Main verses in the Bible telling us Who God is #3 The Set apart or holy One faithful and righteous God

The divine Creator God should not only be seen as the Maker of everything, He has a multitude of incredible qualities that far exceed human qualities.

Throughout history there were many people who told those around them that they were sent by God, to be prophets, telling what still had to come, but also to give warnings so that people could change their way of life and learn from the attitude of the Most High. They also gave the set apart or holy Name to the people so that they would know Who was speaking to them and Who was doing so many things for and with them.

For since the creation of the world the Maker His invisible attributes, His eternal power and divine nature, could be clearly seen, being understood from what has been made. So people are without excuse. (Romans 1:20)

Let us have a further look at what the Bible tells us about That Incredible Most High Spirit Being Who created the universe and can make things and people special. (Exodus 31:13). He demands us to cleanse ourselves and to try to become like Him, set apart or holy. (Leviticus 11:44-45)

The set apart or holy One, the God of Israel, Whose Holy Name may not be profaned

“ Then Moses said unto Aaron, This is it that Jehovah spake, saying, I will be sanctified in them that {1 } come nigh me, and before all the people I will be glorified. And Aaron held his peace. {1) Or are nigh } (Le 10:3 ASV)

“44 For I am Jehovah your God: sanctify yourselves therefore, and be ye holy; for I am holy: neither shall ye defile yourselves with any manner of creeping thing that moveth upon the earth. 45 For I am Jehovah that brought you up out of the land of Egypt, to be your God: ye shall therefore be holy, for I am holy.” (Le 11:44-45 ASV)

“ Speak unto all the congregation of the children of Israel, and say unto them, Ye shall be holy; for I Jehovah your God am holy.” (Le 19:2 ASV)

“ Sanctify yourselves therefore, and be ye holy; for I am Jehovah your God.” (Le 20:7 ASV)

“ And ye shall be holy unto me: for I, Jehovah, am holy, and have set you apart from the peoples, that ye should be mine.” (Le 20:26 ASV)

“ Thou shalt sanctify him therefore; for he offereth the bread of thy God: he shall be holy unto thee: for I Jehovah, who sanctify you, am holy.” (Le 21:8 ASV)

“ And he shall not profane his seed among his people: for I am Jehovah who sanctifieth him.” (Le 21:15 ASV)

“ And ye shall not profane my holy name; but I will be hallowed among the children of Israel: I am Jehovah who halloweth you,” (Le 22:32 ASV)

“ for Jehovah thy God walketh in the midst of thy camp, to deliver thee, and to give up thine enemies before thee; therefore shall thy camp be holy, that he may not see {1 } an unclean thing in thee, and turn away from thee. {1) Heb nakedness of anything } (De 23:14 ASV)

“ And Joshua said unto the people, Ye cannot serve Jehovah; for he is a holy God; he is a jealous God; he will not forgive your transgression nor your sins.” (Jos 24:19 ASV)

“ There is none holy as Jehovah; For there is none besides thee, Neither is there any rock like our God.” (1Sa 2:2 ASV)

“ And the men of Beth-shemesh said, Who is able to stand before Jehovah, this holy God? and to whom shall he go up from us?” (1Sa 6:20 ASV)

“ But thou art holy, O thou that {1 } inhabitest the praises of Israel. {1) Or art enthroned upon } (Ps 22:3 ASV)

“ There is a river, the streams whereof make glad the city of God, The holy place of the tabernacles of the Most High.” (Ps 46:4 ASV)

“ God reigneth over the nations: God sitteth upon his holy throne.” (Ps 47:8 ASV)

“ The earth trembled, The heavens also dropped rain at the presence of God: Yon Sinai trembled at the presence of God, the God of Israel.” (Ps 68:8 ASV)

“ For our shield belongeth unto Jehovah; {1 } And our king to the Holy One of Israel. {1) Or Even to the Holy One of Israel our King } (Ps 89:18 ASV)

