Synonyms for righteousness
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The quality or state of being righteous; holiness; purity; uprightness; rectitude. Righteousness, as used in Scripture and theology, in which it chiefly occurs, is nearly equivalent to holiness, comprehending holy principles and affections of heart, and conformity of life to the divine law.
A righteous act, or righteous quality.
All our righteousnesses are as filthy rags. Isa. lxiv. 6.
The act or conduct of one who is righteous.
Blessed are they that keep judgment, and he that doeth rightness at all times. Ps. cvi. 3.
The state of being right with God; justification; the work of Christ, which is the ground justification.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Etymologically, duty is that which is owed or due; obligation, that to or by which one is bound; right, that which is correct, straight, or in the direct line of truth and goodness; responsibility, that for which one must answer. Duty and responsibility are thought of as to some person or persons; right is impersonal. One's duty may be to others or to himself; his obligations and responsibilities are to others. Duty arises from the nature of things; obligation and responsibility may be created by circumstances, as by one's own promise, or by the acceptance of a trust, etc. We speak of a parent's duty, a debtor's obligation; or of a child's duty of obedience, and a parent's responsibility for the child's welfare. Right is that which accords with the moral system of the universe. Righteousness is right incarnated in action. In a more limited sense, right may be used of what one may rightly claim, and so be the converse of duty. It is the creditor's right to demand payment, and the debtor's duty to pay. Compare BUSINESS.
adhering to moral principles
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I am saying if both Black and Whites dont continue to work together -- bad attitudes and resentments can create a dangerous self-righteousness. Thats all.
Let justice roll. Roll down like waters and righteousness like a mighty stream.
Skill in advising others is easily attained by men; but to practise righteousness themselves is what only a few can succeed in doing.
It has been said that God's gift is also indescribable because of the grace by which it is given. God, who is rich in mercy, gave the world the gift of His dear Son while we were at enmity with Him. Paul says 'But God commendeth His love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us' (Rom. 58). Therefore, in Him we are freely given all things redemption, forgiveness of sins, righteousness, peace, hope, wisdom and knowledge.
Many people preach righteousness and perform sins.
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- justiça, moralidade, retidãoPortuguese
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