Matt.9.13Go and learn what this means, ‘I desire mercy, and not sacrifice.’ For I came not to call the righteous, but sinners.”
Matt.10.41The one who receives a prophet because he is a prophet will receive a prophet’s reward, and the one who receives a righteous person because he is a righteous person will receive a righteous person’s reward.
Matt.13.17Truly, I say to you, many prophets and righteous people longed to see what you see, and did not see it, and to hear what you hear, and did not hear it.
Matt.13.43Then the righteous will shine the sun in the kingdom of their Father. He who has ears, let him hear.
Matt.13.49So it will be at the close of the age. The angels will come out and separate the evil from the righteous
Matt.23.28So you also outwardly appear righteous to others, but within you are full of hypocrisy and lawlessness.
Matt.23.29Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you build the tombs of the prophets and decorate the monuments of the righteous,
Matt.23.35so that on you may come all the righteous blood shed on earth, from the blood of innocent Abel to the blood of Zechariah the son of Barachiah, whom you murdered between the sanctuary and the altar.
Matt.25.37Then the righteous will answer him, saying, ‘Lord, when did we see you hungry and feed you, or thirsty and give you drink?
Matt.25.46And these will go away into eternal punishment, but the righteous into eternal life.”
Matt.27.19Besides, while he was sitting on the judgment seat, his wife sent word to him, “Have nothing to do with that righteous man, for I have suffered much because of him today in a dream.”
Mark.2.17And when Jesus heard it, he said to them, “Those who are well have no need of a physician, but those who are sick. I came not to call the righteous, but sinners.”
Mark.6.20for Herod feared John, knowing that he was a righteous and holy man, and he kept him safe. When he heard him, he was greatly perplexed, and yet he heard him gladly.
Luke.1.6And they were both righteous before God, walking blamelessly in all the commandments and statutes of the Lord.
Luke.2.25Now there was a man in Jerusalem, whose name was Simeon, and this man was righteous and devout, waiting for the consolation of Israel, and the Holy Spirit was upon him.
Luke.5.32I have not come to call the righteous but sinners to repentance.”
Luke.15.7Just so, I tell you, there will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous persons who need no repentance.
Luke.18.9He also told this parable to some who trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and treated others with contempt:
Luke.23.50Now there was a man named Joseph, from the Jewish town of Arimathea. He was a member of the council, a good and righteous man,
John.17.25O righteous Father, even though the world does not know you, I know you, and these know that you have sent me.
Acts.3.14But you denied the Holy and Righteous One, and asked for a murderer to be granted to you,
Acts.7.52Which of the prophets did not your fathers persecute? And they killed those who announced beforehand the coming of the Righteous One, whom you have now betrayed and murdered,
Acts.22.14And he said, ‘The God of our fathers appointed you to know his will, to see the Righteous One and to hear a voice from his mouth;
Rom.1.17For in it the righteousness of God is revealed from faith for faith, as it is written, “The righteous shall live by faith.”
Rom.2.5But because of your hard and impenitent heart you are storing up wrath for yourself on the day of wrath when God’s righteous judgment will be revealed.
Rom.2.13For it is not the hearers of the law who are righteous before God, but the doers of the law who will be justified.
Rom.3.10as it is written: “ None is righteous, no, not one;
Rom.5.7For one will scarcely die for a righteous personthough perhaps for a good person one would dare even to die
Rom.5.19For as by the one man’s disobedience the many were made sinners, so by the one man’s obedience the many will be made righteous.
Rom.7.12So the law is holy, and the commandment is holy and righteous and good.
Rom.8.4in order that the righteous requirement of the law might be fulfilled in us, who walk not according to the flesh but according to the Spirit.
Gal.3.11Now it is evident that no one is justified before God by the law, for “The righteous shall live by faith.”
1Thess.2.10You are witnesses, and God also, how holy and righteous and blameless was our conduct toward you believers.
2Thess.1.5This is evidence of the righteous judgment of God, that you may be considered worthy of the kingdom of God, for which you are also suffering
2Tim.4.8Henceforth there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, will award to me on that Day, and not only to me but also to all who have loved his appearing.
Heb.10.38but my righteous one shall live by faith, and if he shrinks back, my soul has no pleasure in him.”
Heb.11.4By faith Abel offered to God a more acceptable sacrifice than Cain, through which he was commended as righteous, God commending him by accepting his gifts. And through his faith, though he died, he still speaks.
Heb.12.23and to the assembly of the firstborn who are enrolled in heaven, and to God, the judge of all, and to the spirits of the righteous made perfect,
Jas.5.6You have condemned; you have murdered the righteous person. He does not resist you.
Jas.5.16Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working.
1Pet.3.12For the eyes of the Lord are on the righteous, and his ears are open to their prayer. But the face of the Lord is against those who do evil.”
1Pet.3.18For Christ also suffered once for sins, the righteous for the unrighteous, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh but made alive in the spirit,
1Pet.4.18And “ If the righteous is scarcely saved, what will become of the ungodly and the sinner?”
2Pet.2.7and if he rescued righteous Lot, greatly distressed by the sensual conduct of the wicked
2Pet.2.8(for as that righteous man lived among them day after day, he was tormenting his righteous soul over their lawless deeds that he saw and heard);
1John.2.1My little children, I am writing these things to you so that you may not sin. But if anyone does sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous.
1John.2.29If you know that he is righteous, you may be sure that everyone who practices righteousness has been born of him.
1John.3.7Little children, let no one deceive you. Whoever practices righteousness is righteous, as he is righteous.
1John.3.12We should not be Cain, who was of the evil one and murdered his brother. And why did he murder him? Because his own deeds were evil and his brother’s righteous.
Rev.15.4Who will not fear, O Lord, and glorify your name? For you alone are holy. All nations will come and worship you, for your righteous acts have been revealed.”
Rev.19.8it was granted her to clothe herself with fine linen, bright and pure”— for the fine linen is the righteous deeds of the saints.
Rev.22.11Let the evildoer still do evil, and the filthy still be filthy, and the righteous still do right, and the holy still be holy.”