“12 Be glad in Jehovah, ye righteous; And give thanks to his holy memorial name. 98:1  «A Psalm.» Oh sing unto Jehovah a new song; For he hath done marvellous things: His right hand, and his holy arm, hath wrought salvation for him.” (Ps 97:12-98:1 ASV)

“ Sing praises unto Jehovah with the harp; With the harp and the voice of melody.” (Ps 98:5 ASV)

“ Before Jehovah; For he cometh to judge the earth: He will judge the world with righteousness, And the peoples with equity.” (Ps 98:9 ASV)

“ My mouth shall speak the praise of Jehovah; And let all flesh bless his holy name for ever and ever.” (Ps 145:21 ASV)

“ The fear of Jehovah is the beginning of wisdom; And the knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.” (Pr 9:10 ASV)

“ but Jehovah of hosts is exalted in justice, and God the Holy One is sanctified in righteousness.” (Isa 5:16 ASV)

“ And one cried unto another, and said, Holy, holy, holy, is Jehovah of hosts: {1 } the whole earth is full of his glory. {1) Heb the fulness of the whole earth is his glory } (Isa 6:3 ASV)

“ Cry aloud and shout, thou {1 } inhabitant of Zion; for great in the midst of thee is the Holy One of Israel. {1) Heb inhabitress } (Isa 12:6 ASV)

“ For thus said the Lord Jehovah, the Holy One of Israel, In returning and rest shall ye be saved; in quietness and in confidence shall be your strength. And ye would not:” (Isa 30:15 ASV)

“ Fear not, thou worm Jacob, and ye men of Israel; I will help thee, saith Jehovah, and {1 } thy Redeemer is the Holy One of Israel. {1) Or they Redeemer, the Holy One etc } (Isa 41:14 ASV)

“ For I am Jehovah thy God, the Holy One of Israel, thy Saviour; I have given Egypt as thy ransom, Ethiopia and Seba in thy stead.” (Isa 43:3 ASV)

“ I am Jehovah, your Holy One, the Creator of Israel, your King.” (Isa 43:15 ASV)

“ For thus saith the high and lofty One that inhabiteth eternity, whose name is Holy: I dwell in the high and holy place, with him also that is of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite.” (Isa 57:15 ASV)

“ Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: When I shall have gathered the house of Israel from the peoples among whom they are scattered, and shall be sanctified in them in the sight of the nations, then shall they dwell in their own land which I gave to my servant Jacob.” (Eze 28:25 ASV)

“ And my holy name will I make known in the midst of my people Israel; neither will I suffer my holy name to be profaned any more: and the nations shall know that I am Jehovah, the Holy One in Israel.” (Eze 39:7 ASV)

“ but whosoever shall blaspheme against the Holy Spirit hath never forgiveness, but is guilty of an eternal sin:” (Mr 3:29 ASV)

“ because it is written, {1 } Ye shall be holy; for I am holy. {1) Le 11:44 f; 19:2; 20:7 } (1Pe 1:16 ASV)

“ and the four living creatures, having each one of them six wings, are full of eyes round about and within: and they have no rest day and night, saying, Holy, holy, holy, is the Lord God, the Almighty, who was and who is and {1 } who is to come. {1) Or who cometh } (Re 4:8 ASV)

The faithful and righteous lovingkindness of God

“ Know therefore that Jehovah thy God, he is God, the faithful God, who keepeth covenant and lovingkindness with them that love him and keep his commandments to a thousand generations,” (De 7:9 ASV)

“ The Rock, his work is perfect; For all his ways are justice: A God of faithfulness and without iniquity, Just and right is he.” (De 32:4 ASV)

“ And he {1 } provided the first part for himself, For there was {2 } the lawgiver’s portion reserved; And he came {3 } with the heads of the people; He executed the righteousness of Jehovah, And his ordinances with Israel. {1) Or chose; Heb saw 2) Or a ruler’s portion 3) Or, to } (De 33:21 ASV)

