• (adj): Characterized by or proceeding from accepted standards of morality or justice.
    Example: "The...prayer of a righteous man availeth much"- James 5:16
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on righteous:

Substitute (The Righteous Brothers Song)
... Wilson, recorded first by The Righteous Brothers and released as single from their album The Sons of Mrs ... Righteous in 1975 ...
Psalm 1 - Righteous
... Several attributes of a righteous man are described in Psalm 1 ... A righteous man does not listen to the advice of a wicked man, and he does not socialize with them ... A righteous man does not set himself up to mock and scoff at others ...
Sandra Samuel - Awards - Righteous Among Nations
... is considering conferring on her the title Righteous among the Nations, the highest Israeli award that may be presented to non-Jews ... Service of the Jewish People "The ministry is considering granting her the title of "righteous gentile," Army Radio reported, allowing her to remain in Israel for an extended period of time." The Chabad ...
The Boy And The King - Plot Summary
... He begins talking to a righteous and a very holy man, who opens his mind to the true meaning of life ... This righteous man tells Obaid that there is only one God, Allah Almighty and that He created mankind to worship Him alone ... The righteous man advises him to seek the truth on his own – and thus begins the boy’s quest for the real meaning of life ...
Mount Righteous
... Mount Righteous is a band from Grapevine, Texas ... Mount Righteous toured throughout the United States in support of the release of this album ... Mount Righteous performed multiple sets at the 2009 and 2010 South by Southwest music festivals in Austin, Texas, including a set on the Lamar Boulevard Bridge which was attended by ...

More definitions of "righteous":

  • (adj): Morally justified.
    Example: "Righteous indignation"

Famous quotes containing the word righteous:

    One of the great triumphs of the nineteenth century was to limit the connotation of the word “immoral” in such a way that, for practical purposes, only those were immoral who drank too much or made too copious love. Those who indulged in any or all of the other deadly sins could look down in righteous indignation on the lascivious and the gluttonous.... In the name of all lechers and boozers I most solemnly protest against the invidious distinction made to our prejudice.
    Aldous Huxley (1894–1963)

    God gave the righteous man a certificate entitling him to food and raiment, but the unrighteous man found a facsimile of the same in God’s coffers, and appropriated it, and obtained food and raiment like the former. It is one of the most extensive systems of counterfeiting that the world has seen.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    Speak, ye that ride on white asses, ye that sit in judgment, and walk by the way.
    They that are delivered from the noise of archers in the places of
    drawing water, there shall they rehearse the righteous acts of the
    Bible: Hebrew Judges (l. V, 10–11)