92 occurrences in 12 translations

'Uprightness' in the Bible

Not for thy righteousness, or for the uprightness of thine heart, dost thou go to possess their land: but for the wickedness of these nations the LORD thy God doth drive them out from before thee, and that he may perform the word which the LORD sware unto thy fathers, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.

“The Lord has dealt with me according to my righteousness;According to the cleanness of my hands He has rewarded me.

And Solomon said, Thou hast shewed unto thy servant David my father great mercy, according as he walked before thee in truth, and in righteousness, and in uprightness of heart with thee; and thou hast kept for him this great kindness, that thou hast given him a son to sit on his throne, as it is this day.

then hear from heaven and act and judge Your servants, condemning the wicked by bringing his guilt on his own head, and justifying the righteous by rewarding him in accordance with his righteousness.

And if thou wilt walk before me, as David thy father walked, in integrity of heart, and in uprightness, to do according to all that I have commanded thee, and wilt keep my statutes and my judgments:

I know also, my God, that thou triest the heart, and hast pleasure in uprightness. As for me, in the uprightness of mine heart I have willingly offered all these things: and now have I seen with joy thy people, which are present here, to offer willingly unto thee.

then hear from heaven and act and judge Your servants, punishing the wicked by bringing his conduct on his own head, and providing justice to the righteous by giving to him in accordance with his righteousness (innocence).

Then his wife said to him, “Do you still cling to your integrity [and your faith and trust in God, without blaming Him]? Curse God and die!”

Is not this thy fear, thy confidence, thy hope, and the uprightness of thy ways?

How forcible are words of uprightness! But your reproof, what doth it reprove?

“I hold fast my uprightness and my right standing with God and I will not let them go;My heart does not reproach me for any of my days.

My words shall be of the uprightness of my heart: and my lips shall utter knowledge clearly.

If there be a messenger with him, an interpreter, one among a thousand, to shew unto man his uprightness:

“He will pray to God, and He shall be favorable to him,So that he looks at His face with joy;For God restores to man His righteousness [that is, his right standing with God—with its joys].

He looketh on men, and saith, 'I sinned, And uprightness I have perverted, And it hath not been profitable to me.

Answer me when I call, O God of my righteousness!You have freed me when I was hemmed in and relieved me when I was in distress;Be gracious to me and hear [and respond to] my prayer.

And he shall judge the world in righteousness, he shall minister judgment to the people in uprightness.

Therefore the Lord has rewarded me according to my righteousness (moral character, spiritual integrity),According to the cleanness of my hands in His sight.

My foot hath stood in uprightness, In assemblies I bless Jehovah!

Let them shout for joy and rejoice, who favor my vindication and want what is right for me;Let them say continually, “Let the Lord be magnified, who delights and takes pleasure in the prosperity of His servant.”

He will make your righteousness [your pursuit of right standing with God] like the light,And your judgment like [the shining of] the noonday [sun].

I have proclaimed good news of righteousness [and the joy that comes from obedience to You] in the great assembly;Behold, I will not restrain my lips [from proclaiming Your righteousness],As You know, O Lord.

And in Your majesty ride on triumphantlyFor the cause of truth and humility and righteousness;Let Your right hand guide You to awesome things.

Let the nations be glad and sing for joy;For You will judge the peoples with uprightnessAnd guide the nations on the earth. Selah.

Say among nations, 'Jehovah hath reigned, Also -- established is the world, unmoved, He judgeth the peoples in uprightness.'

Before Jehovah, For He hath come to judge the earth, He judgeth the world in righteousness, And the people in uprightness!

And the strength of the king Hath loved judgment, Thou -- Thou hast established uprightness; Judgment and righteousness in Jacob, Thou -- Thou hast done.

They stand fast for ever and ever, and are done in truth and uprightness.

I will praise thee with uprightness of heart, when I shall have learned thy righteous judgments.

For receiving the instruction of wisdom, Righteousness, judgment, and uprightness,

Then understandest thou righteousness, And judgment, and uprightness -- every good path.

Hearken, for noble things I speak, And the opening of my lips is uprightness.

He who is steadfast in righteousness attains life,But he who pursues evil attains his own death.

He that walketh in his uprightness feareth the LORD: but he that is perverse in his ways despiseth him.

Righteousness [moral and spiritual integrity and virtuous character] exalts a nation,But sin is a disgrace to any people.

Furthermore, it isn't good to fine the righteous, or to beat an official because of his uprightness.