“ {1 } Far from the noise of archers, in the places of drawing water, There shall they rehearse the righteous acts of Jehovah, Even the righteous acts {2 } of his rule in Israel. Then the people of Jehovah went down to the gates. {1) Or Because of the voice of the archers…there let them rehearse 2) Or toward his villages } (Jud 5:11 ASV)

“ Is it not wheat harvest to-day? I will call unto Jehovah, that he may send thunder and rain; and ye shall know and see that your wickedness is great, which ye have done in the sight of Jehovah, in asking you a king.” (1Sa 12:17 ASV)

“ O Jehovah, the God of Israel, thou art righteous; for we are left a remnant that is escaped, as it is this day: behold, we are before thee in our guiltiness; for none can stand before thee because of this.” (Ezr 9:15 ASV)

“ and foundest his heart faithful before thee, and madest a covenant with him to give the land of the Canaanite, the Hittite, the Amorite, and the Perizzite, and the Jebusite, and the Girgashite, to give it unto his seed, and hast performed thy words; for thou art righteous.” (Ne 9:8 ASV)

“ Shall mortal man {1 } be more just than God? Shall a man {2 } be more pure than his Maker? {1) Or be just before God 2) Or be pure before his Maker } (Job 4:17 ASV)

“ «For the Chief Musician; on stringed instruments. A Psalm of David.» Answer me when I call, O God of my righteousness; Thou hast set me at large when I was in distress: {1 } Have mercy upon me, and hear my prayer. {1) Or Be gracious unto me } (Ps 4:1 ASV)

“ O let the wickedness of the wicked come to an end, but establish thou the righteous: For the righteous God trieth the minds and {1 } hearts. {1) Heb reins } (Ps 7:9 ASV)

“ God is a righteous judge, Yea, a God that hath indignation every day.” (Ps 7:11 ASV)

“ For Jehovah is righteous; He loveth {1 } righteousness: {2 } The upright shall behold his face. {1) Or righteous deeds 2) Or His countenance doth behold the upright. } (Ps 11:7 ASV)

“ The fear of Jehovah is clean, enduring for ever: The ordinances of Jehovah are true, and righteous altogether.” (Ps 19:9 ASV)

“ I have not hid thy righteousness within my heart; I have declared thy faithfulness and thy salvation; I have not concealed thy lovingkindness and thy truth from the great assembly.” (Ps 40:10 ASV)

“ He hath remembered his lovingkindness and his faithfulness toward the house of Israel: All the ends of the earth have seen the salvation of our God.” (Ps 98:3 ASV)

“ Gracious is Jehovah, and righteous; Yea, our God is merciful.” (Ps 116:5 ASV)

“ I know, O Jehovah, that thy judgments are righteous, And that in faithfulness thou hast afflicted me.” (Ps 119:75 ASV)

“137  TSADHE. Righteous art thou, O Jehovah, And upright {1 } are thy judgments. {1) Or in thy judgments }138 Thou hast commanded thy testimonies in righteousness And very faithfulness.” (Ps 119:137-138 ASV)

“ The sum of thy word is truth; And every one of thy righteous ordinances endureth for ever.” (Ps 119:160 ASV)

“ Seven times a day do I praise thee, Because of thy righteous ordinances.” (Ps 119:164 ASV)

“ Let my tongue sing of thy word; For all thy commandments are righteousness.” (Ps 119:172 ASV)

“ Jehovah is righteous: He hath cut asunder the cords of the wicked.” (Ps 129:4 ASV)

“ Jehovah is righteous in all his ways, And gracious in all his works.” (Ps 145:17 ASV)

“ Howbeit thou art just in all that is come upon us; for thou hast dealt truly, but we have done wickedly;” (Ne 9:33 ASV)

