]Gen_6:9 This is the account of Noah and his family. Noah was a righteous man, blameless among the people of his time, and he walked faithfully with God.
Gen_7:1 The LORD then said to Noah, "Go into the ark, you and your whole family, because I have found you righteous in this generation.
Gen_18:23 Then Abraham approached him and said: "Will you sweep away the righteous with the wicked?
Gen_18:24 What if there are fifty righteous people in the city? Will you really sweep it away and not spare the place for the sake of the fifty righteous people in it?
Gen_18:25 Far be it from you to do such a thing--to kill the righteous with the wicked, treating the righteous and the wicked alike. Far be it from you! Will not the Judge of all the earth do right?"
Gen_18:26 The LORD said, "If I find fifty righteous people in the city of Sodom, I will spare the whole place for their sake."
Gen_18:28 what if the number of the righteous is five less than fifty? Will you destroy the whole city for lack of five people?" "If I find forty-five there," he said, "I will not destroy it."
Gen_38:26 Judah recognized them and said, "She is more righteous than I, since I wouldn't give her to my son Shelah." And he did not sleep with her again.
Num_23:10 Who can count the dust of Jacob or number even a fourth of Israel? Let me die the death of the righteous, and may my final end be like theirs!"
Deu_4:8 And what other nation is so great as to have such righteous decrees and laws as this body of laws I am setting before you today?
Deu_24:13 Return their cloak by sunset so that your neighbor may sleep in it. Then they will thank you, and it will be regarded as a righteous act in the sight of the LORD your God.
Deu_33:19 They will summon peoples to the mountain and there offer the sacrifices of the righteous; they will feast on the abundance of the seas, on the treasures hidden in the sand."
Deu_33:21 He chose the best land for himself; the leader's portion was kept for him. When the heads of the people assembled, he carried out the LORD's righteous will, and his judgments concerning Israel."
1Sa_12:7 Now then, stand here, because I am going to confront you with evidence before the LORD as to all the righteous acts performed by the LORD for you and your ancestors.
1Sa_24:17 "You are more righteous than I," he said. "You have treated me well, but I have treated you badly.
1Ki_3:6 Solomon answered, "You have shown great kindness to your servant, my father David, because he was faithful to you and righteous and upright in heart. You have continued this great kindness to him and have given him a son to sit on his throne this very day.
Ezr_9:15 LORD, the God of Israel, you are righteous! We are left this day as a remnant. Here we are before you in our guilt, though because of it not one of us can stand in your presence."
Neh_9:8 You found his heart faithful to you, and you made a covenant with him to give to his descendants the land of the Canaanites, Hittites, Amorites, Perizzites, Jebusites and Girgashites. You have kept your promise because you are righteous.
Neh_9:33 In all that has happened to us, you have remained righteous; you have acted faithfully, while we acted wickedly.
Job_4:17 'Can a mortal be more righteous than God? Can even a strong man be more pure than his Maker?
Job_12:4 "I have become a laughingstock to my friends, though I called on God and he answered-- a mere laughingstock, though righteous and blameless!
Job_15:14 "What are mortals, that they could be pure, or those born of woman, that they could be righteous?
Job_17:9 Nevertheless, the righteous will hold to their ways, and those with clean hands will grow stronger.
Job_22:3 What pleasure would it give the Almighty if you were righteous? What would he gain if your ways were blameless?
Job_22:19 The righteous see their ruin and rejoice; the innocent mock them, saying,
Job_25:4 How then can a mortal be righteous before God? How can one born of woman be pure?
Job_27:17 what he lays up the righteous will wear, and the innocent will divide his silver.
Job_32:1 So these three men stopped answering Job, because he was righteous in his own eyes.
Job_35:7 If you are righteous, what do you give to him, or what does he receive from your hand?
Job_36:7 He does not take his eyes off the righteous; he enthrones them with kings and exalts them forever.
Psa_1:5 Therefore the wicked will not stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the assembly of the righteous.
Psa_1:6 For the LORD watches over the way of the righteous, but the way of the wicked leads to destruction.
Psa_4:1 For the director of music. With stringed instruments. A psalm of David. Answer me when I call to you, my righteous God. Give me relief from my distress; have mercy on me and hear my prayer.
