'Righteousness' in the Bible
And he hath believed in Jehovah, and He reckoneth it to him -- righteousness.
for I have known him, that he commandeth his children, and his house after him (and they have kept the way of Jehovah), to do righteousness and judgment, that Jehovah may bring on Abraham that which He hath spoken concerning him.'
and my righteousness hath answered for me in the day to come, when it cometh in for my hire before thy face; -- every one which is not speckled and spotted among my goats, and brown among my lambs -- it is stolen with me.'
'Ye do not do perversity in judgment; thou dost not lift up the face of the poor, nor honour the face of the great; in righteousness thou dost judge thy fellow.
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;
and righteousness it is for us, when we observe to do all this command before Jehovah our God, as He hath commanded us.
'Thou dost not speak in thy heart (in Jehovah thy God's driving them away from before thee), saying, For my righteousness hath Jehovah brought me in to possess this land, seeing for the wickedness of these nations is Jehovah dispossessing them from thy presence;
not for thy righteousness, and for the uprightness of thy heart, art thou going in to possess their land; but for the wickedness of these nations is Jehovah thy God dispossessing them from before thee; and in order to establish the word which Jehovah hath sworn to thy fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob;
and thou hast known, that not for thy righteousness is Jehovah thy God giving to thee this good land to possess it, for a people stiff of neck thou art.
Righteousness -- righteousness thou dost pursue, so that thou livest, and hast possessed the land which Jehovah thy God is giving to thee.
thou dost certainly give back to him the pledge at the going in of the sun, and he hath lain down in his own raiment, and hath blessed thee; and to thee it is righteousness before Jehovah thy God.
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 Jehovah doth turn back to each his righteousness and his faithfulness, in that Jehovah hath given thee to-day into my hand, and I have not been willing to put forth my hand against the anointed of Jehovah,
And David reigneth over all Israel, and David is doing judgment and righteousness to all his people,
Jehovah recompenseth me, According to my righteousness, According to the cleanness of my hands, He doth return to me.
And Jehovah returneth to me, According to my righteousness, According to my cleanness before His eyes.
And Solomon saith, 'Thou hast done with Thy servant David my father great kindness, as he walked before Thee in truth and in righteousness, and in uprightness of heart with Thee, and Thou dost keep for him this great kindness, and dost give to him a son sitting on his throne, as at this day.
then Thou dost hear in the heavens, and hast done, and hast judged Thy servants, to declare wicked the wicked, to put his way on his head, and to declare righteous the righteous, to give him according to his righteousness.
Jehovah thy God is blessed who delighted in thee, to put thee on the throne of Israel; in Jehovah's loving Israel to the age He doth set thee for king, to do judgment and righteousness.
And David reigneth over all Israel, and he is doing judgment and righteousness to all his people,
then Thou dost hear from the heavens, and hast done, and hast judged Thy servants, to give back to the wicked, to put his way on his head, and to declare righteous the righteous, to give to him according to his righteousness.
Let Jehovah thy God be blessed who hath delighted in thee, to put thee on His throne for king for Jehovah thy God; in the love of thy God to Israel, to establish it to the age, He hath put thee over them for king, to do judgment and righteousness.'
Turn back, I pray you, let it not be perverseness, Yea, turn back again -- my righteousness is in it.
If pure and upright thou art, Surely now He waketh for thee, And hath completed The habitation of thy righteousness.
On my righteousness I have laid hold, And I do not let it go, My heart doth not reproach me while I live.
Righteousness I have put on, and it clotheth me, As a robe and a diadem my justice.
He maketh supplication unto God, And He accepteth him. And he seeth His face with shouting, And He returneth to man His righteousness.
This hast thou reckoned for judgment: Thou hast said -- 'My righteousness is more than God's?'
For a man like thyself is thy wickedness, And for a son of man thy righteousness.
I lift up my knowledge from afar, And to my Maker I ascribe righteousness.
The Mighty! we have not found Him out, High in power and judgment, He doth not answer! And abundant in righteousness,
To the Overseer with Stringed Instruments. -- A Psalm of David. In my calling answer Thou me, O God of my righteousness. In adversity Thou gavest enlargement to me; Favour me, and hear my prayer.
Sacrifice ye sacrifices of righteousness, And trust ye unto Jehovah.
O Jehovah, lead me in Thy righteousness, Because of those observing me, Make straight before me Thy way,
Jehovah doth judge the peoples; Judge me, O Jehovah, According to my righteousness, And according to mine integrity on me,
I thank Jehovah, According to His righteousness, And praise the name of Jehovah Most High!
For Thou hast done my judgment and my right. Thou hast sat on a throne, A judge of righteousness.
And He judgeth the world in righteousness, He judgeth the peoples in uprightness.
For righteous is Jehovah, Righteousness He hath loved, The upright doth His countenance see!'
He who is walking uprightly, And working righteousness, And speaking truth in his heart.
A Prayer of David. Hear, O Jehovah, righteousness, attend my cry, Give ear to my prayer, without lips of deceit.
I -- in righteousness, I see Thy face; I am satisfied, in awaking, with Thy form!
