Innovative 28 Bible Verses about “Righteous People”
1. Matthew 5:20
“For I say to you that unless your righteousness surpasses that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will not enter the kingdom of heaven.
2. Micah 6:8
He has told you, O man, what is good;
And what does the Lord require of you
But to do justice, to love kindness,
And to walk humbly with your God?
To do righteousness and justice
Is desired by the Lord more than sacrifice.
4. Matthew 3:15
But Jesus answering said to him, “Permit it at this time; for in this way it is fitting for us to fulfill all righteousness.” Then he *permitted Him.
5. Romans 14:17
for the kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.
and put on the new self, which in the likeness of God has been created in righteousness and holiness of the truth.
7. Psalm 106:3
How blessed are those who keep justice,
Who practises righteousness at all times!
having been filled with the fruit of righteousness which comes through Jesus Christ, to the glory and praise of God.
9. Titus 2:12
instructing us to deny ungodliness and worldly desires and to live sensibly, righteously and godly in the present age,
Now He who supplies seed to the sower and bread for food will supply and multiply your seed for sowing and increase the harvest of your righteousness;
11. Matthew 5:6
“Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied.
12. Isaiah 1:26
“Then I will restore your judges as at the first,
And your counselors as at the beginning;
After that you will be called the city of righteousness,
A faithful city.”
13. Isaiah 1:27
Zion will be redeemed with justice
And her repentant ones with righteousness.
14. Isaiah 33:5
The Lord is exalted, for He dwells on high;
He has filled Zion with justice and righteousness.
15. Jeremiah 31:23
Thus says the Lord of hosts, the God of Israel, “Once again they will speak this word in the land of Judah and in its cities when I restore their fortunes,
‘The Lord bless you, O abode of righteousness,
O holy hill!’
16. Isaiah 60:21
“Then all your people will be righteous;
They will possess the land forever,
The branch of My planting,
The work of My hands,
That I may be glorified.
17. Isaiah 45:25
“In the Lord all the offspring of Israel
Will be justified and will glory.”
18. Isaiah 61:3
To grant those who mourn in Zion,
Giving them a garland instead of ashes,
The oil of gladness instead of mourning,
The mantle of praise instead of a spirit of fainting.
So they will be called oaks of righteousness,
The planting of the Lord, that He may be glorified.
19. Isaiah 62:1
For Zion’s sake I will not keep silent,
And for Jerusalem’s sake I will not keep quiet,
Until her righteousness goes forth like brightness,
And her salvation like a torch that is burning.
20. Isaiah 62:2
The nations will see your righteousness,
And all kings your glory;
And you will be called by a new name
Which the mouth of the Lord will designate.
21. Isaiah 26:2
“Open the gates, that the righteous nation may enter,
The one that remains faithful.
22. Isaiah 32:16
Then justice will dwell in the wilderness
And righteousness will abide in the fertile field.
23. Hosea 2:19
“I will betroth you to Me forever;
Yes, I will betroth you to Me in righteousness and in justice,
In loving kindness and in compassion,
24. Psalm 23:3
He restores my soul;
He guides me in the paths of righteousness
For His name’s sake.
25. Job 4:7
“Remember now, who ever perished being innocent?
Or where were the upright destroyed?
Because of the sins of her prophets
And the iniquities of her priests,
Who have shed in her midst
The blood of the righteous;
27. Hebrews 12:11
All discipline for the moment seems not to be joyful, but sorrowful; yet to those who have been trained by it, afterwards it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness.
28. James 3:18
And the seed whose fruit is righteousness is sown in peace by those who make peace.