Psa_4:5 Offer the sacrifices of the righteous and trust in the LORD.
Psa_5:12 Surely, LORD, you bless the righteous; you surround them with your favor as with a shield.
Psa_7:9 Bring to an end the violence of the wicked and make the righteous secure-- you, the righteous God who probes minds and hearts.
Psa_7:11 God is a righteous judge, a God who displays his wrath every day.
Psa_9:4 For you have upheld my right and my cause, sitting enthroned as the righteous judge.
Psa_11:3 When the foundations are being destroyed, what can the righteous do?"
Psa_11:5 The LORD examines the righteous, but the wicked, those who love violence, he hates with a passion.
Psa_11:7 For the LORD is righteous, he loves justice; the upright will see his face.
Psa_14:5 But there they are, overwhelmed with dread, for God is present in the company of the righteous.
Psa_15:2 The one whose walk is blameless, who does what is righteous, who speaks the truth from their heart;
Psa_19:9 The fear of the LORD is pure, enduring forever. The decrees of the LORD are firm, and all of them are righteous.
Psa_31:18 Let their lying lips be silenced, for with pride and contempt they speak arrogantly against the righteous.
Psa_32:11 Rejoice in the LORD and be glad, you righteous; sing, all you who are upright in heart!
Psa_33:1 Sing joyfully to the LORD, you righteous; it is fitting for the upright to praise him.
Psa_34:15 The eyes of the LORD are on the righteous, and his ears are attentive to their cry;
Psa_34:17 The righteous cry out, and the LORD hears them; he delivers them from all their troubles.
Psa_34:19 The righteous person may have many troubles, but the LORD delivers him from them all;
Psa_34:21 Evil will slay the wicked; the foes of the righteous will be condemned.
Psa_37:6 He will make your righteous reward shine like the dawn, your vindication like the noonday sun.
Psa_37:12 The wicked plot against the righteous and gnash their teeth at them;
Psa_37:16 Better the little that the righteous have than the wealth of many wicked;
Psa_37:17 for the power of the wicked will be broken, but the LORD upholds the righteous.
Psa_37:21 The wicked borrow and do not repay, but the righteous give generously;
Psa_37:25 I was young and now I am old, yet I have never seen the righteous forsaken or their children begging bread.
Psa_37:29 The righteous will inherit the land and dwell in it forever.
Psa_37:30 The mouths of the righteous utter wisdom, and their tongues speak what is just.
Psa_37:32 The wicked lie in wait for the righteous, intent on putting them to death;
Psa_37:39 The salvation of the righteous comes from the LORD; he is their stronghold in time of trouble.
Psa_51:19 Then you will delight in the sacrifices of the righteous, in burnt offerings offered whole; then bulls will be offered on your altar.
Psa_52:6 The righteous will see and fear; they will laugh at you, saying,
Psa_55:22 Cast your cares on the LORD and he will sustain you; he will never let the righteous be shaken.
Psa_58:10 The righteous will be glad when they are avenged, when they dip their feet in the blood of the wicked.
Psa_58:11 Then people will say, "Surely the righteous still are rewarded; surely there is a God who judges the earth."
Psa_64:10 The righteous will rejoice in the LORD and take refuge in him; all the upright in heart will glory in him!
Psa_65:5 You answer us with awesome and righteous deeds, God our Savior, the hope of all the ends of the earth and of the farthest seas,
Psa_68:3 But may the righteous be glad and rejoice before God; may they be happy and joyful.
Psa_69:28 May they be blotted out of the book of life and not be listed with the righteous.
Psa_71:15 My mouth will tell of your righteous deeds, of your saving acts all day long-- though I know not how to relate them all.
Psa_71:16 I will come and proclaim your mighty acts, Sovereign LORD; I will proclaim your righteous deeds, yours alone.
Psa_71:24 My tongue will tell of your righteous acts all day long, for those who wanted to harm me have been put to shame and confusion.
Psa_72:7 In his days may the righteous flourish and prosperity abound till the moon is no more.
Psa_75:10 who says, "I will cut off the horns of all the wicked, but the horns of the righteous will be lifted up."
