Bible verses about righteousness | Coverdale

Bible verses about "righteousness" | Coverdale

1 John 5:18

18 We knowe, that whosoeuer is borne off God, synneth not: but he that is begotte of God, kepeth himselfe, & yt wicked toucheth him not.

1 John 2:10

10 He yt loueth his brother, abydeth in the lighte, and there is none occasion of euell in him.

1 Peter 2:24

24 which his owne selfe bare oure synnes in his body vpon the tre, that we shulde be delyuered from synne, & shulde lyue vnto righteousnes: by whose strypes ye were healed.

Mark 11:24

24 Therfore I saye vnto you: What so euer ye desyre in youre prayer, beleue that ye shal receaue it, and ye shal haue it.

1 Corinthians 1:30

30 Of the same are ye also in Christ Iesu, which of God is made vnto vs wyssdome and righteousnes, and sanctifienge and redepcion,

Romans 5:17

17 For yf by ye synne of one, death raigned by the meanes of one, moch more shal they which receaue the abudaunce of grace and of the gifte vnto righteousnes, raigne in life by ye meanes of one Iesus Christ.

Malachi 3:3

3 He shall syt him downe to trye and to clense ye syluer, he shal pourge the children of Leui, and purifie them like as golde and syluer: that they maye brynge meatofferinges vnto the LORDE in rightuousnes.

Romans 10:4

4 For Christ is the ende of the lawe, vnto righteousnes for euery one yt beleueth.

Romans 8:4-6

4 & by synne daned synne in ye flesh: that the righteousnes requyred of the lawe, mighte be fulfylled in vs, which walke not after the flesh, but after the sprete. 5 For they that are fleshly, are fleshly mynded: but they that are goostly, are goostly mynded. 6 To be fleshly mynded, is death: but to be goostly mynded, is life and peace.

2 Thessalonians 1:3-5

3 We are bounde to thanke God allwayes for you brethren, as it is mete: because that youre faith groweth exceadingly, and the loue of euery one of you increaseth towarde another amoge youre selues, 4 so that we oure selues make oure boast of you (in the congregacions of God) of youre paciece and faith in all youre persecucions and troubles that ye suffre, 5 which is a token of the righteous iudgment of God, that ye are counted worthy of the kyngdome of God, for the which ye also suffre.

John 3:21

21 But he that doth the trueth, commeth to the light, that his workes maye be knowne: for they are done in God.

2 Timothy 2:22

22 Fle thou the lustes of youth, but folowe righteousnes, faith, loue, peace, with all them that call vpon the LORDE with pure hert.

Isaiah 33:15-17

15 He that ledeth a godly life (saye I) & speaketh the treuth: He that abhorreth to do violence and disceate: he that kepeth his hode that he touch no rewarde: which stoppeth his eares, that he heare no councel agaynst the innocent: which holdeth downe his eyes, that he se no euel. 16 He it is, that shal dwel on hie, whose sauegarde shalbe in the true rocke, to him shalbe geuen the right true meat & drynke. 17 His eyes shal se the kynge in his glory: & in the wyde worlde,

Philippians 1:11

11 fylled with the frutes of righteousnes, which come by Iesus Christ vnto the glorye and prayse of God.

1 John 3:7

7 Babes, let noman disceaue you. He that doeth righteousnes, is righteous, euen as he is righteous.

Matthew 5:20

20 For I saye vnto you: excepte youre rightewesnes exceade the righetewesnes of the Scribes and Pharises, ye can not entre in to the kyngdome of heauen.

Proverbs 2:5-20

5 The shalt thou vnderstonde ye feare of the LORDE, and fynde ye knowlege of God. 6 For it is the LORDE that geueth wy?dome, out of his mouth commeth knowlege and vnderstondinge. 7 He preserueth ye welfare of the rightuous, and defendeth them yt walke innocently: 8 he kepeth them in ye right path, and preserueth ye waye of his sayntes. 9 Then shalt thou vnderstonde rightuousnesse, iudgment and equite, yee and euery good path. 10 Yf wy?dome entre in to thine herte, and yi soule delyte in knowlege: 11 then shal councell preserue the, and vnderstondinge shal kepe the. 12 That thou mayest be delyuered fro ye euell waye, and from the man yt speaketh frowarde thinges. 13 From soch as leaue the hye strete, and walke i ye wayes of darcknesse: 14 which reioyse in doynge euell, and delyte i wicked thinges: 15 whose wayes are croked, and their pathes slaunderous. 16 That thou mayest be delyuered also from the straunge woman, and from her that is not thine owne: which geueth swete wordes, 17 forsaketh the hu?bande of hir youth, and forgetteth the couenaunt of hir God. 18 For hir house is enclyned vnto death, and hir pathes vnto hell. 19 All they that go in vnto her, come not agayne, nether take they holde of the waye of life. 20 That thou mayest walke in ye good waye, and kepe the pathes of the rightuous.

1 Peter 3:14

14 Not withstodinge blessed are ye, yf ye suffre for righteousnes sake Feare not ye their threatnynge, nether be troubled,

Romans 5:1-5

1 Because therfore that we are iustified by faith, we haue peace with God thorow oure LORDE Iesus Christ 2 by who also we haue an intraunce in faith vnto this grace, wherin we stonde, & reioyse in the hope of ye glorye for to come, which God shal geue. 3 Not onely yt, but we reioyse also i troubles, for so moch as we knowe, yt trouble bryngeth paciece, 4 paciece bryngeth experiece, experiece bryngeth hope: 5 As for hope, is letteth vs not come to cofusion, because the loue of God is shed abrode in oure hertes, by the holy goost which is geuen vnto vs.

James 1:4

4 and let pacience haue her parfect worke, yt ye maye be parfecte aud sounde, lakinge nothinge.

Psalms 106:3

3 Blessed are they that allwaye kepe iudgment, and do rightuousnes.

1 Peter 5:10

10 But ye God of all grace, which hath called you to his euerlastinge glory in Christ Iesu, shal his owne selfe make you perfecte, which suffre a litle season: eue he shal settle, strength, and stablish you.

1 John 2:29

29 Yf ye knowe yt he is righteous, knowe also that he which doth righteousnes, is borne of him.

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