Righteousness of God-the


Verbose bible quotes from dict:torrey Righteousness of

Is part of his character


kjv@Psalms:7:9 Oh let the wickedness of the wicked come to an end; but establish the just: for the righteous God trieth the hearts and reins.
kjv@Psalms:116:5 Gracious is the LORD, and righteous; yea, our God is merciful.
kjv@Psalms:119:137 Righteous art thou, O LORD, and upright are thy judgments.

Described as


Very high


kjv@Psalms:71:19 Thy righteousness also, O God, is very high, who hast done great things: O God, who is like unto thee!

Abundant


kjv@Psalms:48:10 According to thy name, O God, so is thy praise unto the ends of the earth: thy right hand is full of righteousness.

Beyond computation


kjv@Psalms:71:15 My mouth shall shew forth thy righteousness and thy salvation all the day; for I know not the numbers thereof.

Everlasting


kjv@Psalms:119:142 Thy righteousness is an everlasting righteousness, and thy law is the truth.

Enduring for ever


kjv@Psalms:111:3 His work is honourable and glorious: and his righteousness endureth for ever.

The habitation of his throne


kjv@Psalms:97:2 Clouds and darkness are round about him: righteousness and judgment are the habitation of his throne.

Christ acknowledged


kjv@John:17:25 O righteous Father, the world hath not known thee: but I have known thee, and these have known that thou hast sent me.

Christ committed his cause to


kjv@1Peter:2:23 Who, when he was reviled, reviled not again; when he suffered, he threatened not; but committed himself to him that judgeth righteously:

Angels acknowledge


kjv@Revelation:16:5 And I heard the angel of the waters say, Thou art righteous, O Lord, which art, and wast, and shalt be, because thou hast judged thus.

Exhibited in


His testimonies


kjv@Psalms:119:138 Thy testimonies that thou hast commanded are righteous and very faithful.
kjv@Psalms:119:144 The righteousness of thy testimonies is everlasting: give me understanding, and I shall live.

His commandments


kjv@Deuteronomy:4:8 And what nation is there so great, that hath statutes and judgments so righteous as all this law, which I set before you this day?
kjv@Psalms:119:172 My tongue shall speak of thy word: for all thy commandments are righteousness.

His judgments


kjv@Psalms:19:9 The fear of the LORD is clean, enduring for ever: the judgments of the LORD are true and righteous altogether.
kjv@Psalms:119:7 I will praise thee with uprightness of heart, when I shall have learned thy righteous judgments.
kjv@Psalms:119:62 At midnight I will rise to give thanks unto thee because of thy righteous judgments.

His word


kjv@Psalms:119:123 Mine eyes fail for thy salvation, and for the word of thy righteousness.

His ways


kjv@Psalms:145:17 The LORD is righteous in all his ways, and holy in all his works.

His acts


kjv@Judges:5:11 They that are delivered from the noise of archers in the places of drawing water, there shall they rehearse the righteous acts of the LORD, even the righteous acts toward the inhabitants of his villages in Israel: then shall the people of the LORD go down to the gates.
kjv@1Samuel:12:7 Now therefore stand still, that I may reason with you before the LORD of all the righteous acts of the LORD, which he did to you and to your fathers.

His government


kjv@Psalms:96:13 Before the LORD: for he cometh, for he cometh to judge the earth: he shall judge the world with righteousness, and the people with his truth.
kjv@Psalms:98:9 Before the LORD; for he cometh to judge the earth: with righteousness shall he judge the world, and the people with equity.

The gospel


kjv@Psalms:85:10 Mercy and truth are met together; righteousness and peace have kissed each other.
kjv@Romans:3:25 Whom God hath set forth to be a propitiation through faith in his blood, to declare his righteousness for the remission of sins that are past, through the forbearance of God;
kjv@Romans:3:26 To declare, I say, at this time his righteousness: that he might be just, and the justifier of him which believeth in Jesus.

The final judgment


kjv@Acts:17:31 Because he hath appointed a day, in the which he will judge the world in righteousness by that man whom he hath ordained; whereof he hath given assurance unto all men, in that he hath raised him from the dead.

The punishment of the wicked


kjv@Romans:2:5 But after thy hardness and impenitent heart treasurest up unto thyself wrath against the day of wrath and revelation of the righteous judgment of God;
kjv@2Thessalonians:1:6 Seeing it is a righteous thing with God to recompense tribulation to them that trouble you;
kjv@Revelation:16:7 And I heard another out of the altar say, Even so, Lord God Almighty, true and righteous are thy judgments.
kjv@Revelation:19:2 For true and righteous are his judgments: for he hath judged the great whore, which did corrupt the earth with her fornication, and hath avenged the blood of his servants at her hand.

Shown to the posterity of saints


kjv@Psalms:103:17 But the mercy of the LORD is from everlasting to everlasting upon them that fear him, and his righteousness unto children's children;

Shown openly before the heathen


kjv@Psalms:98:2 The LORD hath made known his salvation: his righteousness hath he openly shewed in the sight of the heathen.