Psa_88:12 Are your wonders known in the place of darkness, or your righteous deeds in the land of oblivion?
Psa_92:12 The righteous will flourish like a palm tree, they will grow like a cedar of Lebanon;
Psa_94:21 The wicked band together against the righteous and condemn the innocent to death.
Psa_97:11 Light shines on the righteous and joy on the upright in heart.
Psa_97:12 Rejoice in the LORD, you who are righteous, and praise his holy name.
Psa_112:4 Even in darkness light dawns for the upright, for those who are gracious and compassionate and righteous.
Psa_112:6 Surely the righteous will never be shaken; they will be remembered forever.
Psa_116:5 The LORD is gracious and righteous; our God is full of compassion.
Psa_118:15 Shouts of joy and victory resound in the tents of the righteous: "The LORD's right hand has done mighty things!
Psa_118:19 Open for me the gates of the righteous; I will enter and give thanks to the LORD.
Psa_118:20 This is the gate of the LORD through which the righteous may enter.
Psa_119:7 I will praise you with an upright heart as I learn your righteous laws.
Psa_119:62 At midnight I rise to give you thanks for your righteous laws.
Psa_119:75 I know, LORD, that your laws are righteous, and that in faithfulness you have afflicted me.
Psa_119:106 I have taken an oath and confirmed it, that I will follow your righteous laws.
Psa_119:121 I have done what is righteous and just; do not leave me to my oppressors.
Psa_119:123 My eyes fail, looking for your salvation, looking for your righteous promise.
Psa_119:137 You are righteous, LORD, and your laws are right.
Psa_119:138 The statutes you have laid down are righteous; they are fully trustworthy.
Psa_119:144 Your statutes are always righteous; give me understanding that I may live.
Psa_119:160 All your words are true; all your righteous laws are eternal.
Psa_119:164 Seven times a day I praise you for your righteous laws.
Psa_119:172 May my tongue sing of your word, for all your commands are righteous.
Psa_125:3 The scepter of the wicked will not remain over the land allotted to the righteous, for then the righteous might use their hands to do evil.
Psa_129:4 But the LORD is righteous; he has cut me free from the cords of the wicked."
Psa_140:13 Surely the righteous will praise your name, and the upright will live in your presence.
Psa_141:5 Let a righteous man strike me--that is a kindness; let him rebuke me--that is oil on my head. My head will not refuse it, for my prayer will still be against the deeds of evildoers.
Psa_142:7 Set me free from my prison, that I may praise your name. Then the righteous will gather about me because of your goodness to me.
Psa_143:2 Do not bring your servant into judgment, for no one living is righteous before you.
Psa_145:17 The LORD is righteous in all his ways and faithful in all he does.
Psa_146:8 the LORD gives sight to the blind, the LORD lifts up those who are bowed down, the LORD loves the righteous.
Pro_2:20 Thus you will walk in the ways of the good and keep to the paths of the righteous.
Pro_3:33 The LORD's curse is on the house of the wicked, but he blesses the home of the righteous.
Pro_4:18 The path of the righteous is like the morning sun, shining ever brighter till the full light of day.
Pro_9:9 Instruct the wise and they will be wiser still; teach the righteous and they will add to their learning.
Pro_10:3 The LORD does not let the righteous go hungry, but he thwarts the craving of the wicked.
Pro_10:6 Blessings crown the head of the righteous, but violence overwhelms the mouth of the wicked.
Pro_10:7 The name of the righteous is used in blessings, but the name of the wicked will rot.
Pro_10:11 The mouth of the righteous is a fountain of life, but the mouth of the wicked conceals violence.
Pro_10:16 The wages of the righteous is life, but the earnings of the wicked are sin and death.
Pro_10:20 The tongue of the righteous is choice silver, but the heart of the wicked is of little value.
Pro_10:21 The lips of the righteous nourish many, but fools die for lack of sense.
Pro_10:24 What the wicked dread will overtake them; what the righteous desire will be granted.
Pro_10:25 When the storm has swept by, the wicked are gone, but the righteous stand firm forever.
