'Righteousness' in the Bible
And he believed in Jehovah; and he reckoned it to him for righteousness.
For I have known him, to the end that he may command his children and his household after him, that they may keep the way of Jehovah, to do righteousness and justice; to the end that Jehovah may bring upon Abraham that which he hath spoken of him.
So shall my righteousness answer for me hereafter, when thou shalt come concerning my hire that is before thee: every one that is not speckled and spotted among the goats, and black among the sheep, that if found with me, shall be counted stolen.
Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment: thou shalt not respect the person of the poor, nor honor the person of the mighty; but in righteousness shalt thou judge thy neighbor.
And it shall be righteousness unto us, if we observe to do all this commandment before Jehovah our God, as he hath commanded us.
Speak not thou in thy heart, after that Jehovah thy God hath thrust them out from before thee, saying, For my righteousness Jehovah hath brought me in to possess this land; whereas for the wickedness of these nations Jehovah doth drive them out from before thee.
Not for thy righteousness, or for the uprightness of thy heart, dost thou go in to possess their land; but for the wickedness of these nations Jehovah thy God doth drive them out from before thee, and that he may establish the word which Jehovah sware unto thy fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob.
Know therefore, that Jehovah thy God giveth thee not this good land to possess it for thy righteousness; for thou art a stiffnecked people.
thou shalt surely restore to him the pledge when the sun goeth down, that he may sleep in his garment, and bless thee: and it shall be righteousness unto thee before Jehovah thy God.
They shall call the peoples unto the mountain; There shall they offer sacrifices of righteousness: For they shall suck the abundance of the seas, And the hidden treasures of the sand.
And he provided the first part for himself, For there was the lawgiver's portion reserved; And he came with the heads of the people; He executed the righteousness of Jehovah, And his ordinances with Israel.
And Jehovah will render to every man his righteousness and his faithfulness; forasmuch as Jehovah delivered thee into my hand to-day, and I would not put forth my hand against Jehovah's anointed.
And David reigned over all Israel; and David executed justice and righteousness unto all his people.
Jehovah rewarded me according to my righteousness; According to the cleanness of my hands hath he recompensed me.
Therefore hath Jehovah recompensed me according to my righteousness, According to my cleanness in his eyesight.
And Solomon said, Thou hast showed unto thy servant David my father great lovingkindness, 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 lovingkindness, 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 own head, and justifying the righteous, to give him according to his righteousness.
Blessed be Jehovah thy God, who delighted in thee, to set thee on the throne of Israel: because Jehovah loved Israel for ever, therefore made he thee king, to do justice and righteousness.
And David reigned over all Israel; and he executed justice and righteousness unto all his people.
then hear thou from heaven, and do, and judge thy servants, requiting the wicked, to bring his way upon his own head; and justifying the righteous, to give him according to his righteousness.
Blessed be Jehovah thy God, who delighted in thee, to set thee on his throne, to be king for Jehovah thy God: because thy God loved Israel, to establish them for ever, therefore made he thee king over them, to do justice and righteousness.
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.
My righteousness I hold fast, and will not let it go: My heart shall not reproach me'so long as I live.
I put on righteousness, and it clothed me: My justice was as a robe and a diadem.
He prayeth unto God, and he is favorable unto him, So that he seeth his face with joy: And he restoreth unto man his righteousness.
Thinkest thou this to be thy right, Or'sayest thou, My righteousness is more than God's,
Thy wickedness may hurt a man as thou art; And thy righteousness may profit a son of man.
I will fetch my knowledge from afar, And will ascribe righteousness to my Maker.
Touching the Almighty, we cannot find him out He is excellent in power; And in justice and plenteous righteousness he will not afflict.
Answer me when I call, O God of my righteousness; Thou hast set me at large when I was in distress: Have mercy upon me, and hear my prayer.
Offer the sacrifices of righteousness, And put your trust in Jehovah.
Lead me, O Jehovah, in thy righteousness because of mine enemies; Make thy way straight before my face.
Jehovah ministereth judgment to the peoples: Judge me, O Jehovah, according to my righteousness, and to mine integrity that is in me.
I will give thanks unto Jehovah according to his righteousness, And will sing praise to the name of Jehovah Most High.
And he will judge the world in righteousness, He will minister judgment to the peoples in uprightness.
For Jehovah is righteous; he loveth righteousness: The upright shall behold his face.
He that walketh uprightly, and worketh righteousness, And speaketh truth in his heart;
As for me, I shall behold thy face in righteousness; I shall be satisfied, when I awake, with beholding thy form.
Jehovah hath rewarded me according to my righteousness; According to the cleanness of my hands hath he recompensed me.
Therefore hath Jehovah 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 it.
He restoreth my soul: He guideth me in the paths of righteousness for his name's sake.
He shall receive a blessing from Jehovah, And righteousness from the God of his salvation.
