He has shown you, O man, what is good. What does the LORD require of you, but to act justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God?
the LORD is good, a stronghold in the day of trouble; and he knows those who take refuge in him.
Behold, on the mountains the feet of him who brings good news, who publishes peace! Keep your feasts, Judah! Perform your vows, for the wicked one will no more pass through you. He is utterly cut off.
Take the spoil of silver. Take the spoil of gold, for there is no end of the store, the glory of all goodly furniture.
and a letter to Asaph the keeper of the king's forest, that he may give me timber to make beams for the gates of the citadel by the temple, for the wall of the city, and for the house that I shall enter into." The king granted my requests, because of the good hand of my God on me.
I told them of the hand of my God which was good on me, as also of the king's words that he had spoken to me. They said, "Let's rise up and build." So they strengthened their hands for the good work.
Also I said, "The thing that you do is not good. Ought you not to walk in the fear of our God, because of the reproach of the nations our enemies?
Remember to me, my God, for good, all that I have done for this people.
Also they spoke of his good deeds before me, and reported my words to him. Tobiah sent letters to put me in fear.
"You came down also on Mount Sinai, and spoke with them from heaven, and gave them right ordinances and true laws, good statutes and commandments,
You gave also your good Spirit to instruct them, and didn't withhold your manna from their mouth, and gave them water for their thirst.
They took fortified cities, and a rich land, and possessed houses full of all good things, cisterns dug out, vineyards, and olive groves, and fruit trees in abundance. So they ate, were filled, became fat, and delighted themselves in your great goodness.
For they have not served you in their kingdom, and in your great goodness that you gave them, and in the large and rich land which you gave before them, neither did they turn from their wicked works.
"Behold, we are servants this day, and as for the land that you gave to our fathers to eat its fruit and its good, behold, we are servants in it.
Remember me, my God, concerning this, and don't wipe out my good deeds that I have done for the house of my God, and for its observances.
and for the wood offering, at times appointed, and for the first fruits. Remember me, my God, for good.
Moses said to Hobab, the son of Reuel the Midianite, Moses' father-in-law, "We are journeying to the place of which the LORD said, 'I will give it to you.' Come with us, and we will treat you well; for the LORD has spoken good concerning Israel."
It shall be, if you go with us, yes, it shall be, that whatever good the LORD does to us, we will do the same to you."
and what the land is that they dwell in, whether it is good or bad; and what cities they are that they dwell in, whether in camps, or in strongholds;
and they spoke to all the congregation of the children of Israel, saying, "The land, which we passed through to spy it out, is an exceeding good land.
and the earth opened its mouth, and swallowed them up, and their households, and all the men who appertained to Korah, and all their goods.
God is not a man, that he should lie, nor the son of man, that he should repent. Has he said, and will he not do it? Or has he spoken, and will he not make it good?
How goodly are your tents, Jacob, and your tents, Israel!
'If Balak would give me his house full of silver and gold, I can't go beyond the word of the LORD, to do either good or bad of my own mind. I will say what the LORD says'?
The children of Israel took captive the women of Midian and their little ones; and all their livestock, and all their flocks, and all their goods, they took for a prey.
that the fellowship of your faith may become effective, in the knowledge of every good thing which is in us in Christ Jesus.
whom I desired to keep with me, that on your behalf he might serve me in my chains for the Good News.
But I was willing to do nothing without your consent, that your goodness would not be as of necessity, but of free will.
for your partnership in furtherance of the Good News from the first day until now;
being confident of this very thing, that he who began a good work in you will complete it until the day of Jesus Christ.
It is even right for me to think this way on behalf of all of you, because I have you in my heart, because, both in my bonds and in the defense and confirmation of the Good News, you all are partakers with me of grace.
Now I desire to have you know, brothers, that the things which happened to me have turned out rather to the progress of the Good News;
Some indeed preach Christ even out of envy and strife, and some also out of good will.
but the latter out of love, knowing that I am appointed for the defense of the Good News.
Only let your way of life be worthy of the Good News of Christ, that, whether I come and see you or am absent, I may hear of your state, that you stand firm in one spirit, with one soul striving for the faith of the Good News;
For it is God who works in you both to will and to work, for his good pleasure.
But you know the proof of him, that, as a child serves a father, so he served with me in furtherance of the Good News.
Yes, I beg you also, true yokefellow, help these women, for they labored with me in the Good News, with Clement also, and the rest of my fellow workers, whose names are in the book of life.
Finally, brothers, whatever things are true, whatever things are honorable, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report; if there is any virtue, and if there is any praise, think about these things.
