unrighteous


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unrighteous

a. sinful; wicked
b. (as collective noun; preceded by the): the unrighteous
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References in classic literature ?
And do not be offended at my telling you the truth: for the truth is, that no man who goes to war with you or any other multitude, honestly striving against the many lawless and unrighteous deeds which are done in a state, will save his life; he who will fight for the right, if he would live even for a brief space, must have a private station and not a public one.
'Young people need to be guided on the right moral values in accordance with the law, to have a maturity to judge between the good and unrighteous, to discern between facts and slander,' he added.
When Jesus said God "sends rain on the righteous and unrighteous" he meant quite simply everyone caught in the rain gets wet.
(1 Corinthians 6:1-8 NKJV) Dare any of you, having a matter against another, go to law before the unrighteous, and not before the saints?
It's quite an admission, and one that shows us the difficulty of adjudicating cases where the perjurers wrap themselves in religion to further their own unrighteous ends.
"For Christ also suffered once for sins, the righteous for the unrighteous, to bring you to God.
John Paul Alvarado reminded churchgoers that the relic was a 'human heart' - sinful and unrighteous, but one that repented and served the Lord.
In fact, it is stated in Leviticus 20:13, King James Version, that "If a man also lie with mankind, as he lieth with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination: they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them." Also in 1 Corinthians 6:9-11, English Standard Version (ESV), we find the following: "Or do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God?
The religious leaders of his time were so offended by his associations with "unrighteous" people that they slapped him with the label: "The friend of sinners." He traveled to the other side of the Galilean Sea to bring one uncontrollably possessed man into right-mindedness.
But surely those acting to make friends by means of unrighteous mammon can be just as shrewd (Luke 16:9) in such acts of ecclesial friendship as those who created complex instruments like derivatives, credit-default swaps, and subprime mortgages.
Otherwise, God would be unrighteous." (Bacoianis 2016: 55) It is absolutely necessary that the Lord's love, kindness and mercy lead us to sincere repentance, to a complete change in our life, from bad to good and not to nurture our previous weaknesses taking us from bad to worse.
God had again spoken to him about the death of a 'sinful and unrighteous' human, because when God pronounces death upon someone, it is more of a punishment.