281 occurrences

'Righteous' in the Bible

Then Yahweh said to Noah, "Go--you and all your household--into the ark, for I have seen you [are] righteous before me in this generation.

And Abraham drew near [to Yahweh] and said, "Will you also sweep away the righteous with the wicked?

If perhaps there are fifty righteous in the midst of the city, will you also sweep [them] away and not forgive the place on account of the fifty righteous in her midst?

And Yahweh said, "If I find fifty righteous in Sodom, in the midst of the city, then I will forgive the whole place for their sake."

Perhaps the fifty righteous are lacking five--will you destroy the whole city on account of the five?" And he answered, "I will not destroy [it] if I find forty-five there."

Now Abimelech had not approached her, so he said, "my Lord, will you even kill a righteous people?"

Then Judah recognized [them] and said, "She is more righteous than I, since I did not give her to my son Shelah." And he did not know her again.

And Pharaoh sent and called Moses and Aaron and said to them, "I have sinned this time. Yahweh [is] the righteous [one], and I and my people [are] the wicked [ones].

You will stay far from a {false charge}, and do not kill [the] innocent and [the] righteous, because I will not declare [the] wicked righteous.

"You shall appoint judges and officials for you in all your {towns} that Yahweh your God [is] giving to you throughout your tribes, and you shall render [for] the people {righteous judgments}.

You shall not subvert justice; you shall not {show partiality}; and you shall not take a bribe, for the bribe makes blind [the] eyes of [the] wise and misrepresents [the] words of [the] righteous.

"When a legal dispute {takes place} between men and they come near to the court, and [the judges] judge [with respect to] them, then they shall declare the righteous [to be] in the right and they shall condemn the wicked,

At the sound of [those] dividing [the sheep] among the watering places, there they will recount the righteous deeds of Yahweh, the righteous deeds for his warriors in Israel. Then the people of Yahweh went down to the gates.

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.

Then he said to David, "You are more righteous than I, for you have repaid me the good, but I have repaid you the evil.

{How much more} when wicked men kill a righteous man in his house, on his bed! So then, shall I not seek his lifeblood from your hand, so that I may destroy you from the earth?"

Yahweh will return his blood on his head, because he fell upon two men, more righteous and better than he, and he killed them with the sword, even though my father did not know it; [namely] Abner son of Ner, commander of the army of Israel, and Amasa son of Jether, commander of the army of Judah.

then you shall hear in heaven and you shall act and you shall judge your servant, to declare the wicked guilty by bringing his way upon his head and {to declare the righteous innocent} by rewarding him according to his righteousness.

It happened in the morning that he went out, stood, and said to all of the people, "You [are] righteous. Look, I conspired against my master and killed him. But who killed all of these?

then may you yourself hear from the heavens and act and judge your servants, to repay the guilty by bringing his way upon his head and to vindicate the righteous by giving to him according to his righteousness.

Then the princes of Israel and the king humbled themselves and said, "Yahweh [is] righteous."

Yahweh, God of Israel, you are righteous, for we have been left this day as a remnant. Here we are before you in our guilt, for none can stand before you because of this."

You found his heart faithful before you and made a covenant with him to give the land of the Canaanite, the Hittite, the Amorite, the Perizzite, the Jebusite and the Girgashite--to give [it] to his seed. And you have kept your word because you are righteous.

You are righteous in everything that has come on us, for you dealt faithfully, and we have acted wickedly.

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

whom I cannot answer, even though I am righteous? From my judge I must implore grace.

Even though I am righteous, my mouth will condemn me; [even though] I [am] blameless, yet it would pronounce me guilty.

If I am guilty, woe to me! But if I am righteous, I dare not lift my head; [I am] filled [with] shame, and [just] look [at] my misery!

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

But [the] righteous holds on to his way, and {he who has clean hands} increases in strength.

[Is] it a pleasure to Shaddai if you are righteous, or a gain if you make your ways blameless?

[The] righteous see, and they rejoice, but [the] innocent [one] mocks at them.

he makes [it] ready, and [the] righteous will wear [it], and [the] innocent will divide [the] silver.

Then these three men ceased from answering Job because he [was] righteous in his [own] eyes.

for Job has said, 'I am righteous, but God has taken away my justice.

Shall [he who] hates justice really govern? Or will you declare [the] Righteous One, the Mighty, guilty?--

If you are righteous, what do you give to him, or what does he receive from your hand?

He does not withdraw his eyes from [the] righteous, but he sets them forever with kings on the throne, and they are exalted.

"Indeed, would you annul my justice? Would you condemn me, so that you might be righteous?

Therefore [the] wicked will not stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the congregation of [the] righteous;

For you bless [the] righteous. O Yahweh, like a shield you surround him [with] good favor.

Let the evil of the wicked come to an end, but establish [the] righteous, and test the hearts and innermost being, O righteous God.

When the foundations are destroyed what can [the] righteous do?

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

There {they are very fearful} because God [is] with [the] generation of [the] righteous.

Let lying lips be dumb, that speak against [the] righteous unrestrained with arrogance and contempt.

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

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

[The] wicked plans [evil] against the righteous, and gnashes at him [with] his teeth.

[The] little belonging to the righteous [is] better than [the] wealth of many wicked.

For [the] arms of [the] wicked shall be broken, but Yahweh supports [the] righteous.

[The] righteous will possess [the] land and abide in it forever.

[The] mouth of [the] righteous utters wisdom, and his tongue speaks justice.

And [the] salvation of [the] righteous [is] from Yahweh, their refuge in [the] time of trouble.

Then you will delight [in] righteous sacrifices, burnt offering and whole burnt offering. Then bulls will be offered on your altar.

And [the] righteous will see and fear, and will laugh at him, [saying],

[The] righteous will rejoice when he sees [the] vengeance; he will wash his feet in the blood of the wicked.

And people will say, "Surely [there is] a {reward} for the righteous. Surely there is a God [who] judges in the land."

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

But [the] righteous will be glad; they will exalt before God, and will rejoice with joy.

Let them be blotted out of [the] book of [the] living, and let them not be recorded with [the] righteous.

"And all [the] horns of [the] wicked I will cut off. [The] horns of [the] righteous will be lifted up."

They band together against [the] life of [the] righteous, and declare [the] blameless guilty of blood.

Be glad in Yahweh, [you] righteous, and give thanks {to his holy name}.

For he will not be shaken forever; [the] righteous {will be remembered forever}.

[The] sound of rejoicing and salvation [is] in [the] tents of [the] righteous; the right hand of Yahweh [has] done valiantly.

This [is] the gate of Yahweh, through [which the] righteous will enter.

[In the] middle of [the] night I rise to give you thanks, because of your righteous ordinances.

My eyes long for your salvation, and your righteous word.

For the scepter of wickedness shall not rest on the {land} of the righteous, lest the righteous stretch out their hands to do wickedness.

Yahweh [is] righteous. He has cut [the] ropes of [the] wicked.

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

Let a righteous one strike me in kindness, and let him chasten me. [It is] oil for [my] head; let not my head refuse. For still my prayer [is] against their evil deeds.

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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