474 occurrences in 13 translations

'Righteous' in the Bible

And the LORD said unto Noah, Come thou and all thy house into the ark; for thee have I seen righteous before me in this generation.

Peradventure there be fifty righteous within the city: wilt thou also destroy and not spare the place for the fifty righteous that are therein?

And the LORD said, If I find in Sodom fifty righteous within the city, then I will spare all the place for their sakes.

Peradventure there shall lack five of the fifty righteous: wilt thou destroy all the city for lack of five? And he said, If I find there forty and five, I will not destroy it.

And he said, Oh, let not the Lord be angry, and I will speak again only this once. Suppose ten [righteous people] shall be found there. And [the Lord] said, I will not destroy it for ten's sake.

And Judah acknowledged them, and said, She hath been more righteous than I; because that I gave her not to Shelah my son. And he knew her again no more.

And Pharaoh sent, and called for Moses and Aaron, and said unto them, I have sinned this time: the LORD is righteous, and I and my people are wicked.

Keep thee far from a false matter; and the innocent and righteous slay thou not: for I will not justify the wicked.

righteous balances, righteous weights, a righteous ephah, and a righteous hin ye have; I am Jehovah your God, who hath brought you out from the land of Egypt;

Who can count the dust of Jacob, and the number of the fourth part of Israel? Let me die the death of the righteous, and let my last end be like his!

And what nation is there so great, that hath statutes and judgments so righteous as all this law, which I set before you this day?

"Appoint judges and officials for your tribes in all your towns the Lord your God is giving you. They are to judge the people with righteous judgment.

Thou shalt not wrest judgment; thou shalt not respect persons, neither take a gift: for a gift doth blind the eyes of the wise, and pervert the words of the righteous.

Follow what is altogether just (uncompromisingly righteous), that you may live and inherit the land which your God gives you.

Be sure to return his garment to him at sunset so that he may sleep with it, and he will bless you. It will be a righteous deed in the presence of the LORD your God.

If there be a controversy between men, and they come unto judgment, that the judges may judge them; then they shall justify the righteous, and condemn the wicked.

They will call the nations to the mountain, and there they will offer righteous sacrifices, for they'll draw from the abundance of the sea and from the hidden treasures of the sand."

He has selected the best part for himself, for the portion of the ruler is set aside there; he came with the leaders of the people, he obeyed the righteous laws of the Lord and his ordinances with Israel.

They that are delivered from the noise of archers in the places of drawing water, there shall they rehearse the righteous acts of the LORD, even the righteous acts toward the inhabitants of his villages in Israel: then shall the people of the LORD go down to the gates.

So I have not sinned against you, but you are doing me wrong to war against me. The Lord, the [righteous] Judge, judge this day between the Israelites and the Ammonites.

He guards the steps of his faithful ones, while the wicked are made silent in darkness. He grants the request of the one who prays. He blesses the year of the righteous. Indeed it's not by strength that a person prevails.

Now therefore stand still, that I may reason with you before the LORD of all the righteous acts of the LORD, which he did to you and to your fathers.

Also, as for me, far be it from me {that I should sin} against Yahweh by ceasing to pray for you! I will instruct you in the good and righteous way.

And he said to David, Thou art more righteous than I: for thou hast rewarded me good, whereas I have rewarded thee evil.

How much more, when wicked men have slain a righteous person in his own house upon his bed? shall I not therefore now require his blood of your hand, and take you away from the earth?

And Absalom saith, 'Who doth make me a judge in the land, that unto me doth come every man who hath a plea and judgment? -- then I have declared him righteous.'

He said -- the God of Israel -- to me, He spake -- the Rock of Israel: He who is ruling over man is righteous, He is ruling in the fear of God.

And the LORD shall return his blood upon his own head, who fell upon two men more righteous and better than he, and slew them with the sword, my father David not knowing thereof, to wit, Abner the son of Ner, captain of the host of Israel, and Amasa the son of Jether, captain of the host of Judah.

Then hear thou in heaven, and do, and judge thy servants, condemning the wicked, to bring his way upon his head; and justifying the righteous, to give him according to his righteousness.

And it came to pass in the morning, that he went out, and stood, and said to all the people, Ye be righteous: behold, I conspired against my master, and slew him: but who slew all these?

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!

Then hear thou from heaven, and do, and judge thy servants, by requiting the wicked, by recompensing his way upon his own head; and by justifying the righteous, by giving him according to his righteousness.

Whereupon the princes of Israel and the king humbled themselves; and they said, The LORD is righteous.

O LORD God of Israel, thou art righteous: for we remain yet escaped, as it is this day: behold, we are before thee in our trespasses: for we cannot stand before thee because of this.