“1  Whoso loveth {1 } correction loveth knowledge; But he that hateth reproof is brutish. {1) Or instruction }2  A good man shall obtain favor of Jehovah; But a man of wicked devices will he condemn. 3  A man shall not be established by wickedness; But the root of the righteous shall not be moved. 4  A worthy woman is the crown of her husband; But she that maketh ashamed is as rottenness in his bones. 5  The thoughts of the righteous are just; But the counsels of the wicked are deceit. 6  The words of the wicked {1 } are of lying in wait for blood; But the mouth of the upright shall deliver them. {1) Or are a lying in wait }7  {1 } The wicked are overthrown, and are not; But the house of the righteous shall stand. {1) Or Overthrow the wicked, and they are not }8  A man shall be commended according to his wisdom; But he that is of a perverse heart shall be despised. 9  Better is he that is lightly esteemed, and hath a servant, Than he that honoreth himself, and lacketh bread. 10  A righteous man regardeth the life of his beast; But the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel. 11  He that tilleth his land shall have plenty of bread; But he that followeth after {1 } vain persons is void of understanding. {1) Or vain things }12 The wicked desireth {1 } the net of evil men; But the root of the righteous yieldeth fruit. {1) Or the prey }13  In the transgression of the lips is {1 } a snare to the evil man; But the righteous shall come out of trouble. {1) Or an evil snare }14  A man shall be satisfied with good by the fruit of his mouth; And the doings of a man’s hands shall be rendered unto him. 15  The way of a fool is right in his own eyes; But he that is wise hearkeneth unto counsel. 16  A fool’s vexation is {1 } presently known; But a prudent man concealeth shame. {1) Or openly; Heb in the day }17  He that {1 } uttereth truth showeth forth righteousness; But a false witness, deceit. {1) Heb breatheth out }18  There is that speaketh rashly like the piercings of a sword; But the tongue of the wise is health. 19  The lip of truth shall be established for ever; But a lying tongue is but for a moment. 20  Deceit is in the heart of them that devise evil; But to the counsellors of peace is joy. 21  There shall no mischief happen to the righteous; But the wicked shall be filled with evil. 22  Lying lips are an abomination to Jehovah; But they that deal truly are his delight. 23  A prudent man concealeth knowledge; But the heart of fools proclaimeth foolishness. 24  The hand of the diligent shall bear rule; But {1 } the slothful shall be put under taskwork. {1) Heb slothfulness }25  {1 } Heaviness in the heart of a man maketh it stoop; But a good word maketh it glad. {1) Or Care }26  The righteous is a guide to his neighbor; But the way of the wicked causeth them to err. 27  {1 } The slothful man {2 } roasteth not that which he took in hunting; But the precious substance of men {3 } is to the diligent. {1) Heb slothfulness 2) Or catcheth not his prey 3) Or, is to be diligent }28  In the way of righteousness is life; And in the pathway thereof there is no death.” (Pr 12:1-28 ASV)

“ I said in my heart, God will judge the righteous and the wicked; for there is a time there for every {1 } purpose and for every work. {1) Or matter } (Ec 3:17 ASV)

“ Declare ye, and {1 } bring it forth; yea, let them take counsel together: who hath showed this from ancient time? who hath declared it of old? have not I, Jehovah? and there is no God else besides me, a just God and a Saviour; there is none besides me. {1) Or bring them near } (Isa 45:21 ASV)

“ In Jehovah shall all the seed of Israel be justified, and shall glory.” (Isa 45:25 ASV)

“ Righteous art thou, O Jehovah, when I contend with thee; yet would I {1 } reason the cause with thee: wherefore doth the way of the wicked prosper? wherefore are all they at ease that deal very treacherously? {1) Heb speak of judgments } (Jer 12:1 ASV)

“ Jehovah is righteous; for I have rebelled against his commandment: Hear, I pray you, all ye peoples, and behold my sorrow: My virgins and my young men are gone into captivity.” (La 1:18 ASV)

“ O Lord, righteousness belongeth unto thee, but unto us confusion of face, as at this day; to the men of Judah, and to the inhabitants of Jerusalem, and unto all Israel, that are near, and that are far off, through all the countries whither thou hast driven them, because of their trespass that they have trespassed against thee.” (Da 9:7 ASV)

