Has there ever been a righteous person? View all View original

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Job 15:14 View context

What [is] man, that he should be clean? and [he which is] born of a woman, that he should be righteous?

Isaiah 41:26 View context

Who hath declared from the beginning, that we may know? and beforetime, that we may say, [He is] righteous? yea, [there is] none that sheweth, yea, [there is] none that declareth, yea, [there is] none that heareth your words.

Isaiah 64:6 View context

But we are all as an unclean [thing], and all our righteousnesses [are] as filthy rags; and we all do fade as a leaf; and our iniquities, like the wind, have taken us away.

Romans 3:10 View context

As it is written, There is none righteous, no, not one:


Genesis 7:1 View context

And the LORD said unto Noah, Come thou and all thy house into the ark; for thee have I seen righteous before me in this generation.

2 Samuel 22:25 View context

Therefore the LORD hath recompensed me according to my righteousness; according to my cleanness in his eye sight.

Job 2:3 View context

And the LORD said unto Satan, Hast thou considered my servant Job, that [there is] none like him in the earth, a perfect and an upright man, one that feareth God, and escheweth evil? and still he holdeth fast his integrity, although thou movedst me against him, to destroy him without cause.

Psalm 1:5-6 View context

Therefore the ungodly shall not stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the congregation of the righteous.

For the LORD knoweth the way of the righteous: but the way of the ungodly shall perish.

Psalm 37:25 View context

I have been young, and [now] am old; yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging bread.

Proverbs 2:7 View context

He layeth up sound wisdom for the righteous: [he is] a buckler to them that walk uprightly.

Proverbs 3:32 View context

For the froward [is] abomination to the LORD: but his secret [is] with the righteous.

Proverbs 10:3 View context

The LORD will not suffer the soul of the righteous to famish: but he casteth away the substance of the wicked.

Proverbs 11:8 View context

The righteous is delivered out of trouble, and the wicked cometh in his stead.

Proverbs 12:3 View context

A man shall not be established by wickedness: but the root of the righteous shall not be moved.

Proverbs 13:5 View context

A righteous [man] hateth lying: but a wicked [man] is loathsome, and cometh to shame.

Proverbs 14:9 View context

Fools make a mock at sin: but among the righteous [there is] favour.

Proverbs 15:6 View context

In the house of the righteous [is] much treasure: but in the revenues of the wicked is trouble.

Proverbs 18:5 View context

[It is] not good to accept the person of the wicked, to overthrow the righteous in judgment.

Proverbs 21:12 View context

The righteous [man] wisely considereth the house of the wicked: [but God] overthroweth the wicked for [their] wickedness.

Proverbs 23:24 View context

The father of the righteous shall greatly rejoice: and he that begetteth a wise [child] shall have joy of him.

Proverbs 24:15 View context

Lay not wait, O wicked [man], against the dwelling of the righteous; spoil not his resting place:

Proverbs 25:26 View context

A righteous man falling down before the wicked [is as] a troubled fountain, and a corrupt spring.

Proverbs 28:1 View context

The wicked flee when no man pursueth: but the righteous are bold as a lion.

Ecclesiastes 9:1 View context

For all this I considered in my heart even to declare all this, that the righteous, and the wise, and their works, [are] in the hand of God: no man knoweth either love or hatred [by] all [that is] before them.

Isaiah 3:10 View context

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

Isaiah 5:23 View context

Which justify the wicked for reward, and take away the righteousness of the righteous from him!

Isaiah 57:1 View context

The righteous perisheth, and no man layeth [it] to heart: and merciful men [are] taken away, none considering that the righteous is taken away from the evil [to come].

Ezekiel 14:14 View context

Though these three men, Noah, Daniel, and Job, were in it, they should deliver [but] their own souls by their righteousness, saith the Lord GOD.

Ezekiel 23:45 View context

And the righteous men, they shall judge them after the manner of adulteresses, and after the manner of women that shed blood; because they [are] adulteresses, and blood [is] in their hands.

Ezekiel 33:12 View context

Therefore, thou son of man, say unto the children of thy people, The righteousness of the righteous shall not deliver him in the day of his transgression: as for the wickedness of the wicked, he shall not fall thereby in the day that he turneth from his wickedness; neither shall the righteous be able to live for his [righteousness] in the day that he sinneth.

Malachi 3:18 View context

Then shall ye return, and discern between the righteous and the wicked, between him that serveth God and him that serveth him not.

Matthew 5:20 View context

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 13:17 View context

For verily I say unto you, That many prophets and righteous [men] have desired to see [those things] which ye see, and have not seen [them]; and to hear [those things] which ye hear, and have not heard [them].

Matthew 23:35 View context

That upon you may come all the righteous blood shed upon the earth, from the blood of righteous Abel unto the blood of Zacharias son of Barachias, whom ye slew between the temple and the altar.

Matthew 25:37 View context

Then shall the righteous answer him, saying, Lord, when saw we thee an hungred, and fed [thee]? or thirsty, and gave [thee] drink?

Luke 1:6 View context

And they were both righteous before God, walking in all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord blameless.

Hebrews 11:4 View context

By faith Abel offered unto God a more excellent sacrifice than Cain, by which he obtained witness that he was righteous, God testifying of his gifts: and by it he being dead yet speaketh.

James 5:16 View context

Confess [your] faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much.

2 Peter 2:5 View context

And spared not the old world, but saved Noah the eighth [person], a preacher of righteousness, bringing in the flood upon the world of the ungodly;

Revelation 22:11 View context

He that is unjust, let him be unjust still: and he which is filthy, let him be filthy still: and he that is righteous, let him be righteous still: and he that is holy, let him be holy still.