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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unrighteousnessnoun

    failure to adhere to moral principles

    "forgave us our sins and cleansed us of all unrighteousness"


  1. unrighteousnessnoun

    The state of being unrighteous.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Unrighteousnessnoun

    Wickedness; injustice.

    Our Romanists can no more abide this proposition converted, than themselves. All sin, say they, is a transgression of the law; but every transgression of the law is not sin. The apostle, therefore, turns it for us: all unrighteousness, says he, is sin; but every transgression of the law is unrighteousness, saith Austin upon this place. Joseph Hall.

    Some things have a natural deformity in them, as perjury, perfidiousness, unrighteousness, and ingratitude. John Tillotson.


  1. unrighteousness

    Unrighteousness is a state or quality of being morally or ethically wrong, unjust, or unfair. It represents a breach of moral or divine law, characterized by sinful actions, behaviors, or attitudes that are contrary to the moral or ethical code prescribed by a religious or societal standard. This can encompass dishonesty, deceit, corruption, wickedness, or any action or character trait that deviates from a path of righteousness, honesty, and truth.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unrighteousness in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unrighteousness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of unrighteousness in a Sentence

  1. Confucius:

    With coarse rice to eat, with water to drink, and my bended arm for a pillow - I have still joy in the midst of these things. Riches and honors acquired by unrighteousness are to me as a floating cloud.

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  • Vivian Cruz
    Vivian Cruz
    sometimes its acknowledging god and all that he do for us in our need in our wants in our desires and in our lives its knowing that he will do for you when you ask for his quidance and help, god is real specialy when you are real with him and when you commit a sin and you repent and ask him for forgiveness from your heart and when you cincerely truly repent his word say that when we sin and we repent he forgives us and dont remember our sins no more and he gives us a new slay his word says it specialy when we believe, and when we are faithful, so dont let anyone tell you other wise read his word apply it and live it it will help you in evrything can you believe it the word of god the holy scripture can help you specialy in wisedom and knowledge in his truth and grace people god loves us but not our sins god bless 
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  • Vivian Cruz
    Vivian Cruz
    when we repent and seek god for help he helps and forgives us and even when we sin he reminds us not to sin and repent i know because when i fall short and got tempted i had to repent and ask god to forgive me and because im human i to make mistakes but in the mist i repent from my heart and ask god to truely help me not to fall short and help me stay away from temptation, when you desire you fall into sin sex is not everything its part of life yes but its better its pure when you are with the right person and when you are married and you are right with god and you are in his will and not in your own, this world is truly caught up in fun in sin in the worldly things, and they dont realize the importance of building having and forming a relationship with god the one who made us thats more important, i examine myself first to see to know were i am and stand with god knowing his word and having my relationship with him has helped me through out my trials my situations my down falls in my life and regardless of what ive ever done good or bad in my life i know were i am with him thats most important in my heart, people its beautiful to know god to have relationship and grow everyday in him in his ways and will in our lives i hope that many can get saved and know god like i do its through our faith and our relationship and through his word that gets us closer to him and his ways upon our lives i know because his helped me specialy with my self, god bless people god is real and he wants us to repent and seek him in everything in our lives good or bad. 
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  • Vivian Cruz
    Vivian Cruz
    its so important to have morals and know the word of god and know his word his commands and his ways all unrioughtousness is sin and theirs no sin greater than the other some people are confused or choose to live in sin many have questions specialy those who live in fornication and in immorality the word of god says all in marriage is valid in the bed or something like that anything out of marriage is sin, so to all who think that having sex out of marriage and just for fun withought withought being marries is a sin and withought condeming nor judging anyone i speak with the truth and love and respect to many so many that live in such ways, many questions about this subject many use other things to satisfied their flesh i say get married first and if you fall in desire or temptation take a shower cool down because its just your flesh acting up and repent and wait till god places the right man in your life to satified your desires and needs and wants its harder said than done but can i tell you i rather wait and be in gods will because sometimes we dont know whats going to happen and sometimes we dont know who the person realy is repenting and asking god for forgiveness when you sin or fall short of the glory of god because we are not perfect and we are humans and we make mistakes thats why its why its so important to know the word of god and live it sometimes through our own experience and trials we can be an example to someone else some of us have knowledge of the word and live it i try to live it before my self and my family im not perfect but i do strive for it daily in my life dispite of anything i go through i dont practice sin in my life and i seek god everyday and try to be a an example specialy to my children the best i can life its not easy but i can say i live holy and in gods commandements in my life the best i can my advice to all who live in such ways is to wait on god he is the way get close to him and build a relationship when we do that thats were the changes starts within our selves through his word. god bless 
    LikeReply5 years ago

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