74 occurrences

'Upright' in the Bible

Who can count the dust of Jacob, or [as] a number the fourth part of Israel? Let my life die the death of an upright person, and let my end be like his!"

And behold, Amariah the chief priest [is] over you in all matters of the word of Yahweh, and Zebadiah the son of Ishmael, the governor of the house of Judah, in all matters of the king, and the Levites [shall be] before you [as] officials. Be strong and do [well]! May Yahweh be with the upright."

[There] was a man in the land of Uz whose name [was] Job. That man was blameless and upright and God-fearing and turning away from evil.

So Yahweh said to Satan, "Have you {considered} my servant Job? Indeed, there is no one like him on the earth--a blameless man and upright and God-fearing and turning away from evil."

So Yahweh {asked} Satan, "Have you {considered} my servant Job? Indeed, there is no one like him on the earth--a blameless man and upright and God-fearing and turning away from evil. And still he persists in his blamelessness {even though} you incited me against him to destroy him for nothing."

"{Think} now, who has perished [who is] innocent? Or where [are] the upright destroyed?

How painful are {upright words}! But what does {your reproof} reprove?

If you [are] pure and upright, indeed, now he will rouse himself for you, and he will restore your righteous abode.

[The] upright are appalled at this, and [the] innocent excites himself over [the] godless.

There an upright person could reason with him, and I would be acquitted forever by my judge.

For look: The wicked {string the bow}. They have fitted their arrow to [the] string, to shoot from [the] darkness at the upright of heart.

For Yahweh [is] righteous; he loves righteous deeds. [The] upright shall see his face.

Be glad in Yahweh and rejoice, [you] righteous, and shout for joy, all [you] upright of heart.

Exult in Yahweh, O [you] righteous, [for] praise [is] fitting for the upright.

Prolong your loyal love to those who know you, and your righteousness to [the] upright of heart.

[The] wicked have drawn [the] sword and have bent their bow to throw down [the] poor and [the] needy, to kill [those] upright in [their] way.

Observe [the] blameless and look at [the] upright, for [there is] a future for a man of peace.

Like sheep they are destined to Sheol; death will shepherd them. But the upright will rule over them in the morning, and their forms [will be for] Sheol to consume, [far from] his lofty abode.

[The] righteous will rejoice in Yahweh and take refuge in him, and all [the] upright in heart will boast.

to declare that Yahweh [is] upright. [He is] my rock, and [there is] no injustice in him.

For judgment will return to righteousness, and all the upright in heart [will follow] after it.

[The] upright see [it] and are glad, and all wickedness shuts its mouth.

Praise Yah! I will give thanks to Yahweh with all [my] heart, in [the] assembly of [the] upright and [the] congregation.

Do good, O Yahweh, to the good, and to [those] upright in their hearts.

Surely [the] righteous will give thanks to your name; [the] upright will dwell in your presence.

For those who are upright will dwell [in the] land, and those who are blameless will remain in it.

for he who is perverse [is] an abomination of Yahweh, but those who are upright [are] his confidence.

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

All of them are straight to him who understands, and upright to those who find knowledge.

A stronghold for the upright is the way of Yahweh, but ruin [belongs] to {evildoers}.

The integrity of the upright guides them, but the crookedness of the treacherous destroys them.

The righteousness of the upright will save them, but by a scheme the treacherous will be taken captive.

The words of the wicked [are] an ambush of blood, but the mouth of the upright delivers them.

The house of the wicked will be destroyed, but the tent of the upright will flourish.

The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination of Yahweh, but the prayer of the upright [is] his delight.

Folly is a joy to him who lacks {sense}, and a person of understanding {will walk upright}.

The delight of kings [are] the lips of righteousness, and he who speaks what is upright he will love.

The highway of the upright, it turns from evil, he who guards himself keeps his way.

Crooked is the way of a man and a foreigner, but the pure [is] upright [in] his conduct.

A ransom for the righteous is the wicked, and [the] faithless instead of the upright.

A wicked man is strong in {his countenance}, but the upright will appoint his paths.

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

He who misleads the upright onto the way of evil, into his pits he will fall. But as for the blameless, they will inherit good.

Men of blood hate [the] blameless, and they seek the life of the upright.

A man of injustice is an abomination to the righteous, but the {upright} is an abomination to the wicked.

What my heart sought, I did not find. Although I found one righteous man among one thousand, I did not find one [upright] woman among all these.

Look! This alone I found: God made mankind upright, but they have devised many schemes."

The Teacher sought to find delightful words, and he wrote what is upright--truthful words.

Then Yahweh said to me, "Apostate Israel has proved herself more upright than treacherous Judah.

And he said to me, "Daniel, man beloved, pay attention to the words that I [am] speaking to you and {stand upright where you are}, for I have now been sent to you." And {while he was speaking} with me this word, I stood up trembling.

Should [this] be said, O house of Jacob? Is the patience of Yahweh shortened? [Are] these his deeds? Are my words not pleasing to him who walks upright?

The faithful [person] has perished from the land, and there is none who is upright among humankind. All of them lie in wait; each hunts his brother [with] a net.

The best of them [is] like a brier; [the most] upright [worse] than a thorn hedge. The day of your watchman, your punishment, has come; now their confusion will come.

And they watched [him] closely [and] sent spies who pretended they were upright, in order that they could catch him in a statement, so that they could hand him over to the authority and the jurisdiction of the governor.

said with a loud voice, "Stand upright on your feet!" And he leaped up and began walking.

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ישׁר 
Yashar 
Usage: 119

גּבּר גּבּור 
Gibbowr 
Usage: 159

ישׁר 
Yashar 
Usage: 26

ישׁר 
Yosher 
Usage: 14

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