God delights in the exercise of


kjv@Jeremiah: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.

The heavens shall declare


kjv@Psalms:50:6 And the heavens shall declare his righteousness: for God is judge himself. Selah.
kjv@Psalms:97:6 The heavens declare his righteousness, and all the people see his glory.

Saints


Ascribe-to him


kjv@Job:36:3 I will fetch my knowledge from afar, and will ascribe righteousness to my Maker.
kjv@Daniel: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.

Acknowledge-in his dealings


kjv@Ezra:9:15 O LORD God of Israel, thou art righteous: for we remain yet escaped, as it is this day: behold, we are before thee in our trespasses: for we cannot stand before thee because of this.

Acknowledge-though the wicked prosper


kjv@Jeremiah:12:1 Righteous art thou, O LORD, when I plead with thee: yet let me talk with thee of thy judgments: Wherefore doth the way of the wicked prosper? wherefore are all they happy that deal very treacherously?
kjv@Psalms:73:12 Behold, these are the ungodly, who prosper in the world; they increase in riches.
kjv@Psalms:73:13 Verily I have cleansed my heart in vain, and washed my hands in innocency.
kjv@Psalms:73:14 For all the day long have I been plagued, and chastened every morning.
kjv@Psalms:73:15 If I say, I will speak thus; behold, I should offend against the generation of thy children.
kjv@Psalms:73:16 When I thought to know this, it was too painful for me;
kjv@Psalms:73:17 Until I went into the sanctuary of God; then understood I their end.

Recognise-in the fulfilment of his promises


kjv@Nehemiah:9:8 And foundest his heart faithful before thee, and madest a covenant with him to give the land of the Canaanites, the Hittites, the Amorites, and the Perizzites, and the Jebusites, and the Girgashites, to give it, I say, to his seed, and hast performed thy words; for thou art righteous:

Confident of beholding


kjv@Micah: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.

Upheld by


kjv@Isaiah: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.

Do not conceal


kjv@Psalms:40:10 I have not hid thy righteousness within my heart; I have declared thy faithfulness and thy salvation: I have not concealed thy lovingkindness and thy truth from the great congregation.

Mention-only


kjv@Psalms:71:16 I will go in the strength of the Lord GOD: I will make mention of thy righteousness, even of thine only.

Talk of


kjv@Psalms:35:28 And my tongue shall speak of thy righteousness and of thy praise all the day long.
kjv@Psalms:71:15 My mouth shall shew forth thy righteousness and thy salvation all the day; for I know not the numbers thereof.
kjv@Psalms:71:24 My tongue also shall talk of thy righteousness all the day long: for they are confounded, for they are brought unto shame, that seek my hurt.

Declare to others


kjv@Psalms:22:31 They shall come, and shall declare his righteousness unto a people that shall be born, that he hath done this.

Magnify


kjv@Psalms:7:17 I will praise the LORD according to his righteousness: and will sing praise to the name of the LORD most high.
kjv@Psalms:51:14 Deliver me from bloodguiltiness, O God, thou God of my salvation: and my tongue shall sing aloud of thy righteousness.
kjv@Psalms:145:7 They shall abundantly utter the memory of thy great goodness, and shall sing of thy righteousness.

Plead in prayer


kjv@Psalms:143:11 Quicken me, O LORD, for thy name's sake: for thy righteousness' sake bring my soul out of trouble.
kjv@Daniel: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.

Leads God to love righteousness


kjv@Psalms:11:7 For the righteous LORD loveth righteousness; his countenance doth behold the upright.

We should pray


To be led in


kjv@Psalms:5:8 Lead me, O LORD, in thy righteousness because of mine enemies; make thy way straight before my face.

To be quickened in


kjv@Psalms:119:40 Behold, I have longed after thy precepts: quicken me in thy righteousness.

To be delivered in


kjv@Psalms:31:1 In thee, O LORD, do I put my trust; let me never be ashamed: deliver me in thy righteousness.
kjv@Psalms:71:2 Deliver me in thy righteousness, and cause me to escape: incline thine ear unto me, and save me.

To be answered in


kjv@Psalms:143:1 Hear my prayer, O LORD, give ear to my supplications: in thy faithfulness answer me, and in thy righteousness.

To be judged according to


kjv@Psalms:35:24 Judge me, O LORD my God, according to thy righteousness; and let them not rejoice over me.

For its continued manifestation


kjv@Psalms:36:10 O continue thy lovingkindness unto them that know thee; and thy righteousness to the upright in heart.

His care and defence of his people designed to teach


kjv@Micah:6:4 For I brought thee up out of the land of Egypt, and redeemed thee out of the house of servants; and I sent before thee Moses, Aaron, and Miriam.
kjv@Micah: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.

The wicked have no interest in


kjv@Psalms:69:27 Add iniquity unto their iniquity: and let them not come into thy righteousness.

Illustrated


kjv@Psalms:36:6 Thy righteousness is like the great mountains; thy judgments are a great deep: O LORD, thou preservest man and beast.