'Upright' in the Bible
And the boys grew, and Esau was a cunning hunter, a man of the field; and Jacob was an upright man, remaining in the tents.
For, behold, we were binding sheaves in the field, and, behold, my sheaf arose and also stood upright; and, behold, your sheaves stood round about and made obeisance to my sheaf.
And with the blast of thy nostrils the waters were gathered together, the floods stood upright as a heap, and the depths were congealed in the heart of the sea.
The strong One, whose work is perfect: for all his ways are right; a God of truth and without iniquity, just and upright is he.
But Jeshurun (the upright one) waxed fat and kicked; (thou art waxen fat, thou art grown thick, thou hast covered thyself) and forsook the God who made him and lightly esteemed the strong One of his saving health.
Then Achish called David and said unto him, Surely, as the LORD lives, thou hast been upright, and thy going out and thy coming in with me in the camp 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, thou art not good in the eyes of the cardinals.
With the merciful thou art good, and with the perfect thou art upright.
see which is the best and most upright of your master's sons and set him on his father's throne and fight for your master's house.
But the priests were too few so that they could not flay all the burnt offerings; therefore, their brethren, the Levites, helped them until the work was ended and until the other 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 departed from evil.
And the LORD said unto Satan, Hast thou considered my slave Job, that there is none like him in the earth, a perfect and an upright man, one that fears God and has departed from evil?
And the LORD said unto Satan, Hast thou considered my slave Job, that there is none like him in the earth, a perfect and an upright man, one that fears God and has departed from evil and that he still retains his perfection, although thou didst incite me against him to destroy him without cause.
if thou wert pure and upright, surely now he would awake upon thee and make the habitation of thy righteousness prosperous.
Upright men shall be astonied at this, and the innocent shall stir up himself against the hypocrite.
My shield is in God, he who saves the upright in heart.
For, behold, the wicked bend their bow; they make ready their arrow upon the string that they may secretly shoot at the upright in heart.
For the righteous LORD loves righteousness; his countenance beholds the upright.
They are brought down and fallen, but we are risen and stand upright.
Cheth Good and upright is the LORD: therefore he will teach sinners in the way.
Be glad in the LORD and rejoice, ye righteous, and shout for joy, all ye that are upright in heart.
Rejoice in the LORD, O ye righteous, for to the upright praise is beautiful.
Extend thy mercy unto those that know thee and thy righteousness to the upright in heart.
He The wicked have drawn out the sword and have bent their bow to cast down the poor and needy and to slay such as are of upright conversation.
Schin Mark the perfect, and behold the upright, for the end of each one of them is peace.
Like sheep they are laid in Sheol; death shall feed on them, and the upright shall have dominion over them in the morning, and their beauty shall be consumed in the grave from their dwelling.
The righteous shall be glad in the LORD and shall become secure in him, and all the upright in heart shall glory in him.
to show that the LORD is upright; he is my rock, and there is no unrighteousness in him.
But the judgment shall be returned unto righteousness, and all the upright in heart shall follow it.
Light is sown for the righteous and gladness for the upright in heart.
Aleph Halelu-JAH. I will praise the LORD with my whole heart, Beth in the company and in the congregation of the upright.
Gimel His seed shall be mighty upon earth; Daleth the generation of the upright shall be blessed.
Zain A light has shined in the darkness upon the upright: Cheth Gracious and merciful and righteous.
TZADDI. Righteous art thou, O LORD, and upright are thy judgments.
Do good, O LORD, unto those that are good and to those that are upright in their hearts.
Surely the righteous shall give thanks unto thy name; the upright shall dwell in thy presence.
He keeps the person of the upright; he is a buckler to those that walk perfectly,
For the upright shall dwell in the land, and the perfect shall remain in it.
The perfection of the upright shall guide them in the way, but the perverseness of transgressors shall destroy them.
The righteousness of the upright shall deliver them, but transgressors shall be imprisoned in their own sin.
By the blessing of the upright the city is exalted, but it is overthrown by the mouth of the wicked.
The thoughts of the righteous are upright, but the astuteness of the wicked is deceit.
The words of the wicked are to lie in wait for blood, but the mouth of the upright shall deliver them.
The house of the wicked shall be made desolate, but the tent of the upright shall flourish.
The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the LORD, but the prayer of the upright is his delight.
The highway of the upright is to separate himself from evil; he that keeps his way preserves his soul.
It is certainly not good to condemn the just, nor to smite princes for doing that which is upright.
The wicked shall be a ransom for the righteous, and the transgressor for the upright.
The wicked man hardens his face, but as for the upright, he orders his ways.
Whosoever causes the upright to go astray in an evil way, he shall fall himself into his own pit, but the perfect shall inherit every good thing.
An unjust man is an abomination to the just, and he that is upright in the way is abomination to the wicked.
Behold, this only have I found: that God has made man upright, but they have sought out many perversions.
The preacher sought to find willing words and upright writings, even words of truth.
Draw me after thee, we will run. The king has brought me into his chambers; we will be glad and rejoice in thee; we will remember thy love more than the wine; the upright love thee.
The way of the just is uprightness: thou, most upright, dost weigh the path of the just.
Thus saith the LORD that made thee and formed thee from the womb, who will help thee; Fear not, O Jacob, my slave, and thou, Jesurun, , whom I have chosen.
I have made the earth, the man and the beast that are upon the face of the earth, by my great power and by my outstretched arm, and have given it unto whom was upright in my eyes.
He shall then set his face to come with the strength of his whole kingdom and shall do upright things with him, and he shall give him a daughter of his women to persuade her, but she shall not stand, neither be for him.
The merciful man of the earth is missing: and there is no one upright among men: they all lie in wait for blood; they hunt each man his brother with a net.
The best of them is as a brier; the most upright as a thorn hedge: the day of thy watchmen, thy visitation, comes; now shall be their confusion.
Behold, he whose soul is not upright in him will become filled with pride, but the just in his faith shall live.
said with a loud voice, Stand upright on thy feet. And he leaped and walked.
And the Lord make your hearts upright in the charity of God and in the hope of the Christ.