‘righteousness’ ….. from the Prophets of Old Testament (KJV)


RighteousProphetsLet favour be shewed to the wicked,
yet will he not learn righteousness:
in the land of uprightness will he deal unjustly,
and will not behold the majesty of the LORD.
Isa 26:10 

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I am no preacher, but, am a prime sinner and living in this world in HIS mercy. For a sinner like me too, when I read “The Holy Bible” KJV,  the following verses were given in the context of “righteousness” from the Prophets of Old Testament.

Isa 1:21 How is the faithful city become an harlot!
it was full of judgment;
righteousness lodged in it;
but now murderers.

Isa 1:26 And I will restore thy judges as at the first,
and thy counsellors as at the beginning:
afterward thou shalt be called,
The city of righteousness, the faithful city.

Isa 1:27 Zion shall be redeemed with judgment,
and her converts with righteousness.

Isa 5:7 For the vineyard of the LORD of hosts is the house of Israel,
and the men of Judah his pleasant plant:
and he looked for judgment,
but behold oppression;
for righteousness, but behold a cry.

Isa 5:16 But the LORD of hosts shall be exalted in judgment,
and God that is holy
shall be sanctified in righteousness.

Isa 5:23 Which justify the wicked for reward,
and take away the righteousness
of the righteous from him!

Isa 10:22 For though thy people Israel be as the sand of the sea,
yet a remnant of them shall return:
the consumption decreed
shall overflow with righteousness.

Isa 11:4 But with righteousness shall he judge the poor,
and reprove with equity for the meek of the earth:
and he shall smite the earth with the rod of his mouth,
and with the breath of his lips shall he slay the wicked.

Isa 11:5 And righteousness shall be the girdle of his loins,
and faithfulness the girdle of his reins.

Isa 16:5 And in mercy shall the throne be established:
and he shall sit upon it in truth
in the tabernacle of David, judging,
and seeking judgment,
and hasting righteousness.

Isa 26:9 With my soul have I desired thee in the night; yea,
with my spirit within me will I seek thee early:
for when thy judgments are in the earth,
the inhabitants of the world will learn righteousness.

Isa 26:10 Let favour be shewed to the wicked,
yet will he not learn righteousness:
in the land of uprightness will he deal unjustly,
and will not behold the majesty of the LORD.

Isa 28:17 Judgment also will I lay to the line,
and righteousness to the plummet:
and the hail shall sweep away the refuge of lies,
and the waters shall overflow the hiding place.

Isa 32:1 Behold, a king shall reign in righteousness,
and princes shall rule in judgment.

Isa 32:16 Then judgment shall dwell in the wilderness,
and righteousness remain in the fruitful field.

Isa 32:17 And the work of righteousness shall be peace;
and the effect of righteousness
quietness and assurance for ever.

Isa 33:5 The LORD is exalted; for he dwelleth on high:
he hath filled Zion with judgment and righteousness.

Isa 41:10 Fear thou not; for I am with thee:
be not dismayed;
for I am thy God:
I will strengthen thee; yea,
I will help thee; yea,
I will uphold thee
with the right hand of my righteousness.

Isa 42:6 I the LORD have called thee in righteousness,
and will hold thine hand,
and will keep thee,
and give thee for a covenant of the people,
for a light of the Gentiles;

Isa 42:21 The LORD is well pleased
for his righteousness‘ sake;

he will magnify the law,
and make it honourable.

Isa 45:8 Drop down, ye heavens, from above,
and let the skies pour down righteousness:
let the earth open,
and let them bring forth salvation,
and let righteousness spring up together;
I the LORD have created it.

Isa 45:13 I have raised him up in righteousness,
and I will direct all his ways:
he shall build my city,
and he shall let go my captives,
not for price nor reward, saith the LORD of hosts.

Isa 45:19 I have not spoken in secret, in a dark place of the earth:
I said not unto the seed of Jacob,
Seek ye me in vain:
I the LORD speak righteousness,
I declare things that are right.

Isa 45:23 I have sworn by myself,
the word is gone out of my mouth in righteousness,
and shall not return,
That unto me every knee shall bow,
every tongue shall swear.