In thee, O Jehovah, do I take refuge; Let me never be put to shame: Deliver me in thy righteousness.
He loveth righteousness and justice: The earth is full of the lovingkindness of Jehovah.
Judge me, O Jehovah my God, according to thy righteousness; And let them not rejoice over me.
And my tongue shall talk of thy righteousness And of thy praise all the day long.
Thy righteousness is like the mountains of God; Thy judgments are a great deep: O Jehovah, thou preservest man and beast.
Oh continue thy lovingkindness unto them that know thee, And thy righteousness to the upright in heart.
And he will make thy righteousness to go forth as the light, And thy justice as the noon-day.
I have proclaimed glad tidings of righteousness in the great assembly; Lo, I will not refrain my lips, O Jehovah, 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 assembly.
And in thy majesty ride on prosperously, Because of truth and meekness and righteousness: And thy right hand shall teach thee terrible things.
Thou hast loved righteousness, and hated wickedness: Therefore God, thy God, hath anointed thee With the oil of gladness above thy fellows.
As is thy name, O God, So is thy praise unto the ends of the earth: Thy right hand is full of righteousness.
And the heavens shall declare his righteousness; For God is judge himself. Selah
Deliver me from bloodguiltiness, O God, thou God of my salvation; And my tongue shall sing aloud of thy righteousness.
Then will thou delight in the sacrifices of righteousness, In burnt-offering and in whole burnt-offering: Then will they offer bullocks upon thine altar.
Thou lovest evil more than good, And lying rather than to speak righteousness. Selah
Do ye indeed in silence speak righteousness? Do ye judge uprightly, O ye sons of men?
By terrible things thou wilt answer us in righteousness, Oh God of our salvation, Thou that art the confidence of all the ends of the earth, And of them that are afar off upon the sea:
Add iniquity unto their iniquity; And let them not come into thy righteousness.
Deliver me in thy righteousness, and rescue me: Bow down thine ear unto me, and save me.
My mouth shall tell of thy righteousness, And of thy salvation all the day; For I know not the numbers thereof .
I will come with the mighty acts of the Lord Jehovah: I will make mention of thy righteousness, even of thine only.
Thy righteousness also, O God, is very high; Thou who hast done great things, O God, who is like unto thee?
My tongue also shall talk of thy righteousness all the day long; For they are put to shame, for they are confounded, that seek my hurt.
Give the king thy judgments, O God, And thy righteousness unto the king's son.
He will judge thy people with righteousness, And thy poor with justice.
The mountains shall bring peace to the people, And the hills, in righteousness.
Mercy and truth are met together; Righteousness and peace have kissed each other.
Truth springeth out of the earth; And righteousness hath looked down from heaven.
Righteousness shall go before him, And shall make his footsteps a way to walk in .
Shall thy wonders be known in the dark? And thy righteousness in the land of forgetfulness?
Righteousness and justice are the foundation of thy throne: Lovingkindness and truth go before thy face.
In thy name do they rejoice all the day; And in thy righteousness are they exalted.
For judgment shall return unto righteousness; And all the upright in heart shall follow it.
Before Jehovah; for he cometh, For he cometh to judge the earth: He will judge the world with righteousness, And the peoples with his truth.
Clouds and darkness are round about him: Righteousness and justice are the foundation of his throne.
The heavens declare his righteousness, And all the peoples have seen his glory.
Jehovah hath made known his salvation: His righteousness hath he openly showed in the sight of the nations.
Before Jehovah; for he cometh to judge the earth: He will judge the world with righteousness, And the peoples with equity.
The king's strength also loveth justice; Thou dost establish equity; Thou executest justice and righteousness in Jacob.
But the lovingkindness of Jehovah is from everlasting to everlasting upon them that fear him, And his righteousness unto children's children;
Blessed are they that keep justice, And he that doeth righteousness at all times.
And that was reckoned unto him for righteousness, Unto all generations for evermore.
His work is honor and majesty; And his righteousness endureth for ever.
Wealth and riches are in his house; And his righteousness endureth for ever.
He hath dispersed, he hath given to the needy; His righteousness endureth for ever: His horn shall be exalted with honor.
Open to me the gates of righteousness: I will enter into them, I will give thanks unto Jehovah.
Behold, I have longed after thy precepts: Quicken me in thy righteousness.
AYIN. I have done justice and righteousness: Leave me not to mine oppressors.
Thou hast commanded thy testimonies in righteousness And very faithfulness.
Thy righteousness is an everlasting righteousness, And thy law is truth.
Let my tongue sing of thy word; For all thy commandments are righteousness.
Let thy priest be clothed with righteousness; And let thy saints shout for joy.
Hear my prayer, O Jehovah; give ear to my supplications: In thy faithfulness answer me, and in thy righteousness.
Quicken me, O Jehovah, for thy name's sake: In thy righteousness bring my soul out of trouble.
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