471 occurrences in 14 translations

'Righteousness' in the Bible

Yahweh said to Noah, "Come with all of your household into the ship, for I have seen your righteousness before me in this generation.

So shall my righteousness answer for me in time to come, when it shall come for my hire before thy face: every one that is not speckled and spotted among the goats, and brown among the sheep, that shall be counted stolen with me.

Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment: thou shalt not respect the person of the poor, nor honour the person of the mighty: but in righteousness shalt thou judge thy neighbour.

And I command your judges at that time, saying, Hearkening between your brethren -- then ye have judged righteousness between a man, and his brother, and his sojourner;

Speak not thou in thine heart, after that the LORD thy God hath cast them out from before thee, saying, For my righteousness the LORD hath brought me in to possess this land: but for the wickedness of these nations the LORD doth drive them out from before thee.

Not for thy righteousness, or for the uprightness of thine heart, dost thou go to possess their land: but for the wickedness of these nations the LORD thy God doth drive them out from before thee, and that he may perform the word which the LORD sware unto thy fathers, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.

Understand therefore, that the LORD thy God giveth thee not this good land to possess it for thy righteousness; for thou art a stiffnecked people.

You are to make judges and overseers in all your towns which the Lord your God gives you, for every tribe: and they are to be upright men, judging the people in righteousness.

Righteousness -- righteousness thou dost pursue, so that thou livest, and hast possessed the land which Jehovah thy God is giving to thee.

In any case thou shalt deliver him the pledge again when the sun goeth down, that he may sleep in his own raiment, and bless thee: and it shall be righteousness unto thee before the LORD thy God.

They shall call the people unto the mountain; there they shall offer sacrifices of righteousness: for they shall suck of the abundance of the seas, and of treasures hid in the sand.

And he provideth the first part for himself, For there the portion of the lawgiver is covered, And he cometh with the heads of the people; The righteousness of Jehovah he hath done, And His judgments with Israel.

And the sun stood still, and the moon stayed until the nation had avenged themselves upon their enemies. Is not this written in the book of righteousness? So the sun stood still in the midst of heaven and hastened not to go down about a whole day.

Keep your places now, while I take up the argument with you before the Lord, and give you the story of the righteousness of the Lord, which he has made clear by his acts to you and to your fathers.

And David departed from there and escaped to the cave Adullam; ; and when his brethren and all his father's house heard it, they went down there to him.

The LORD render to every man his righteousness and his faithfulness: for the LORD delivered thee into my hand to day, but I would not stretch forth mine hand against the LORD'S anointed.

(He also bade them teach the sons of Judah the use of the bow. Behold, it is written in the book of righteousness.)

For all of my father's house were worthy of death before my lord the king; yet thou didst set thy slave among those that eat at thy own table. What righteousness, therefore, have I yet to cry any more unto the king?

The LORD rewarded me according to my righteousness: according to the cleanness of my hands hath he recompensed me.

Therefore the LORD hath recompensed me according to my righteousness; according to my cleanness in his eye sight.

And Solomon said, Thou hast shewed unto thy servant David my father great mercy, according as he walked before thee in truth, and in righteousness, and in uprightness of heart with thee; and thou hast kept for him this great kindness, that thou hast given him a son to sit on his throne, as it is this day.

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.

May the Lord your God be praised! He delighted in you and put you on the throne of Israel, because of the Lord's eternal love for Israel. He has made you king to carry out justice and righteousness."

Then Hezekiah said to Isaiah, Good is the word of the Lord which you have said. Then he said, ... if in my time there is peace and righteousness?

So David reigned over all Israel, administering justice and righteousness for all his people.

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.

May the Lord your God be praised! He delighted in you and put you on His throne as king for the Lord your God. Because Your God loved Israel enough to establish them forever, He has set you over them as king to carry out justice and righteousness."

O Lord God of Israel, righteousness is yours; we are only a small band which has been kept from death, as at this day: see, we are before you in our sin; for no one may keep his place before you because of this.

Then I gave them a reply and said unto them, The God of the heavens, he will prosper us; therefore, we, his slaves, will arise and build; but ye have no portion nor righteousness, nor memorial in Jerusalem.

You saw that his heart was true to you, and made an agreement with him to give the land of the Canaanite, the Hittite, the Amorite and the Perizzite and the Jebusite and the Girgashite, even to give it to his seed, and you have done what you said; for righteousness is yours:

And the Lord said to the Satan, Have you taken note of my servant Job, for there is no one like him on the earth, a man without sin and upright, fearing God and keeping himself far from evil? and he still keeps his righteousness, though you have been moving me to send destruction on him without cause.

And his wife said to him, Are you still keeping your righteousness? Say a curse against God, and put an end to yourself.