Isa 45:24 Surely, shall one say,
in the LORD have I righteousness and strength:
even to him shall men come;
and all that are incensed against him shall be ashamed.

Isa 46:12 Hearken unto me, ye stouthearted,
that are far from righteousness:

Isa 46:13 I bring near my righteousness;
it shall not be far off,
and my salvation shall not tarry:
and I will place salvation in Zion for Israel my glory.

Isa 48:1 Hear ye this, O house of Jacob,
which are called by the name of Israel,
and are come forth out of the waters of Judah,
which swear by the name of the LORD,
and make mention of the God of Israel,
but not in truth, nor in righteousness.

Isa 48:18 O that thou hadst hearkened to my commandments!
then had thy peace been as a river,
and thy righteousness as the waves of the sea:

Isa 51:1 Hearken to me, ye that follow after righteousness,
ye that seek the LORD:
look unto the rock whence ye are hewn,
and to the hole of the pit whence ye are digged.

Isa 51:5 My righteousness is near;
my salvation is gone forth,
and mine arms shall judge the people;
the isles shall wait upon me,
and on mine arm shall they trust.

Isa 51:6 Lift up your eyes to the heavens,
and look upon the earth beneath:
for the heavens shall vanish away like smoke,
and the earth shall wax old like a garment,
and they that dwell therein shall die in like manner:
but my salvation shall be for ever,
and my righteousness shall not be abolished.

Isa 51:7 Hearken unto me, ye that know righteousness,
the people in whose heart is my law;
fear ye not the reproach of men,
neither be ye afraid of their revilings.

Isa 51:8 For the moth shall eat them up like a garment,
and the worm shall eat them like wool:
but my righteousness shall be for ever,
and my salvation from generation to generation.

Isa 54:14 In righteousness shalt thou be established:
thou shalt be far from oppression;
for thou shalt not fear:
and from terror;
for it shall not come near thee.

Isa 54:17 No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper;
and every tongue that shall rise against thee
in judgment thou shalt condemn.
This is the heritage of the servants of the LORD,
and their righteousness is of me, saith the LORD.

Isa 56:1 Thus saith the LORD, Keep ye judgment,
and do justice: for my salvation is near to come,
and my righteousness to be revealed.

Isa 57:12 I will declare thy righteousness, and thy works;
for they shall not profit thee.

Isa 58:2 Yet they seek me daily,
and delight to know my ways,
as a nation that did righteousness,
and forsook not the ordinance of their God:
they ask of me the ordinances of justice;
they take delight in approaching to God.

Isa 58:8 Then shall thy light break forth as the morning,
and thine health shall spring forth speedily:
and thy righteousness shall go before thee;
the glory of the LORD shall be thy rereward.

Isa 59:16 And he saw that there was no man,
and wondered that there was no intercessor:
therefore his arm brought salvation unto him;
and his righteousness, it sustained him.

Isa 59:17 For he put on righteousness as a breastplate,
and an helmet of salvation upon his head;
and he put on the garments of vengeance for clothing,
and was clad with zeal as a cloke.

Isa 60:17 For brass I will bring gold,
and for iron I will bring silver,
and for wood brass,
and for stones iron:
I will also make thy officers peace,
and thine exactors righteousness.

Isa 61:3 To appoint unto them that mourn in Zion,
to give unto them beauty for ashes,
the oil of joy for mourning,
the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness;
that they might be called trees of righteousness,
the planting of the LORD,
that he might be glorified.

Isa 61:10 I will greatly rejoice in the LORD,
my soul shall be joyful in my God;
for he hath clothed me with the garments of salvation,
he hath covered me with the robe of righteousness,
as a bridegroom decketh himself with ornaments,
and as a bride adorneth herself with her jewels.

Isa 61:11 For as the earth bringeth forth her bud,
and as the garden causeth the things
that are sown in it to spring forth;
so the Lord GOD will cause righteousness and praise
to spring forth before all the nations.

Isa 62:1 For Zion’s sake will I not hold my peace,
and for Jerusalem’s sake I will not rest,
until the righteousness thereof go forth as brightness,
and the salvation thereof as a lamp that burneth.

