'Upright' in the Bible
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 bands of your yoke, and made you walk upright.
And Achish called David, and said to him, As Jehovah liveth, thou art upright, and thy going out and thy coming in with me in the camp is acceptable to me; for I have not found evil in thee since the day of thy coming to me to this day; but thou art not acceptable to the lords.
And I was upright before him, And kept myself from mine iniquity.
With the gracious thou dost shew thyself gracious; With the upright man thou dost shew thyself upright;
Only the priests were too few, and they could not flay all the burnt-offerings; therefore their brethren the Levites helped them, until the work was ended, and until the priests had hallowed themselves; for the Levites were more upright in heart to hallow themselves than the priests.
There was a man in the land of Uz whose name was Job; and this man was perfect and upright, and one that feared God and abstained from evil.
And Jehovah said to Satan, Hast thou considered my servant Job, that there is none like him on the earth, a perfect and an upright man, one that feareth God and abstaineth from evil?
And Jehovah said to Satan, Hast thou considered my servant Job, that there is none like him on the earth, a perfect and an upright man, one that feareth God and abstaineth from evil? and still he remaineth firm in his integrity, though thou movedst me against him, to swallow him up without cause.
Remember, I pray thee, who that was innocent has perished? and where were the upright cut off?
If thou be pure and upright, surely now he will awake for thee, and make the habitation of thy righteousness prosperous;
I am to be one that is a derision to his friend, I who call upon +God, and whom he will answer: a derision is the just upright man.
Upright men shall be astonished at this, and the innocent shall be stirred up against the ungodly;
There would an upright man reason with him; and I should be delivered for ever from my judge.
My shield is with God, who saveth the upright in heart.
For behold, the wicked bend the bow, they make ready their arrow upon the string, that they may in darkness shoot at the upright in heart.
For righteous is Jehovah; he loveth righteousness, his countenance doth behold the upright.
And I was upright with him, and kept myself from mine iniquity.
With the gracious thou dost shew thyself gracious; with the upright man thou dost shew thyself upright;
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:
Rejoice in Jehovah, and be glad, ye righteous; and shout for joy, all ye upright in heart.
Exult, ye righteous, in Jehovah: praise is comely for the upright.
Continue thy loving-kindness 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 afflicted and needy, to slay those that are upright in the way:
Mark the perfect, and behold the upright, for the end of that man is peace;
Like sheep are they laid in Sheol: Death feedeth on them; and the upright shall have dominion over them in the morning; and their comeliness shall be for Sheol to consume, that there be no habitation for them.
The righteous shall rejoice in Jehovah, and trust in him; and all the upright in heart shall glory.
To shew 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 joy for the upright in heart.
The upright shall see it, and rejoice; and all unrighteousness shall stop its mouth.
Hallelujah! I will celebrate Jehovah with my whole heart, in the council of the upright, and in the assembly.
His seed shall be mighty in the land; the generation of the upright shall be blessed.
Unto the upright there ariseth light in the darkness; he is gracious, and merciful, and righteous.
TZADE. Righteous art thou, Jehovah, and upright are thy judgments.
Do good, O Jehovah, unto the good, and to them that are upright in their hearts.
Yea, 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 secret is with the upright.
The integrity of the upright guideth them; but the crookedness of the unfaithful destroyeth them.
The righteousness of the upright delivereth them; but the treacherous are taken in their own craving.
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 a lying-in-wait for blood; but the mouth of the upright shall deliver them.
Fools make a mock at trespass; but for the upright there is favour.
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 plain.
The highway of the upright is to depart from evil: he that taketh heed to his way keepeth his soul.
Very crooked is the way of a guilty man; but as for the pure, his work is upright.
The wicked is a ransom for the righteous, and a treacherous man in the stead of the upright.
A wicked man hardeneth his face; but as for the upright, he establisheth his way.
Whoso causeth the upright to go astray in an evil way, shall himself fall into his own pit; but the perfect shall inherit good.
The bloodthirsty hate the perfect, but the upright care for his soul.
An unjust man is an abomination to the righteous; and he that is of upright way is an abomination to the wicked man.
Only see this which I have found: that God made man upright, but they have sought out many devices.
The Preacher sought to find out acceptable words; and that which was written is upright, words of truth.
The way of the just is uprightness: thou, the Upright, dost make the path of the just even.
And he said unto me, O Daniel, man greatly beloved, understand the words which I speak unto thee, and stand upright; for unto thee am I now sent. And as he spoke this word unto me, I stood trembling.
And he shall set his face to come with the strength of his whole kingdom, and upright ones with him; and he shall practise; and he shall give him the daughter of women, to corrupt her; but she shall not stand, neither shall she be for him.
The godly man hath perished out of the land, 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 briar; the most upright, worse than a thorn-fence. The day of thy watchmen, thy visitation is come; now shall be their perplexity.
Behold, his soul is puffed up, it is not upright within him: but the just shall live by his faith.
Let your light thus shine before men, so that they may see your upright works, and glorify your Father who is in the heavens.