And thy palate as the good wine -- 'Flowing to my beloved in uprightness, Strengthening the lips of the aged!

How the faithful city has become a prostitute [idolatrous, despicable],She who was full of justice!Right standing with God once lodged in her,But now murderers.

Zion will be redeemed with justiceAnd her repentant ones with righteousness.

For the vineyard of the Lord of hosts is the house (nation) of IsraelAnd the men of Judah are His delightful planting [which He loves].So He looked for justice, but in fact, [He saw] bloodshed and lawlessness;[He looked] for righteousness, but in fact, [He heard] a cry of distress and oppression.

And he hath judged in righteousness the poor, And decided in uprightness for the humble of earth, And hath smitten earth with the rod of his mouth, And with the breath of his lips he putteth the wicked to death.

In the night my soul longs for You [O Lord],Indeed, my spirit within me seeks You diligently;For [only] when Your judgments are experienced on the earthWill the inhabitants of the world learn righteousness.

Let favour be shewed to the wicked, yet will he not learn righteousness: in the land of uprightness will he deal unjustly, and will not behold the majesty of the LORD.

He who walks [in] righteousness and speaks uprightness, who rejects [the] gain of extortion, who {refuses} bribe, who stops up his ears from hearing {bloodshed} and shuts his eyes from seeing evil.

Not in secret have I spoken, in a dark place of the earth, I have not said to the seed of Jacob, In vain seek ye Me, I am Jehovah, speaking righteousness, Declaring uprightness.

“Listen to Me, you stiff-necked people,You who are far from righteousness (right standing with God).

And judgment is turned away backward, and righteousness standeth afar off; for truth stumbleth in the street, and uprightness cannot enter.

To grant to those who mourn in Zion the following:To give them a turban instead of dust [on their heads, a sign of mourning],The oil of joy instead of mourning,The garment [expressive] of praise instead of a disheartened spirit.So they will be called the trees of righteousness [strong and magnificent, distinguished for integrity, justice, and right standing with God],The planting of the Lord, that He may be glorified.

You meet him who rejoices in doing that which is morally right,Who remembers You in Your ways.Indeed, You were angry, for we sinned;We have long continued in our sins [prolonging Your anger].And shall we be saved [under such circumstances]?

And if you swear [your oaths], ‘As the Lord lives,’In truth, in justice, and in righteousness,Then the nations will bless themselves in Him,And in Him they will glory.”

even if these three men, Noah, Daniel, and Job were in that land, by their own righteousness (right standing with God) they could only save (deliver) themselves,” says the Lord God.

And you, son of man, say to the sons of your people, ‘The righteousness of the righteous man will not save him in the day of his transgression; and as for the wickedness of the wicked, he will not stagger because of it in the day that he turns from his wickedness, whereas a righteous man will not be able to live because of his [previous acts of] righteousness on the day when he commits sin.’

Sow with a view to righteousness [that righteousness, like seed, may germinate];Reap in accordance with mercy and lovingkindness.Break up your uncultivated ground,For it is time to seek and search diligently for the Lord [and to long for His blessing]Until He comes to rain righteousness and His gift of salvation on you.

“For those [shall be consumed] who turn justice into wormwood (bitterness)And cast righteousness down to the earth.”

Hear this, I pray you, heads of the house of Jacob, And ye judges of the house of Israel, Who are making judgment abominable, And all uprightness do pervert.

The law of truth hath been in his mouth, And perverseness hath not been found in his lips, In peace and in uprightness he walked with Me, And many he brought back from iniquity.

“Blessed [joyful, nourished by God’s goodness] are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness [those who actively seek right standing with God], for they will be [completely] satisfied.

about righteousness [personal integrity and godly character], because I am going to My Father and you will no longer see Me;

But as he was discussing righteousness, self-control [honorable behavior, personal integrity], and the judgment to come, Felix became frightened and said, “Go away for now, and when I find [a convenient] time I will send for you.”

as to my zeal [for Jewish tradition], a persecutor of the church; and as to righteousness [supposed right living] which [my fellow Jews believe] is in the Law, I proved myself blameless.

and may be found in Him [believing and relying on Him], not having any righteousness of my own derived from [my obedience to] the Law and its rituals, but [possessing] that [genuine righteousness] which comes through faith in Christ, the righteousness which comes from God on the basis of faith.

“You have loved righteousness [integrity, virtue, uprightness in purpose] and have hated lawlessness [injustice, sin].Therefore God, Your God, Has anointed YouWith the oil of gladness above Your companions.”

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
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

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