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88 Bible Verses about Righteousness - NIV & KJV


Whoever pursues righteousness and love
finds life, prosperity and honor.
He that followeth after righteousness and mercy
findeth life, righteousness, and honour.
God “will repay each person according to what they have done.”Who will render to every man according to his deeds.
But you, man of God, flee from all this, and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, endurance and gentleness.But thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness.
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 loveth judgment,
and forsaketh not his saints;
they are preserved for ever:
but the seed of the wicked shall be cut off.
Do not be deceived: God cannot be mocked. A man reaps what he sows.Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.
KJV | 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 pondereth the hearts.
Surely the righteous will never be shaken;
they will be remembered forever.
Surely he shall not be moved for ever:
the righteous shall be in everlasting remembrance.
But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto 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 be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.
To do what is right and just
is more acceptable to the Lord than sacrifice.
To do justice and judgment
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 and if ye suffer for righteousness' sake, happy are ye: and be not afraid of their terror, neither 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 he hath made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him.
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 none render evil for evil unto any man; but ever follow that which is good, both among yourselves, and to all men.
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, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things.
Ill-gotten treasures have no lasting value,
but righteousness delivers from death.
Treasures of wickedness profit nothing:
but righteousness delivereth from death.
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 that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men, Teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this present world.
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
that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly,
nor standeth in the way of sinners,
nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful.
The eyes of the Lord are on the righteous,
and his ears are attentive to their cry.
The eyes of the Lord are upon the righteous,
and his ears are open unto their cry.
Peacemakers who sow in peace reap a harvest of righteousness.And the fruit of righteousness is sown in peace of them that make peace.
And if you do good to those who are good to you, what credit is that to you? Even sinners do that.And if ye do good to them which do good to you, what thank have ye? for sinners also do even the same.
A wicked person earns deceptive wages,
but the one who sows righteousness reaps a sure reward.
The wicked worketh a deceitful work:
but to him that soweth righteousness shall be a sure reward.
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.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.
It is a trap to dedicate something rashly
and only later to consider one’s vows.
It is a snare to the man who devoureth that which is holy,
and after vows to make enquiry.
I seek you with all my heart;
do not let me stray from your commands.
With my whole heart have I sought thee:
O let me not wander from thy commandments.
Come near to God and he will come near to you. Wash your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded.Draw nigh to God, and he will draw nigh to you. Cleanse your hands, ye sinners; and purify your hearts, ye double minded.
Bible verse of the day
ephesians 4:15
Instead, speaking the truth in love, we will grow to become in every respect the mature body of him who is the head, that is, Christ.
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