What the Bible Says About

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-As numbered in the SAB book


Has there ever been a just person?

No, there has never been a just person.

For there is not a just man upon earth, that doeth good, and sinneth not. Ecclesiastes 7:20

Yes, there have been many.

Noah was a just man and perfect. Genesis 6:9

The wicked plotteth against the just, and gnasheth upon him with his teeth. Psalm 37:12

The curse of the LORD is in the house of the wicked: but he blesseth the habitation of the just. Proverbs 3:33

But the path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day. Proverbs 4:18

Give instruction to a wise man, and he will be yet wiser: teach a just man, and he will increase in learning. Proverbs 9:9

Blessings are upon the head of the just: but violence covereth the mouth of the wicked. Proverbs 10:6

The memory of the just is blessed: but the name of the wicked shall rot. Proverbs 10:7

The tongue of the just is as choice silver. Proverbs 10:20

The mouth of the just bringeth forth wisdom. Proverbs 10:31

Through knowledge shall the just be delivered. Proverbs 11:9

The wicked is snared by the transgression of his lips: but the just shall come out of trouble. Proverbs 12:13

There shall no evil happen to the just. Proverbs 12:21

He that justifieth the wicked, and he that condemneth the just, even they both are abomination to the LORD. Proverbs 17:15

Also to punish the just is not good, nor to strike princes for equity. Proverbs 17:26

The just man walketh in his integrity: his children are blessed after him. Proverbs 20:7

It is joy to the just to do judgment. Proverbs 21:15

For a just man falleth seven times, and riseth up again: but the wicked shall fall into mischief. Proverbs 24:16

The bloodthirsty hate the upright: but the just seek his soul. Proverbs 29:10

An unjust man is an abomination to the just: and he that is upright in the way is abomination to the wicked. Proverbs 29:27

There is a just man that perisheth in his righteousness, and there is a wicked man that prolongeth his life in his wickedness. Ecclesiastes 7:15

There is a vanity which is done upon the earth; that there be just men, unto whom it happeneth according to the work of the wicked. Ecclesiastes 8:14

The way of the just is uprightness: thou, most upright, dost weigh the path of the just. Isaiah 26:7

For the sins of her prophets, and the iniquities of her priests, that have shed the blood of the just in the midst of her. Lamentations 4:13

But if a man be just, and do that which is lawful and right, and ... neither hath come near to a menstruous woman.... Ezekiel 18:5-6

Hath walked in my statutes, and hath kept my judgments, to deal truly; he is just, he shall surely live, saith the Lord GOD. Ezekiel 18:9

The ways of the LORD are right, and the just shall walk in them. Hosea 14:9

For I know your manifold transgressions and your mighty sins: they afflict the just. Amos 5:12

But the just shall live by his faith. Habakkuk 2:4

The souls of the just are in the hand of God, and the torment of death shall not touch them. Wisdom 3:1

The just that is dead, condemneth the wicked that are living. Wisdom 4:16

Then shall the just stand. Wisdom 5:1

The just shall live for evermore. Wisdom 5:16

Wisdom ... directing the course of the just. Wisdom 10:4

She knew the just. Wisdom 10:5

She delivered the just man [Lot]. Wisdom 10:6

She conducted the just. Wisdom 10:10

She forsook not the just. Wisdom 10:13

She delivered the just people. Wisdom 10:15

She rendered to the just the wages of their labours. Wisdom 10:17

The just took the spoils of the wicked. Wisdom 10:19

Lay out thy bread, and thy wine upon the burial of a just man. Tobit 4:18

Then Joseph her husband, being a just man, and not willing to make her a publick example, was minded to put her away privily. Matthew 1:19

For he maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust. Matthew 5:45

So shall it be at the end of the world: the angels shall come forth, and sever the wicked from among the just. Matthew 13:49

For Herod feared John, knowing that he was a just man and an holy. Mark 6:20

And he shall go before him in the spirit and power of Elias, to turn the hearts of the fathers to the children, and the disobedient to the wisdom of the just. Luke 1:17

Simeon ... was just and devout, waiting for the consolation of Israel. Luke 2:25

And thou shalt be blessed; for they cannot recompense thee: for thou shalt be recompensed at the resurrection of the just. Luke 14:14

I say unto you, that likewise joy shall be in heaven over one sinner that repenteth, more than over ninety and nine just persons, which need no repentance. Luke 15:7

And, behold, there was a man named Joseph, a counsellor; and he was a good man, and a just. Luke 23:50

And they said, Cornelius the centurion, a just man, and one that feareth God. Acts 10:22

And have hope toward God, which they themselves also allow, that there shall be a resurrection of the dead, both of the just and unjust. Acts 24:15

The just shall live by faith. Romans 1:17, Galatians 3:11, Hebrews 10:38

For a bishop must be blameless ... just, holy, temperate. Titus 1:7-8

To the general assembly and church of the firstborn, which are written in heaven, and to God the Judge of all, and to the spirits of just men made perfect. Hebrews 12:23

Ye have condemned and killed the just; and he doth not resist you. James 5:6

Christ ... suffered for ... the just and the unjust. 1 Peter 3:18

And delivered just Lot, vexed with the filthy conversation of the wicked. 2 Peter 2:7

See Also:
Has there ever been a righteous person?
Lot, the just and righteous
Noah, that just and perfect preacher of righteousness

Christian Responses
Looking Unto Jesus
Annotated Skeptic's Annotated Bible: Doth he not speak parables? (Matthew 13)