'Righteous' in the Bible
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.
A little that a righteous man hath is better than the riches of many wicked.
For the arms of the wicked shall be broken: but the LORD upholdeth the righteous.
The wicked borroweth, and payeth not again: but the righteous sheweth mercy, and giveth.
I have been young, and now am old; yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging bread.
The righteous shall inherit the land, and dwell therein for ever.
The mouth of the righteous speaketh wisdom, and his tongue talketh of judgment.
The wicked watcheth the righteous, and seeketh to slay him.
But the salvation of the righteous is of the LORD: he is their strength in the time of trouble.
In the great congregation I have proclaimed the righteous good news. Behold, I did not seal my lips, LORD, as you know.
Your throne, God, exists forever and ever, and the scepter of your kingdom is a righteous scepter.
Let Mount Zion be glad! Let the daughters of Judah rejoice because of Your [righteous] judgments!
Against Thee, Thee only, I have sinned, And done the evil thing in Thine eyes, So that Thou art righteous in Thy words, Thou art pure in Thy judging.
Then You will delight in righteous sacrifices, whole burnt offerings; then bulls will be offered on Your altar.
The righteous also shall see, and fear, and shall laugh at him:
Cast thy burden upon the LORD, and he shall sustain thee: he shall never suffer the righteous to be moved.
The righteous shall rejoice when he seeth the vengeance: he shall wash his feet in the blood of the wicked.
So that a man shall say, Verily there is a reward for the righteous: verily he is a God that judgeth in the earth.
The righteous shall be glad in the LORD, and shall trust in him; and all the upright in heart shall glory.
But let the righteous be glad; let them rejoice before God: yea, let them exceedingly rejoice.
Let them be blotted out of the book of the living, and not be written with the righteous.
Rescue and deliver me, because you are righteous. Turn your ear to me and save me.
My mouth shall tell of Your righteous acts and of Your deeds of salvation all the day, for their number is more than I know.
Your many righteous deeds, God, are great,
In his days shall the righteous flourish; and abundance of peace so long as the moon endureth.
"At the time that I choose I will judge the righteous.
All the horns of the wicked also will I cut off; but the horns of the righteous shall be exalted.
For they provoked Him to [righteous] anger with their high places [for idol worship] and moved Him to jealousy with their graven images.
Judge ye the weak and fatherless, The afflicted and the poor declare righteous.
The righteous shall flourish like the palm tree: he shall grow like a cedar in Lebanon.
for justice will again be righteous, and all the upright in heart will follow it.
They gather themselves together against the soul of the righteous, and condemn the innocent blood.
Light is sown for the righteous, and gladness for the upright in heart.
Rejoice in the LORD, ye righteous; and give thanks at the remembrance of his holiness.
The LORD performs righteous deeds And judgments for all who are oppressed.
Yet the LORD's gracious love remains throughout eternity for those who fear him and his righteous acts extend to their children's children,
And it was credited to him as a righteous act, from generation to generation to eternity.
The righteous shall see it, and rejoice: and all iniquity shall stop her mouth.
Unto the upright there ariseth light in the darkness: he is gracious, and full of compassion, and righteous.
Surely he shall not be moved for ever: the righteous shall be in everlasting remembrance.
Gracious is the LORD, and righteous; yea, our God is merciful.
The voice of rejoicing and salvation is in the tabernacles of the righteous: the right hand of the LORD doeth valiantly.
Open for me the righteous gates so I may enter through them to give thanks to the LORD.
This gate of the LORD, into which the righteous shall enter.
I will praise thee with uprightness of heart, when I shall have learned thy righteous judgments.
At midnight I will rise to give thanks unto thee because of thy righteous judgments.
I have known, O Jehovah, That righteous are Thy judgments, And in faithfulness Thou hast afflicted me.
I have sworn, and I will perform it, that I will keep thy righteous judgments.
I have done what is just and righteous. Don't leave me to my oppressors.
My eyes grow weary [looking for] Your salvation and for Your righteous promise.
