289 occurrences

'Righteousness' in the Bible

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

I put on righteousness, and it clothed me: my judgment was as a robe and a diadem.

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.

I will fetch my knowledge from afar, and will ascribe righteousness to my Maker.

{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.

Lead me, O LORD, in thy righteousness because of mine enemies; make thy way straight before my face.

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

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

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.

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.

{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.

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

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

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 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.

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 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.

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

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:

Add iniquity unto their iniquity: and let them not come into thy righteousness.

Deliver me in thy righteousness, and cause me to escape: incline thine ear unto me, and save me.

My mouth shall shew forth thy righteousness and thy salvation all the day; for I know not the numbers thereof.

I will go in the strength of the Lord GOD: I will make mention of thy righteousness, even of thine only.

Thy righteousness also, O God, is very high, 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 confounded, for they are brought unto shame, that seek my hurt.

{A Psalm for Solomon.} Give the king thy judgments, O God, and thy righteousness unto the king's son.

He shall judge thy people with righteousness, and thy poor with judgment.

The mountains shall bring peace to the people, and the little hills, by righteousness.

Truth shall spring out of the earth; and righteousness shall look down from heaven.

Righteousness shall go before him; and shall set us in the way of his steps.

Shall thy wonders be known in the dark? and thy righteousness in the land of forgetfulness?

In thy name shall they rejoice all the day: and in thy righteousness shall they be exalted.

But judgment shall return unto righteousness: and all the upright in heart shall follow it.

Before the LORD: for he cometh, for he cometh to judge the earth: he shall judge the world with righteousness, and the people with his truth.

The LORD hath made known his salvation: his righteousness hath he openly shewed in the sight of the heathen.

Before the LORD; for he cometh to judge the earth: with righteousness shall he judge the world, and the people with equity.

The king's strength also loveth judgment; thou dost establish equity, thou executest judgment and righteousness in Jacob.

But the mercy of the LORD is from everlasting to everlasting upon them that fear him, and his righteousness unto children's children;

And that was counted unto him for righteousness unto all generations for evermore.

Open to me the gates of righteousness: I will go into them, and I will praise the LORD:

Behold, I have longed after thy precepts: quicken me in thy righteousness.

Mine eyes fail for thy salvation, and for the word of thy righteousness.

The righteousness of thy testimonies is everlasting: give me understanding, and I shall live.

Let thy priests be clothed with righteousness; and let thy saints shout for joy.

{A Psalm of David.} Hear my prayer, O LORD, give ear to my supplications: in thy faithfulness answer me, and in thy righteousness.

Quicken me, O LORD, for thy name's sake: for thy righteousness' sake bring my soul out of trouble.

Then shalt thou understand righteousness, and judgment, and equity; yea, every good path.

All the words of my mouth are in righteousness; there is nothing froward or perverse in them.

I lead in the way of righteousness, in the midst of the paths of judgment:

The righteousness of the perfect shall direct his way: but the wicked shall fall by his own wickedness.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
צדּיק 
Tsaddiyq 
Usage: 206

ישׁר 
Yashar 
Usage: 119

מישׁר מישׁור 
Miyshowr 
Usage: 23

מישׁר 
meyshar 
Usage: 19

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