• God is perfect in.

    Isaiah 26:7 The way of the just is uprightness: thou, most upright, dost weigh the path of the just.

  • God has pleasure in.

    1 Chronicles 29:17 I know also, my God, that thou triest the heart, and hast pleasure in uprightness. As for me, in the uprightness of mine heart I have willingly offered all these things: and now have I seen with joy thy people, which are present here, to offer willingly unto thee.

  • God created man in.

    Ecclesiastes 7:29 Lo, this only have I found, that God hath made man upright; but they have sought out many inventions.

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  • Man has deviated from.

    Ecclesiastes 7:29 Lo, this only have I found, that God hath made man upright; but they have sought out many inventions.

    • Heart.

      2 Chronicles 29:34 But the priests were too few, so that they could not flay all the burnt offerings: wherefore their brethren the Levites did help them, till the work was ended, and until the other priests had sanctified themselves: for the Levites were more upright in heart to sanctify themselves than the priests.

      Psalms 125:4 Do good, O LORD, unto those that be good, and to them that are upright in their hearts.

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    • Speech.

      Isaiah 33:15 He that walketh righteously, and speaketh uprightly; he that despiseth the gain of oppressions, that shaketh his hands from holding of bribes, that stoppeth his ears from hearing of blood, and shutteth his eyes from seeing evil;

    • Walk.

      Proverbs 14:2 He that walketh in his uprightness feareth the LORD: but he that is perverse in his ways despiseth him.

    • Judging.

      Psalms 58:1 Do ye indeed speak righteousness, O congregation? do ye judge uprightly, O ye sons of men?

      Psalms 75:2 When I shall receive the congregation I will judge uprightly.

    • Ruling.

      Psalms 78:72 So he fed them according to the integrity of his heart; and guided them by the skilfulness of his hands.

  • The being kept from presumptuous sins is necessary to.

    Psalms 19:13 Keep back thy servant also from presumptuous sins; let them not have dominion over me: then shall I be upright, and I shall be innocent from the great transgression.

  • With poverty, is better than sin with riches.

    Proverbs 28:6 Better is the poor that walketh in his uprightness, than he that is perverse in his ways, though he be rich.

  • With poverty, is better than folly.

    Proverbs 19:1 Better is the poor that walketh in his integrity, than he that is perverse in his lips, and is a fool.

    • Fear God.

      Proverbs 14:2 He that walketh in his uprightness feareth the LORD: but he that is perverse in his ways despiseth him.

    • Love Christ.

      Song of Solomon 1:4 Draw me, we will run after thee: the king hath brought me into his chambers: we will be glad and rejoice in thee, we will remember thy love more than wine: the upright love thee.

    • Countenanced by God.

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

    • Delighted in by God.

      Proverbs 11:20 They that are of a froward heart are abomination to the LORD: but such as are upright in their way are his delight.

    • Their prayer delighted in by God.

      Proverbs 15:8 The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the LORD: but the prayer of the upright is his delight.

    • Prospered by God.

      Job 8:6 If thou wert pure and upright; surely now he would awake for thee, and make the habitation of thy righteousness prosperous.

      Proverbs 14:11 The house of the wicked shall be overthrown: but the tabernacle of the upright shall flourish.

    • Defended by God.

      Proverbs 2:7 He layeth up sound wisdom for the righteous: he is a buckler to them that walk uprightly.

    • Upheld in it by God.

      Psalms 41:12 And as for me, thou upholdest me in mine integrity, and settest me before thy face for ever.

    • Recompensed by God.

      Psalms 18:23-24 I was also upright before him, and I kept myself from mine iniquity. 24 Therefore hath the LORD recompensed me according to my righteousness, according to the cleanness of my hands in his eyesight.

    • Find strength in God's way.

      Proverbs 10:29 The way of the LORD is strength to the upright: but destruction shall be to the workers of iniquity.

    • Obtain good from God's work.

      Micah 2:7 O thou that art named the house of Jacob, is the spirit of the LORD straitened? are these his doings? do not my words do good to him that walketh uprightly?

    • Obtain light in darkness.

      Psalms 112:4 Unto the upright there ariseth light in the darkness: he is gracious, and full of compassion, and righteous.

    • Guided by integrity.

      Proverbs 11:3 The integrity of the upright shall guide them: but the perverseness of transgressors shall destroy them.

    • Walk surely.

      Proverbs 10:9 He that walketh uprightly walketh surely: but he that perverteth his ways shall be known.

    • Direct their way.

      Proverbs 21:29 A wicked man hardeneth his face: but as for the upright, he directeth his way.

    • Kept by righteousness.

      Proverbs 13:6 Righteousness keepeth him that is upright in the way: but wickedness overthroweth the sinner.

