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Want to know what the Bible says about imputed righteousness? Here are 303 Bible verses about imputed righteousness from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible, New International Version (NIV), sorted from the most relevant to the least relevant.

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2 Corinthians 5:21 NIV
God made him who had no sin to be sin for us, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.
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Philippians 3:9 NIV
and be found in him, not having a righteousness of my own that comes from the law, but that which is through faith in Christ—the righteousness that comes from God on the basis of faith.
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1 Corinthians 1:30 NIV
It is because of him that you are in Christ Jesus, who has become for us wisdom from God—that is, our righteousness, holiness and redemption.
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Romans 4:5 NIV
However, to the one who does not work but trusts God who justifies the ungodly, their faith is credited as righteousness.
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Romans 1:17 NIV
For in the gospel the righteousness of God is revealed —a righteousness that is by faith from first to last, just as it is written: “The righteous will live by faith.”
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Romans 4:6 NIV
David says the same thing when he speaks of the blessedness of the one to whom God credits righteousness apart from works:
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Jeremiah 23:6 NIV
In his days Judah will be saved
    and Israel will live in safety.
This is the name by which he will be called:
    The Lord Our Righteous Savior.
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Genesis 15:6 NIV
Abram believed the Lord, and he credited it to him as righteousness.
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1 Peter 2:24 NIV
“He himself bore our sins” in his body on the cross, so that we might die to sins and live for righteousness; “by his wounds you have been healed.”
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Romans 3:21-22 NIV
21 But now apart from the law the righteousness of God has been made known, to which the Law and the Prophets testify. 22 This righteousness is given through faith in Jesus Christ to all who believe. There is no difference between Jew and Gentile,
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Romans 4:11 NIV
And he received circumcision as a sign, a seal of the righteousness that he had by faith while he was still uncircumcised. So then, he is the father of all who believe but have not been circumcised, in order that righteousness might be credited to them.
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Romans 3:22 NIV
This righteousness is given through faith in Jesus Christ to all who believe. There is no difference between Jew and Gentile,
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Romans 4:3 NIV
What does Scripture say? “Abraham believed God, and it was credited to him as righteousness.”
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Romans 10:3 NIV
Since they did not know the righteousness of God and sought to establish their own, they did not submit to God’s righteousness.
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Romans 3:21 NIV
But now apart from the law the righteousness of God has been made known, to which the Law and the Prophets testify.
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Romans 10:4 NIV
Christ is the culmination of the law so that there may be righteousness for everyone who believes.
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Matthew 6:33 NIV
But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.
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Isaiah 64:6 NIV
All of us have become like one who is unclean,
    and all our righteous acts are like filthy rags;
we all shrivel up like a leaf,
    and like the wind our sins sweep us away.
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Galatians 2:16 NIV
know that a person is not justified by the works of the law, but by faith in Jesus Christ. So we, too, have put our faith in Christ Jesus that we may be justified by faith in Christ and not by the works of the law, because by the works of the law no one will be justified.
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Romans 4:13 NIV
It was not through the law that Abraham and his offspring received the promise that he would be heir of the world, but through the righteousness that comes by faith.
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