Bible Verses About Righteousness

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But and if ye suffer for righteousness' sake, happy are ye: and be not afraid of their terror, neither be troubled;

1 Peter 3:14
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And they that be wise shall shine as the brightness of the firmament; and they that turn many to righteousness as the stars for ever and ever.

Daniel 12:3
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For if by one man's offence death reigned by one; much more they which receive abundance of grace and of the gift of righteousness shall reign in life by one, Jesus Christ.)

Romans 5:17
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Blessed are they that keep judgment, and he that doeth righteousness at all times.

Psalms 106:3
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For as by one man's disobedience many were made sinners, so by the obedience of one shall many be made righteous.

Romans 5:19
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Say ye to the righteous, that it shall be well with him: for they shall eat the fruit of their doings.

Isaiah 3:10
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As righteousness tendeth to life: so he that pursueth evil pursueth it to his own death.

Proverbs 11:19
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And the scripture was fulfilled which saith, Abraham believed God, and it was imputed unto him for righteousness: and he was called the Friend of God.

James 2:23
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And he believed in the Lord; and he counted it to him for righteousness.

Genesis 15:6
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Sow to yourselves in righteousness, reap in mercy; break up your fallow ground: for it is time to seek the Lord, till he come and rain righteousness upon you.

Hosea 10:12
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15 What then? shall we sin, because we are not under the law, but under grace? God forbid.
16 Know ye not, that to whom ye yield yourselves servants to obey, his servants ye are to whom ye obey; whether of sin unto death, or of obedience unto righteousness?
17 But God be thanked, that ye were the servants of sin, but ye have obeyed from the heart that form of doctrine which was delivered you.
18 Being then made free from sin, ye became the servants of righteousness.
19 I speak after the manner of men because of the infirmity of your flesh: for as ye have yielded your members servants to uncleanness and to iniquity unto iniquity; even so now yield your members servants to righteousness unto holiness.
20 For when ye were the servants of sin, ye were free from righteousness.
21 What fruit had ye then in those things whereof ye are now ashamed? for the end of those things is death.
22 But now being made free from sin, and become servants to God, ye have your fruit unto holiness, and the end everlasting life.
23 For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Romans 6:15-23
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Unto the upright there ariseth light in the darkness: he is gracious, and full of compassion, and righteous.

Psalms 112:4
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I speak after the manner of men because of the infirmity of your flesh: for as ye have yielded your members servants to uncleanness and to iniquity unto iniquity; even so now yield your members servants to righteousness unto holiness.

Romans 6:19
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The fear of the wicked, it shall come upon him: but the desire of the righteous shall be granted.

Proverbs 10:24
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In the way of righteousness is life: and in the pathway thereof there is no death.

Proverbs 12:28
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And the fruit of righteousness is sown in peace of them that make peace.

James 3:18
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And it shall be our righteousness, if we observe to do all these commandments before the Lord our God, as he hath commanded us.

Deuteronomy 6:25
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But unto you that fear my name shall the Sun of righteousness arise with healing in his wings; and ye shall go forth, and grow up as calves of the stall.

Malachi 4:2
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Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and having on the breastplate of righteousness;

Ephesians 6:14
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Surely he shall not be moved for ever: the righteous shall be in everlasting remembrance.

Psalms 112:6
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For when ye were the servants of sin, ye were free from righteousness.

Romans 6:20
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But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.

Matthew 6:33
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Righteousness keepeth him that is upright in the way: but wickedness overthroweth the sinner.

Proverbs 13:6
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If ye know that he is righteous, ye know that every one that doeth righteousness is born of him.

1 John 2:29
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I put on righteousness, and it clothed me: my judgment was as a robe and a diadem.

Job 29:14
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Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled.

Matthew 5:6
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1 Finally, my brethren, rejoice in the Lord. To write the same things to you, to me indeed is not grievous, but for you it is safe.
2 Beware of dogs, beware of evil workers, beware of the concision.
3 For we are the circumcision, which worship God in the spirit, and rejoice in Christ Jesus, and have no confidence in the flesh.
4 Though I might also have confidence in the flesh. If any other man thinketh that he hath whereof he might trust in the flesh, I more:
5 Circumcised the eighth day, of the stock of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, an Hebrew of the Hebrews; as touching the law, a Pharisee;
6 Concerning zeal, persecuting the church; touching the righteousness which is in the law, blameless.
7 But what things were gain to me, those I counted loss for Christ.
8 Yea doubtless, and I count all things but loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord: for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and do count them but dung, that I may win Christ,
9 And be found in him, not having mine own righteousness, which is of the law, but that which is through the faith of Christ, the righteousness which is of God by faith:

Philippians 3:1-9
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The righteousness of the perfect shall direct his way: but the wicked shall fall by his own wickedness.

