• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Righteoused Made righteous.
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  • American Proverb
    American Proverb
    “The wicked work harder to preach hell than the righteous do to get to heaven.”
  • Bible
    “Judge not according to appearance, but judge righteous judgment.”
  • Bible
    “But let judgment run down as waters, and righteousness as a mighty stream.”
  • Marcus T. Cicero
    “I prefer the most unfair peace to the most righteous war.”
  • Bible
    “For a righteous man falls seven times, and rises again. [Proverbs 24:16]”
  • Martin Luther
    “People must have righteous principles in the first, and then they will not fail to perform virtuous actions.”


In literature:

The manifestation of his righteous judgments!
"The Buccaneer" by Mrs. S. C. Hall
He was as righteous as he was learned, and as gentle as he was righteous.
"A Student's History of England, v. 1 (of 3)" by Samuel Rawson Gardiner
It never opened up, it never can open up the springs of righteousness in the human heart.
"The Higher Powers of Mind and Spirit" by Ralph Waldo Trine
Jesus Christ is my light and my life, my righteousness, my strength and my salvation, and all my desire.
"Biographia Scoticana (Scots Worthies)" by John Howie
Blessed are they which are persecuted for righteousness sake: for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven.
"A Complete Edition of the Works of Nancy Luce" by Nancy Luce
The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much.
"The Ministry of Intercession" by Andrew Murray
Some hardy, righteous fibre in him would have been appeased.
"The Prisoner" by Alice Brown
To the nations round about religion was not a matter of righteousness.
"The Meaning of Evolution" by Samuel Christian Schmucker
And, again, he would read how that riches are an offence to righteousness: hardly shall a rich man enter into the kingdom of God.
"The Soul of a People" by H. Fielding
They always remind me of St. Paul's "righteous" who "scarcely are saved.
"The Red Hand of Ulster" by George A. Birmingham
The righteous Jews, with their sprinkling, are no more righteous, but all is reversed.
"The Epistles of St. Peter and St. Jude Preached and Explained" by Martin Luther
I was but a poor painted hypocrite, going about to establish my own righteousness.
"Bunyan" by James Anthony Froude
Jesus Christ is the Sun of Righteousness.
"With the Children on Sunday" by Sylvanus Stall
Does justification mean being made righteous, or being reckoned for righteous?
"St. Paul's Epistle to the Romans, Vol. I" by Charles Gore
Let him heartily accept that message, and the fellowship in the divine righteousness is his.
"St. Paul's Epistle to the Romans, Vol. II" by Charles Gore
He that followeth after righteousness and mercy Findeth life, righteousness, and honour.
"The Bible Story" by Rev. Newton Marshall Hall
One of them stands for moral righteousness, the other has the meaning of set apart or consecrated.
"Some Essentials of Religion" by J. C. Roper
Still thou knowest this once he serves a righteous cause.
"The Three Heron's Feathers" by Hermann Sudermann
We are dependent on Christ the Son of God, as he is our wisdom, righteousness, sanctification and redemption.
"Selected Sermons of Jonathan Edwards" by Jonathan Edwards
The serpent is sent by the departed souls of the righteous to remind men of their forgotten promises.
"Letters of a Javanese Princess" by Raden Adjeng Kartini

In poetry:

"Was it nought then, my agony and strife?
When as day passed by day, year after year,
I found I could not live a righteous life!
Didst ever think queens held their truth for dear?
"King Arthur's Tomb" by William Morris
When our righteous Judge saw that so hard was our fate
And that we, thro' mere weakness, were spent;
He gave us, in pity to our sad estate,
Christ — to aid us where ever we went.
"An Exhortation To Worship Our Lord Jesus Christ" by Rees Prichard
Mine is the sin, but Thine the righteousness:
Mine is the guilt, but Thine the cleansing blood;
Here is my robe, my refuge, and my peace;
Thy Blood, Thy righteousness, O Lord my God!
"Here, O My Lord, I See Thee Face to Face" by Horatius Bonar
And still the chastening hand I bless,
Which doth my steps uphold
Along earth's thorny wilderness,
Back to the Father's fold,
Where I Thy face in righteousness
Shall evermore behold.
"Resignation" by Kate Seymour Maclean
Tired with the greatness of my way,
From him I would no longer stray,
But rest in Jesus have;
Weary of sin, from sin would cease,
Weary of mine own righteousness,
And stoop, myself to save.
"Hymn XXV: Stupendous Love of God Most High!" by Charles Wesley
Lord, should'st thou weigh my righteousness
Or mark what I have done amiss,
How should thy servant stand?
Tho' others might, yet surely I
Must hide my face, nor dare to cry
For mercy at thy hand.
"There Is Mercy With Thee" by Augustus Montague Toplady

In news:

The comedian's slide into self-righteousness is anything but funny.
Waging Heavy Peace and Righteousness .
The Self- Righteousness of Sports Fans.
Wealth is not the reward for righteousness .
Stumbling Blocks on the Path of Righteousness .
The Wages of Righteousness In Russell Banks's novel, a conflicted son recalls the zealotry of his father, John Brown.
The Power of Righteousness .
The prevailing mood on the mountaintop is one of righteousness, most awesome and triumphant.
Ms Self-Righteous Pants signs off.
'We all is self-righteous '.
As I suggest in my title, Jesus really is a friend to sinners and this is good news to all of us except to the self-righteous .
That's more righteous '80s pop than any of you deserve.
Righteous Kill Productions, Inc. ( Overture Films handout / November 13, 2012 ).
Items tagged with Righteous Kill.
' Righteous Kill' is dead on arrival.

In science:

If DE is a righteous modeling for cosmic acceleration, then we would be interested in the upper bound of standard gravity.
A Cosmological Test of Standard Gravity by Weak Lensing
DeGrace, P., and Stahl, L. H., Wicked Problems, Righteous Solutions: A Catalogue of Modern Software Engineering Paradigms, Yourdon Press, 1990.
Applying Software Defect Estimations: Using a Risk Matrix for Tuning Test Effort