You yourselves also know, you Philippians, that in the beginning of the Good News, when I departed from Macedonia, no assembly shared with me in the matter of giving and receiving but you only.
Then you will understand righteousness and justice, equity and every good path.
that you may walk in the way of good men, and keep the paths of the righteous.
So you will find favor, and good understanding in the sight of God and man.
For her good profit is better than getting silver, and her return is better than fine gold.
Don't withhold good from those to whom it is due, when it is in the power of your hand to do it.
The merciful man does good to his own soul, but he who is cruel troubles his own flesh.
The desire of the righteous is only good. The expectation of the wicked is wrath.
He who diligently seeks good seeks favor, but he who searches after evil, it shall come to him.
A good man shall obtain favor from the LORD, but he will condemn a man of wicked devices.
A man shall be satisfied with good by the fruit of his mouth. The work of a man's hands shall be rewarded to him.
By the fruit of his lips, a man enjoys good things; but the unfaithful crave violence.
Good understanding wins favor; but the way of the unfaithful is hard.
A good man leaves an inheritance to his children's children, but the wealth of the sinner is stored for the righteous.
Fools mock at making atonement for sins, but among the upright there is good will.
The unfaithful will be repaid for his own ways; likewise a good man will be rewarded for his ways.
The evil bow down before the good, and the wicked at the gates of the righteous.
Don't they go astray who plot evil? But love and faithfulness belong to those who plan good.
the LORD's eyes are everywhere, keeping watch on the evil and the good.
Joy comes to a man with the reply of his mouth. How good is a word at the right time!
The light of the eyes rejoices the heart. Good news gives health to the bones.
A man of violence entices his neighbor, and leads him in a way that is not good.
Whoever rewards evil for good, evil shall not depart from his house.
A cheerful heart makes good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones.
Also to punish the righteous is not good, nor to flog officials for their integrity.
To be partial to the faces of the wicked is not good, nor to deprive the innocent of justice.
Whoever finds a wife finds a good thing, and obtains favor of the LORD.
It isn't good to have zeal without knowledge; nor being hasty with one's feet and missing the way.
He who gets wisdom loves his own soul. He who keeps understanding shall find good.
"It's no good, it's no good," says the buyer; but when he is gone his way, then he boasts.
A good name is more desirable than great riches, and loving favor is better than silver and gold.
The morsel which you have eaten you shall vomit up, and lose your good words.
My son, eat honey, for it is good; the droppings of the honeycomb, which are sweet to your taste:
These also are sayings of the wise. To show partiality in judgment is not good.
Like cold water to a thirsty soul, so is good news from a far country.
It is not good to eat much honey; nor is it honorable to seek one's own honor.
Whoever causes the upright to go astray in an evil way, he will fall into his own trap; but the blameless will inherit good.
To show partiality is not good; yet a man will do wrong for a piece of bread.
She does him good, and not harm, all the days of her life.
Many say, "Who will show us any good?" the LORD, let the light of your face shine on us.
I will sing to the LORD, because he has been good to me. For the Chief Musician. By David.
The fool has said in his heart, "There is no God." They are corrupt. They have done abominable works. There is none who does good.
They have all gone aside. They have together become corrupt. There is none who does good, no, not one.
My soul, you have said to the LORD, "You are my Lord. Apart from you I have no good thing."
The lines have fallen to me in pleasant places. Yes, I have a good inheritance.
For you meet him with the blessings of goodness. You set a crown of fine gold on his head.
Surely goodness and loving kindness shall follow me all the days of my life, and I will dwell in the LORD's house forever. A Psalm by David.
Don't remember the sins of my youth, nor my transgressions. Remember me according to your loving kindness, for your goodness' sake, the LORD.
Good and upright is the LORD, therefore he will instruct sinners in the way.
I am still confident of this: I will see the goodness of the LORD in the land of the living.
Oh how great is your goodness, which you have laid up for those who fear you, which you have worked for those who take refuge in you, before the sons of men!
Oh taste and see that the LORD is good. Blessed is the man who takes refuge in him.
The young lions do lack, and suffer hunger, but those who seek the LORD shall not lack any good thing.
Who is someone who desires life, and loves many days, that he may see good?
Depart from evil, and do good. seek peace, and pursue it.
They reward me evil for good, to the bereaving of my soul.
The words of his mouth are iniquity and deceit. He has ceased to be wise and to do good.
He plots iniquity on his bed. He sets himself in a way that is not good. He doesn't abhor evil.
Trust in the LORD, and do good. Dwell in the land, and enjoy safe pasture.