Proverbs 11:5
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He layeth up sound wisdom for the righteous: he is a buckler to them that walk uprightly.

Proverbs 2:7
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That the righteousness of the law might be fulfilled in us, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.

Romans 8:4
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Salvation belongeth unto the Lord: thy blessing is upon thy people. Selah.

Psalm 3:8
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Righteousness exalteth a nation: but sin is a reproach to any people.

Proverbs 14:34
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Little children, let no man deceive you: he that doeth righteousness is righteous, even as he is righteous.

1 John 3:7
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He shall pray unto God, and he will be favourable unto him: and he shall see his face with joy: for he will render unto man his righteousness.

Job 33:26
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For I say unto you, That except your righteousness shall exceed the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees, ye shall in no case enter into the kingdom of heaven.

Matthew 5:20
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22 Flee also youthful lusts: but follow righteousness, faith, charity, peace, with them that call on the Lord out of a pure heart.
23 But foolish and unlearned questions avoid, knowing that they do gender strifes.
24 And the servant of the Lord must not strive; but be gentle unto all men, apt to teach, patient,
25 In meekness instructing those that oppose themselves; if God peradventure will give them repentance to the acknowledging of the truth;
26 And that they may recover themselves out of the snare of the devil, who are taken captive by him at his will.

2 Timothy 2:22-26
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He that trusteth in his riches shall fall; but the righteous shall flourish as a branch.

Proverbs 11:28
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Then shalt thou understand righteousness, and judgment, and equity; yea, every good path.

Proverbs 2:9
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For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink; but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost.

Romans 14:17
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For the Lord God is a sun and shield: the Lord will give grace and glory: no good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly.

Psalms 84:11
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The righteous considereth the cause of the poor: but the wicked regardeth not to know it.

Proverbs 29:7
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In this the children of God are manifest, and the children of the devil: whosoever doeth not righteousness is not of God, neither he that loveth not his brother.

1 John 3:10
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1 Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful.
2 But his delight is in the law of the Lord; and in his law doth he meditate day and night.

Psalms 1:1-2
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He that receiveth a prophet in the name of a prophet shall receive a prophet's reward; and he that receiveth a righteous man in the name of a righteous man shall receive a righteous man's reward.

Matthew 10:41
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All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:

2 Timothy 3:16
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For thou, Lord, wilt bless the righteous; with favour wilt thou compass him as with a shield.

Psalms 5:12
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That thou mayest walk in the way of good men, and keep the paths of the righteous.

Proverbs 2:20
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(For the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness and righteousness and truth;)

Ephesians 5:9
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He that spared not his own Son, but delivered him up for us all, how shall he not with him also freely give us all things?

Romans 8:32
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Judgment also will I lay to the line, and righteousness to the plummet: and the hail shall sweep away the refuge of lies, and the waters shall overflow the hiding place.

Isaiah 28:17
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Even so ye also outwardly appear righteous unto men, but within ye are full of hypocrisy and iniquity.

Matthew 23:28
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But ye denied the Holy One and the Just, and desired a murderer to be granted unto you;