“ Therefore hath Jehovah watched over the evil, and brought it upon us; for Jehovah our God is righteous in all his works which he doeth, and we have not obeyed his voice.” (Da 9:14 ASV)

“ O Lord, according to all thy {1 } righteousness, let thine anger and thy wrath, I pray thee, be turned away from thy city Jerusalem, thy holy mountain; because for our sins, and for the iniquities of our fathers, Jerusalem and thy people are become a reproach to all that are round about us. {1) Heb righteousnesses } (Da 9:16 ASV)

“ O my God, incline thine ear, and hear; open thine eyes, and behold our desolations, and the city which is called by thy name: for we do not {1 } present our supplications before thee for our righteousness, but for thy great mercies’ sake. {1) Heb cause to fall } (Da 9:18 ASV)

“1  Now shalt thou gather thyself in troops, O daughter of troops: he hath laid siege against us; they shall smite the judge of Israel with a rod upon the cheek. 2 But thou, Beth-lehem Ephrathah, which art little to be among the {1 } thousands of Judah, out of thee shall one come forth unto me that is to be ruler in Israel; whose goings forth are from of old, {2 } from everlasting. {1) Or families; See Jud 6:15. 2) Or from ancient days }3 Therefore will he give them up, until the time that she who travaileth hath brought forth: then the residue of his brethren shall return {1 } unto the children of Israel. {1) Or with }4 And he shall stand, and shall feed his flock in the strength of Jehovah, in the majesty of the name of Jehovah his God: and they shall abide; for now shall he be great unto the ends of the earth. 5 And this man shall be our peace. When the Assyrian shall come into our land, and when he shall tread in our palaces, then shall we raise against him seven shepherds, and eight {1 } principal men. {1) Or princes among men }6 And they shall waste the land of Assyria with the sword, and the land of Nimrod in the entrances thereof: and he shall deliver us from the Assyrian, when he cometh into our land, and when he treadeth within our border. 7  And the remnant of Jacob shall be in the midst of many peoples as dew from Jehovah, as showers upon the grass, that tarry not for man, nor wait for the sons of men. 8 And the remnant of Jacob shall be among the nations, in the midst of many peoples, as a lion among the beasts of the forest, as a young lion among the flocks of sheep; who, if he go through, treadeth down and teareth in pieces, and there is none to deliver. 9 Let thy hand be lifted up above thine adversaries, and let all thine enemies be cut off. 10 And it shall come to pass in that day, saith Jehovah, that I will cut off thy horses out of the midst of thee, and will destroy thy chariots: 11 and I will cut off the cities of thy land, and will throw down all thy strongholds. 12 And I will cut off witchcrafts out of thy hand; and thou shalt have no more soothsayers: 13 and I will cut off thy graven images and thy {1 } pillars out of the midst of thee; and thou shalt no more worship the work of thy hands; {1) Or obelisks }14 and I will pluck up thine Asherim out of the midst of thee; and I will destroy thy {1 } cities. {1) Or enemies }15 And I will execute vengeance in anger and wrath upon the nations {1 } which hearkened not. {1) Or such as they have not heard } (Mic 5:1-15 ASV)

“ Jehovah in the midst of her is righteous; he will not do iniquity; {1 } every morning doth he bring his justice to light, he faileth not; but the unjust knoweth no shame. {1) Heb morning by morning } (Zep 3:5 ASV)

“ O righteous Father, the world knew thee not, but I knew thee; and these knew that thou didst send me;” (Joh 17:25 ASV)

“ let us hold fast the confession of our hope that it waver not; for he is faithful that promised:” (Heb 10:23 ASV)

“ Faithful is he that calleth you, who will also do it.” (1Th 5:24 ASV)

“ Wherefore let them also that suffer according to the will of God commit their souls in well-doing unto a faithful Creator.” (1Pe 4:19 ASV)




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