Isa 62:2 And the Gentiles shall see thy righteousness,
and all kings thy glory:
and thou shalt be called by a new name,
which the mouth of the LORD shall name.

Isa 63:1 Who is this that cometh from Edom,
with dyed garments from Bozrah?
this that is glorious in his apparel,
travelling in the greatness of his strength?
I that speak in righteousness, mighty to save.

Isa 64:5 Thou meetest him that rejoiceth and worketh righteousness,
those that remember thee in thy ways:
behold, thou art wroth;
for we have sinned:
in those is continuance,
and we shall be saved.

Isa 64:6 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.

Jer 4:2 And thou shalt swear, The LORD liveth, in truth,
in judgment, and in righteousness;
and the nations shall bless themselves in him,
and in him shall they glory.

Jer 9:24 But let him that glorieth glory in this,
that he understandeth and knoweth me,
that I am the LORD
which exercise lovingkindness, judgment,
and righteousness, in the earth:
for in these things I delight, saith the LORD.

Jer 22:3 Thus saith the LORD;
Execute ye judgment and righteousness,
and deliver the spoiled out of the hand of the oppressor:
and do no wrong, do no violence to the stranger,
the fatherless, nor the widow,
neither shed innocent blood in this place.

Jer 23:6 In his days Judah shall be saved,
and Israel shall dwell safely:
and this is his name whereby he shall be called,
THE LORD OUR RIGHTEOUSNESS.

Jer 33:15 In those days, and at that time,
will I cause the Branch of righteousness
to grow up unto David;
and he shall execute judgment
and righteousness in the land.

Jer 33:16 In those days shall Judah be saved,
and Jerusalem shall dwell safely:
and this is the name wherewith she shall be called,
The LORD our righteousness.

Jer 51:10 The LORD hath brought forth our righteousness:
come, and let us declare in Zion
the work of the LORD our God.

Eze 3:20 Again, When a righteous man doth turn
from his righteousness, and commit iniquity,
and I lay a stumblingblock before him, he shall die:
because thou hast not given him warning,
he shall die in his sin, and his righteousness
which he hath done shall not be remembered;
but his blood will I require at thine hand.

Eze 14:14 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.

Eze 14:20 Though Noah, Daniel, and Job, were in it,
as I live, saith the Lord GOD,
they shall deliver neither son nor daughter;
they shall but deliver their own souls by their righteousness.

Eze 18:20 The soul that sinneth, it shall die.
The son shall not bear the iniquity of the father,
neither shall the father bear the iniquity of the son:
the righteousness of the righteous shall be upon him,
and the wickedness of the wicked shall be upon him.

Eze 18:22 All his transgressions that he hath committed,
they shall not be mentioned unto him:
in his righteousness that he hath done he shall live.

Eze 18:24 But when the righteous turneth away
from his righteousness, and committeth iniquity,
and doeth according to all the abominations
that the wicked man doeth, shall he live?
All his righteousness that he hath done
shall not be mentioned:
in his trespass that he hath trespassed,
and in his sin that he hath sinned,
in them shall he die.

Eze 18:26 When a righteous man turneth away
from his righteousness, and committeth iniquity,
and dieth in them;
for his iniquity that he hath done shall he die.

Eze 33:12 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.

Eze 33:13 When I shall say to the righteous,
that he shall surely live;
if he trust to his own righteousness,
and commit iniquity, all his righteousnesses
shall not be remembered;
but for his iniquity that he hath committed,
he shall die for it.

Eze 33:18 When the righteous turneth
from his righteousness, and committeth iniquity,
he shall even die thereby.

Dan 4:27 Wherefore, O king, let my counsel be acceptable unto thee,
and break off thy sins by righteousness,
and thine iniquities by shewing mercy to the poor;
if it may be a lengthening of thy tranquillity.

Dan 9:7 O Lord, righteousness belongeth unto thee,
but unto us confusion of faces, as at this day;
to the men of Judah,
and to the inhabitants of Jerusalem,
and unto all Israel, that are near,
and that are far off, through all the countries
whither thou hast driven them,
because of their trespass that they have trespassed against thee.

