'Upright' in the Bible
for behold, we were binding sheaves in the field, and behold, my sheaf arose and also stood upright; and behold, your sheaves came around, and bowed down to my sheaf."
With the blast of your 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 Yahweh your God, who brought you forth out of the land of Egypt, that you should not be their slaves; and I have broken the bars of your yoke, and made you go upright.
Then Achish called David, and said to him, "As Yahweh lives, you have been upright, and your going out and your coming in with me in the army is good in my sight; for I have not found evil in you since the day of your coming to me to this day. Nevertheless, the lords don't favor you.
But the priests were too few, so that they could not flay all the burnt offerings: therefore their brothers the Levites helped them, until 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. That man was blameless and upright, and one who feared God, and turned away from evil.
Yahweh said to Satan, "Have you considered my servant, Job? For there is none like him in the earth, a blameless and an upright man, one who fears God, and turns away from evil."
Yahweh said to Satan, "Have you considered my servant Job? For there is none like him in the earth, a blameless and an upright man, one who fears God, and turns away from evil. He still maintains his integrity, although you incited me against him, to ruin him without cause."
"Remember, now, whoever perished, being innocent? Or where were the upright cut off?
If you were pure and upright, surely now he would awaken for you, and make the habitation of your righteousness prosperous.
Upright men shall be astonished at this. The innocent shall stir up himself against the godless.
There the upright might reason with him, so I should be delivered forever from my judge.
My shield is with God, who saves the upright in heart.
For, behold, the wicked bend their bows. They set their arrows on the strings, that they may shoot in darkness at the upright in heart.
For Yahweh is righteous. He loves righteousness. The upright shall see his face. For the Chief Musician; upon an eight-stringed lyre. A Psalm of David.
Keep back your servant also from presumptuous sins. Let them not have dominion over me. Then I will be upright. I will be blameless and innocent of great transgression.
They are bowed down and fallen, but we rise up, and stand upright.
Good and upright is Yahweh, therefore he will instruct sinners in the way.
Be glad in Yahweh, and rejoice, you righteous! Shout for joy, all you who are upright in heart!
Rejoice in Yahweh, you righteous! Praise is fitting for the upright.
Oh continue your loving kindness to those who know you, your 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 kill those who are upright in the way.
Mark the perfect man, and see the upright, for there is a future for the man of peace.
They are appointed as a flock for Sheol. Death shall be their shepherd. The upright shall have dominion over them in the morning. Their beauty shall decay in Sheol, far from their mansion.
The righteous shall be glad in Yahweh, and shall take refuge in him. All the upright in heart shall praise him! For the Chief Musician. A Psalm by David. A song.
to show that Yahweh is upright. He is my rock, and there is no unrighteousness in him.
For judgment will return to righteousness. All the upright in heart shall follow it.
Light is sown for the righteous, and gladness for the upright in heart.
The upright will see it, and be glad. All the wicked will shut their mouths.
Praise Yah! I will give thanks to Yahweh with my whole heart, in the council of the upright, and in the congregation.
His seed will be mighty in the land. The generation of the upright will be blessed.
Light dawns in the darkness for the upright, gracious, merciful, and righteous.
You are righteous, Yahweh. Your judgments are upright.
Do good, Yahweh, to those who are good, to those who are upright in their hearts.
Surely the righteous will give thanks to your name. The upright will dwell in your presence. A Psalm by David.
He lays up sound wisdom for the upright. He is a shield to those who walk in integrity;
For the upright will dwell in the land. The perfect will remain in it.
For the perverse is an abomination to Yahweh, but his friendship is with the upright.
The way of Yahweh 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 unfaithful will be trapped by evil desires.
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 about lying in wait for blood, but the speech of the upright rescues them.
Fools mock at making atonement for sins, but among the upright there is good will.
The house of the wicked will be overthrown, but the tent of the upright will flourish.
The sacrifice made by the wicked is an abomination to Yahweh, but the prayer of the upright is his delight.
The way of the sluggard is like a thorn patch, but the path of the upright is a highway.
The highway of the upright is to depart from evil. He who keeps his way preserves his soul.
The way of the guilty is devious, but the conduct of the innocent is upright.
The wicked is a ransom for the righteous; the treacherous for the upright.
A wicked man hardens his face; but as for the upright, he establishes his ways.
Whoever causes the upright to go astray in an evil way, he will fall into his own trap; but the blameless will inherit good.
The bloodthirsty hate a man of integrity; and they seek the life of the upright.
A dishonest man detests the righteous, and the upright in their ways detest the wicked.
Behold, this only have I found: that God made man upright; but they search for many schemes."
The way of the just is uprightness. You who are upright make the path of the righteous level.
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.
He said to me, Daniel, you man greatly beloved, understand the words that I speak to you, and stand upright; for am I now sent to you. When he had spoken this word to me, I stood trembling.
The godly man has perished out of the earth, and there is no one upright among men. They all lie in wait for blood; every man hunts his brother with a net.
The best of them is like a brier. The most upright is worse than a thorn hedge. The day of your watchmen, even your visitation, has come; now is the time of their confusion.
Behold, his soul is puffed up. It is not upright in him, but the righteous will live by his faith.