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106 Bible Verses about Righteousness

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He who follows righteousness and mercy Finds life, righteousness, and honor.Whoever pursues righteousness and love finds life, prosperity and honor.
Who “will render to each one according to his deeds”God “will repay each person according to what they have done.”
But you, O man of God, flee these things and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, gentleness.But you, man of God, flee from all this, and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, endurance and gentleness.
For the Lord loves justice, And does not forsake His saints; They are preserved forever, But the descendants of the wicked shall be cut off.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.
Do not be deceived, God is not mocked; for whatever a man sows, that he will also reap.Do not be deceived: God cannot be mocked. A man reaps what he sows.
Every way of a man is right in his own eyes, But the Lord weighs the hearts.A person may think their own ways are right, but the Lord weighs the heart.
But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you.But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.
Surely he will never be shaken; The righteous will be in everlasting remembrance.Surely the righteous will never be shaken; they will be remembered forever.
To do righteousness and justice Is more acceptable to the Lord than sacrifice.To do what is right and just is more acceptable to the Lord than sacrifice.
But even if you should suffer for righteousness’ sake, you are blessed. “And do not be afraid of their threats, nor be troubled.”But even if you should suffer for what is right, you are blessed. “Do not fear their threats; do not be frightened.”
The eyes of the Lord are on the righteous, And His ears are open to their cry.The eyes of the Lord are on the righteous, and his ears are attentive to their cry.
And let us not grow weary while doing good, for in due season we shall reap if we do not lose heart.Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.
See that no one renders evil for evil to anyone, but always pursue what is good both for yourselves and for all.Make sure that nobody pays back wrong for wrong, but always strive to do what is good for each other and for everyone else.
For He made Him who knew no sin to be sin for us, that we might become the righteousness of God in Him.God made him who had no sin to be sin for us, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.
Finally, brethren, whatever things are true, whatever things are noble, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue and if there is anything praiseworthy—meditate on these things.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.
For the grace of God that brings salvation has appeared to all men, teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly in the present age.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.
Blessed is the man Who walks not in the counsel of the ungodly, Nor stands in the path of sinners, Nor sits in the seat of the scornful.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.
Now the fruit of righteousness is sown in peace by those who make peace.Peacemakers who sow in peace reap a harvest of righteousness.
Treasures of wickedness profit nothing, But righteousness delivers from death.Ill-gotten treasures have no lasting value, but righteousness delivers from death.
The wicked man does deceptive work, But he who sows righteousness will have a sure reward.A wicked person earns deceptive wages, but the one who sows righteousness reaps a sure reward.
And if you do good to those who do good to you, what credit is that to you? For even sinners do the same.And if you do good to those who are good to you, what credit is that to you? Even sinners do that.
Confess your trespasses to one another, and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The effective, fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much.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.
With my whole heart I have sought You; Oh, let me not wander from Your commandments!I seek you with all my heart; do not let me stray from your commands.
Draw near to God and He will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners; and purify your hearts, you double-minded.Come near to God and he will come near to you. Wash your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded.
It is a snare for a man to devote rashly something as holy, And afterward to reconsider his vows.It is a trap to dedicate something rashly and only later to consider one’s vows.

Commit your way to the Lord, Trust also in Him, And He shall bring it to pass. He shall bring forth your righteousness as the light, And your justice as the noonday.Commit your way to the Lord; trust in him and he will do this: He will make your righteous reward shine like the dawn, your vindication like the noonday sun.
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