Return, I pray you, let it not be iniquity; yea, return again, my righteousness is in it.

Doth God pervert justice? Or doth the Almighty pervert righteousness?

If thou wert pure and upright; surely now he would awake for thee, and make the habitation of thy righteousness prosperous.

Let it be far from me! I will certainly not say that you are right! I will come to death before I give up my righteousness.

let my righteousness be weighed in honest scales, and God will make known my integrity.

He shall pray unto God, and he will be favourable unto him: and he shall see his face with joy: for he will render unto man his righteousness.

Thinkest thou this to be right, that thou saidst, My righteousness is more than God's?

Thy wickedness may hurt a man as thou art; and thy righteousness may profit the son of man.

The Almighty-we cannot reach Him- He is exalted in power! In His justice and righteousness, He will not oppress.

{To the chief Musician on Neginoth, A Psalm of David.} Hear me when I call, O God of my righteousness: thou hast enlarged me when I was in distress; have mercy upon me, and hear my prayer.

The LORD shall judge the people: judge me, O LORD, according to my righteousness, and according to mine integrity that is in me.

O let the evil of the evil-doer come to an end, but give strength to the upright: for men's minds and hearts are tested by the God of righteousness.

I will praise the LORD according to his righteousness: and will sing praise to the name of the LORD most high.

For Thou hast done my judgment and my right. Thou hast sat on a throne, A judge of righteousness.

And he shall judge the world in righteousness, he shall minister judgment to the people in uprightness.

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

He that walketh uprightly, and worketh righteousness, and speaketh the truth in his heart.

A Prayer of David. Hear, O Jehovah, righteousness, attend my cry, Give ear to my prayer, without lips of deceit.

The LORD rewarded me according to my righteousness; according to the cleanness of my hands hath he recompensed me.

Therefore hath the LORD recompensed me according to my righteousness, according to the cleanness of my hands in his eyesight.

They shall come, and shall declare his righteousness unto a people that shall be born, that he hath done this.

He shall receive the blessing from the LORD, and righteousness from the God of his salvation.

Do not keep in mind my sins when I was young, or my wrongdoing: let your memory of me be full of mercy, O Lord, because of your righteousness.

{To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.} In thee, O LORD, do I put my trust; let me never be ashamed: deliver me in thy righteousness.

Be glad in the Lord, O doers of righteousness; for praise is beautiful for the upright.

Evil will put an end to the sinner, and those who are haters of righteousness will come to destruction.

Judge me, O LORD my God, according to thy righteousness; and let them not rejoice over me.

They sing and rejoice, who are desiring my righteousness, And they say continually, 'Jehovah is magnified, Who is desiring the peace of His servant.'

O continue thy lovingkindness unto them that know thee; and thy righteousness to the upright in heart.

Have faith in the Lord, and do good; be at rest in the land, and go after righteousness.

For the Lord is a lover of righteousness, and takes care of his saints; they will be kept safe for ever; but the seed of the evil-doers will be cut off.

The mouth of the good man says words of wisdom; the talk of his tongue is of righteousness.

I have preached righteousness in the great congregation: lo, I have not refrained my lips, O LORD, thou knowest.

I have not hid thy righteousness within my heart; I have declared thy faithfulness and thy salvation: I have not concealed thy lovingkindness and thy truth from the great congregation.

And as for me, you are my support in my righteousness, giving me a place before your face for ever.

And in thy majesty ride prosperously because of truth and meekness and righteousness; and thy right hand shall teach thee terrible things.

According to thy name, O God, so is thy praise unto the ends of the earth: thy right hand is full of righteousness.

Deliver me from bloodguiltiness, O God, thou God of my salvation: and my tongue shall sing aloud of thy righteousness.

Then shalt thou be pleased with the sacrifices of righteousness, with burnt offering and whole burnt offering: then shall they offer bullocks upon thine altar.

Thou lovest evil more than good; and lying rather than to speak righteousness. Selah.

For your mercy is great, stretching up to the heavens, and your righteousness goes up to the clouds.

{To the chief Musician, Altaschith, Michtam of David.} Do ye indeed speak righteousness, O congregation? do ye judge uprightly, O ye sons of men?

So that men will say, Truly there is a reward for righteousness; truly there is a God who is judge on the earth.

May the seat of his authority be before God for ever; may mercy and righteousness keep him safe.

The upright will be glad in the Lord and have hope in him; and all the lovers of righteousness will give him glory.

By terrible things in righteousness wilt thou answer us, O God of our salvation; who art the confidence of all the ends of the earth, and of them that are afar off upon the sea:

O let the nations be glad, and make song of joy; for you will be the judge of the peoples in righteousness, guiding the nations of the earth. (Selah.)

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Strong's
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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