Depart from evil, and do good. Live securely forever.
They who also render evil for good are adversaries to me, because I follow what is good.
I was mute with silence. I held my peace, even from good. My sorrow was stirred.
Do well in your good pleasure to Zion. Build the walls of Jerusalem.
You love evil more than good, lying rather than speaking the truth. Selah.
I will give you thanks forever, because you have done it. I will hope in your name, for it is good, in the presence of your saints. For the Chief Musician. To the tune of "Mahalath." A contemplation by David.
The fool has said in his heart, "There is no God." They are corrupt, and have done abominable iniquity. There is no one who does good.
Every one of them has gone back. They have become filthy together. There is no one who does good, no, not one.
With a free will offering, I will sacrifice to you. I will give thanks to your name, the LORD, for it is good.
Blessed is one whom you choose, and cause to come near, that he may live in your courts. We will be filled with the goodness of your house, your holy temple.
Your congregation lived therein. You, God, prepared your goodness for the poor.
Answer me, the LORD, for your loving kindness is good. According to the multitude of your tender mercies, turn to me.
Surely God is good to Israel, to those who are pure in heart.
But it is good for me to come close to God. I have made the Lord the LORD my refuge, that I may tell of all your works. A contemplation by Asaph.
For the LORD God is a sun and a shield. the LORD will give grace and glory. He withholds no good thing from those who walk blamelessly.
Yes, the LORD will give that which is good. Our land will yield its increase.
For you, Lord, are good, and ready to forgive; abundant in loving kindness to all those who call on you.
Show me a sign of your goodness, that those who hate me may see it, and be shamed, because you, the LORD, have helped me, and comforted me. A Psalm by the sons of Korah; a Song.
It is a good thing to give thanks to the LORD, to sing praises to your name, Most High;
For the LORD is good. His loving kindness endures forever, his faithfulness to all generations. A Psalm by David.
who satisfies your desire with good things, so that your youth is renewed like the eagle's.
You give to them; they gather. You open your hand; they are satisfied with good.
Praise the LORD! Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good, for his loving kindness endures forever.
Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good, for his loving kindness endures forever.
For he satisfies the longing soul. He fills the hungry soul with good.
They have rewarded me evil for good, and hatred for my love.
But deal with me, the LORD the Lord, for your name's sake, because your loving kindness is good, deliver me;
The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom. All those who do his work have a good understanding. His praise endures forever!
Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good, for his loving kindness endures forever.
Oh give thanks to the LORD, for he is good, for his loving kindness endures forever. ALEPH
Do good to your servant. I will live and I will obey your word.
Take away my disgrace that I dread, for your ordinances are good.
Do good to your servant, according to your word, the LORD.
Teach me good judgment and knowledge, for I believe in your commandments.
You are good, and do good. Teach me your statutes.
It is good for me that I have been afflicted, that I may learn your statutes.
For the sake of the house of the LORD our God, I will seek your good. A Song of Ascents.
Do good, the LORD, to those who are good, to those who are upright in their hearts.
May the LORD bless you out of Zion, and may you see the good of Jerusalem all the days of your life.
See how good and how pleasant it is for brothers to live together in unity!
Praise Yah, for the LORD is good. Sing praises to his name, for that is pleasant.
Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; for his loving kindness endures forever.
Bring my soul out of prison, that I may give thanks to your name. The righteous will surround me, for you will be good to me. A Psalm by David.
Teach me to do your will, for you are my God. Your Spirit is good. Lead me in the land of uprightness.
They will utter the memory of your great goodness, and will sing of your righteousness.
the LORD is good to all. His tender mercies are over all his works.
Praise Yah, for it is good to sing praises to our God; for it is pleasant and fitting to praise him.
I saw an angel flying in mid heaven, having an eternal Good News to proclaim to those who dwell on the earth, and to every nation, tribe, language, and people.
Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, set apart for the Good News of God,
For God is my witness, whom I serve in my spirit in the Good News of his Son, how unceasingly I make mention of you always in my prayers,
So, as much as is in me, I am eager to preach the Good News to you also who are in Rome.
For I am not ashamed of the Good News of Christ, for it is the power of God for salvation for everyone who believes; for the Jew first, and also for the Greek.
Or do you despise the riches of his goodness, forbearance, and patience, not knowing that the goodness of God leads you to repentance?
But glory, honor, and peace go to every man who works good, to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.
in the day when God will judge the secrets of men, according to my Good News, by Jesus Christ.
Why not (as we are slanderously reported, and as some affirm that we say), "Let us do evil, that good may come?" Those who say so are justly condemned.