Pro_10:28 The prospect of the righteous is joy, but the hopes of the wicked come to nothing.
Pro_10:30 The righteous will never be uprooted, but the wicked will not remain in the land.
Pro_10:31 From the mouth of the righteous comes the fruit of wisdom, but a perverse tongue will be silenced.
Pro_10:32 The lips of the righteous know what finds favor, but the mouth of the wicked only what is perverse.
Pro_11:8 The righteous person is rescued from trouble, and it falls on the wicked instead.
Pro_11:9 With their mouths the godless destroy their neighbors, but through knowledge the righteous escape.
Pro_11:10 When the righteous prosper, the city rejoices; when the wicked perish, there are shouts of joy.
Pro_11:19 Truly the righteous attain life, but whoever pursues evil finds death.
Pro_11:21 Be sure of this: The wicked will not go unpunished, but those who are righteous will go free.
Pro_11:23 The desire of the righteous ends only in good, but the hope of the wicked only in wrath.
Pro_11:28 Those who trust in their riches will fall, but the righteous will thrive like a green leaf.
Pro_11:30 The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, and the one who is wise saves lives.
Pro_11:31 If the righteous receive their due on earth, how much more the ungodly and the sinner!
Pro_12:3 No one can be established through wickedness, but the righteous cannot be uprooted.
Pro_12:5 The plans of the righteous are just, but the advice of the wicked is deceitful.
Pro_12:7 The wicked are overthrown and are no more, but the house of the righteous stands firm.
Pro_12:10 The righteous care for the needs of their animals, but the kindest acts of the wicked are cruel.
Pro_12:12 The wicked desire the stronghold of evildoers, but the root of the righteous endures.
Pro_12:21 No harm overtakes the righteous, but the wicked have their fill of trouble.
Pro_12:26 The righteous choose their friends carefully, but the way of the wicked leads them astray.
Pro_13:5 The righteous hate what is false, but the wicked make themselves a stench and bring shame on themselves.
Pro_13:9 The light of the righteous shines brightly, but the lamp of the wicked is snuffed out.
Pro_13:21 Trouble pursues the sinner, but the righteous are rewarded with good things.
Pro_13:22 A good person leaves an inheritance for their children's children, but a sinner's wealth is stored up for the righteous.
Pro_13:25 The righteous eat to their hearts' content, but the stomach of the wicked goes hungry.
Pro_14:19 Evildoers will bow down in the presence of the good, and the wicked at the gates of the righteous.
Pro_14:32 When calamity comes, the wicked are brought down, but even in death the righteous seek refuge in God.
Pro_15:6 The house of the righteous contains great treasure, but the income of the wicked brings ruin.
Pro_15:28 The heart of the righteous weighs its answers, but the mouth of the wicked gushes evil.
Pro_15:29 The LORD is far from the wicked, but he hears the prayer of the righteous.
Pro_18:10 The name of the LORD is a fortified tower; the righteous run to it and are safe.
Pro_20:7 The righteous lead blameless lives; blessed are their children after them.
Pro_21:12 The Righteous One takes note of the house of the wicked and brings the wicked to ruin.
Pro_21:15 When justice is done, it brings joy to the righteous but terror to evildoers.
Pro_21:18 The wicked become a ransom for the righteous, and the unfaithful for the upright.
Pro_21:26 All day long he craves for more, but the righteous give without sparing.
Pro_23:24 The father of a righteous child has great joy; a man who fathers a wise son rejoices in him.
Pro_24:15 Do not lurk like a thief near the house of the righteous, do not plunder their dwelling place;
Pro_24:16 for though the righteous fall seven times, they rise again, but the wicked stumble when calamity strikes.
Pro_25:26 Like a muddied spring or a polluted well are the righteous who give way to the wicked.
Pro_28:1 The wicked flee though no one pursues, but the righteous are as bold as a lion.
Pro_28:12 When the righteous triumph, there is great elation; but when the wicked rise to power, people go into hiding.
Pro_28:28 When the wicked rise to power, people go into hiding; but when the wicked perish, the righteous thrive.
Pro_29:2 When the righteous thrive, the people rejoice; when the wicked rule, the people groan.
