109 occurrences in 14 translations

'Upright' in the Bible

for acquiring the discipline that produces wise behavior, righteousness, justice, and upright living;

If they say, Come with us; let us make designs against the good, waiting secretly for the upright, without cause;

Then you will understand what is right, just, and upright every good path.

So may you walk in the way of good men, and keep to the paths of the [consistently] righteous (the upright, in right standing with God).

For the upright shall dwell in the land, and the perfect shall remain in it.

The curse of the Lord is on the house of the evil-doer, but his blessing is on the tent of the upright.

I have directed you in the way of wisdom; I have led you in upright paths.

Listen! For noble things I will speak, and upright things from the opening of my lips.

All the words of my mouth are righteous (upright and in right standing with God); there is nothing contrary to truth or crooked in them.

All of them are plain to the intelligent, And upright to those finding knowledge.

Give instruction to a wise man and he will be yet wiser; teach a righteous man (one upright and in right standing with God) and he will increase in learning.

The Lord will not let the upright be in need of food, but he puts far from him the desire of the evil-doers.

Blessings are upon the head of the [uncompromisingly] righteous (the upright, in right standing with God) but the mouth of the wicked conceals violence.

The memory of the upright is a blessing, but the name of the evil-doer will be turned to dust.

He whose ways are upright will go safely, but he whose ways are twisted will be made low.

The earnings of the righteous (the upright, in right standing with God) lead to life, but the profit of the wicked leads to further sin.

Hate is covered up by the lips of the upright man, but he who lets out evil about another is foolish.

The tongues of those who are upright and in right standing with God are as choice silver; the minds of those who are wicked and out of harmony with God are of little value.

The lips of the upright man give food to men, but the foolish come to death for need of sense.

The thing feared by the evil-doer will come to him, but the upright man will get his desire.

The hope of the [uncompromisingly] righteous (the upright, in right standing with God) is gladness, but the expectation of the wicked (those who are out of harmony with God) comes to nothing.

The way of the LORD is strength to the upright: but destruction shall be to the workers of iniquity.

The upright man will never be moved, but evil-doers will not have a safe resting-place in the land.

The mouth of the upright man is budding with wisdom, but the twisted tongue will be cut off.

The lips of the upright man have knowledge of what is pleasing, but twisted are the mouths of evil-doers.

The integrity of the upright shall guide them: but the perverseness of transgressors shall destroy them.

The righteousness of the upright shall deliver them: but transgressors shall be taken in their own naughtiness.

The upright man is taken out of trouble, and in his place comes the sinner.

With his mouth the evil man sends destruction on his neighbour; but through knowledge the upright are taken out of trouble.

When things go well for the upright man, all the town is glad; at the death of sinners, there are cries of joy.

Certainly the evil-doer will not go free from punishment, but the seed of the upright man will be safe.

The desire of the upright man is only for good, but wrath is waiting for the evil-doer.

No man will make himself safe through evil-doing; but the root of upright men will never be moved.

The words of the wicked are to lie in wait for blood: but the mouth of the upright shall deliver them.

Evil-doers are overturned and never seen again, but the house of upright men will keep its place.

The resting-place of the sinner will come to destruction, but the root of upright men is for ever.

In the sin of the lips is a net which takes the sinner, but the upright man will come out of trouble.

No trouble will come to upright men, but sinners will be full of evil.

Righteousness keepeth him that is upright in the way: but wickedness overthroweth the sinner.

There is a glad dawn for the upright man, but the light of the sinner will be put out.

Evil pursues sinners, but the consistently upright and in right standing with God is recompensed with good.

The heritage of the good man is handed down to his children's children; and the wealth of the sinner is stored up for the upright man.

The upright man has food to the full measure of his desire, but there will be no food for the stomach of evil-doers.

Someone whose conduct is upright fears the LORD, but whoever is devious in his ways despises him.

The house of the wicked shall be overthrown: but the tabernacle of the upright shall flourish.

The knees of the evil are bent before the good; and sinners go down in the dust at the doors of the upright.

In the house of the upright man there is a great store of wealth; but in the profits of the sinner there is trouble.

The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the LORD: but the prayer of the upright is his delight.

Folly is a joy to one who lacks sense, but one who has understanding follows an upright course.

The heart of the upright gives thought to his answer; but from the mouth of the evil-doer comes a stream of evil things.

The Lord is far from the wicked, but He hears the prayer of the [consistently] righteous (the upright, in right standing with Him).

Kings take pleasure in righteous speech; they treasure a person who speaks what is upright.

The highway of the upright is to depart from evil: he that keepeth his way preserveth his soul.

It is certainly not good to condemn the just, nor to smite princes for doing that which is upright.

To have respect for the person of the evil-doer is not good, or to give a wrong decision against the upright.

The name of the Lord is a strong tower; the [consistently] righteous man [upright and in right standing with God] runs into it and is safe, high [above evil] and strong.

An upright man goes on in his righteousness: happy are his children after him!

Even a young man is known by his actions- by whether his behavior is pure and upright.

Mercy and good faith keep the king safe, and the seat of his power is based on upright acts.

The Upright One, looking on the house of the evil-doer, lets sinners be overturned to their destruction.

When justice is done, it is a joy to the righteous (the upright, in right standing with God), but to the evildoers it is dismay, calamity, and ruin.

All the day the sinner goes after his desire: but the upright man gives freely, keeping nothing back.

A wicked man hardeneth his face: but as for the upright, he directeth his way.

And my {insides} will rejoice when your lips speak what is upright.

The father of the [uncompromisingly] righteous (the upright, in right standing with God) shall greatly rejoice, and he who becomes the father of a wise child shall have joy in him.

See not wine when it showeth itself red, When it giveth in the cup its colour, It goeth up and down through the upright.

Lie not in wait as a wicked man against the dwelling of the [uncompromisingly] righteous (the upright, in right standing with God); destroy not his resting-place;

For an upright man, after falling seven times, will get up again: but trouble is the downfall of the evil.

He who says to the evil-doer, You are upright, will be cursed by peoples and hated by nations.

But to those [upright judges] who rebuke the wicked, it will go well with them and they will find delight, and a good blessing will be upon them.

Like a troubled fountain and a dirty spring, is an upright man who has to give way before evil-doers.

Whoso causeth the righteous to go astray in an evil way, he shall fall himself into his own pit: but the upright shall have good things in possession.

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Definition
Usage
גּבּר גּבּור 
Gibbowr 
Usage: 159

ישׁר 
Yashar 
Usage: 26

ישׁר 
Yosher 
Usage: 14

ישׁר 
Yashar 
Usage: 119

ישׁרה 
Yishrah 
Usage: 1

מישׁר מישׁור 
Miyshowr 
Usage: 23

מישׁר 
meyshar 
Usage: 19

מקשׁה 
Miqshah 
Usage: 10

נכח 
Nakoach 
Usage: 4

נכחה 
N@kochah 
Usage: 4

נצב 
Natsab 
Usage: 75

עמד 
`omed 
Usage: 9

תּם 
Tam 
Usage: 13

תּמים 
Tamiym 
Usage: 91

תּמם 
Tamam 
Usage: 63

ὀρθοποδέω 
Orthopodeo 
Usage: 1

ὀρθός 
Orthos 
Usage: 2



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