They have all turned aside. They have together become unprofitable. There is no one who does good, no, not, so much as one."
Therefore the law indeed is holy, and the commandment holy, and righteous, and good.
Did then that which is good become death to me? May it never be! But sin, that it might be shown to be sin, by working death to me through that which is good; that through the commandment sin might become exceeding sinful.
But if what I don't desire, that I do, I consent to the law that it is good.
For I know that in me, that is, in my flesh, dwells no good thing. For desire is present with me, but I don't find it doing that which is good.
For the good which I desire, I don't do; but the evil which I don't desire, that I practice.
I find then the law, that, to me, while I desire to do good, evil is present.
We know that all things work together for good for those who love God, to those who are called according to his purpose.
For being not yet born, neither having done anything good or bad, that the purpose of God according to election might stand, not of works, but of him who calls,
And how will they preach unless they are sent? As it is written: "How beautiful are the feet of those who preach the Good News of peace, who bring glad tidings of good things!"
See then the goodness and severity of God. Toward those who fell, severity; but toward you, goodness, if you continue in his goodness; otherwise you also will be cut off.
For if you were cut out of that which is by nature a wild olive tree, and were grafted contrary to nature into a good olive tree, how much more will these, which are the natural branches, be grafted into their own olive tree?
Concerning the Good News, they are enemies for your sake. But concerning the election, they are beloved for the fathers' sake.
Don't be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may prove what is the good, well-pleasing, and perfect will of God.
Let love be without hypocrisy. Abhor that which is evil. Cling to that which is good.
Don't be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.
For rulers are not a terror to the good work, but to the evil. Do you desire to have no fear of the authority? Do that which is good, and you will have praise from the same,
for he is a servant of God to you for good. But if you do that which is evil, be afraid, for he doesn't bear the sword in vain; for he is a servant of God, an avenger for wrath to him who does evil.
Then don't let your good be slandered,
It is good to not eat meat, drink wine, nor do anything by which your brother stumbles, is offended, or is made weak.
Now to him who is able to establish you according to my Good News and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery which has been kept secret through long ages,
Let each one of us please his neighbor for that which is good, to be building him up.
I myself am also persuaded about you, my brothers, that you yourselves are full of goodness, filled with all knowledge, able also to admonish others.
that I should be a servant of Christ Jesus to the Gentiles, serving as a priest the Good News of God, that the offering up of the Gentiles might be made acceptable, sanctified by the Holy Spirit.
in the power of signs and wonders, in the power of God's Spirit; so that from Jerusalem, and around as far as to Illyricum, I have fully preached the Good News of Christ;
yes, making it my aim to preach the Good News, not where Christ was already named, that I might not build on another's foundation.
For it has been the good pleasure of Macedonia and Achaia to make a certain contribution for the poor among the saints who are at Jerusalem.
Yes, it has been their good pleasure, and they are their debtors. For if the Gentiles have been made partakers of their spiritual things, they owe it to them also to serve them in fleshly things.
I know that, when I come to you, I will come in the fullness of the blessing of the Good News of Christ.
For your obedience has become known to all. I rejoice therefore over you. But I desire to have you wise in that which is good, but innocent in that which is evil.
Naomi said to Ruth her daughter-in-law, "It is good, my daughter, that you go out with his maidens, and that they not meet you in any other field."
but given to hospitality, a lover of good, sober minded, fair, holy, self-controlled;
They profess that they know God, but by their works they deny him, being abominable, disobedient, and unfit for any good work.
and that older women likewise be reverent in behavior, not slanderers nor enslaved to much wine, teachers of that which is good;
in all things showing yourself an example of good works; in your teaching showing integrity, seriousness, incorruptibility,
not stealing, but showing all good fidelity; that they may adorn the doctrine of God, our Savior, in all things.
who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify for himself a people for his own possession, zealous for good works.
Remind them to be in subjection to rulers and to authorities, to be obedient, to be ready for every good work,
This saying is faithful, and concerning these things I desire that you affirm confidently, so that those who have believed God may be careful to maintain good works. These things are good and profitable to men;
Let our people also learn to maintain good works for necessary uses, that they may not be unfruitful.
so again have I thought in these days to do good to Jerusalem and to the house of Judah. Don't be afraid.
For how great is his goodness, and how great is his beauty! Grain will make the young men flourish, and new wine the virgins.
It will happen at that time, that I will search Jerusalem with lamps, and I will punish the men who are settled on their dregs, who say in their heart, "the LORD will not do good, neither will he do evil."
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