And foundest his heart faithful before thee, and madest a covenant with him to give the land of the Canaanites, the Hittites, the Amorites, and the Perizzites, and the Jebusites, and the Girgashites, to give it, I say, to his seed, and hast performed thy words; for thou art righteous:

You are righteous concerning all that has come on us, because You have acted faithfully, while we have acted wickedly.

Remember, I pray thee, who ever perished, being innocent? or where were the righteous cut off?

Return, I pray you, let there be no injustice; Yea, return again, my cause is righteous.

If you are pure and upright, Surely now He would rouse Himself for you And restore your righteous estate.

Truly I have known that it is so, And what -- is man righteous with God?

Whom, though I were righteous, yet would I not answer, but I would make supplication to my judge.

If I be righteous, Mine mouth doth declare me wicked, Perfect I am! -- it declareth me perverse.

If I be wicked, woe unto me; and if I be righteous, yet will I not lift up my head. I am full of confusion; therefore see thou mine affliction;

For you have said, My doctrine [that God afflicts the righteous knowingly] is pure, and I am clean in [God's] eyes.

I am a laughingstock to my friends, by calling on God, who answers me. The righteous and upright man is a laughingstock.

Lo, I pray you, I have set in order the cause, I have known that I am righteous.

The righteous also shall hold on his way, and he that hath clean hands shall be stronger and stronger.

Is it any pleasure to the Almighty, that thou art righteous? or is it gain to him, that thou makest thy ways perfect?

The righteous see it, and are glad: and the innocent laugh them to scorn.

There the righteous might dispute with him; so should I be delivered for ever from my judge.

he may heap [it] up, but the righteous will wear [it], and the innocent will divide up his silver.

He doth weigh me in righteous balances, And God doth know my integrity.

So these three men ceased to answer Job, because he was righteous in his own eyes.

But then Barachel's son Elihu from Buz, one of Ram's descendants, got really angry. He was furious with Job because he had been declaring himself righteous instead of vindicating God.

Lo, in this thou hast not been righteous, I answer thee, that greater is God than man.

For Job hath said, I am righteous: and God hath taken away my judgment.

Could one who hates justice govern [the world]? Will you condemn the mighty Righteous One,

Do you think it is just when you say, "I am righteous before God"?

If thou be righteous, what givest thou him? or what receiveth he of thine hand?

How much less when [missing His righteous judgment on earth] you say that you do not see Him, that your cause is before Him, and you are waiting for Him!

Job uselessly opens his mouth and multiplies words without knowledge [drawing the worthless conclusion that the righteous have no more advantage than the wicked].

He withdraweth not his eyes from the righteous: but with kings are they on the throne; yea, he doth establish them for ever, and they are exalted.

Wilt thou also disannul my judgment? wilt thou condemn me, that thou mayest be righteous?

Therefore the ungodly shall not stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the congregation of the righteous.

When I call, answer me, my righteous God! When I was in distress, you set me free. Be gracious to me and hear my prayer.

For You have upheld my just cause; You are seated on Your throne as a righteous judge.

For the righteous LORD loveth righteousness; his countenance doth behold the upright.

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

Hear the right (my righteous cause), O Lord; listen to my shrill, piercing cry! Give ear to my prayer, that comes from unfeigned and guileless lips.

The LORD will reward me because I am righteous; because my hands are clean he will restore me;

In you, LORD, I have taken refuge. Let me never be ashamed. Because you are righteous, deliver me!

Let the lying lips be put to silence; which speak grievous things proudly and contemptuously against the righteous.

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

Rejoice in the LORD, O ye righteous: for praise is comely for the upright.

The righteous cry, and the LORD heareth, and delivereth them out of all their troubles.

Let them shout for joy, and be glad, that favour my righteous cause: yea, let them say continually, Let the LORD be magnified, which hath pleasure in the prosperity of his servant.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
ישׁר 
Yashar 
Usage: 119

מישׁר מישׁור 
Miyshowr 
Usage: 23

מישׁר 
meyshar 
Usage: 19

צדּיק 
Tsaddiyq 
Usage: 206

צדק 
Tsadaq 
Usage: 41

צדקה 
Tsidqah (Aramaic) 
Usage: 1

צדקה 
Ts@daqah 
Usage: 157

δικαιοκρισία 
Dikaiokrisia 
Usage: 1

δίκαιος 
Dikaios 
Usage: 57

δικαιοσύνη 
Dikaiosune 
Usage: 83

δικαιόω 
Dikaioo 
Usage: 35

δικαίωμα 
Dikaioma 
Usage: 10

δικαίως 
Dikaios 
Usage: 4

εὐθύτης 
Euthutes 
Usage: 1



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