Pro_29:6 Evildoers are snared by their own sin, but the righteous shout for joy and are glad.
Pro_29:7 The righteous care about justice for the poor, but the wicked have no such concern.
Pro_29:16 When the wicked thrive, so does sin, but the righteous will see their downfall.
Pro_29:27 The righteous detest the dishonest; the wicked detest the upright.
Ecc_3:17 I said to myself, "God will bring into judgment both the righteous and the wicked, for there will be a time for every activity, a time to judge every deed."
Ecc_7:15 In this meaningless life of mine I have seen both of these: the righteous perishing in their righteousness, and the wicked living long in their wickedness.
Ecc_7:20 Indeed, there is no one on earth who is righteous, no one who does what is right and never sins.
Ecc_8:14 There is something else meaningless that occurs on earth: the righteous who get what the wicked deserve, and the wicked who get what the righteous deserve. This too, I say, is meaningless.
Ecc_9:1 So I reflected on all this and concluded that the righteous and the wise and what they do are in God's hands, but no one knows whether love or hate awaits them.
Ecc_9:2 All share a common destiny--the righteous and the wicked, the good and the bad, the clean and the unclean, those who offer sacrifices and those who do not. As it is with the good, so with the sinful; as it is with those who take oaths, so with those who are afraid to take them.
Isa_3:10 Tell the righteous it will be well with them, for they will enjoy the fruit of their deeds.
Isa_5:16 But the LORD Almighty will be exalted by his justice, and the holy God will be proved holy by his righteous acts.
Isa_10:22 Though your people be like the sand by the sea, Israel, only a remnant will return. Destruction has been decreed, overwhelming and righteous.
Isa_24:16 From the ends of the earth we hear singing: "Glory to the Righteous One." But I said, "I waste away, I waste away! Woe to me! The treacherous betray! With treachery the treacherous betray!"
Isa_26:2 Open the gates that the righteous nation may enter, the nation that keeps faith.
Isa_26:7 The path of the righteous is level; you, the Upright One, make the way of the righteous smooth.
Isa_41:10 So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.
Isa_45:21 Declare what is to be, present it-- let them take counsel together. Who foretold this long ago, who declared it from the distant past? Was it not I, the LORD? And there is no God apart from me, a righteous God and a Savior; there is none but me.
Isa_53:11 After he has suffered, he will see the light of life and be satisfied; by his knowledge my righteous servant will justify many, and he will bear their iniquities.
Isa_57:1 The righteous perish, and no one takes it to heart; the devout are taken away, and no one understands that the righteous are taken away to be spared from evil.
Isa_60:21 Then all your people will be righteous and they will possess the land forever. They are the shoot I have planted, the work of my hands, for the display of my splendor.
Isa_64:6 All of us have become like one who is unclean, and all our righteous acts are like filthy rags; we all shrivel up like a leaf, and like the wind our sins sweep us away.
Jer_3:11 The LORD said to me, "Faithless Israel is more righteous than unfaithful Judah.
Jer_4:2 and if in a truthful, just and righteous way you swear, 'As surely as the LORD lives,' then the nations will invoke blessings by him and in him they will boast."
Jer_12:1 You are always righteous, LORD, when I bring a case before you. Yet I would speak with you about your justice: Why does the way of the wicked prosper? Why do all the faithless live at ease?
Jer_20:12 LORD Almighty, you who examine the righteous and probe the heart and mind, let me see your vengeance on them, for to you I have committed my cause.
Jer_23:5 "The days are coming," declares the LORD, "when I will raise up for David a righteous Branch, a King who will reign wisely and do what is just and right in the land.
Jer_23:6 In his days Judah will be saved and Israel will live in safety. This is the name by which he will be called: The LORD Our Righteous Savior.
Jer_33:15 "'In those days and at that time I will make a righteous Branch sprout from David's line; he will do what is just and right in the land.
Jer_33:16 In those days Judah will be saved and Jerusalem will live in safety. This is the name by which it will be called: The LORD Our Righteous Savior.'
Lam_1:18 "The LORD is righteous, yet I rebelled against his command. Listen, all you peoples; look on my suffering. My young men and young women have gone into exile.
