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Amos v. 24. Let judgment run down as waters, and righteousness as a mighty stream.
Zeph. ii. 3. Seek the Lord, seek righteousness, seek meekness, &c. Matt. iii. 15. Jesus said, it becometh us to fulfil all righteousness. v. 20. Jesus said, except your righteousness shall exceed the righteousness of the Scribes and Pharisees, ye shall in no case enter into the kingdom of heaven.
vi. 33. Seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness. Luke i. 75. Serve God in holiness and righteousness.
Acts xxiv. 25. Paul reasoned of righteousness, temperance and judgment to come.
Rom. vi. 13. Yield your members as instruments of righteousness unto God. Ver. 19.
1 Cor. xv. 34. Awake unto righteousness.
2 Cor. vi. 4, 7. Approving ourselves by the armour of righteousness. Ver. 14. What fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? Eph. iv. 24. Put on the new man, which after God is created in righteousness.
v. 9. The fruit of the Spirit is in all righteousness, goodness and
vi. 14. Stand therefore having your loins girt about with truth, and having on the breast-plate of righteousness.
Phil. i. 11. Approving things that are excellent, being filled with the fruits of righteousness, which are by Jesus Christ, to the praise and glory of God.
1 Tim. vi. 11. Follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness. 2 Tim. ii. 22.
2 Tim. iii. 16. The scripture is profitable for instruction in righte
Tit. ii. 11. The grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men.
Ver. 12. Teaching us, that denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously and godly, in this present world. Heb. xi. 13. The prophets through faith wrought righteousness. 1 Pet. ii, 24. We being dead to sin, should live unto righteousness. 1 John ii. 29. Every one that doth righteousness is born of God. iii. 7. He that doth righteousness is righteous.
Ver. 10, Whosoever doth not righteousness is not of God. VIII. Promises to the righteous of peculiar favour from God. Ps. i. 6. The Lord knoweth the way of the righteous.
cxlvi. 8. The Lord loveth the righteous. Ps. xi. 7.—xxiii. 5.
v. 12. Thou Lord wilt bless the righteous, with favour thou wilt compass him as with a shield. Ps. cvi. 3. Matt. v. 6.
xxxiv. 15. The eyes of the Lord are upon the righteous, and his ears are open unto their cry. Job xxxvi. 7. Ps. xxxiii. 18. 1 Pet. iii. 11. Ver. 17. The righteous cry, and the Lord heareth and delivereth them out of all their troubles. Ps. x. 24.-xv. 29. Jam. v. 16. 1 Pet. iii. 12.
xiv. 5. God is in the generation of the righteous. Isa. Ixiv. 5. xxxvii. 17. The Lord upholdeth the righteous. Ps. ly. 22. He shall never suffer the righteous to be moved. Ps. xv. 2.
Ps. xxxvii 39. The salvation of the righteous is of the Lord. Gen. vii. 1. Prov. xviii. 10. Isa. xxxiii. 15, 16.-lxiv. 5. 2 Pet. ii. 5. xi. 5. The Lord trieth the righteous.
Prov. ii. 7. The Lord layeth up sound wisdom for the righteous Jer. xx. 12.
iii. 32. The secret of the Lord is with the righteous. Ps. xxv. 14. Job xxxiii. 26. God will render unto every man his righteousness. 1 Sam. xxvi. 23. 1 Kings viii. 32.
Ps. vii. 8. Judge me according to my righteousness. Ps. xviii. 20, 24. 2 Sam. xxii. 21.
Ver. 11. God judgeth the righteous, God is angry with the wicked every day.
xxxvii. 6. He shall bring forth thy righteousness.
Iviii. 11. Verily there is a reward for the righteous, verily he is a God that judgeth in the earth.
IX. Promises of blessings to the righteous, as the consequence of righteousness by the appointment of God.
Job iv. 7. Whoever perished being innocent, or where were the righteous cut off?
xvii. 9. The righteous shall hold on his way, and he that hath clean hands shall wax stronger and stronger.
Ps. xxxvii. 29. The righteous shall inherit the land, and dwell in it for ever.
Ixxii. 7. In his [the good King's days] the righteous shall flourish. Ixxv. 10. The horn of the righteous shall be exalted.
xcii. 12. The righteous shall flourish like the palm tree, and grow like the cedar in Lebanon. Ps. i. 3.-lii. 8. Prov. xi. 28.
xcvii. 11. Light is sown for the righteous, and gladness for the upright in heart.
cvi. 3. Blessed is he that doth righteousness at all times. Prov. x. ii. Righteousness delivereth from death. Ch. xi. 4, 6. Ver. 24. The desire of the righteous shall be granted.