Dan 9:16 O Lord, according to all thy righteousness, I beseech thee,
let thine anger and thy fury be turned away
from thy city Jerusalem, thy holy mountain:
because for our sins,
and for the iniquities of our fathers,
Jerusalem and thy people are become
a reproach to all that are about us.

Dan 9:18 O my God, incline thine ear,
and hear; open thine eyes,
and behold our desolations,
and the city which is called by thy name:
for we do not present our supplications
before thee for our righteousnesses,
but for thy great mercies.

Dan 9:24 Seventy weeks are determined upon
thy people and upon thy holy city,
to finish the transgression,
and to make an end of sins,
and to make reconciliation for iniquity,
and to bring in everlasting righteousness,
and to seal up the vision and prophecy,
and to anoint the most Holy.

Dan 12:3 And 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.

Hos 2:19 And I will betroth thee unto me for ever; yea,
I will betroth thee unto me in righteousness,
and in judgment,
and in lovingkindness,
and in mercies.

Hos 10:12 Sow to yourselves in righteousness, reap in mercy;
break up your fallow ground:
for it is time to seek the LORD,
till he come and rain righteousness upon you.

Amo 5:7 Ye who turn judgment to wormwood,
and leave off righteousness in the earth,

5:8  Seek him that maketh the seven stars and Orion,
and turneth the shadow of death into the morning,
and maketh the day dark with night:
that calleth for the waters of the sea,
and poureth them out upon the face of the earth:
The LORD  is his name:
5:9 That strengtheneth the spoiled against the strong,
so that the spoiled shall come against the fortress.

Amo 5:24 But let judgment run down as waters,
and righteousness as a mighty stream.

Amo 6:12 Shall horses run upon the rock?
will one plow there with oxen?
for ye have turned judgment into gall,
and the fruit of righteousness into hemlock:

Mic 6:5 O my people, remember now what Balak king of Moab consulted,
and what Balaam the son of Beor
answered him from Shittim unto Gilgal;
that ye may know the righteousness of the LORD.

Mic 7:9 I will bear the indignation of the LORD,
because I have sinned against him,
until he plead my cause,
and execute judgment for me:
he will bring me forth to the light,
and I shall behold his righteousness.

Zep 2:3 Seek ye the LORD, all ye meek of the earth,
which have wrought his judgment;
seek righteousness,
seek meekness:
it may be ye shall be hid
in the day of the LORD’S anger.

Zec 8:8 And I will bring them,
and they shall dwell in the midst of Jerusalem:
and they shall be my people,
and I will be their God,
in truth and in righteousness.

Mal 3:3 And he shall sit as a refiner and purifier of silver:
and he shall purify the sons of Levi,
and purge them as gold and silver,
that they may offer unto the LORD
an offering in righteousness.

Mal 4:2 But unto you that fear my name
shall the Sun of righteousness arise
with healing in his wings;
and ye shall go forth,
and grow up as calves of the stall.

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About David Mathi Raj
I am engaged in the computer field since 1977, particularly in Documentation, Desktop Publishing & Training field since 1986. The design work provides me creative satisfaction and motivates me to look for more challenging activities. I have a taste for Technical Writing. Presently, I am a Freelancer. My SME (Subject-Matter Expert) is "The Holy Bible (KJV)" and publishing the "Subject" from the Holy Bible only. I use CorelDraw X5 & X6 to create my flyers. I emphasize, that, I am no preacher, I am nothing special, but, an average man. Personally, I am from the bottom of the society, Tamil speaking 'Adhi-Dravida' community in Tamil Nadu, India. Father was Head-master of a municipal Higher Secondary School, passed at the age of 50 (05/05/1922 – 03/07/1972). Mother was a Teacher in a Municipal Higher Secondary School, passed after her retirement (08/04/1927 – 17/12/1993). Now I am living in New Delhi, India.

One Response to ‘righteousness’ ….. from the Prophets of Old Testament (KJV)

  1. Reblogged this on Tech-Sci Manual Maker and commented:

    Favour to the wicked!…..

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