48 Scriptures about being “A Good Man”
The steps of a man are established by the Lord,
And He delights in his way.
The good man brings out of his good treasure what is good; and the evil man brings out of his evil treasure what is evil.
for he was a good man, and full of the Holy Spirit and of faith. And considerable numbers were brought to the Lord.
as it is written,
“There is none righteous, not even one;
For a righteous man falls seven times, and rises again,
But the wicked stumble in time of calamity.
A good man leaves an inheritance to his children’s children,
And the wealth of the sinner is stored up for the righteous.
Man’s steps are ordained by the Lord,
How then can man understand his way?
which I am still seeking but have not found. I have found one man among a thousand, but I have not found a woman among all these.
Many a man proclaims his own loyalty,
But who can find a trustworthy man?
Better is the little of the righteous
Then the abundance of many wicked.
“For my husband is not at home,
He has gone on a long journey;
Mark the blameless man, and behold the upright;
For the man of peace will have a posterity.
Many plans are in a man’s heart,
But the counsel of the Lord will stand.
A good man will obtain favour from the Lord,
But He will condemn a man who devises evil.
Indeed, there is not a righteous man on earth who continually does good and who never sins.
But we know that the Law is good, if one uses it lawfully,
The mind of man plans his way,
But the Lord directs his steps.
So you will find favour and good repute
In the sight of God and man.
For one will hardly die for a righteous man; though perhaps for the good man someone would dare even to die.
I know, O Lord, that a man’s way is not in himself,
Nor is it in a man who walks to direct his steps.
Then the Lord God said, “It is not good for the man to be alone; I will make him a helper suitable for him.”
A righteous man who walks in his integrity—
How blessed are his sons after him.
The Lord is far from the wicked,
But He hears the prayer of the righteous.
A man will not be established by wickedness,
But the root of the righteous will not be moved.
so that the man of God may be adequate, equipped for every good work.
It is well with the man who is gracious and lends;
He will maintain his cause in judgement.
“Roam to and fro through the streets of Jerusalem,
And look now and take note.
And seek in her open squares,
If you can find a man,
If there is one who does justice, who seeks truth,
Then I will pardon her.
For he will never be shaken;
The righteous will be remembered forever.
“Beware of practising your righteousness before men to be noticed by them; otherwise you have no reward with your Father who is in heaven.
for indeed man was not created for the woman’s sake, but woman for the man’s sake.
So the Lord said, “If I find in Sodom fifty righteous within the city, then I will spare the whole place on their account.”
O taste and see that the Lord is good;
How blessed is the man who takes refuge in Him!
But I want you to understand that Christ is the head of every man, and the man is the head of a woman, and God is the head of Christ.
knowing that whatever good thing each one does, this he will receive back from the Lord, whether slave or free.
A righteous man has regard for the life of his animal,
But even the compassion of the wicked is cruel.
So you will walk in the way of good men
And keep to the paths of the righteous.
Now concerning the things about which you wrote, it is good for a man not to touch a woman.
His descendants will be mighty on earth;
The generation of the upright will be blessed.
It is better to take refuge in the Lord
Than to trust in man.
The Lord will not allow the righteous to hunger,
But He will reject the craving of the wicked.
Say to the righteous that it will go well with them,
For they will eat the fruit of their actions.
And Jesus said to him, “Why do you call Me good? No one is good except God alone.
The righteous man perishes, and no man takes it to heart;
And devout men are taken away, while no one understands.
For the righteous man is taken away from evil,
A man’s gift makes room for him
And brings him before great men.
The righteous is delivered from trouble,
But the wicked takes his place.
For the choir director; upon an eight-stringed lyre. A Psalm of David.
Help, Lord, for the godly man ceases to be,
For the faithful disappear from among the sons of men.
Every man’s way is right in his own eyes,
But the Lord weighs the hearts.
The godly person has perished from the land,
And there is no upright person among men.
All of them lie in wait for bloodshed;
Each of them hunts the other with a net.