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87 Bible Verses about Righteousness - NIV & ESV


Whoever pursues righteousness and love
finds life, prosperity and honor.
Whoever pursues righteousness and kindness
will find life, righteousness, and honor.
God “will repay each person according to what they have done.”He will render to each one according to his works.
But you, man of God, flee from all this, and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, endurance and gentleness.But as for you, O man of God, flee these things. Pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, steadfastness, gentleness.
For the Lord loves the just
and will not forsake his faithful ones.
Wrongdoers will be completely destroyed;
the offspring of the wicked will perish.
For the Lord loves justice;
he will not forsake his saints.
They are preserved forever,
but the children of the wicked shall be cut off.
Do not be deceived: God cannot be mocked. A man reaps what he sows.Do not be deceived: God is not mocked, for whatever one sows, that will he also reap.
ESV | God
A person may think their own ways are right,
but the Lord weighs the heart.
Every way of a man is right in his own eyes,
but the Lord weighs the heart.
Surely the righteous will never be shaken;
they will be remembered forever.
For the righteous will never be moved;
he will be remembered forever.
But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.
Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up.
To do what is right and just
is more acceptable to the Lord than sacrifice.
To do righteousness and justice
is more acceptable to the Lord than sacrifice.
But even if you should suffer for what is right, you are blessed. “Do not fear their threats; do not be frightened.”But even if you should suffer for righteousness' sake, you will be blessed. Have no fear of them, nor be troubled.
God made him who had no sin to be sin for us, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.For our sake he made him to be sin who knew no sin, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.
Make sure that nobody pays back wrong for wrong, but always strive to do what is good for each other and for everyone else.See that no one repays anyone evil for evil, but always seek to do good to one another and to everyone.
Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.
Ill-gotten treasures have no lasting value,
but righteousness delivers from death.
Treasures gained by wickedness do not profit,
but righteousness delivers from death.
Blessed is the one
who does not walk in step with the wicked
or stand in the way that sinners take
or sit in the company of mockers.
Blessed is the man
who walks not in the counsel of the wicked,
nor stands in the way of sinners,
nor sits in the seat of scoffers.
For the grace of God has appeared that offers salvation to all people. It teaches us to say “No” to ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright and godly lives in this present age.For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation for all people, training us to renounce ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright, and godly lives in the present age.
Peacemakers who sow in peace reap a harvest of righteousness.And a harvest of righteousness is sown in peace by those who make peace.
The eyes of the Lord are on the righteous,
and his ears are attentive to their cry.
The eyes of the Lord are toward the righteous
and his ears toward their cry.
And if you do good to those who are good to you, what credit is that to you? Even sinners do that.And if you do good to those who do good to you, what benefit is that to you? For even sinners do the same.
A wicked person earns deceptive wages,
but the one who sows righteousness reaps a sure reward.
The wicked earns deceptive wages,
but one who sows righteousness gets a sure reward.
I seek you with all my heart;
do not let me stray from your commands.
With my whole heart I seek you;
let me not wander from your commandments!
It is a trap to dedicate something rashly
and only later to consider one’s vows.
It is a snare to say rashly, “It is holy,”
and to reflect only after making vows.
Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective.Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working.
Come near to God and he will come near to you. Wash your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded.Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded.
Bible verse of the day
The Lord is not slow in keeping his promise, as some understand slowness. Instead he is patient with you, not wanting anyone to perish, but everyone to come to repentance.

2-peter 3:9
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