Jehovah doth recompense me According to my righteousness, According to the cleanness of my hands, He doth return to me.
And Jehovah doth return to me, According to my righteousness, According to the cleanness of my hands, Over-against his eyes.
They come and declare His righteousness, To a people that is borne, that He hath made!
My soul He refresheth, He leadeth me in paths of righteousness, For His name's sake,
He beareth away a blessing from Jehovah, Righteousness from the God of his salvation.
To the Overseer. -- A Psalm of David. In Thee, O Jehovah, I have trusted, Let me not be ashamed to the age, In Thy righteousness deliver me.
Loving righteousness and judgment, Of the kindness of Jehovah is the earth full.
Judge me according to Thy righteousness, O Jehovah my God, And they do 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.'
And my tongue uttereth Thy righteousness, All the day Thy praise!
Thy righteousness is as mountains of God, Thy judgments are a great deep. Man and beast Thou savest, O Jehovah.
Draw out Thy kindness to those knowing Thee, And Thy righteousness to the upright of heart.
And hath brought out as light thy righteousness, And thy judgment as noon-day.
I have proclaimed tidings of righteousness In the great assembly, lo, my lips I restrain not, O Jehovah, Thou hast known.
Thy righteousness I have not concealed In the midst of my heart, Thy faithfulness and Thy salvation I have told, I have not hidden Thy kindness and Thy truth, To the great assembly.
As to Thy majesty -- prosper! -- ride! Because of truth, and meekness -- righteousness, And Thy right hand showeth Thee fearful things.
Thou hast loved righteousness and hatest wickedness, Therefore God, thy God, hath anointed thee, Oil of joy above thy companions.
As is Thy name, O God, so is Thy praise, Over the ends of the earth, Righteousness hath filled Thy right hand.
And the heavens declare His righteousness, For God Himself is judge. Selah.
Deliver me from blood, O God, God of my salvation, My tongue singeth of Thy righteousness.
Then Thou desirest sacrifices of righteousness, Burnt-offering, and whole burnt-offering, Then they offer bullocks on thine altar!
Thou hast loved evil rather than good, Lying, than speaking righteousness. Selah.
By fearful things in righteousness Thou answerest us, O God of our salvation, The confidence of all far off ends of earth and sea.
Give punishment for their iniquity, And they enter not into Thy righteousness.
In Thy righteousness Thou dost deliver me, And dost cause me to escape, Incline unto me Thine ear, and save me.
My mouth recounteth Thy righteousness, All the day Thy salvation, For I have not known the numbers.
I come in the might of the Lord Jehovah, I mention Thy righteousness -- Thine only.
And Thy righteousness, O God, is unto the heights, Because Thou hast done great things, O God, who is like Thee?
My tongue also all the day uttereth Thy righteousness, Because ashamed -- because confounded, Have been those seeking my evil!
By Solomon. O God, Thy judgments to the king give, And Thy righteousness to the king's son.
He judgeth Thy people with righteousness, And Thy poor with judgment.
The mountains bear peace to the people, And the heights by righteousness.
Kindness and truth have met, Righteousness and peace have kissed,
Truth from the earth springeth up, And righteousness from heaven looketh out,
Righteousness before Him goeth, And maketh His footsteps for a way!
Are Thy wonders known in the darkness? And Thy righteousness in the land of forgetfulness?
Righteousness and judgment Are the fixed place of Thy throne, Kindness and truth go before Thy face.
In Thy name they rejoice all the day, And in Thy righteousness they are exalted,
For to righteousness judgment turneth back, And after it all the upright of heart,
Before Jehovah, for He hath come, For He hath come to judge the earth. He judgeth the world in righteousness, And the peoples in His faithfulness!
Cloud and darkness are round about Him, Righteousness and judgment the basis of His throne.
The heavens declared His righteousness, And all the peoples have seen His honour.
Jehovah hath made known His salvation, Before the eyes of the nations, He hath revealed His righteousness,
Before Jehovah, For He hath come to judge the earth, He judgeth the world in righteousness, And the people in uprightness!
And the strength of the king Hath loved judgment, Thou -- Thou hast established uprightness; Judgment and righteousness in Jacob, Thou -- Thou hast done.
Jehovah is doing righteousness and judgments For all the oppressed.
And the kindness of Jehovah Is from age even unto age on those fearing Him, And His righteousness to sons' sons,
O the happiness of those keeping judgment, Doing righteousness at all times.
And it is reckoned to him to righteousness, To all generations -- unto the age.
Honourable and majestic is His work, And His righteousness is standing for ever.
Wealth and riches are in his house, And his righteousness is standing for ever.
He hath scattered -- hath given to the needy, His righteousness is standing for ever, His horn is exalted with honour.
Open ye to me gates of righteousness, I enter into them -- I thank Jah.
I confess Thee with uprightness of heart, In my learning the judgments of Thy righteousness.
Lo, I have longed for Thy precepts, In Thy righteousness quicken Thou me,
At midnight I rise to give thanks to Thee, For the judgments of Thy righteousness.
I have sworn, and I confirm it, To keep the judgments of Thy righteousness.
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