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Definition of Righteous

Righteous

  1. Doing, or according with, that which is right; yielding to all their due; just; equitable; especially, free from wrong, guilt, or sin; holy; as, a righteous man or act; a righteous retribution.

Righteous Quotations

Patriotism consists not in waving the flag, but in striving that our country shall be righteous as well as strong.
James Bryce

Allah says in the Qur'an not to despise one another. So the criterion in Islam is not color or social status. It's who is most righteous. If I go to a mosque - and I'm a basketball player with money and prestige - if I go to a mosque and see an imam, I feel inferior. He's better than me. It's about knowledge.
Hakeem Olajuwon

He who gives away shall have real gain. He who subdues himself shall be free; he shall cease to be a slave of passions. The righteous man casts off evil, and by rooting out lust, bitterness, and illusion do we reach Nirvana.
Buddha

It is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick. I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.
Jesus Christ

All men's souls are immortal, but the souls of the righteous are immortal and divine.
Socrates
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Righteous Translations

righteous in Afrikaans is regverdig, billik
righteous in Dutch is billijk, rechtvaardig, fair
righteous in Finnish is oikeudenmukainen
righteous in French is moral, juste
righteous in German is rechtschaffen, rechtschaffene
righteous in Italian is dabbene
righteous in Spanish is honrado, virtuoso
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