    • Scorned by the wicked.

      Job 12:4 I am as one mocked of his neighbour, who calleth upon God, and he answereth him: the just upright man is laughed to scorn.

    • Hated by the wicked.

      Proverbs 29:10 The bloodthirsty hate the upright: but the just seek his soul.

      Amos 5:10 They hate him that rebuketh in the gate, and they abhor him that speaketh uprightly.

    • Abominated by the wicked.

      Proverbs 29:21 He that delicately bringeth up his servant from a child shall have him become his son at the length.

    • Persecuted by the wicked.

      Psalms 37:14 The wicked have drawn out the sword, and have bent their bow, to cast down the poor and needy, and to slay such as be of upright conversation.

    • Praise is comely for.

      Psalms 33:1 Rejoice in the LORD, O ye righteous: for praise is comely for the upright.

    • A blessing to others.

      Proverbs 11:11 By the blessing of the upright the city is exalted: but it is overthrown by the mouth of the wicked.

  • The truly wise walk in.

    Proverbs 15:21 Folly is joy to him that is destitute of wisdom: but a man of understanding walketh uprightly.

  • The way of, is to depart from evil.

    Proverbs 16:17 The highway of the upright is to depart from evil: he that keepeth his way preserveth his soul.

    • Possess good things.

      Proverbs 28:10 Whoso causeth the righteous to go astray in an evil way, he shall fall himself into his own pit: but the upright shall have good things in possession.

    • Have nothing good withheld.

      Psalms 84:11 For the LORD God is a sun and shield: the LORD will give grace and glory: no good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly.

    • Dwell in the land.

      Proverbs 2:21 For the upright shall dwell in the land, and the perfect shall remain in it.

    • Dwell on high and be provided for.

      Isaiah 33:16 He shall dwell on high: his place of defence shall be the munitions of rocks: bread shall be given him; his waters shall be sure.

    • Dwell with God.

      Psalms 15:2 He that walketh uprightly, and worketh righteousness, and speaketh the truth in his heart.

      Psalms 140:13 Surely the righteous shall give thanks unto thy name: the upright shall dwell in thy presence.

    • Be blessed.

      Psalms 112:2 His seed shall be mighty upon earth: the generation of the upright shall be blessed.

    • Be delivered by righteousness.

      Proverbs 11:6 The righteousness of the upright shall deliver them: but transgressors shall be taken in their own naughtiness.

    • Be delivered by their wisdom.

      Proverbs 12:6 The words of the wicked are to lie in wait for blood: but the mouth of the upright shall deliver them.

    • Be saved.

      Proverbs 28:18 Whoso walketh uprightly shall be saved: but he that is perverse in his ways shall fall at once.

    • Enter into peace.

      Psalms 37:37 Mark the perfect man, and behold the upright: for the end of that man is peace.

      Isaiah 57:2 He shall enter into peace: they shall rest in their beds, each one walking in his uprightness.

    • Have dominion over the wicked.

      Psalms 49:14 Like sheep they are laid in the grave; death shall feed on them; and the upright shall have dominion over them in the morning; and their beauty shall consume in the grave from their dwelling.

    • Have an inheritance for ever.

      Psalms 37:18 The LORD knoweth the days of the upright: and their inheritance shall be for ever.

  • A characteristic of saints.

    Psalms 111:1 Praise ye the LORD. I will praise the LORD with my whole heart, in the assembly of the upright, and in the congregation.

    Isaiah 26:7 The way of the just is uprightness: thou, most upright, dost weigh the path of the just.

  • Saints should resolve to walk in.

    Psalms 26:11 But as for me, I will walk in mine integrity: redeem me, and be merciful unto me.

    • Have not, in heart.

      Habakkuk 2:4 Behold, his soul which is lifted up is not upright in him: but the just shall live by his faith.

    • Leave not the path of.

      Proverbs 2:13 Who leave the paths of uprightness, to walk in the ways of darkness;

    • Do not act with.

      Micah 7:2 The good man is perished out of the earth: and there is none upright among men: they all lie in wait for blood; they hunt every man his brother with a net.

      Micah 7:4 The best of them is as a brier: the most upright is sharper than a thorn hedge: the day of thy watchmen and thy visitation cometh; now shall be their perplexity.

  • Pray for those who walk in.

    Psalms 125:4 Do good, O LORD, unto those that be good, and to them that are upright in their hearts.

  • Reprove those who deviate from.

    Galatians 2:14 But when I saw that they walked not uprightly according to the truth of the gospel, I said unto Peter before them all, If thou, being a Jew, livest after the manner of Gentiles, and not as do the Jews, why compellest thou the Gentiles to live as do the Jews?

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