bible verses about Righteousness

Bible Verses About Righteousness - Discover God's Word on Living a Righteous Life

Living a righteous life is an essential part of being a faithful Christian. The Bible is filled with verses that offer guidance and wisdom for those who seek to live a life that is pleasing to God. In these verses, we learn about the importance of treating others with kindness, living a life of integrity, and seeking God's will in all that we do. Through these teachings, we gain valuable insights into how to navigate the challenges of daily life and build a strong relationship with God. Explore this collection of Bible verses about righteousness to gain a deeper understanding of what it means to live a godly life.

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66 Bible Scriptures about Righteousness

Cursed be he that taketh reward to slay an innocent person. And all the people shall say, Amen.

Deuteronomy, Chapter: 27, Verse: 25

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The LORD rewarded me according to my righteousness: according to the cleanness of my hands hath he recompensed me.

2 Samuel, Chapter: 22, Verse: 21

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Therefore the LORD hath recompensed me according to my righteousness; according to my cleanness in his eye sight.

2 Samuel, Chapter: 22, Verse: 25

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If thou wert pure and upright; surely now he would awake for thee, and make the habitation of thy righteousness prosperous.

Job, Chapter: 8, Verse: 6

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Should not the multitude of words be answered? and should a man full of talk be justified?

Job, Chapter: 11, Verse: 2

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What is man, that he should be clean? and he which is born of a woman, that he should be righteous?

Job, Chapter: 15, Verse: 14

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The LORD rewarded me according to my righteousness; according to the cleanness of my hands hath he recompensed me.

Psalm, Chapter: 18, Verse: 20

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Therefore hath the LORD recompensed me according to my righteousness, according to the cleanness of my hands in his eyesight.

Psalm, Chapter: 18, Verse: 24

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Judge me, O LORD my God, according to thy righteousness; and let them not rejoice over me.

Psalm, Chapter: 35, Verse: 24

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A little that a righteous man hath is better than the riches of many wicked.

Psalm, Chapter: 37, Verse: 16

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The righteous shall inherit the land, and dwell therein for ever.

Psalm, Chapter: 37, Verse: 29

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My tongue also shall talk of thy righteousness all the day long: for they are confounded, for they are brought unto shame, that seek my hurt.

Psalm, Chapter: 71, Verse: 24

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Righteousness shall go before him; and shall set us in the way of his steps.

Psalm, Chapter: 85, Verse: 13

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The righteous shall flourish like the palm tree: he shall grow like a cedar in Lebanon.

Psalm, Chapter: 92, Verse: 12

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Blessed are they that keep judgment, and he that doeth righteousness at all times.

Psalm, Chapter: 106, Verse: 3

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And that was counted unto him for righteousness unto all generations for evermore.

Psalm, Chapter: 106, Verse: 31

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The righteous shall see it, and rejoice: and all iniquity shall stop her mouth.

Psalm, Chapter: 107, Verse: 42

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Wealth and riches shall be in his house: and his righteousness endureth for ever.

Psalm, Chapter: 112, Verse: 3

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They also do no iniquity: they walk in his ways.

Psalm, Chapter: 119, Verse: 3

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Behold, I have longed after thy precepts: quicken me in thy righteousness.

Psalm, Chapter: 119, Verse: 40

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That thou mayest walk in the way of good men, and keep the paths of the righteous.

Proverbs, Chapter: 2, Verse: 20

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For the froward is abomination to the LORD: but his secret is with the righteous.

Proverbs, Chapter: 3, Verse: 32

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Riches and honour are with me; yea, durable riches and righteousness.

Proverbs, Chapter: 8, Verse: 18

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The LORD will not suffer the soul of the righteous to famish: but he casteth away the substance of the wicked.

Proverbs, Chapter: 10, Verse: 3

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The mouth of a righteous man is a well of life: but violence covereth the mouth of the wicked.

Proverbs, Chapter: 10, Verse: 11

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As the whirlwind passeth, so is the wicked no more: but the righteous is an everlasting foundation.

Proverbs, Chapter: 10, Verse: 25

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The lips of the righteous know what is acceptable: but the mouth of the wicked speaketh frowardness.

Proverbs, Chapter: 10, Verse: 32

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The righteousness of the perfect shall direct his way: but the wicked shall fall by his own wickedness.

Proverbs, Chapter: 11, Verse: 5

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When it goeth well with the righteous, the city rejoiceth: and when the wicked perish, there is shouting.

Proverbs, Chapter: 11, Verse: 10

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A man shall not be established by wickedness: but the root of the righteous shall not be moved.

Proverbs, Chapter: 12, Verse: 3

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The wicked are overthrown, and are not: but the house of the righteous shall stand.

Proverbs, Chapter: 12, Verse: 7

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The righteous is more excellent than his neighbour: but the way of the wicked seduceth them.

Proverbs, Chapter: 12, Verse: 26

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In the house of the righteous is much treasure: but in the revenues of the wicked is trouble.

Proverbs, Chapter: 15, Verse: 6

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Better is a little with righteousness than great revenues without right.

