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Definition of Righteousness

Righteousness

  1. The quality or state of being righteous; holiness; purity; uprightness; rectitude.
  2. A righteous act, or righteous quality.
  3. The act or conduct of one who is righteous.
  4. The state of being right with God; justification; the work of Christ, which is the ground of justification.

Righteousness Quotations

A home with a loving and loyal husband and wife is the supreme setting in which children can be reared in love and righteousness and in which the spiritual and physical needs of children can be met.
David A. Bednar

We are persuaded that good Christians will always be good citizens, and that where righteousness prevails among individuals the Nation will be great and happy. Thus while just government protects all in their religious rights, true religion affords to government it's surest support.
George Washington

True religion is real living; living with all one's soul, with all one's goodness and righteousness.
Albert Einstein

I seek truth over a lie; I seek justice over injustice; I seek righteousness over the rewards of evildoers, and I love Allah more than I love the state.
H. Rap Brown

The atom bomb was no 'great decision.' It was merely another powerful weapon in the arsenal of righteousness.
Harry S. Truman
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Righteousness Translations

righteousness in Afrikaans is geregtigheid
righteousness in Dutch is gerechtigheid, billijkheid
righteousness in German is Rechtschaffenheit