Acts 3:14
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1 What shall we say then that Abraham our father, as pertaining to the flesh, hath found?
2 For if Abraham were justified by works, he hath whereof to glory; but not before God.
3 For what saith the scripture? Abraham believed God, and it was counted unto him for righteousness.
4 Now to him that worketh is the reward not reckoned of grace, but of debt.
5 But to him that worketh not, but believeth on him that justifieth the ungodly, his faith is counted for righteousness.
6 Even as David also describeth the blessedness of the man, unto whom God imputeth righteousness without works,
7 Saying, Blessed are they whose iniquities are forgiven, and whose sins are covered.
8 Blessed is the man to whom the Lord will not impute sin.
9 Cometh this blessedness then upon the circumcision only, or upon the uncircumcision also? for we say that faith was reckoned to Abraham for righteousness.
10 How was it then reckoned? when he was in circumcision, or in uncircumcision? Not in circumcision, but in uncircumcision.
11 And he received the sign of circumcision, a seal of the righteousness of the faith which he had yet being uncircumcised: that he might be the father of all them that believe, though they be not circumcised; that righteousness might be imputed unto them also:
12 And the father of circumcision to them who are not of the circumcision only, but who also walk in the steps of that faith of our father Abraham, which he had being yet uncircumcised.
13 For the promise, that he should be the heir of the world, was not to Abraham, or to his seed, through the law, but through the righteousness of faith.
14 For if they which are of the law be heirs, faith is made void, and the promise made of none effect:
15 Because the law worketh wrath: for where no law is, there is no transgression.
16 Therefore it is of faith, that it might be by grace; to the end the promise might be sure to all the seed; not to that only which is of the law, but to that also which is of the faith of Abraham; who is the father of us all,

Romans 4:1-25
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15 What then? shall we sin, because we are not under the law, but under grace? God forbid.
16 Know ye not, that to whom ye yield yourselves servants to obey, his servants ye are to whom ye obey; whether of sin unto death, or of obedience unto righteousness?
17 But God be thanked, that ye were the servants of sin, but ye have obeyed from the heart that form of doctrine which was delivered you.
18 Being then made free from sin, ye became the servants of righteousness.
19 I speak after the manner of men because of the infirmity of your flesh: for as ye have yielded your members servants to uncleanness and to iniquity unto iniquity; even so now yield your members servants to righteousness unto holiness.
20 For when ye were the servants of sin, ye were free from righteousness.
21 What fruit had ye then in those things whereof ye are now ashamed? for the end of those things is death.
22 But now being made free from sin, and become servants to God, ye have your fruit unto holiness, and the end everlasting life.
23 For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Romans 6:15-23
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1 Finally, my brethren, rejoice in the Lord. To write the same things to you, to me indeed is not grievous, but for you it is safe.
2 Beware of dogs, beware of evil workers, beware of the concision.
3 For we are the circumcision, which worship God in the spirit, and rejoice in Christ Jesus, and have no confidence in the flesh.
4 Though I might also have confidence in the flesh. If any other man thinketh that he hath whereof he might trust in the flesh, I more:
5 Circumcised the eighth day, of the stock of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, an Hebrew of the Hebrews; as touching the law, a Pharisee;
6 Concerning zeal, persecuting the church; touching the righteousness which is in the law, blameless.
7 But what things were gain to me, those I counted loss for Christ.
8 Yea doubtless, and I count all things but loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord: for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and do count them but dung, that I may win Christ,
9 And be found in him, not having mine own righteousness, which is of the law, but that which is through the faith of Christ, the righteousness which is of God by faith:

Philippians 3:1-9
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22 Flee also youthful lusts: but follow righteousness, faith, charity, peace, with them that call on the Lord out of a pure heart.
23 But foolish and unlearned questions avoid, knowing that they do gender strifes.
24 And the servant of the Lord must not strive; but be gentle unto all men, apt to teach, patient,
25 In meekness instructing those that oppose themselves; if God peradventure will give them repentance to the acknowledging of the truth;
26 And that they may recover themselves out of the snare of the devil, who are taken captive by him at his will.

2 Timothy 2:22-26
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Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and having on the breastplate of righteousness;

Ephesians 6:14
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Little children, let no man deceive you: he that doeth righteousness is righteous, even as he is righteous.

1 John 3:7
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In this the children of God are manifest, and the children of the devil: whosoever doeth not righteousness is not of God, neither he that loveth not his brother.

1 John 3:10
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And the scripture was fulfilled which saith, Abraham believed God, and it was imputed unto him for righteousness: and he was called the Friend of God.

James 2:23
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If ye know that he is righteous, ye know that every one that doeth righteousness is born of him.

1 John 2:29
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And he received the sign of circumcision, a seal of the righteousness of the faith which he had yet being uncircumcised: that he might be the father of all them that believe, though they be not circumcised; that righteousness might be imputed unto them also:

Romans 4:11
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For the promise, that he should be the heir of the world, was not to Abraham, or to his seed, through the law, but through the righteousness of faith.

Romans 4:13
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For as by one man's disobedience many were made sinners, so by the obedience of one shall many be made righteous.