TZADDI. Righteous art thou, O LORD, and upright are thy judgments.
Thy testimonies that thou hast commanded are righteous and very faithful.
Your decrees are righteous forever. Give me understanding, and I will live.
Hear my voice according to Your steadfast love; O Lord, quicken me and give me life according to Your [righteous] decrees.
Thy word is true from the beginning: and every one of thy righteous judgments endureth for ever.
Seven times a day do I praise thee because of thy righteous judgments.
My tongue sings about Your promise, for all Your commandments are righteous.
For the rod of the wicked shall not rest upon the lot of the righteous; lest the righteous put forth their hands unto iniquity.
The LORD is righteous: he hath cut asunder the cords of the wicked.
Surely the righteous shall give thanks unto thy name: the upright shall dwell in thy presence.
Let the righteous smite me; it shall be a kindness: and let him reprove me; it shall be an excellent oil, which shall not break my head: for yet my prayer also shall be in their calamities.
Bring my soul out of prison, that I may praise thy name: the righteous shall compass me about; for thou shalt deal bountifully with me.
Do not bring Your servant into judgment, for no one alive is righteous in Your sight.
For the sake of your name, LORD, preserve my life. Because you are righteous, bring me out of trouble.
The LORD is righteous in all his ways, and holy in all his works.
The LORD openeth the eyes of the blind: the LORD raiseth them that are bowed down: the LORD loveth the righteous:
He layeth up sound wisdom for the righteous: he is a buckler to them that walk uprightly.
to guard the paths of the righteous and to protect the way of his pious ones.
That thou mayest walk in the way of good men, and keep the paths of the righteous.
Honor the Lord with your capital and sufficiency [from righteous labors] and with the firstfruits of all your income;
For the froward is abomination to the LORD: but his secret is with the righteous.
The Lord's curse is on the household of the wicked, but He blesses the home of the righteous;
The path of the righteous is like the light of dawn, shining brighter and brighter until midday.
All the words of my mouth are righteous; none of them are deceptive or perverse.
by me, princes lead, as do nobles [and] all righteous judges.
Instruct a wise man, and he will be wiser still; teach a righteous man, and he will learn more.
The LORD will not suffer the soul of the righteous to famish: but he casteth away the substance of the wicked.
Blessings are on the head of the righteous, but the mouth of the wicked conceals violence.
The remembrance of the righteous is a blessing, but the name of the wicked will rot.
The mouth of a righteous man is a well of life: but violence covereth the mouth of the wicked.
The labour of the righteous tendeth to life: the fruit of the wicked to sin.
The tongue of the righteous is pure silver; the heart of the wicked is of little value.
The lips of the righteous feed many: but fools die for want of wisdom.
The fear of the wicked, it shall come upon him: but the desire of the righteous shall be granted.
As the whirlwind passeth, so is the wicked no more: but the righteous is an everlasting foundation.
The hope of the righteous shall be gladness: but the expectation of the wicked shall perish.
The righteous shall never be removed: but the wicked shall not inhabit the earth.
The mouth of the righteous produces wisdom, but a perverse tongue will be cut out.
The lips of the righteous know what is acceptable: but the mouth of the wicked speaketh frowardness.
The integrity of the righteous guides them, but the hypocrisy of the treacherous destroys them.
The righteous is delivered out of trouble, and the wicked cometh in his stead.
With his mouth the ungodly destroys his neighbor, but through knowledge the righteous are rescued.
When it goeth well with the righteous, the city rejoiceth: and when the wicked perish, there is shouting.
Through the blessing of the righteous a city is built up, but what the wicked say tears it down.
He who is truly righteous gets life. He who pursues evil gets death.
Though hand join in hand, the wicked shall not be unpunished: but the seed of the righteous shall be delivered.
The desire of the righteous is only good: but the expectation of the wicked is wrath.
He that trusteth in his riches shall fall: but the righteous shall flourish as a branch.
The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life; and he that winneth souls is wise.
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