'Upright' in the Bible
for, behold, we were binding sheaves in the field, and, lo, my sheaf arose, and also stood upright; and, behold, your sheaves came round about, and made obeisance to my sheaf.
And with the blast of thy nostrils the waters were piled up, The floods stood upright as a heap; The deeps were congealed in the heart of the sea.
I am Jehovah your God, who brought you forth out of the land of Egypt, that ye should not be their bondmen; and I have broken the bars of your yoke, and made you go upright.
Then Achish called David, and said unto him, As Jehovah liveth, thou hast been upright, and thy going out and thy coming in with me in the host is good in my sight; for I have not found evil in thee since the day of thy coming unto me unto this day: nevertheless the lords favor thee not.
But the priests were too few, so that they could not flay all the burnt-offerings: wherefore their brethren the Levites did help them, till the work was ended, and until the priests had sanctified themselves; for the Levites were more upright in heart to sanctify themselves than the priests.
There was a man in the land of Uz, whose name was Job; and that man was perfect and upright, and one that feared God, and turned away from evil.
And Jehovah said unto Satan, Hast thou considered my servant Job? for there is none like him in the earth, a perfect and an upright man, one that feareth God, and turneth away from evil.
And Jehovah said unto Satan, Hast thou considered my servant Job? for there is none like him in the earth, a perfect and an upright man, one that feareth God, and turneth away from evil: and he still holdeth fast his integrity, although thou movedst me against him, to destroy him without cause.
Remember, I pray thee, who ever perished, being innocent? Or where were the upright cut off?
If thou wert pure and upright: Surely now he would awake for thee, And make the habitation of thy righteousness prosperous.
Upright men shall be astonished at this, And the innocent shall stir up himself against the godless.
There the upright might reason with him; So should I be delivered for ever from my judge.
My shield is with God, Who saveth the upright in heart.
For, lo, the wicked bend the bow, They make ready their arrow upon the string, That they may shoot in darkness at the upright in heart;
For Jehovah is righteous; he loveth righteousness: The upright shall behold his face.
Keep back thy servant also from presumptuous'sins ; Let them not have dominion over me: Then shall I be upright, And I shall be clear from great transgression.
They are bowed down and fallen; But we are risen, and stand upright.
Good and upright is Jehovah: Therefore will he instruct sinners in the way.
Be glad in Jehovah, and rejoice, ye righteous; And shout for joy, all ye that are upright in heart.
Rejoice in Jehovah, O ye righteous: Praise is comely for the upright.
Oh continue thy lovingkindness unto them that know thee, And thy righteousness to the upright in heart.
The wicked have drawn out the sword, and have bent their bow, To cast down the poor and needy, To slay such as are upright in the way.
Mark the perfect man, and behold the upright; For there is a happy end to the man of peace.
They are appointed as a flock for Sheol; Death shall be their shepherd; And the upright shall have dominion over them in the morning; And their beauty shall be for Sheol to consume, That there be no habitation for it.
The righteous shall be glad in Jehovah, and shall take refuge in him; And all the upright in heart shall glory.
To show that Jehovah is upright; He is my rock, and there is no unrighteousness in him.
For judgment shall return unto righteousness; And all the upright in heart shall follow it.
Light is sown for the righteous, And gladness for the upright in heart.
The upright shall see it, and be glad; And all iniquity shall stop her mouth.
Praise ye Jehovah. I will give thanks unto Jehovah with my whole heart, In the council of the upright, and in the congregation.
His seed shall be mighty upon earth: The generation of the upright shall be blessed.
Unto the upright there ariseth light in the darkness: He is gracious, and merciful, and righteous.
TSADHE. Righteous art thou, O Jehovah, And upright are thy judgments.
Do good, O Jehovah, unto those that are good, And to them that are upright in their hearts.
Surely the righteous shall give thanks unto thy name: The upright shall dwell in thy presence.
He layeth up sound wisdom for the upright; He is a shield to them that walk in integrity;
For the upright shall dwell in the land, And the perfect shall remain in it.
For the perverse is an abomination to Jehovah; But his friendship is with the upright.
The way of Jehovah is a stronghold to the upright; But it is a destruction to the workers of iniquity.
The integrity of the upright shall guide them; But the perverseness of the treacherous shall destroy them.
The righteousness of the upright shall deliver them; But the treacherous shall be taken in their own iniquity.
By the blessing of the upright the city is exalted; But it is overthrown by the mouth of the wicked.
The words of the wicked are of lying in wait for blood; But the mouth of the upright shall deliver them.
Righteousness guardeth him that is upright in the way; But wickedness overthroweth the sinner.
A trespass-offering mocketh fools; But among the upright there is good will.
The house of the wicked shall be overthrown; But the tent of the upright shall flourish.
The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to Jehovah; But the prayer of the upright is his delight.
The way of the sluggard is as a hedge of thorns; But the path of the upright is made a highway.
The highway of the upright is to depart from evil: He that keepeth his way preserveth his soul.
The wicked is a ransom for the righteous; And the treacherous cometh in the stead of the upright.
A wicked man hardeneth his face; But as for the upright, he establisheth his ways.
Whoso causeth the upright to go astray in an evil way, He shall fall himself into his own pit; But the perfect shall inherit good.
The bloodthirsty hate him that is perfect; And as for the upright, they seek his life.
An unjust man is an abomination to the righteous; And he that is upright in the way is an abomination to the wicked.
Behold, this only have I found: that God made man upright; but they have sought out many inventions.
The way of the just is uprightness: thou that art upright dost direct the path of the just.
Now as he was speaking with me, I fell into a deep sleep with my face toward the ground; but he touched me, and set me upright.
And he said unto me, O Daniel, thou man greatly beloved, understand the words that I speak unto thee, and stand upright; for unto thee am I now sent. And when he had spoken this word unto me, I stood trembling.
The godly man is perished out of the earth, and there is none upright among men: they all lie in wait for blood; they hunt every man his brother with a net.
The best of them is as a brier; the most upright is worse than a thorn hedge: the day of thy watchmen, even thy visitation, is come; now shall be their perplexity.
Behold, his soul is puffed up, it is not upright in him; but the righteous shall live by his faith.