Definitions for "RIGHTEOUSNESS"
A sturdy virtue that was once found among the Pantidoodles inhabiting the lower part of the peninsula of Oque. Some feeble attempts were made by returned missionaries to introduce it into several European countries, but it appears to have been imperfectly expounded. An example of this faulty exposition is found in the only extant sermon of the pious Bishop Rowley, a characteristic passage from which is here given: "Now righteousness consisteth not merely in a holy state of mind, nor yet in performance of religious rites and obedience to the letter of the law. It is not enough that one be pious and just: one must see to it that others also are in the same state; and to this end compulsion is a proper means. Forasmuch as my injustice may work ill to another, so by his injustice may evil be wrought upon still another, the which it is as manifestly my duty to estop as to forestall mine own tort. Wherefore if I would be righteous I am bound to restrain my neighbor, by force if needful, in all those injurious enterprises from which, through a better disposition and by the help of Heaven, I do myself restrain."
The quality or state of being righteous; holiness; purity; uprightness; rectitude.
The state of being right with God; justification; the work of Christ, which is the ground of justification.
Keywords:  aman, honest, sake, exactly, act
A righteous act, or righteous quality.
The act or conduct of one who is righteous.
(as defined in AMAN) means to do an honest act, exactly as what is in one's mind and do it only if one likes - thinking of one thing but acting in a different way is not being righteous. Therefore, all actions should be honest ones which speak one's mind and should be done with a good desire to do it for the sake of correctness of it
Keywords:  moral, adhering, principles
adhering to moral principles
Keywords:  quality, law, doing, called
doing all that is called for in the law; quality of being right or just