Lam_4:13 But it happened because of the sins of her prophets and the iniquities of her priests, who shed within her the blood of the righteous.
Eze_3:20 "Again, when a righteous person turns from their righteousness and does evil, and I put a stumbling block before them, they will die. Since you did not warn them, they will die for their sin. The righteous things that person did will not be remembered, and I will hold you accountable for their blood.
Eze_3:21 But if you do warn the righteous person not to sin and they do not sin, they will surely live because they took warning, and you will have saved yourself."
Eze_13:22 Because you disheartened the righteous with your lies, when I had brought them no grief, and because you encouraged the wicked not to turn from their evil ways and so save their lives,
Eze_16:51 Samaria did not commit half the sins you did. You have done more detestable things than they, and have made your sisters seem righteous by all these things you have done.
Eze_16:52 Bear your disgrace, for you have furnished some justification for your sisters. Because your sins were more vile than theirs, they appear more righteous than you. So then, be ashamed and bear your disgrace, for you have made your sisters appear righteous.
Eze_18:5 "Suppose there is a righteous man who does what is just and right.
Eze_18:9 He follows my decrees and faithfully keeps my laws. That man is righteous; he will surely live, declares the Sovereign LORD.
Eze_18:20 The one who sins is the one who will die. The child will not share the guilt of the parent, nor will the parent share the guilt of the child. The righteousness of the righteous will be credited to them, and the wickedness of the wicked will be charged against them.
Eze_18:22 None of the offenses they have committed will be remembered against them. Because of the righteous things they have done, they will live.
Eze_18:24 "But if a righteous person turns from their righteousness and commits sin and does the same detestable things the wicked person does, will they live? None of the righteous things that person has done will be remembered. Because of the unfaithfulness they are guilty of and because of the sins they have committed, they will die.
Eze_18:26 If a righteous person turns from their righteousness and commits sin, they will die for it; because of the sin they have committed they will die.
Eze_21:3 and say to her: 'This is what the LORD says: I am against you. I will draw my sword from its sheath and cut off from you both the righteous and the wicked.
Eze_21:4 Because I am going to cut off the righteous and the wicked, my sword will be unsheathed against everyone from south to north.
Eze_23:45 But righteous judges will sentence them to the punishment of women who commit adultery and shed blood, because they are adulterous and blood is on their hands.
Eze_33:12 "Therefore, son of man, say to your people, 'If someone who is righteous disobeys, that person's former righteousness will count for nothing. And if someone who is wicked repents, that person's former wickedness will not bring condemnation. The righteous person who sins will not be allowed to live even though they were formerly righteous.'
Eze_33:13 If I tell a righteous person that they will surely live, but then they trust in their righteousness and do evil, none of the righteous things that person has done will be remembered; they will die for the evil they have done.
Eze_33:18 If a righteous person turns from their righteousness and does evil, they will die for it.
Dan_9:7 "Lord, you are righteous, but this day we are covered with shame--the people of Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem and all Israel, both near and far, in all the countries where you have scattered us because of our unfaithfulness to you.
Dan_9:14 The LORD did not hesitate to bring the disaster on us, for the LORD our God is righteous in everything he does; yet we have not obeyed him.
Dan_9:16 Lord, in keeping with all your righteous acts, turn away your anger and your wrath from Jerusalem, your city, your holy hill. Our sins and the iniquities of our ancestors have made Jerusalem and your people an object of scorn to all those around us.
Dan_9:18 Give ear, our God, and hear; open your eyes and see the desolation of the city that bears your Name. We do not make requests of you because we are righteous, but because of your great mercy.
Hos_14:9 Who is wise? Let them realize these things. Who is discerning? Let them understand. The ways of the LORD are right; the righteous walk in them, but the rebellious stumble in them.
Mic_6:5 My people, remember what Balak king of Moab plotted and what Balaam son of Beor answered. Remember your journey from Shittim to Gilgal, that you may know the righteous acts of the LORD."
Hab_1:4 Therefore the law is paralyzed, and justice never prevails. The wicked hem in the righteous, so that justice is perverted.