Ver. 28. The hope of the righteous shall be gladness, but the expectation of the wicked shall perish.
xi. 8. The righteous is delivered out of trouble, and the wicked cometh in his stead. Ch. x. 30.-xii. 3.
Ver. 18. To him that soweth righteousness shall be a sure reward. Ver. 19. Righteousness tendeth to life; he that pursueth evil, pursueth it to his own hurt. Ch. xii. 28.
Ver. 30. The fruit of righteousness is a tree of life.
Ver. 31. The righteous shall be recompensed in the earth.
xii. 3. A man shall not be established by wickedness, but the root of the righteous shall not be moved. Ch. x. 25.
Ver. 7. The wicked are overthrown and are not, but the house of the righteous shall stand. Ch. xi. 21.
Ver. 26. The righteous is more excellent than his neighbour. Ver. 28. In the way of righteousness is life, and in the path-way thereof is no death. Ch. xiii. 6.
xiii. 9. The light of the righteous rejoiceth, but the lamp of the wicked shall be put out.
Prov. xiii. 21. Evil pursueth sinners, but to the righteous good shall be repaid.
Prov. xiv. 34. Righteousness exalteth a nation, but sin is a reproach to any people.
xvi. 12. The throne is exalted by righteousness.
Ver. 31. The hoary head is a crown of glory, if it be found in the way of righteousness.
xxi. 21. He that followeth after righteousness and mercy, findeth life, righteousness and honour.
xxviii. 1. The wicked flee when no man pursueth, but the righteous is bold as a lion.
Eccl. ix. 1. The righteous and the wise, and their works are in the hand of God.
Isa. iii. 10. Say ye to the righteous, it shall be well with him, for they shall eat the fruit of their doings.
Isa. xxiv. 16. From the uttermost part of the earth have we heard songs, even glory to the righteous.
xxxii. 17. The work of righteousness shall be peace, and the effect of righteousness, quietness and assurance for ever.
xxxiii. 15. He that walketh righteously, &c.
Ver. 16. He shall dwell on high, his place of defence shall be the munition of rocks, bread shall be given him, his water shall be sure. lxiv. 5. Thou meetest him that rejoiceth and worketh righteousness, those that remember thee in thy ways.
Ezek. xiv. 14. Though Noah, Daniel and Job were in the city, [devoted to destruction for iniquity] they should deliver but their own souls by their righteousness. See Gen. vii. 1.—xviii. 23.
xviii. 20. The righteousness of the righteous shall be upon him. Ver. 22. In his righteousness that he hath done, he shall live. Mal. iii. 18. Ye shall discern between the righteous and the wicked. X. The righteous shall be delivered from enemies. Ps. xxxiv. 21. They that hate the righteous shall be desolate.
lii. 6. The righteous shall see [the destruction of the wicked] and fear, and shall laugh at him.
Iviii. 10. The righteous shall rejoice when he seeth the vengeance, and shall wash his feet in the blood of the wicked.
cxxv. 3. The rod of the wicked shall not rest on the lot of the righteous.
Prov. xiv. 19. The evil bow before the good, and the wicked at the gates of the righteous.
xxi. 18. The wicked shall be a ransom for the righteous. Zech. xiv. 12. This shall be a plague wherewith the Lord will smite all the people who have fought against Jerusalem, their flesh shall consume away while they stand upon their feet, and their eyes shall consume away in their holes, and their tongues shall consume away in their mouth.
XI. The death of the righteous blessed. Num. xxiii. 10. Let me die the death of the righteous, and let my last end be like his. Prov. xiv. 32. The righteous hath hope in his death.
Isa. lvii. 1. The righteous is taken away from the evil to come. XII. The righteous blessed after death. Ps. xv. 1. Lord who shall dwell in thy holy hill? He that worketh righteousness. Ps. xxiv. 4. cxii. 6. The righteous shall be in everlasting remembrance.
Isa. lvii. 2. He shall enter into peace, they shall rest in their beds, each one walking in his uprightness.
Dan. xii. 3. 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.
Matt. xiii. 43. The righteous shall shine forth as the sun, in the kingdom of their Father.
xxv. 46. The righteous shall go into life eternal.
XIII. Unrighteousness forbidden. Rom. vi. 13. Neither yield ye your members as instruments of unrighteousness unto sin, but yield yourselves unto God as those that are alive from the dead, and your members as instruments of righteousness unto God.