Romans 5:19
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I speak after the manner of men because of the infirmity of your flesh: for as ye have yielded your members servants to uncleanness and to iniquity unto iniquity; even so now yield your members servants to righteousness unto holiness.

Romans 6:19
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For when ye were the servants of sin, ye were free from righteousness.

Romans 6:20
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That the righteousness of the law might be fulfilled in us, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.

Romans 8:4
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(For the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness and righteousness and truth;)

Ephesians 5:9
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Which is a manifest token of the righteous judgment of God, that ye may be counted worthy of the kingdom of God, for which ye also suffer:

2 Thessalonians 1:5
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He that receiveth a prophet in the name of a prophet shall receive a prophet's reward; and he that receiveth a righteous man in the name of a righteous man shall receive a righteous man's reward.

Matthew 10:41
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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 12:11
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For what saith the scripture? Abraham believed God, and it was counted unto him for righteousness.

Romans 4:3
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But to him that worketh not, but believeth on him that justifieth the ungodly, his faith is counted for righteousness.

Romans 4:5
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Cometh this blessedness then upon the circumcision only, or upon the uncircumcision also? for we say that faith was reckoned to Abraham for righteousness.

Romans 4:9
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16 Then judgment shall dwell in the wilderness, and righteousness remain in the fruitful field.
17 And the work of righteousness shall be peace; and the effect of righteousness quietness and assurance for ever.

Isaiah 32:16-17
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He that walketh righteously, and speaketh uprightly; he that despiseth the gain of oppressions, that shaketh his hands from holding of bribes, that stoppeth his ears from hearing of blood, and shutteth his eyes from seeing evil;

Isaiah 33:15
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For Zion's sake will I not hold my peace, and for Jerusalem's sake I will not rest, until the righteousness thereof go forth as brightness, and the salvation thereof as a lamp that burneth.

Isaiah 62:1
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And they that be wise shall shine as the brightness of the firmament; and they that turn many to righteousness as the stars for ever and ever.

Daniel 12:3
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Treasures of wickedness profit nothing: but righteousness delivereth from death.

Proverbs 10:2
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The righteous shall never be removed: but the wicked shall not inhabit the earth.

Proverbs 10:30
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For I say unto you, That except your righteousness shall exceed the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees, ye shall in no case enter into the kingdom of heaven.

Matthew 5:20
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As righteousness tendeth to life: so he that pursueth evil pursueth it to his own death.

Proverbs 11:19
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In the way of righteousness is life: and in the pathway thereof there is no death.

Proverbs 12:28
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Righteousness keepeth him that is upright in the way: but wickedness overthroweth the sinner.

Proverbs 13:6
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The eyes of the Lord are upon the righteous, and his ears are open unto their cry.

Psalms 34:15
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The righteous shall flourish like the palm tree: he shall grow like a cedar in Lebanon.

Psalms 92:12
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Blessed are they that keep judgment, and he that doeth righteousness at all times.

Psalms 106:3
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Unto the upright there ariseth light in the darkness: he is gracious, and full of compassion, and righteous.

Psalms 112:4
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Surely he shall not be moved for ever: the righteous shall be in everlasting remembrance.

Psalms 112:6
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He layeth up sound wisdom for the righteous: he is a buckler to them that walk uprightly.

Proverbs 2:7
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Then shalt thou understand righteousness, and judgment, and equity; yea, every good path.

Proverbs 2:9
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That thou mayest walk in the way of good men, and keep the paths of the righteous.

Proverbs 2:20
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And he believed in the Lord; and he counted it to him for righteousness.

Genesis 15:6
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The curse of the Lord is in the house of the wicked: but he blesseth the habitation of the just.

Proverbs 3:33
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And it shall be our righteousness, if we observe to do all these commandments before the Lord our God, as he hath commanded us.

Deuteronomy 6:25
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I put on righteousness, and it clothed me: my judgment was as a robe and a diadem.

Job 29:14
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1 Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful.
2 But his delight is in the law of the Lord; and in his law doth he meditate day and night.

Psalms 1:1-2
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For the righteous Lord loveth righteousness; his countenance doth behold the upright.

Psalms 11:7
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He shall receive the blessing from the Lord, and righteousness from the God of his salvation.

Psalms 24:5
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The righteous considereth the cause of the poor: but the wicked regardeth not to know it.

Proverbs 29:7

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