Behold, the days come, saith the Lord, that I will raise unto David a
righteous Branch, and a King shall reign and prosper, and shall execute judgement and
justice in the earth. In his days Judah shall be saved, and Israel shall dwell safely: and
this is his name whereby he shall be called, THE LORD OUR RIGHTEOUSNESS.
Stand in awe, and sin not: commune with your own heart upon your bed, and
be still. Offer the sacrifices of righteousness, and put your trust in the Lord.
The Lord is righteous: he hath cut asunder the cords of the wicked.
Tell ye, and bring them near; yea, let them take counsel together: who
hath declared this from ancient time? who hath told it from that time? have not I the
Lord? and there is no God else beside me; a just God and a Saviour; there is none beside
He is the Rock, his work is perfect: for all his ways are judgement: a God
of truth and without iniquity, just and right is he.
Thy righteousness is an everlasting righteousness, and thy law is truth.
The righteousness of testimonies is everlasting: give me understanding, and I shall live.
Clouds and darkness are round about him: righteousness and judgement are
the habitation of his throne.
But ye denied the Holy One and the Just, and desired a murderer to be
granted unto you.
But unto the Son he saith, Thy throne, O God, is for ever and ever: a
sceptre of righteousness is the sceptre of thy kingdom. Thou hast loved righteousness, and
hated iniquity; therefore God, even thy God, hath anointed thee with the oil of gladness
above thy fellows.
Being them made free from sin, ye became the servants of righteousness.
And that ye put on the new man, which after God is created in
righteousness and true holiness.