Hab_1:13 Your eyes are too pure to look on evil; you cannot tolerate wrongdoing. Why then do you tolerate the treacherous? Why are you silent while the wicked swallow up those more righteous than themselves?
Hab_2:4 "See, the enemy is puffed up; his desires are not upright-- but the righteous person will live by his faithfulness--
Zep_3:5 The LORD within her is righteous; he does no wrong. Morning by morning he dispenses his justice, and every new day he does not fail, yet the unrighteous know no shame.
Zec_8:8 I will bring them back to live in Jerusalem; they will be my people, and I will be faithful and righteous to them as their God."
Zec_9:9 Rejoice greatly, Daughter Zion! Shout, Daughter Jerusalem! See, your king comes to you, righteous and victorious, lowly and riding on a donkey, on a colt, the foal of a donkey.
Mal_3:18 And you will again see the distinction between the righteous and the wicked, between those who serve God and those who do not.
Mat_5:45 that you may be children of your Father in heaven. He causes his sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous.
Mat_9:13 But go and learn what this means: 'I desire mercy, not sacrifice.' For I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners."
Mat_10:41 Whoever welcomes a prophet as a prophet will receive a prophet's reward, and whoever welcomes a righteous person as a righteous person will receive a righteous person's reward.
Mat_13:17 For truly I tell you, many prophets and righteous people longed to see what you see but did not see it, and to hear what you hear but did not hear it.
Mat_13:43 Then the righteous will shine like the sun in the kingdom of their Father. Whoever has ears, let them hear.
Mat_13:49 This is how it will be at the end of the age. The angels will come and separate the wicked from the righteous
Mat_23:28 In the same way, on the outside you appear to people as righteous but on the inside you are full of hypocrisy and wickedness.
Mat_23:29 "Woe to you, teachers of the law and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You build tombs for the prophets and decorate the graves of the righteous.
Mat_23:35 And so upon you will come all the righteous blood that has been shed on earth, from the blood of righteous Abel to the blood of Zechariah son of Berekiah, whom you murdered between the temple and the altar.
Mat_25:37 "Then the righteous will answer him, 'Lord, when did we see you hungry and feed you, or thirsty and give you something to drink?
Mat_25:46 "Then they will go away to eternal punishment, but the righteous to eternal life."
Mar_2:17 On hearing this, Jesus said to them, "It is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick. I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners."
Mar_6:20 because Herod feared John and protected him, knowing him to be a righteous and holy man. When Herod heard John, he was greatly puzzled; yet he liked to listen to him.
Luk_1:6 Both of them were righteous in the sight of God, observing all the Lord's commands and decrees blamelessly.
Luk_1:17 And he will go on before the Lord, in the spirit and power of Elijah, to turn the hearts of the parents to their children and the disobedient to the wisdom of the righteous--to make ready a people prepared for the Lord."
Luk_2:25 Now there was a man in Jerusalem called Simeon, who was righteous and devout. He was waiting for the consolation of Israel, and the Holy Spirit was on him.
Luk_5:32 I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance."
Luk_14:14 and you will be blessed. Although they cannot repay you, you will be repaid at the resurrection of the righteous."
Luk_15:7 I tell you that in the same way there will be more rejoicing in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous persons who do not need to repent.
Luk_23:47 The centurion, seeing what had happened, praised God and said, "Surely this was a righteous man."
Joh_17:25 "Righteous Father, though the world does not know you, I know you, and they know that you have sent me.
Act_3:14 You disowned the Holy and Righteous One and asked that a murderer be released to you.
Act_7:52 Was there ever a prophet your ancestors did not persecute? They even killed those who predicted the coming of the Righteous One. And now you have betrayed and murdered him--
Act_10:22 The men replied, "We have come from Cornelius the centurion. He is a righteous and God-fearing man, who is respected by all the Jewish people. A holy angel told him to ask you to come to his house so that he could hear what you have to say."
Act_22:14 "Then he said: 'The God of our ancestors has chosen you to know his will and to see the Righteous One and to hear words from his mouth.
Act_24:15 and I have the same hope in God as these men themselves have, that there will be a resurrection of both the righteous and the wicked.
Rom_1:17 For in the gospel the righteousness of God is revealed--a righteousness that is by faith from first to last, just as it is written: "The righteous will live by faith."
