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?
3. Proverbs 21:3
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.
6. Ephesians 4:24
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!
8. Philippians 1:11
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,
10. 2 Corinthians 9:10
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.
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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?
26. Lamentations 4:13
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.