wickedness. he enters [into] peace; they will rest on their beds, walking straight ahead of him.

Uprightness » What is upright

Psalm 119:137

You [are] righteous, O Yahweh, and your ordinances [are] upright.

Isaiah 26:7

[The] way of the righteous [is] a straight path; {you clear the level path of the righteous}.

Uprightness » They who walk in » Hated by the wicked

Proverbs 29:10

Men of blood hate [the] blameless, and they seek the life of the upright.

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

Psalm 37:37

Observe [the] blameless and look at [the] upright, for [there is] a future for a man of peace.

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

Psalm 15:2

He who walks blamelessly and does what is right. He who speaks honestly in his heart.

Psalm 140:13

Surely [the] righteous will give thanks to your name; [the] upright will dwell in your presence.

Uprightness » A characteristic of saints

Psalm 111:1

Praise Yah! I will give thanks to Yahweh with all [my] heart, in [the] assembly of [the] upright and [the] congregation.

Isaiah 26:7

[The] way of the righteous [is] a straight path; {you clear the level path of 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 flourish.

Job 8:6

If you [are] pure and upright, indeed, now he will rouse himself for you, and he will restore your righteous abode.

Uprightness » Should be in » Judging

Psalm 58:1

Do you really speak [what is] right [when] silent? [Do] you judge fairly the children of humankind?

Psalm 75:2

"I will indeed set an appointed 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 [worse] than a thorn hedge. The day of your watchman, your punishment, has come; now their confusion will come.

Micah 7:2

The faithful [person] has perished from the land, and there is none who is upright among humankind. All of them lie in wait; each hunts his brother [with] a net.

Uprightness » They who walk in » Love Christ

Song of Songs 1:4

Draw me after you, let us run! May the king bring me into his chambers! Let us be joyful and let us rejoice in you; let us extol your love more than wine. Rightly do they love you!

Uprightness » The lord having pleasure in uprightness

1 Chronicles 29:17

And I know, my God, that you yourself test the heart and are pleased with uprightness. I, in the uprightness of my heart, have willingly offered all these [things], and now I have seen your people who are found here willingly offer to you.

Uprightness » God has pleasure in

1 Chronicles 29:17

And I know, my God, that you yourself test the heart and are pleased with uprightness. I, in the uprightness of my heart, have willingly offered all these [things], and now I have seen your people who are found here willingly offer to you.

Uprightness » Man has deviated from

Ecclesiastes 7:29

Look! This alone I found: God made mankind upright, but they have devised many schemes."

Uprightness » God created man in

Ecclesiastes 7:29

Look! This alone I found: God made mankind upright, but they have devised many schemes."

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

Proverbs 28:10

He who misleads the upright onto the way of evil, into his pits he will fall. But as for the blameless, they will inherit good.

Uprightness » They who walk in, shall » Be saved

Proverbs 28:18

He who walks in integrity will be safe, but he who takes crooked paths will fall in one.

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

Proverbs 10:29

A stronghold for the upright is the way of Yahweh, but ruin [belongs] to {evildoers}.

Uprightness » They who walk in » Abominated by the wicked

Proverbs 29:21

He who pampers his servant from childhood, {arrogance will be his 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

and I was blameless before him, and I kept myself from my guilt. Therefore Yahweh has 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 is strong in {his countenance}, but the upright will appoint his paths.

Uprightness » What is done in uprightness

Psalm 111:4-8

He has made his wonders {to be remembered}; Yahweh [is] gracious and compassionate. He gives food to those who fear him; he remembers his covenant forever. He has declared the power of his works for his people, by giving to them [the] inheritance of [the] nations. read more.
The works of his hands [are] faithfulness and justice; all his precepts [are] reliable. [They are] sustained forever [and] ever, done with faithfulness and uprightness.

Uprightness » The way of, is to depart from evil

Proverbs 16:17

The highway of the upright, it turns from evil, he who guards himself keeps his way.

Uprightness » Reprove those who deviate from

Galatians 2:14

But when I saw that they were not being straightforward with the truth of the gospel, I said to Cephas in the presence of [them] all, "If you, [although you] are a Jew, live like a Gentile and not like a Jew, how can you try to compel the Gentiles to live like Jews?"

Uprightness » The truly wise walk in

Proverbs 15:21

Folly is a joy to him who lacks {sense}, and a person of understanding {will walk upright}.

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

Proverbs 11:6

The righteousness of the upright will save them, but by a scheme the treacherous will be taken captive.

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

Proverbs 12:6

The words of the wicked [are] an ambush of blood, but the mouth of the upright delivers them.

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

Proverbs 2:21

For those who are upright will dwell [in the] land, and those who are blameless will 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 of Yahweh, but the prayer of the upright [is] his delight.

Uprightness » They who walk in » Kept by righteousness

Proverbs 13:6

Righteousness will guard the upright of way, but wickedness will overthrow sin.

Uprightness » They who walk in » Guided by integrity

Proverbs 11:3

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

Uprightness » They who walk in » Walk surely

Proverbs 10:9

Whoever walks in integrity will walk securely, but whoever follows perversity, his ways will be made known.

Uprightness » They who walk in » Fear God

Proverbs 14:2

He who walks in uprightness fears Yahweh, but he who is devious [in] his ways displeases him.

Uprightness » Should be in » Walk

Proverbs 14:2

He who walks in uprightness fears Yahweh, but he who is devious [in] his ways displeases him.

Uprightness » The wicked » Leave not the path of

Proverbs 2:13

those who forsake the paths of uprightness to walk in 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

That one will live [on the] heights; [the] fortresses of rocks [will be] his refuge. His food [will] be given; his waters [will] endure.

Uprightness » They who walk in » Defended by God

Uprightness » Should be in » Speech

Isaiah 33:15

He who walks [in] righteousness and speaks uprightness, who rejects [the] gain of extortion, who {refuses} bribe, who stops up his ears from hearing {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 destined to Sheol; death will shepherd them. But the upright will rule over them in the morning, and their forms [will be for] Sheol to consume, [far from] his lofty abode.

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

Psalm 37:18

Yahweh knows [the] days of [the] blameless, and their inheritance will 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 [the] sword and have bent their bow to throw down [the] poor and [the] needy, to kill [those] upright in [their] way.

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

Psalm 41:12

As for me, you have upheld me in my integrity, and you have set me in your presence forever.

Uprightness » Should be in » Ruling

Psalm 78:72

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

Uprightness » The being kept from presumptuous sins is necessary to

Psalm 19:13

Also, keep back your servant from arrogant [sins]; let them not rule over me. Then I shall be blameless, 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 gracious to me.

Uprightness » Pray for those who walk in

Psalm 125:4

Do good, O Yahweh, to the good, and to [those] upright in their hearts.

Uprightness » God is perfect in

Isaiah 26:7

[The] way of the righteous [is] a straight path; {you clear the level path of the righteous}.

Uprightness » They who walk in » Praise is comely for

Psalm 33:1

Exult in Yahweh, O [you] righteous, [for] praise [is] fitting for the upright.

Uprightness » They who walk in » Countenanced by God

Psalm 11:7

For Yahweh [is] righteous; he loves righteous deeds. [The] upright shall see his face.

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

Micah 2:7

Should [this] be said, O house of Jacob? Is the patience of Yahweh shortened? [Are] these his deeds? Are my words not pleasing to him who walks upright?

Uprightness » They who walk in » Scorned by the wicked

Job 12:4

I am a laughingstock to my friends: '[He] calls on God, and he answers him.' A righteous, blameless man [is] a laughingstock.