2 Cor. vi. 14. What fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? What communion hath light with darkness?
XIV. Threats against the unrighteous. Deut. xxvi. 16. All that do unrighteously are an abomination to the Lord.
Job xxvii. 7. Let mine enemy be as the wicked, and he that riseth up against me as the unrighteous.
Rom. i. 18. The wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men.
Ver. 29. Being filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness, &c.
Ver. 34. They who commit such things are worthy of death.
ii. 18. Unto them that obey unrighteousness, God will render indignation and wrath, tribulation and anguish upon every soul of man that doth evil.
1 Cor. vi. 9. Know ye not, that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God?
2 Thess. ii. 10. The Wicked [man of sin] is filled with all deceiveableness of unrighteousness in them that perish.
Ver. 12. That they all might be damned who believed not the truth, but had pleasure in unrighteousness.
2 Pet. ii. 13. They shall receive the reward of unrighteousness. Ver. 14. Cursed children.
Ver. 17. To whom is reserved the mist of darkness for ever. XV. Pardon promised to those that forsake unrighteousness. Isa. lv. 7. Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts, and let him return unto the Lord, and he will have mercy upon him, and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon.
Heb. viii. 12. I will be merciful to their unrighteousness, and their sins, and their iniquities will I remember no more.
XVI. Zeal a duty. Gal. iv. 18. It is good to be zealously affected in a good thing.
Tit. ii. 14. Christ gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself, a peculiar people, zealous of good works.
Řev. iii. 19. Be zealous and repent.
Instances in Phineas. Num. xxv. 11, 13. In Christ. Isa. lix. 17.
Ps. Ixix. 9. In David. Ps. cxix. 139. In the Corinthians. 1 Cor. xiv. 12. 2 Cor. vii. 11.-ix. 2. In Epaphras. Col. iv. 13.
Zeal, erroneous. Instances in Saul's slaying the Gibeonites. In Paul for the law of Mose's before his conversion. Acts xxii. 3. Gal. i. 14. Phil. iii. 6. In the Jews. Acts xxi. 20. Rom. xvi. 2. See Jehu boasting of his zeal. 2 Kings x. 16.
Want of Zeal. Rev. iii. 15. Because thou art neither cold nor hot, I will spue thee out of my mouth.
XVII. Upright. Prov. xv. 21. A man of understanding walketh uprightly.
xvi. 17. The high-way of the upright is to depart from evil.
xxi. 29. As for the upright, he directeth his way. See Ch. xiv. 2. XVIII. Promises to the upright. 1 Chron. xxix. 17. I know, my God, that thou triest the heart, and hast pleasure in uprightness. Ps. vii. 10. God saveth the upright in heart.
xi. 7. The righteous Lord loveth righteousness, and his countenance doth behold the upright.
xv. 2. He that walketh uprightly shall abide in thy tabernacle. xviii. 25. With an upright man thou wilt shew thyself upright. xxxvii. 18. The Lord knoweth the days of the upright, and their inheritance shall be for ever.
Ver. 37. Mark the perfect man, and behold the upright, for the latter end of that man is peace.
xlix. 14. The upright shall have dominion over the wicked. lxxxiv. 11. The Lord will with-hold no good from them that walk uprightly.
xcvii. 11. Light is sown for the righteous, and gladness for the upright in heart.
cxii. 2. The generation of the upright shall be blessed.
Ver. 4. Unto the upright there ariseth light in darkness. cxl. 13. Lord, the upright shall dwell in thy presence.
Prov. ii. 7. The Lord is a buckler to them that walk uprightly. Ver. 21. The upright shall dwell in the land, &c.
x. 9. He that walketh uprightly walketh surely.
Ver. 29. The way of the Lord is strength to the upright. xi. 3. The integrity of the upright shall preserve them.
Ver. 5, 6. The righteousness of the upright shall deliver them. Ver. 11. By the blessing of the upright the city is preserved. Ch. xxix. 8. Gen. xviii. 23 to 28.
Ver. 20. The upright in their way are God's delight. xii. 6. The mouth of the upright shall deliver them. Ver. 22. They that deal truly are God's delight.
xiii. 6. Righteousness keepeth the upright in the way. xiv. 11. The tabernacle of the upright shall flourish. xv. 8. The prayer of the upright is God's delight.
xxi. 18. The wicked shall be a ransom for the righteous, and the transgressor for the upright.
xxviii. 6. Better is the poor that walketh in his uprightness, than he that is perverse in his ways, though he be rich.