Proverbs, Chapter: 16, Verse: 8

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It is an abomination to kings to commit wickedness: for the throne is established by righteousness.

Proverbs, Chapter: 16, Verse: 12

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The hoary head is a crown of glory, if it be found in the way of righteousness.

Proverbs, Chapter: 16, Verse: 31

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It is not good to accept the person of the wicked, to overthrow the righteous in judgment.

Proverbs, Chapter: 18, Verse: 5

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The way of man is froward and strange: but as for the pure, his work is right.

Proverbs, Chapter: 21, Verse: 8

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For a just man falleth seven times, and riseth up again: but the wicked shall fall into mischief.

Proverbs, Chapter: 24, Verse: 16

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When righteous men do rejoice, there is great glory: but when the wicked rise, a man is hidden.

Proverbs, Chapter: 28, Verse: 12

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When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice: but when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn.

Proverbs, Chapter: 29, Verse: 2

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An unjust man is an abomination to the just: and he that is upright in the way is abomination to the wicked.

Proverbs, Chapter: 29, Verse: 27

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And I will restore thy judges as at the first, and thy counsellers as at the beginning: afterward thou shalt be called, The city of righteousness, the faithful city.

Isaiah, Chapter: 1, Verse: 26

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For though thy people Israel be as the sand of the sea, yet a remnant of them shall return: the consumption decreed shall overflow with righteousness.

Isaiah, Chapter: 10, Verse: 22

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Hearken unto me, ye stouthearted, that are far from righteousness:

Isaiah, Chapter: 46, Verse: 12

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And he made his grave with the wicked, and with the rich in his death; because he had done no violence, neither was any deceit in his mouth.

Isaiah, Chapter: 53, Verse: 9

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I will declare thy righteousness, and thy works; for they shall not profit thee.

Isaiah, Chapter: 57, Verse: 12

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In his days Judah shall be saved, and Israel shall dwell safely: and this is his name whereby he shall be called, THE LORD OUR RIGHTEOUSNESS.

Jeremiah, Chapter: 23, Verse: 6

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Because with lies ye have made the heart of the righteous sad, whom I have not made sad; and strengthened the hands of the wicked, that he should not return from his wicked way, by promising him life:

Ezekiel, Chapter: 13, Verse: 22

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Though these three men, Noah, Daniel, and Job, were in it, they should deliver but their own souls by their righteousness, saith the Lord GOD.

Ezekiel, Chapter: 14, Verse: 14

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Though Noah, Daniel, and Job, were in it, as I live, saith the Lord GOD, they shall deliver neither son nor daughter; they shall but deliver their own souls by their righteousness.

Ezekiel, Chapter: 14, Verse: 20

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But if a man be just, and do that which is lawful and right,

Ezekiel, Chapter: 18, Verse: 5

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But let judgment run down as waters, and righteousness as a mighty stream.

Amos, Chapter: 5, Verse: 24

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Thou art of purer eyes than to behold evil, and canst not look on iniquity: wherefore lookest thou upon them that deal treacherously, and holdest thy tongue when the wicked devoureth the man that is more righteous than he?

Habakkuk, Chapter: 1, Verse: 13

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The just LORD is in the midst thereof; he will not do iniquity: every morning doth he bring his judgment to light, he faileth not; but the unjust knoweth no shame.

Zephaniah, Chapter: 3, Verse: 5

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Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled.

Matthew, Chapter: 5, Verse: 6

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Even so ye also outwardly appear righteous unto men, but within ye are full of hypocrisy and iniquity.

Matthew, Chapter: 23, Verse: 28

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But if our unrighteousness commend the righteousness of God, what shall we say? Is God unrighteous who taketh vengeance? (I speak as a man)

Romans, Chapter: 3, Verse: 5

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Even as David also describeth the blessedness of the man, unto whom God imputeth righteousness without works,

Romans, Chapter: 4, Verse: 6

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And therefore it was imputed to him for righteousness.

Romans, Chapter: 4, Verse: 22

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For they being ignorant of God's righteousness, and going about to establish their own righteousness, have not submitted themselves unto the righteousness of God.

Romans, Chapter: 10, Verse: 3

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For if the ministration of condemnation be glory, much more doth the ministration of righteousness exceed in glory.

2 Corinthians, Chapter: 3, Verse: 9

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Thou hast loved righteousness, and hated iniquity; therefore God, even thy God, hath anointed thee with the oil of gladness above thy fellows.

Hebrews, Chapter: 1, Verse: 9

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Now no chastening for the present seemeth to be joyous, but grievous: nevertheless afterward it yieldeth the peaceable fruit of righteousness unto them which are exercised thereby.

Hebrews, Chapter: 12, Verse: 11

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(For that righteous man dwelling among them, in seeing and hearing, vexed his righteous soul from day to day with their unlawful deeds;)

2 Peter, Chapter: 2, Verse: 8

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And to her was granted that she should be arrayed in fine linen, clean and white: for the fine linen is the righteousness of saints.

Revelation, Chapter: 19, Verse: 8

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