Rom_1:32 Although they know God's righteous decree that those who do such things deserve death, they not only continue to do these very things but also approve of those who practice them.
Rom_2:5 But because of your stubbornness and your unrepentant heart, you are storing up wrath against yourself for the day of God's wrath, when his righteous judgment will be revealed.
Rom_2:13 For it is not those who hear the law who are righteous in God's sight, but it is those who obey the law who will be declared righteous.
Rom_3:10 As it is written: "There is no one righteous, not even one;
Rom_3:20 Therefore no one will be declared righteous in God's sight by the works of the law; rather, through the law we become conscious of our sin.
Rom_5:7 Very rarely will anyone die for a righteous person, though for a good person someone might possibly dare to die.
Rom_5:18 Consequently, just as one trespass resulted in condemnation for all people, so also one righteous act resulted in justification and life for all people.
Rom_5:19 For just as through the disobedience of the one man the many were made sinners, so also through the obedience of the one man the many will be made righteous.
Rom_7:12 So then, the law is holy, and the commandment is holy, righteous and good.
Rom_8:4 in order that the righteous requirement of the law might be fully met in us, who do not live according to the flesh but according to the Spirit.
Gal_3:11 Clearly no one who relies on the law is justified before God, because "the righteous will live by faith."
1Th_2:10 You are witnesses, and so is God, of how holy, righteous and blameless we were among you who believed.
1Ti_1:9 We also know that the law is made not for the righteous but for lawbreakers and rebels, the ungodly and sinful, the unholy and irreligious, for those who kill their fathers or mothers, for murderers,
2Ti_4:8 Now there is in store for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day--and not only to me, but also to all who have longed for his appearing.
Tit_3:5 he saved us, not because of righteous things we had done, but because of his mercy. He saved us through the washing of rebirth and renewal by the Holy Spirit,
Heb_10:38 And, "But my righteous one will live by faith. And I take no pleasure in the one who shrinks back."
Heb_11:4 By faith Abel brought God a better offering than Cain did. By faith he was commended as righteous, when God spoke well of his offerings. And by faith Abel still speaks, even though he is dead.
Heb_12:23 to the church of the firstborn, whose names are written in heaven. You have come to God, the Judge of all, to the spirits of the righteous made perfect,
Jas_2:21 Was not our father Abraham considered righteous for what he did when he offered his son Isaac on the altar?
Jas_2:24 You see that a person is considered righteous by what they do and not by faith alone.
Jas_2:25 In the same way, was not even Rahab the prostitute considered righteous for what she did when she gave lodging to the spies and sent them off in a different direction?
Jas_5:16 Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective.
1Pe_3:12 For the eyes of the Lord are on the righteous and his ears are attentive to their prayer, but the face of the Lord is against those who do evil."
1Pe_3:18 For Christ also suffered once for sins, the righteous for the unrighteous, to bring you to God. He was put to death in the body but made alive in the Spirit.
1Pe_4:18 And, "If it is hard for the righteous to be saved, what will become of the ungodly and the sinner?"
2Pe_2:7 and if he rescued Lot, a righteous man, who was distressed by the depraved conduct of the lawless
2Pe_2:8 (for that righteous man, living among them day after day, was tormented in his righteous soul by the lawless deeds he saw and heard)--
1Jn_2:1 My dear children, I write this to you so that you will not sin. But if anybody does sin, we have an advocate with the Father--Jesus Christ, the Righteous One.
1Jn_2:29 If you know that he is righteous, you know that everyone who does what is right has been born of him.
1Jn_3:7 Dear children, do not let anyone lead you astray. The one who does what is right is righteous, just as he is righteous.
1Jn_3:12 Do not be like Cain, who belonged to the evil one and murdered his brother. And why did he murder him? Because his own actions were evil and his brother's were righteous.
Rev_15:4 Who will not fear you, Lord, and bring glory to your name? For you alone are holy. All nations will come and worship before you, for your righteous acts have been revealed."
Rev_19:8 Fine linen, bright and clean, was given her to wear." (Fine linen stands for the righteous acts of God's holy people.)